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About 9 hours ago

Biden Signs on $52.7 Bln Microchip Investment Bill to 'Counter China'

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a landmark bill the CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 which will allocate $52.7 billion to subsidize semiconductor production and research in a bid to boost incentives to make the US more competitive with China's science and technology efforts. 'The future is going to be made in America,' Biden said, calling the measure 'a once-in-a-generation investment in America itself.' Republicans, as well as ...
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About 11 hours ago

US Confirms Supplying Ukraine with Previously-Undisclosed Missiles

The US military has confirmed the delivery of American anti-radar missiles to Ukraine in a bid to facilitate the targeting of Russian radar system by Ukrainian warplanes. The US Defense Department's Undersecretary for Policy Colin Kahl declared at a press briefing on Monday that Pentagon had shipped 'a number' of the missiles to Ukraine without elaborating on how many and when they had been sent, CNN reported Tuesday, adding that Kahl did ...
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About 12 hours ago

Venezuela, Colombia to mend military ties

TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) – Venezuela announced Tuesday that it plans to re-establish military ties with Colombia after years of deteriorating relations between the two countries.
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About 1 day ago

Third oil tank ignites in Cuba (+VIDEO)

TEHRAN, Aug. 09 (MNA) – A third crude tank caught fire and collapsed Monday at Cuba’s main oil terminal in Matanzas as an oil spill spread flames from a second tank that caught fire two days earlier.
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About 2 days ago

Iran expresses sympathy with Cuba over deadly fuel depot fire

TEHRAN, Aug. 08 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kan'ani on Sunday expressed condolences over a recent fire at a fuel depot in Cuba.
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About 4 days ago

Dozens hurt after lightning hits Cuban oil tank farm

TEHRAN, Aug. 06 (MNA) – Lightning struck a crude oil storage tank in the city of Matanzas, causing a fire that led to four explosions which injured more than 50 people, Cuban authorities said Saturday.
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About 5 days ago

US Announces Military Activity Near Taiwan

US Navy ships and planes will transit the Taiwan Strait in the next two weeks, the White House announced on Thursday. National Security Council spokesman John Kirby condemned Chinese military drills in the area and said the Pentagon had ordered the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan and her escorts to remain near Taiwan to “monitor the situation.” The Reagan and her accompanying ships are based in Japan and were deployed to the ...
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About 6 days ago

US wants to ‘steal’ Venezuelan plane grounded in Argentina

TEHRAN, Aug. 04 (MNA) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has condemned a call by US for Argentina to seize a Venezuelan cargo plane that has been grounded in Buenos Aires for nearly two months, saying Washington wants to “steal” the aircraft.
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About 7 days ago

Protests in Pelosi's Hometown against Taiwan Visit

As Nancy Pelosi’s controversial Taiwan visit threatens to spark military tensions in East Asia, protests were held against the US congresswoman's visit by anti-war activists and leaders of the city's Chinese community in her hometown, San Francisco. Prior to the visit, approximately 100 people gathered outside Pelosi's office at the San Francisco Federal Building to urge her to cancel the stop on her Asia trip, which they claimed would unnecessarily inflame a ...
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