EU demands proof of Peng Shuai’s condition

World 12/01/21, 02:16

On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the European Union demanded credible evidence that tennis star Peng Shuai is safe. "The EU requests the Chinese government to provide verifiable proof of Peng Shuai's safety, wellbeing and whereabouts," the EU's foreign service said in a statement, according to Reuters. Since disappearing on Nov. 2 after alleging that ...

Israel makes ‘Revolution in War’ with new ‘invisible’ weapon

Middle East 11/30/21, 03:38

Israel has achieved a "Revolution in War" with a new "invisible" weapon in its defense arsenal. The new weapon is part of the Scorpius electromagnetic warfare suite, which is reportedly capable of thwarting an enemy's electronic capabilities. This weapon may harm airplanes, drones, and missiles despite its "soft-protected" status. This is because ...

‘Dirty’ Chinese steel flooding markets, US–EU create alliance to tackle

D.C. 11/30/21, 03:23

To prevent China from pumping cheap—and often subsidized—dirty steels into the global market, the United States will create a new metals alliance with the European Union (EU) amid uncertainty over the next phase of bilateral trade talks, SCMP reported on Nov. 29. In an op-ed published on Sunday in the Pittsburgh ...

South Korea is considering banning dog meat consumption

Asia & Pacific 11/30/21, 02:26

South Korea is launching a task force to consider outlawing dog meat consumption after the president offered to look into ending the practice.However, according to Fox News Business, recent surveys show people oppose the dog meat ban even if many don't eat it.Seven government offices, including the Agriculture Ministry, decided ...

Couple detained for fleeing COVID-19 quarantine by Dutch police

Europe 11/29/21, 21:46

Netherlands authorities have detained a couple for attempting to skip hospital quarantine despite coming back from a South African city. According to the Washington Examiner, the two individuals, including a Spanish man and Portuguese woman, were among the passengers that left Johannesburg, a South African city. Thirteen of them caught the ...

Christmas banned for not being ‘inclusive enough’

United Kingdom 11/29/21, 17:16

Taxpayer-funded advertisements will be banned from using the word, Christmas. The UK government has blocked naming celebrations of Christ's birth in its latest Chinese Communist Party virus vaccine (COVID-19) ad campaign. The original slogan "Do not take COVID home for Christmas" will be replaced with "Do not take COVID home for ...

TRAPPIST-1 solar system: Home to potentially habitable safe planets

Europe 11/29/21, 16:11

The TRAPPIST-1 solar system has seven Earth-size planets, at least three of which might be potentially habitable. However, astronomers found that the system was not bombarded by rocks like early Earth. According to Live Science, TRAPPIST-1 was located some 40 light-years away from the sun in the constellation Aquarius. It is ...

Chinese regime targeting foreign journalists and students who are ‘suspicious persons’

Tech 11/29/21, 15:46

The Chinese Communist Party's (CCP's) marked hostility toward foreign journalists now includes students and is further accentuated in Henan province, where officials acquired a surveillance system that tracks them as "suspicious persons." The system features at least 3,000 facial recognition cameras integrated with various national and regional databases, according to Reuters ...

Socialist coalition proposes forming United States of Europe

Europe 11/29/21, 15:41

Left-leaning politicians want to create a new superstate called the United States of Europe. Three German political parties formed a coalition at the request of incoming Social Democratic Chancellor Olaf Scholz. Scholz, who replaces predecessor Angela Merkel, is already trying to rewrite European Union treaties to turn the bloc into a federal ...