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Alleged British ISIS 'Beatle' Arrested on Return to UK

Alleged British ISIS 'Beatle' Arrested on Return to UK

A British man accused of being part of an ISIS kidnap-and-murder cell known as the "Beatles" was arrested on his return to the UK on Wednesday, reports said. Aine Davis, 38, was arrested after landing at Luton airport on a flight from Turkey, where he had been serving a prison sentence for terror

UN Security Council to Discuss Ukraine Nuclear Plant Crisis

UN Security Council to Discuss Ukraine Nuclear Plant Crisis

The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting Thursday to address the crisis at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex, the power plant that Kyiv and Moscow accuse each other of having bombed, diplomatic sources said. A source in the Security Council presidency, currently held by China,

Taiwan Holds Military Drill after China Repeats Threats

Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island, as it repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under its control. Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan last week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- the highes

Mystery Surrounds Fate of Zawahiri’s Body

Mystery Surrounds Fate of Zawahiri’s Body

Mystery surrounds the fate of the body of al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, who was killed in a US drone strike in Kabul last week. While the Taliban has denied finding the body, a former senior official stated that the movement actually secretly buried it in Kandahar.

Russia Suspends Arms Inspections under Treaty with US

Russia Suspends Arms Inspections under Treaty with US

Russia said Monday it was suspending US on-site inspections under a strategic arms reduction treaty with Washington, pointing to Western sanctions and coronavirus infections. The Russian foreign ministry said facilities that are subject to inspections under the New START treaty will be "temporari

Taiwan Accuses China of Preparing Invasion, Holds Defense Drill

Taiwan Accuses China of Preparing Invasion, Holds Defense Drill

Taiwan held an artillery drill Tuesday simulating defense against an attack as its top diplomat accused Beijing of preparing to invade the island after days of massive Chinese war games. China launched its largest-ever air and sea exercises around Taiwan last week in a furious response to a visit

Guterres: Any Attack on a Nuclear Plant is 'Suicidal'

Guterres: Any Attack on a Nuclear Plant is 'Suicidal'

Any attack on a nuclear plant is "suicidal", United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Monday after fresh shelling hit a huge atomic power complex in southern Ukraine. Moscow and Kyiv blame each other for the latest strike at the Zaporizhzhia plant, Europe's largest nuclear power s

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