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In space, the U.S. sees a rival in China

During the Cold War, U.S. eyes were riveted on the Soviet Union’s rockets and satellites. But in recent years, it has been China’s space programs that have most worried U.S.

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Space: The new frontier of the US-China rivalry

NOT satisfied with challenging US supremacy in politics and trade, China is looking to a new frontier that for too long has been dominated by America – space.

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At least four killed in Giza tour bus bomb blast

Bombing at Egypt’s most representative tourist spot Giza Pyramid seized the country with terror on Friday. Armed policemen and soldiers were dispatched in downtown Cairo on the next day. It has been a year since foreign tourists were killed by terrorism in Egypt.

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China releases Canadian teacher but others still held in Huawei row

A Canadian citizen detained in China earlier in December has been released and returned to Canada, according to the government in Ottawa.

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Did Trump Put The Deep State On Notice With Syrian Withdrawal?

Although certainly erratic in his actions, Trump thus far has been predictable on one score: keeping the powers-that-be guessing.

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Iran reaffirms support for the Palestinian cause, amid a new rush by Arab states to normalize ties with Israel

While a number of conservative Arab states of the Middle East has been recently trying to normalize relations with the Israeli regime, Iran is determined in its policy of supporting the Palestinian cause and supporting the Axis of Resistance. This position was recently reiterated once again during the visit of a high-ranking Palestinian delegation to Iran.

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Ghosn’s detention puts Japan justice system under microscope

Since his arrest on suspicion of falsifying financial reports, Nissan’s former Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been sitting in a humble cell for more than a month, interrogated day in and day out, without a lawyer present.

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Australia urges Thailand to release refugee Bahrain footballer

Australia’s Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged Thai authorities on Sunday to release a footballer who holds a refugee status in Australia and who has been detained in Bangkok since late November.

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Despite sanctions, Iran continues to develop homegrown naval capabilities

While the United States has been trying to set back Iran’s military advancements by imposing harsh sanctions against the Islamic Republic, major military plans of the country seem to have remained intact. In this vein, Tehran has recently unveiled a new military vessel, while working on upgrading the previous models.

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EU deal leaves Scotland on the sidelines, says Mike Russell

Scotland has been sidelined by the deal agreed between the UK and the EU, according to Scotland’s Brexit Secretary Mike Russell.

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Trump asked to determine Saudi prince’s ‘role’ in Khashoggi murder

US President Donald Trump has been asked to ascertain whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman played a role in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

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Iran goalie Beiranvand nominated for AFC player of year

Alireza Beiranvand, the goalkeeper of Iran national soccer team and Persepolis soccer club, has been nominated for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Player of the Year, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.

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Trump alarms his confidantes with questions about Mike Pence’s loyalty

President Donald Trump has been asking advisers lately about whether Vice President Mike Pence is loyal, according to people familiar with the discussions cited by The New York Times on Friday.

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Hero ‘trolley man’ attracts praise, cash, and caution after Melbourne attack

A homeless man who intervened in a terror attack in the Australian city of Melbourne Friday has been hailed a hero, with over $80,000 (AUD 116,000) donated to a fund to thank him.

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Egypt tortures Palestinian resistance combatants

“We were a group of 15 combatants returning from a training mission from one of the countries that supports the Palestinian resistance. When we arrived at Cairo airport, we were taken to an underground place. We were blindfolded, handcuffed, and transferred to a number of prisons.” This is a part of a testimony of a Palestinian resistance combatant who was arrested in Egyptian prisons and has been released recently.

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