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Data On Military Cooperation With US ‘Accidentally Destroyed’ In UK

The UK government has stated that it cannot provide the full information regarding the country’s role in unauthorized US military operations because the data were “incomplete due to water damage.” This was said by the Foreign Ministry spokesman Mark Simmonds concerning the demand of lawmakers to publish data about British participation in unsanctioned US operations, […]

Ban Ki-moon
Ban Ki-moon


Gaza-Israel: Ban Calls For Restraint To Avert ‘Full-Blown War’

Warning that Gaza is on a knife’s edge, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today the situation could spiral quickly beyond anyone’s control, and urged the international community to work with Israeli and Palestinian leaders to avert further escalation “in a region that can ill-afford another full-blown war.” “I am alarmed by the new wave of violence […]

China's Xi Jinping
China's Xi Jinping


China, US Talk Amid Tensions Over Cyberspying, Maritime Disputes

Chinese and U.S. officials began high-level talks in Beijing on Wednesday amid warnings that a downward spiral in bilateral ties could spell disaster for the world. Officials met for a sixth round of strategic talks in a climate of disagreement on regional maritime disputes, climate change, economic issues and terrorism. Beijing is currently unhappy at […]

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu. File photo.


Netanyahu Vows To Intensify Gaza Strike Campaign

Israel’s premier told reporters Wednesday that Tel Aviv will intensify its airstrike campaign on the Gaza strip that has left at least 43 dead and over 300 wounded thus far, according to Agence France Presse. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to “ramp up” the strikes on Gaza to so-called punish Hamas “and other terror […]