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Mariner Killed in Houthi Attack on “Tutor” Bulk Carrier

A mariner onboard the Liberian-flagged, Greek-operated bulk carrier "Tutor" was killed when the vessel was attacked yesterday in the Red Sea by a Houthi explosive surface drone, according to the shipping journal Lloyd's List. The Tutor was also heavily damaged and is at risk of sinking. This marks the second vessel to have a crew member killed due to a Houthi...

IDF uses Trebuchet to Hurl Fireballs into Lebanon

Footage showing IDF troops using a trebuchet to hurl fireballs over the border wall into Lebanon has started to make its way around the internet. https://twitter.com/luigidaniele10/status/1801022604213362731 I believe I have geolocated the footage to (33.100, 35.320), which is backed up by NASA FIRMS mapping showing fires in the immediate area. It seems like they are attempting to start brush fires to clear...

French President Suspends New Caledonia’s Constitutional Amendment

French President Emmanuel Macron announced on June 12th that he “decided to suspend” New Caledonia’s constitutional amendment. However, the president also said he would not withdraw the law. The suspension comes after the amendment caused a significant amount of unrest across the South Pacific island since mid-May. The unrest led to the deployment of French security forces from both France...

Taiwan Coast Guard Reprimands 10 Officers Over Chinese National Entering Tamsui River

On June 12th, the Taiwan Coast Guard said it reprimanded 10 officers on June 11th for negligence after a Chinese national illegally entered the Tamsui River on June 9th. The personnel’s punishment ranged from reprimands to demerits, with the TCG’s Patrol Division Head, Liao Te-sheng, receiving one reprimand. The other individuals that received reprimands included the Third Patrol Area Director; the...

Thai Court Orders Election Commission to Submit Lists For Its Petition to Dissolve Political Party

On June 12th, Thailand’s Constitutional Court instructed the Election Commission to provide a list of evidence and witnesses in its petition against the Move Forward Party (MFP) before the next hearing. The judges heard the commission’s petition that accused the MFP of violating Thailand's Political Party Act. The commission requested that the court dissolve the party. The court ordered the Election...

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German Government Introduces Bill Regarding the Low Number of Soldiers

The German government introduced a bill on Wednesday that would send a questionnaire to all citizens who have turned 18 regarding their willingness to enlist in the Bundeswehr. The new bill was announced by...

Argentine Senate Passes Bases Law

Argentina's Senate passed President Javier Milei's controversial "Bases Law" on Wednesday, over a month after the bill passed through the Chamber of Deputies and followed a deadlocked vote in the Senate alongside a large-scale...

China Advises Pakistan: Adhere to the UN

Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif returned from a visit to Beijing on June 8th, where he met with President Xi Jinping and the presiding officer of the National People's Congress. Sharif also talked...