Geopolitics
Moscow: Russia plans to quit the International Space Station post 2024, announced the newly appointed Chief of Roscosmos, Russian space agency Yury Borisov. more
U.S. House passes bill which prohibits maps depicting Taiwan 'inaccurately'

Washington: The United States House of Representatives passed an appropriation bill on Wednesday which is going to prohibit the use of any maps by the U.S. State Department and its foreig ...

Countering China: US plans to reopen Solomon Islands embassy

Washington, DC: The US government is planning to reopen an embassy in Solomon Islands, media reports said,a move seen by many as Washington's move of enhancing the presence in the reg ...

UK joins US, Canada in imposing new sanctions against Myanmar officials

London/UNI/Sputnik: The UK marked the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar on Tuesday by joining the US and Canada in imposing new sanctions against three government official ...

National security: FCC bans Chinese telecom operator Unicom in US

Washington: The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to ban China's telecom operator Unicom (CHU) from operating in the country over national security issues in the US. ...

US Commerce dept blacklists Chinese biotech firms that threaten national security

Washington: The United States Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has taken action to address the ongoing threats to US national security and foreign policy ...

Senior White House official Catherine Russell appointed new UNICEF chief

New York: UN Secretary‑General António Guterres announced on Friday, that Catherine Russell of the United States will become the next Executive Director of the UN Children&# ...

US puts Chinese firms helping military on trade blacklist, China criticizes decision

Washington, DC/JEN: Amid growing tensions between Beijing and Washington over the status of Taiwan and trade issues, the United States has put a dozen Chinese companies on its trade black ...

Beijing irked as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday criticized the United States for inviting Taiwan, claimed by China as it's territory, to the 'Summit for Democracy&# ...

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.