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U.N. Resolution Over Palestine Membership Vetoed by U.S.

A U.N. draft resolution that would've accepted Palestine as a full member went to the floor of the United Nations Security Council and was vetoed by the U.S. on Thursday. The resolution would've let Palestine become an actual member of the U.N., as opposed to their current status as a non-member observer nation. Switzerland and the U.K. were the...

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Chinese Foreign Ministry Sanctions U.S. Defense Companies Over Ukraine and Taiwan Supplies

Sanctions Over Taiwan and Ukraine Arms The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced this morning that it would be sanctioning 12 U.S. defense companies and their senior management for involvement in the Ukraine War and arms sales...

Baltic Sea States Scramble as Russia Moves to Alter Borders

The Announcement At approximately 0730 EST on May 21st, 2024, Russian state-owned media reported that the Russian Ministry of Defense had proposed a list of coordinates to clarify the state border of Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia...

Israel Recalls Norwegian and Irish Ambassadors After Palestine State Recognition

Israel's Minister of Foreign Affairs has announced he is recalling Israel's ambassadors to Norway and Ireland after the two nations officially announced their recognition of a Palestinian state, and vowed to do the same...