The World of Diplomacy
“They cannot force us to follow the path chosen by China”, says Taiwan President
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Sunday called for the island’s defenses to be strengthened to show that “no one can force Taiwan to follow the path that China has chosen” to a territory whose sovereignty is claimed by Beijing. In her speech on National Republic Day of China, the official
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USA, Australia and UK together in the fight against China in the Indo-Pacific
The United States of America, Australia, and the United Kingdom have announced a historic security partnership to defend their interests in the Indo-Pacific region, in the face of China’s wishes. The partnership will allow, in particular, Australia to acquire nuclear-powered submarines, which could jeopardize a large order of more than
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Joe Biden’s Six Lies About Withdrawal From Afghanistan
Contrary to what US President Joe Biden says, the situation in Afghanistan was not an insurmountable war, nor would the United States have had to send a massive force if its troops had not withdrawn. ‘El Mundo’ gathered six statements made by the US leader about the United States’ withdrawal
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Afghanistan: Taliban parade with American equipment and demand a “lesson” for the world
The Taliban assured this Tuesday, full control of the international airport in Kabul. The leaders of the Islamic extremist movement say they gave a “lesson” to the world after the last US plane took off, marking the end of 20 years of war, the longest in the United States. In
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At least 60 killed in Kabul, including 12 US military personnel
Among the several dozen casualties are a US Navy doctor and 11 Marines. There are also 140 wounded. The Pentagon has just confirmed, at a press conference, that at least 12 US military personnel died this Thursday in the suicide bombings that took place near Kabul Airport, in Afghanistan. Another
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Afghanistan: Attack was the work of the Islamic State, says US official
A US official says he “definitely believes” that the attack at Kabul airport was carried out by the ‘jihadist’ group Islamic State (EI). The same source said US military personnel were wounded in today’s attack, which involved two suicide bombers and gunmen. O EI é mais radical do que os
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Afghanistan: US warns of terrorist threat at Kabul airport
National Security of the President of the United States admitted that threat “is real and persistent”. The US President’s National Security Advisor admitted this Sunday that the threat of a terrorist attack perpetrated by Daesh at the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, “is real and persistent.” In an interview with CNN,
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Afghanistan: United States orders immediate use of 18 commercial planes to evacuate Afghans
The Pentagon today ordered the use, as an emergency, of 18 commercial aircraft from the United States of America (USA) to transport Afghans evacuated from Kabul. The US Defense announcement comes the day after France asked the US to allow and facilitate the withdrawal of citizens from allied countries and
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Afghanistan: Central Bank says US$9 billion reserves are abroad
Access to reserves could be complicated, given that the Taliban is a terrorist group sanctioned by the United States. The governor of the Central Bank of Afghanistan said on Wednesday that the country has about nine billion dollars (7.6 billion euros) in foreign reserves and not in cash in Afghan
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Taliban leaders met with former Afghan PR Hamid Karzai
The meeting came a day after pledges by Afghanistan’s new rulers to work for national reconciliation and forgive their opponents. Taliban officials met Wednesday in Kabul with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and former Vice President Abdullah Abdullah, leader of the Council for National Reconciliation in failed talks in Qatar,
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