21 Apr 2021

Putin Warns Against Crossing Russia’s ‘Red Line’ Amid Military Buildup Near Ukraine

President Vladimir Putin stated on Wednesday that Moscow will not tolerate any foreign threats amid concerns over a huge Russian military buildup at the border with Ukraine. The buildup has prompted fears of an invasion as the country elevates its capabilities at military bases, seemingly priming for military conflict. The

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21 Apr 2021

Oxygen leak leaves 22 Covid-19 patients dead in India

In Nashik city, India, at least 22 Covid patients have died in a hospital after the entity lost oxygen supply due to a leak. According to authorities, the incident occurred on Wednesday while an oxygen tanker was refilling the supply at the Zakir Hussain hospital. It is unclear how the

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21 Apr 2021

Top military official warns China and Russia are modernizing nuclear weapons faster than US

Adm. Charles Richard, head of the US Strategic Command and overseer of the US nuclear arsenal stated during a Congressional hearing on Tuesday that China and Russia are modernizing their nuclear weapons and capabilities faster than the US. Adm. Richard warned that if the US does not start investing more

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20 Apr 2021

Chad’s President Idriss Déby dies after ‘clashes with rebels’

Over the weekend, Chad’s President Idriss Déby dies after sustaining injuries during clashes with rebels in the north of the country. The announcement comes just a day after provisional election results projected his win, which would mark his sixth term in office. The government and parliament have been dissolved as

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20 Apr 2021

Satellite Images Show Russia’s Expanding Ukraine Buildup

New satellite images prove that Russia is advancing its buildup in Ukraine, moving warplanes to Crimea and bases near Ukraine. The buildup seems to be conducted to a greater extent than the country has previously disclosed. The increased capability for political intimidation or military intervention is concerning, according to analysts.

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19 Apr 2021

NASA’s Mars Helicopter Ingenuity Successfully Makes Historic First Flight

On Monday, NASA’s Mars Ingenuity helicopter made history as the first powered craft to fly on another planet. The device was able to overcome extreme cold, dangerously thin air, and flawed flight software to take flight on Mars. The autonomous helicopter rose about 10 feet into Martian air, hovering briefly,

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19 Apr 2021

Residents evacuated in Cape Town suburb

In South Africa, a blaze outside of Cape Town has threatened the security of the city and its infrastructure as it spreads through the Table Mountains. Emergency workers recently evacuated three different 17-story residential buildings as a precaution. The fire has spread quickly after breaking out on Sunday morning near

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19 Apr 2021

Delhi announces lockdown as Covid cases surge

Delhi, India’s capital city, has announced a return to severe lockdown measures for at least a week after a record spike in cases overwhelmed the city’s healthcare system. Government offices and essential services will remain open during the lockdown, which starts today. The city previously imposed a curfew, which was

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19 Apr 2021

Navalny transferred to hospital as concerns mount over jailed Kremlin critic’s health

Prominent Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny has been transferred from prison to a regional hospital for prisoners in a town to the east of Moscow as concerns grow over the opposition leader’s health. Navalny was previously poisoned with the nerve agent Novichok and spent time in Germany to be treated. Upon

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16 Apr 2021

42 migrants dead after boat from Yemen capsizes off Djibouti coast

A boat travelling to Djibouti from Yemen capsized early Monday morning. At least 42 migrants have died according to the United Nation’s International Organization for Migration. At least 16 children were among the dead. The 60 migrants were being transported by people smugglers. This was the second tragedy of this

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