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China rejects FT report about ‘hypersonic missile test’

Beijing has refuted a recent report by The Financial Times which says China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August. China says it was a "routine test" for reusable space rocket technology.

Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State, dies of Covid

Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, has died from coronavirus complications. He had pushed faulty intelligence before the United Nations (UN) to advocate for the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

UK MPs facing ‘out of control’ online hate

The UK Justice Secretary says online hate poses ‘out of control’ threat against the country’s parliamentarians. Dominic Raab’s comments follow the recent stabbing to death of a British lawmaker.

Raeisi: Iran seeks to expand ties with Latin America

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi says Tehran's policy is to develop relations with Latin American countries especially Venezuela.

NATO chief raises the alarm over ‘Rise of China’

NATO secretary-general says countering ‘the security threats’ from the rise of China will be an important part of the alliance’s future rationale. Jens Stoltenberg has predicted Beijing rising will impact NATO’s security.

Several injured in Kuwait oil refinery fire

A massive fire broke out Monday at an oil refinery in Kuwait. The blaze has wounded several workers. Export operations were not affected.

EU optimistic about fresh round of Iran nuclear talks

The European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has declined to confirm if the EU and Iranian diplomats would meet in Brussels on Thursday over reviving the nuclear negotiations. But, the top diplomat says he hopes a meeting would be held soon.

Belarus expels French envoy

France's ambassador to Belarus has left the country upon an order by officials in Minsk, the French embassy in Belarus announced. Paris did not say what was behind the decision.

Report: Newcastle new chief involved in Saudi “anti-corruption” campaign

Newcastle new chairman has been involved in the transfer of assets on behalf of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MbS) during the kingdom purge in 2017, according to newly revealed court documents.

Kazak envoy: Iran SCO membership beneficial to body

Kazakhstan’s ambassador to Tehran has described Iran as a powerful economy, saying the Islamic Republic’s membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization will be helpful to body’s members and to their trade exchanges and cooperation.