China’s reported hypersonic weapon test raises security concerns

China’s reported hypersonic weapon test raises security concerns

(NEW YORK) -- Reports that China may have tested a new hypersonic weapon have grabbed the world's attention and divided national security experts about its strategic significance and whether the U.S. was falling behind in a new arms race. But it also raised basic questions about the new technology, what…
North Korea fires possible ballistic missile, eighth test this year

North Korea fires possible ballistic missile, eighth test this year

(SEOUL, South Korea) -- North Korea fired a possible submarine-launched ballistic missile off the East Coast Tuesday morning, according to the neighboring countries South Korea and Japan, marking the eighth missile test-fire this year alone. "Our military detected a missile launch eastward from a site in the vicinity of Sinpo,…
What to know about the escalating tensions between China and Taiwan

What to know about the escalating tensions between China and Taiwan

(NEW YORK) -- Since the beginning of October, Beijing has sent more than 150 military aircraft into Taiwan’s air defense zone in an attempt to intimidate the Taiwanese government. In recent days, the People’s Liberation Army also mounted large amphibious landing drills on the mainland side of the Taiwan Straits…
UK MP David Amess dies after being stabbed multiple times

UK MP David Amess dies after being stabbed multiple times

(ESSEX, England) --  David Amess, a conservative British member of Parliament, died Friday after being stabbed multiple times, officials said. Amess, 69, represented Southend West in Essex. He was attacked while holding his monthly “meet and greet” with voters at Belfairs Methodist Church in Leigh-on-Sea, British outlet Sky News reported.…
Trapped in the woods: Belarus accused of using migrants as weapons

Trapped in the woods: Belarus accused of using migrants as weapons

(LIPSK, Poland) -- It was pitch black as the activists entered the forest. Even with headlamps and torches, their beams shone only small windows into the darkness, illuminating the trunks of birch trees. The activists, from the migrants rights group, Grupa Granica, were looking for a small group of men…