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Yoon Suk Yeol: New President of South Korea – Update (May, 2022)

On 10th May 2022, Yoon Suk-yeol was sworn in as the new president of South Korea in Seoul’s National Assembly. He took office at a time when there are high ongoing tensions with North Korea. When was the election result announced? In March 2022, the election results were announced and Yoon had won the election ..

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State Sponsor of Terrorism Tag

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine has asked the President of the United States Joe Biden to designate Russia with a “state sponsor of terrorism” tag. Doing so will activate the harshest suite of sanctions available with the US government against Russia. About the Tag Any country can be designated as a “State Sponsor of Terrorism” ..

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Monster Missile Hwasong-17

North Korea has test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) named Hwasong-17. This missile is the biggest ICBM ever developed. Overview: This missile can potentially deliver a nuclear warhead to any United States location. This missile is being named a ‘monster missile’ by analysts. In 2020, at a military parade that was held to mark the ..

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Yoon Suk-yeol: New President of South Korea

Following his victory in South Korea’s presidential election, Yoon Suk-yeol, a conservative former prosecutor, is set to become the country’s next president. Overview: The 61-year-old Yoon Suk-yeol defeated Lee Jae-myung by a slim margin. With the final vote count separated by less than 1%, the results were the closest in the country’s democratic history. These ..

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North Korea Spy Satellite

A day after regional military agencies confirmed the country’s second ballistic missile launch in a week, North Korea performed another test for reconnaissance satellite systems. Overview: The launch was carried out by North Korea’s National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA) and the Academy of Defence Science with the aim of developing a reconnaissance satellite. It was ..

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North Korea’s New Ballistic Missile

On February 27, 2022, North Korea fired a suspected ballistic missile. It was the first test since nuclear-armed country conducted a record number of launches in January 2022. Key points During the firing, missile flew to an altitude of about 390 miles and a range of 190 miles. According to Japan, this launch was part ..

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