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Tensions Flare in South China Sea After Vessels Collide

Tensions Flare in South China Sea After Vessels Collide

Tensions over the South China Sea escalated Monday with China filing a diplomatic complaint, the Philippines summoning Beijing’s ambassador, and President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. ordering a probe a day after vessels from both nations collided in the disputed waters. A China Coast Guard vessel collided with a Philippines-contracted resupply boat early morning Sunday. Two hours …

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U.S. issues 'worldwide caution' as tensions in the Middle East soar

U.S. issues ‘worldwide caution’ as tensions in the Middle East soar

Palestinian civil defence members and others carry a youth after being rescued from a building hit by Israeli bombardment in Khan Yunis on the southern Gaza Strip on October 19, 2023.  Mahmud Hams | Afp | Getty Images WASHINGTON — The U.S. State Department issued a worldwide caution alert on Thursday due to soaring tensions in the …

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Canada pulls out diplomats from India as Sikh killing tensions escalate

Canada pulls out diplomats from India as Sikh killing tensions escalate

Heavy security deployed at High Commission of Canada on September 19, 2023 in New Delhi, India. Hindustan Times | Hindustan Times | Getty Images Canada has pulled 41 diplomats and their families from India, after New Delhi threatened to have their diplomatic immunities revoked if Ottawa did not comply with demands for parity in diplomatic …

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Oil prices jump nearly 6% amid geopolitical tensions, post best day since April

Oil prices jump nearly 6% amid geopolitical tensions, post best day since April

A view from the oil company Tatneft in Tatarstan, Russia on June 04, 2023. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Oil prices rose more than 5% on Friday as investors remained on edge about escalating geopolitical tensions in the Middle East. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures jumped 5.8% to settle at $87.7 …

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Why an Israeli raid on al-Aqsa Mosque is stoking tensions

Comment on this storyComment This article has been updated. An unprecedented early-morning attack by Hamas caught the Israeli defense and intelligence establishment off guard Saturday, and triggered reprisal strikes by land and air on the Gaza Strip. Hamas leaders said the surprise attack, which led to Israel’s deadliest day in at least 75 years, was …

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