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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., speaks on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Duckworth has given birth to a baby girl, making her the first U.S. senator to give birth while in office. U.S. Senator to block military promotions until assurances on former White House aide
Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Tammy... (photo: AP / Alex Brandon) Metro USA
Photos   Tammy Duckworth   US Military   White House   Wikipedia: Tammy Duckworth
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow, painted portrait Turkmenistan: It’s my party, and I’ll go if I want to
It is party time in Turkmenistan as the president marks his milestone 63rd birthday – the age at which the Prophet Muhammad is believed to have died. Foreign-based... (photo: Creative Commons / thierry ehrmann) EurasiaNet
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow   Photos   Prophet Muhammad   Turkmenistan   Wikipedia: Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
File - Senator Bernie Sanders introduced legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, April 2017. Days after President Donald Trump released a budget that would slash support for working families, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), joined by 28 of their colleagues in the Senate, introduced legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Reps. Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) introduced a companion bill Thursday with 152 cosponsors in the House. A 10% cut to the US military budget would help support struggling Americans
At this unprecedented moment in American history — a terrible pandemic, an economic meltdown, people marching across the country to end systemic racism and police... (photo: Public Domain / Office of Sen. Bernie Sanders) The Guardian
Bernie Sanders   Pentagon   Photos   US Military Spending   Wikipedia: Military budget of the United States
Photo of person wearing face mask and protective gear with a Coronavirus Covid-19 test sample for vaccine study COVID-19 vaccine candidate approved for military use in China
China's military has received the greenlight to use a COVID-19 vaccine candidate developed by its research unit and CanSino Biologics after clinical trials proved it was... (photo: Creative Commons) The Jerusalem Post
CanSino Biologics   Chinese Military   Coronavirus Vaccine   Photos   Wikipedia: COVID-19 vaccine
Huawei at Mobile World Congress 2015 Barcelona Meng, Huawei and Canadian Law: Soap, Rinse and Dry-Laundered
Prologue One of the graver risks for big-time criminals is that investigators will be able to identify them and their deeds by ‘following the money’. The criminals have... (photo: Creative Commons / Kārlis Dambrāns) GlobalResearch
Huawei   Meng Wanzhou   Photos   Trade war   Wikipedia: Meng Wanzhou
Residents wearing masks look at their smartphones near an advertisement for 5G smartphones from Chinese tech giant Huawei in Beijing Trump administration: Huawei, 19 other firms in US backed by Chinese military
The administration of US President Donald Trump claims that 20 top Chinese firms operating in the United States are either owned or backed by the Chinese military, a... (photo: AP / Ng Han Guan) Press TV
Chinese Military   Huawei   Photos   Trump Administration   Wikipedia: Huawei
The U.S. Military Academy at West Point held its graduation and commissioning ceremony for the Class of 2020 on The Plain in West Point, New York, June 13, 2020. How the US military has failed to address white supremacy in its ranks
An alleged plot by a young solider to coordinate with a neo-Nazi group to attack and kill members of his own army unit has put new scrutiny on the US military’s failure... (photo: US DoD ) The Guardian
Pentagon   Photos   Racism   US Military   Wikipedia: White supremacy
People watch a TV showing a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Kim Jong-un suspends plan to increase military pressure on South Korea
Kim Jong-un has suspended plans to increase military pressure on South Korea, in a surprise move that comes after weeks of mounting tensions on the peninsula. The North... (photo: AP / Ahn Young-joon) The Irish Times
Kim Jong Un   N Korea   Nuclear Weapons   Photos   Wikipedia: Kim Jong-un
Workers assist with operations at a COVID-19 testing site in Marquette County, Mich., June 13, 2020. The Michigan National Guard partnered with other state and local agencies to conduct Coronavirus testing at the site. Coronavirus: EU could bar American travellers at it moves to reopen borders
European Union countries rushing to revive their economies and reopen their borders after months of coronavirus restrictions are prepared to block Americans from entering... (photo: US DoD / Master Sgt. David Eichaker) The Independent
Coronavirus   EU   Health   Wikipedia: COVID-19 pandemic in Europe   Photos
Russian soldiers march toward Red Square during the Victory Day military parade marking the 75th anniversary of the Nazi defeat in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 24, 2020 Putin throws military parade to declare victory over virus
Russian President Vladimir Putin, who reportedly was frightened of the coronavirus and hid behind the Kremlin walls, emerges to declare victory. ...... (photo: AP / Alexander Zemlianichenko) NBC News
Photos   Russia   Victory Day Parade   Vladimir Putin   Wikipedia: Russia
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrives prior to a meeting with his Venezuelan counterpart in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. Iran to send black boxes from downed Ukrainian airliner to France, says Zarif
Iran will send the black boxes from a downed Ukrainian airliner to France, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, according to the official IRNA... (photo: AP / Vahid Salemi) The National
Black Box   France   Mohammad Javad Zarif   Photos   Wikipedia: Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752
Nissan car Renault-Nissan Facing Claims of Emission Cheat Devices
Renault and Nissan have been accused of employing emission cheat devices to improve recorded pollution levels in both diesel and gasoline engines. A UK law firm has filed... (photo: Creative Commons) Tu Automotive
Dieselgate   Nissan   Photos   Renault   Wikipedia: Nissan
FILE - In this June 19, 2019 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi speaks during a press conference in Bucharest, Romania. Libya warns Egypt against military intervention, France backs Cairo
Libya’s High Council of State, an advisory body to the internationally-recognized government in the country, has warned Egypt against military intervention in Libya. “We... (photo: AP / Vadim Ghirda) Press TV
Abdel Fatah El-Sisi   Egyptian Army   Khalifa Haftar   Photos   Wikipedia: Libyan Civil War (2014–present)
Britain's Chancellor Sajid Javid leaves 11 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. ‘Strong and respected’ Treasury needed to help UK recover from coronavirus crisis, Sajid Javid warns
Former chancellor Sajid Javid has warned that a “strong and respected” Treasury is needed to help the UK recover from the coronavirus crisis, months after he quit over... (photo: AP / Kirsty Wigglesworth) The Independent
Bank Of England   Coronavirus Crisis   Photos   Sajid Javid   Wikipedia: Sajid Javid
File - The path behind the mound (the remnant of a civil war fortification) in Forbury Gardens, Reading, UK. Three killed in stabbing at UK park; police say motive unclear
Three people were killed and three seriously hurt Saturday in a summer-evening stabbing attack in a park in the English town of Reading, police said. They said it was... (photo: Creative Commons / Wojciech Zabolotny)
Independent Online
  Boris Johnson   Knife Crime   Photos   UK Crime   Wikipedia: Crime in the United Kingdom
File - The Arleigh Burke-Class guided-missile destroyer USS Michael Murphy transits the South China Sea. Michael Murphy is operating in the western Pacific region as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group. Why this Japan-China island dispute could be Asia's next military flashpoint
Hong Kong (CNN)While China is engaged in a tense border standoff with India high in the Himalayas, a small group of islands thousands of miles away could be another... (photo: US Navy / MCS3 Jasen Morenogarcia) CNN
Asia Pacific   Photos   Senkaku Islands   Territorial Dispute   Wikipedia: Senkaku Islands dispute
Indian army soldiers walk  434 kms Srinagar-Leh Road trafficable as per shedule. The artil road which connects Ladakh with kashmir valley remains closed for four to six months in a year because of heavey snowfall during winter at Zojila Pass, 125 kms From Srinagar on 17, March 2013 Some 3,530 metres. The (BRO) is carring snow clearence operation every year to make this vital road open. China frees 10 Indian soldiers after military talks
NEW DELHI: Three days after clashes in the Galwan Valley of Ladakh left 20 Indian soldiers dead, the Chinese on Thursday evening released 10 Indian Army personnel,... (photo: WN / Imran Nissar) Dawn
LAC   Ladakh Conflict   Nuclear Weapons   Photos   Wikipedia: 2020 China–India skirmishes
An Indian army soldier guards atop one of the vehicles as an army convoy moves on the Srinagar- Ladakh highway at Gagangeer, north-east of Srinagar, India, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Indian security forces said neither side fired any shots in the clash in the Ladakh region late Monday that was the first deadly confrontation on the disputed border between India and China since 1975. Border clashes between China and India 14,000 feet up in the Himalayas are much more than a local dispute
“Two bald men fighting over a comb” was the despairing assessment of Jorge Luis Borges of the Falklands War as the Argentine writer deplored of so many lives lost in a... (photo: AP / Mukhtar Khan) The Independent
China   India   Ladakh Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: 2020 China–India skirmishes
Indian Army soldiers rush towards gunbattle in Pulwama, Indian-controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. Indian government troops killed two militants in a prolonged gunbattle that also wounded one police officer in the Indian-ruled portion of Kashmir, an official said Tuesday. First satellite images of Galwan Valley shows Chinese's military build-up, Indian soldiers hold ground
High resolution images from Planet Labs shows the extent of the military build-up at Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, where the Indian Army and Chinese troops clashed on... (photo: WN / Imran Nissar) International Business Times
Border dispute   Galwan   India - China   Photos   Wikipedia: Sino-Indian War
Turkish military convoy is seen near the town of Idlib, Syria, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Turkey launches military operation against Kurdish forces in northern Iraq
The Turkish military has begun an air and ground operation against Kurdish PKK militants in northern Iraq, calling it an act of self-defense to weed out “terrorists” in... (photo: AP / Ghaith Alsayed)
Russia Today
Iraq   PKK Militants   Photos   Turkish Military   Wikipedia: Kurdish–Turkish conflict (2015–present)
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