Russia and China work to prevent civil war after US troops withdraw
At least seven ‘blue helmets’ wounded in Mali
Taliban claim they control 85% of Afghan territory
From “wolf warriors” to “traitors”, Chinese diplomacy falls into its own trap
Russia declares Estonian consul in St. Petersburg as ‘persona non grata’
“Feminist diplomacy”: study shows that women are more skilled in peace negotiations
Head of EU diplomacy to propose new restrictive measures to Nicaragua
The head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell, announced on Tuesday (6) that he will propose “in the coming days” to the EU Council the adoption of new restrictive measures and specific sanctions against Nicaragua, for the detention of several opposition leaders. “In the coming days, we will propose to the
War in Afghanistan: the results of the most expensive conflict in history
After 20 years in the country, American and British forces are leaving Afghanistan. US President Joe Biden announced that the roughly 3,000 remaining US soldiers and servicemen are expected to depart Afghan soil by September 11th. The UK is making the same move, withdrawing its remaining 750 soldiers. The date
HMS Queen Elizabeth launches F-35s against Islamic State
The United Kingdom’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier has launched Lockheed Martin F-35B combat aircraft against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 22 June. An undisclosed number of UK Royal Air Force (RAF)/Royal Navy (RN) Lightning and US Marine Corps (USMC) Lightning II aircraft flew
Chinese Air Force Trains Pilots and Artificial Intelligence in Simulated Air Combat
The China People’s Liberation Army (PLAAF) Air Force has begun deploying Artificial Intelligence (AI) as simulated opponents in pilots’ air combat training so they can not only improve their decision-making skills and combat against calculating computers fast but also so the AIs can also learn from each confrontation and have
Threat to “cultural diversity”: European Union considers reducing influence of British productions
An internal document obtained by The Guardian newspaper highlights the disproportionate presence of British content after Brexit on European television, video on demand, and streaming platforms. After the departure of the United Kingdom, the European Union (EU) is considering reducing the “disproportionate” amount of British films and series available on
Operation Barbarossa: The Day Hitler Lost World War II
On the day Hitler ordered German troops to invade the USSR, at dawn on June 22, 1941, 80 years ago, he lost World War II. Operation Barbarossa, as the invasion was named in honor of Emperor Frederick I, made the defeat of Nazism inevitable, even though it also took the
The sandstone object was erected by a pharaoh during military campaigns and is over six feet tall. The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced this Monday the identification of a stone plaque that is at least 2,600 years old and contains numerous hieroglyphs. Galileo magazine passed on information about
It’s a case of saying, at last! For the first time in history, England entered the finals of a European Championship with a victory, beating, this Sunday, Croatia, 1-0, at Wembley, in the opening round of Group D of Euro-2020. Raheem Sterling’s solitary goal in the 57th minute led to
Italy beat Turkey (3-0), in the first round of Group A of the 2020 European Championship. The match took place at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. In a game largely dominated by the transalpine team, Roberto Mancini’s team only managed to find the opposing networks in the second half. An
This is the face of a woman who lived in Amadora (Portugal) for over 2000 years
An archaeological project by the Municipality of Amadora unveiled the face of an inhabitant of Amadora when she was still a Roman. A reenactment that can be followed on video. More than 2000 years ago, Amadora was of the Romans, a people who left much more than their fingerprints there.