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7.2 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Taiwan

Taiwan was hit by a strong earthquake in the early morning hours of April 03, 2024, measuring 7.2 on the Richter scale. More than 1099 civilians were injured and 10 killed in the quake. Almost 50 workers who were going ..

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US and UK Sign Agreement on AI Safety Testing

United States and the United Kingdom have recently signed an agreement to work together on developing tests for the most advanced artificial intelligence (AI) models. This agreement is a follow-through on commitments made at the Bletchley Park AI Safety Summit ..

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NATO Considers 100 billion Euro Military Fund for Ukraine

Foreign Ministers under NATO arrived at strategic decisions to heighten military support for war-torn Ukraine. This comes as a long-term proposal including a special standing for a 100 billion Euro fund extending for five years. This is seen as a ..

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Philippines Prepares to Counter China’s Supply Chain Disruptions

The countries of Philippines and China are facing a major territorial dispute in the waters of South China Sea. In hindsight, Philippines is gearing up to witness long standing economic tensions with China in coming days. The increasing maritime tensions ..

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Romania and Bulgaria Partially Join Schengen Area

On 1 April 2024, Romania and Bulgaria partially joined the Schengen Area, Europe’s ID-check-free travel zone. This marks a significant step in the two countries’ integration with the European Union (EU). However, land border checks will remain in place due ..

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Russia’s Veto on North Korea’s Sanctions Monitoring

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has been monitoring North Korea’s compliance with sanctions imposed due to its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. A panel of experts was set up in 2009 to track and report on any violations ..

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