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China Orders Increased Coal Mining to Counter Electricity Crisis

China Orders Increased Coal Mining to Counter Electricity Crisis

China’s electricity crisis alarmed authorities and panicked businesses. Households had no power for days, workers had to take stairs instead of elevators, and manufacturers cut production drastically during the lead-up to Christmas. On Friday, the state council said it would allow power prices to go up to 20 percent, higher than the current 10 percent […]

Taliban and U.S. Discuss Relationship With New Afghanistan Government

Taliban and U.S. Discuss Relationship With New Afghanistan Government

Taliban delegates and U. S. representatives met in Doha, Qatar to discuss the relationship with the new Afghanistan government. This high-level meeting was the first of its kind between two adversaries since the 20-year U.S. occupation ended on August 15. According to Ned Price, U.S. Department of State spokesman, The discussions were professional and straightforward. […]

COVID-19 Health Pass Took Thousands to the Street [Video]

COVID-19 Health Pass Took Thousands to the Street [Video]

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in central Rome on Saturday that includes members of far-right groups against the extension of the COVID-19 health pass system to all workplaces. Italian police used water cannons and tear gas to push back hundreds of protesters. Italian authorities recently announced three weeks ago that from October 15, all persons working […]

Russia Test-Fires Tsirkon Hypersonic Cruise Missile

Russia Test-Fires Tsirkon Hypersonic Cruise Missile

Russia successfully test-fired for the first time a 3M22 Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic cruise missile from a submarine on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. The missile is a key high-tech component, and President Vladimir Putin claimed it as a new generation of invincible weapon systems.  Hypersonic missiles are faster and more agile than the standard ones making […]

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Resign From Politics

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Resign From Politics

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced last Saturday, Oct.1, 2021, that he will retire from politics out of respect for “the wishes of the public.” But, he did not specify the date he would step away from politics. Next year, the country will enter a new phase with a new President. But, this will also mark […]