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Iran blasts US replica aircraft carrier


Private- Amid tensions between Tehran and Washington, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have fired a missile from a helicopter targeting a mock-up of US aircraft carrier in the strategic Strait of Hormuz. The drill, in a waterway through which 20% of all traded oil passes, underlines the lingering threat of military conflict ...

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US consulate closed in China’s Chengdu


Private- Amid rising tensions between the US and China, and in response to the closing of Chinese consulate in Houston last week, a US consulate was closed in Chinese city of Chengdu. Before a 72-hour deadline expired, American staff were seen leaving the building on Monday. The plaque outside the ...

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