Hong Kong protestors marched out Saturday night in spite of city officials having banned a petition for a demonstration commemorating the 5th anniversary of China’s ruling against fully democratic elections in the former British colony.
U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world’s largest economies and jolting financial markets.
Russia and Iran moved to strengthen their military ties this week, ahead of a joint Russian-Iranian naval drill slated to take place between the Indian Ocean and contested strait of Hormuz over the next year.
The United States military and partners from 19 countries are getting set to kick off a massive series of war drills in Ukraine amid rising threats from Iran and Russia, according to the Defense Department.
Mike Pompeo is in Jedda, Saudi Arabia this week to 'build out a global coalition...prepared to push back against the world’s largest state sponsor of terror,' following the downing of a $160 million unmanned U.S. drone by Iran on June 20.
A Russian scientist will move ahead with gene editing babies, following in the footsteps of a Chinese scientist who attracted widespread condemnation in the scientific community for doing so in November 2018.