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Tensions Rise in Lebanon After Deadly Gunfight

Schools, banks and government offices across Lebanon were closed on Friday, after hours of gunfire between armed militias that killed six people and terrorized Beirut residents. The government has called for a day of mourning after the armed clashes, in which a group of men used automatic rifles and rocket-propelled …

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India, China military talks to ease tensions at the border fail

Talks between Indian and Chinese military commanders to withdraw troops from key disputed areas along their border have ended in a stalemate and failed to defuse a 17-month confrontation that has sometimes led to deadly clashes, the two sides said Monday. As the stalemate continues, both countries will keep troops …

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US-China Virtual Summit Plans Amid Trade-Taiwan Tensions

US President Joe Biden will meet virtual with Chinese President Xi Jinping before the end of the year. The virtual summit was announced by the White House amid tensions between the two countries, after the Biden government urged China to stop military pressure on Taiwan and keep its trade commitments.

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Indonesia’s Call for Multilateralism Amid US-China Tensions

Indonesian President Joko Widodo made a speech on the second day of the General Debate Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. Various issues were raised, starting from the handling of Covid to the crisis in Myanmar and Afghanistan. All of this requires a common solution, at …

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Indonesia’s Call for Multilateralism Amid US-China Tensions

President Jokowi raised various issues in a speech delivered virtually before the UN General Assembly. Among them are the handling of COVID-19 as well as calls for multilateralism in the midst of increasing tensions between major countries. Mouab reporter Virginia Gunawan reports from New York.

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