Former US president Donald Trump announced plans on Wednesday (Oct 20) to launch his own social networking platform called "TRUTH Social", which is expected to begin its beta launch for "invited guests" next month. The lon..
South Korea is aiming to join the ranks of advanced spacefaring nations on Thursday when it attempts to put a one-tonne payload into orbit using its first fully homegrown rocket. The country has risen to become the world's 12th-largest economy..
President Joe Biden said the US would defend Taiwan if China attacked, in an apparent departure from a long-held policy. "Yes, we have a commitment to do that," he said when asked during a townhall if the US would defend Taiwan. But a..
A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set. Police in the US state said Mr Baldwin discharged the weapon during filming for the 19th Century western Rust. The woman was taken t..
Climate change will lead to growing international tensions, the US intelligence community has warned in a bleak assessment. The first ever National Intelligence Estimate on Climate Change looks at the impact of climate on national security through..
Qatar Red Crescent Society (QRCS) signed today a partnership agreement with Turkey's Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) to respond to the recent wildfires and flooding across the country, with a total budget of USD30 million. U..
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday backed down from his threat to expel 10 Western ambassadors over their joint statement of support for a jailed civil society leader. He spoke after the United States and several of the other concern..
The White House has outlined new rules for foreign travellers to the US, as flight restrictions lift for the first time since the pandemic began in 2020. The plan to reopen the US border next month to foreign flights includes a requirement that al..
Astronomers have found hints of what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy. Nearly 5,000 "exoplanets" - worlds orbiting stars beyond our Sun - have been found so far, but all of these have been located within..
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