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Blinken Trip to China Postponed After Spy Balloon Spotted Over U.S.

Presence of Chinese balloon is likely to complicate efforts to reset relations with Beijing

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Crimea will never again be part of Ukraine - Croatian president

Croatian President Zoran Milanovic made this comment as part of his objection to sending military aid to Ukraine.

Japan’s armed forces are getting stronger, faster

All this has delighted foreign-policy types in America

‘Witch is gone’: Jacinda’s exit turns ugly

Her reputation on the world stage remains intact, but back in NZ Jacinda Ardern is not universally popular. And her critics are rejoicing.

New Zealand's Labour Party scrambles to find PM Ardern's successor

Jacinda Ardern's shock resignation sparked a push on Friday for New Zealand to choose its first Maori prime minister, as a small pack of candidates emerged for the top job.

Sexism dogged Jacinda Ardern’s tenure. Battling it is part of her legacy.

New Zealand’s prime minister, who took office at 37, was called a “babe” and referred to as “the lady with the big teeth” during her time in office.

Russia launches espionage case against US citizen

The American is suspected of gathering data on “biological topics,” Russia’s Federal Security Service says

‘I am human’: Tearful Jacinda Ardern resigns as NZ PM

An emotional Jacinda Ardern has choked back tears while announcing she will stand down as New Zealand Prime Minister.

Jacinda Ardern has revealed why she is stepping down as New Zealand’s PM

Jacinda Ardern has made the shock announcement she will step down as New Zealand’s leader, but the reason for the move may come as a surprise.

​Putin’s terrifying nuclear ‘tsunami’ torpedos ​

Russian insiders claim the country has completed a terrifying new weapon capable of creating “radioactive tsunamis”.

Expert’s warning to US Navy on China: Bigger fleet almost always wins

Meanwhile, the US fleet sits under 300 ships, and the Pentagon’s goal is to have 350 manned ships, still well behind China, by 2045, according to the US Navy’s Navigation Plan 2022 released last summer.

‘Frightening’: 90 days to world disaster if China invades Taiwan

This scenario could easily play out – and the repercussions for the globe would be devastating unless Australia and other countries step in.
Jamie Seidel

Sweden, Turkey not expected to back down in NATO accession tug of war

Sweden said on Sunday that Turkey is asking for too much in exchange for allowing it to join NATO, as Ankara effectively demands the impossible – that Stockholm override a decision by its own Supreme Court. But analysts say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is unlikely to retract its condition, at least not before the all-important presidential elections scheduled in June.

Beijing deploys troops near Taiwan

The joint combat strike drills are intended to discourage separatism, according to Chinese officials

China Reopens to the World as International Travel Restrictions End

Thousands of people flew into mainland China as Beijing scrapped mandatory hotel quarantines for arrivals

Leak reveals Roman Abramovich’s billion-dollar trusts transferred before Russia sanctions

Exclusive: Files raise questions about whether oligarch’s children were made beneficiaries to protect fortune from possible asset freezes

Ex-NATO chief lands in Taiwan

Anders Fogh Rasmussen is set to meet with the island’s president, Tsai Ing-wen

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