Both Beijing and Huawei have vehemently denied US accusations that Huawei’s telecommunications equipment may be designed to spy on foreign corporations and countries on behalf of the Chinese government.
This comes amid the latest escalation of tensions between Iran and the US following the killing of Iranian top military commander Qasem Soleimani in a US drone strike in Baghdad earlier this month.
While some bashed the new KFC advertisement over its alleged objectification of women, a number of social media users argued that the ad was actually funny and slammed its critics instead.
The Russian capital’s air and missile defence system is one of the most sophisticated in the world, and includes a dense layer of anti-aircraft missile launchers, interceptor systems, and a unique tetrahedral truncated pyramid radio-radar station so powerful it can detect space debris.
Dozens of eerie videos shared on social media over the past few weeks show swarms of locusts descending on north-eastern Kenya, amid desperate attempts by locals to drive them away.
This story is based on excerpts from “A Very Stable Genius”, a just-released book by Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, which paints a critical and somewhat chaotic portrait of Donald Trump as a person and as a president.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif earlier made it clear that withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons remains one of Tehran's options amid escalating US sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
A star named Betelgeuse has been making headlines of late, as the normally bright celestial object has dimmed considerably for reasons still unknown to astronomers.