Beirut blast: Dozens dead and thousands injured, health minister says – BBC News

A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 70 people and injured more than 2,700 others, the health minister says. Videos show smoke billowing from a fire, then a mushroom cloud following the blast at the city’s port. Officials are blaming highly explosive materials stored in a warehouse for six years. […]

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Huge Pacific Exercise Centered On Guam Brings Allies Together Amid Growing China Threat – The Drive

Australian, Japanese and U.S. forces combine to demonstrate an impressive show of integrated air and sea power in the tense Pacific… Australia has joined forces with the U.S and Japan for a huge trilateral exercise that is being held in the Indo-Pacific region over the coming months. The collaboration brings together the Australian Defense Forces, U.S. Navy, […]

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Kim May Have More Targets After Blowing Up Korea Liaison Office

North Korea’s move to destroy a liaison office with South Korea follows weeks of escalating rhetoric from the reclusive nation and may signal the start of fresh provocations against a country with which it shares one of the world’s most militarized borders… more about this article in link… https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-16/kim-may-have-more-targets-after-blowing-up-korea-liaison-office

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‘Oh my gosh’: US ambassador stunned by report of attack on NATO ally Turkey

A long-developing proxy clash in Syria between Russia and Turkey is “very much moving into crisis mode,” a senior American diplomat said amid reports that Turkish troops were attacked in an airstrike. Read more about this article in link… https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/oh-my-gosh-us-ambassador-stunned-by-report-of-attack-on-nato-ally-turkey

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