... in the 38th minute and the United States advanced to the knockout round of the World Cup with a 1-0 win over Iran on Tuesday night in a politically charged rematch of their famous meeting a quarter-century ago.
Ukraine is bracing itself for more cold and darkness due to Russian attacks on infrastructure, and NATO foreign ministers in the Romanian capital on Tuesday are focusing on ramping up military assistance for the war-torn nation, such as air-defence systems and ammunition ... “NATO will continue to stand for Ukraine as long as it takes ... .
The infelicitous phrase “international basket case” might better apply to Pakistan today than when it was applied to Bangladesh in the 1970s — Pakistan’s former eastern half ... Pakistan’s remittance earnings are greater than its stagnating export earnings, and both combined can’t pay for its imports ... Photo. AFP/ AamirQureshi ... 10%.” Image. Twitter ... ....
SEOUL – Regardless of how crushingly jam-packed South Korean subway carriages get at rush hour, there is almost inevitably an unoccupied seat in almost every carriage – the one reserved for pregnant women. It is a forlorn snapshot of what is arguably South Korea’s largest – but largely unaddressed – national challenge ... work-life balance ... Image ... Photo.
The Chinese government’s Covid-19 task force has urged local governments to avoid overdoing their anti-epidemic measures, a laggard response to spiraling protests against the “zero-Covid” restrictions that are now testing national stability ... Covid testing in Chengdu. Image. Screengrab / BBCNews ... He was released after several hours ... Image ... Read ... ....
WASHINGTON (AP) — China is expanding its nuclear force and is on pace to nearly quadruple the number of warheads it has by 2035, rapidly closing its gap with the United States, the Pentagon said in a report released Tuesday. The report builds on the military’s warning last year that China is expanding its nuclear force much faster than U.S ...The U.S ... .
TEHRAN-. An Iranian general on Monday acknowledged that more than 300 people have been killed in the unrest surrounding nationwide protests, giving the first official word on casualties in two months ... He also suggested that many of those killed were ordinary Iranians not involved in the protests ... They deny having any foreign agenda ... .
WASHINGTON — China capitalized on House SpeakerNancy Pelosi’s controversial visit to Taiwan in August, using it as an excuse to intensify military pressure on the self-governing island and advancing its goal of becoming a “world-class” force by 2027, a senior US defense official said Tuesday. In the days and weeks following Pelosi’s Aug ...Next ... AP ... AP.
TEHRAN- The most recent supersonic missiles developed by Iran, according to a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), can disable an adversary's missile defense system for a very long time ... .