Earlier this month, US President Joe Biden issued an executive order that prevented Myanmar from accessing funds currently being held by US banks. The move came after the Southeast Asian country’s military carried out a coup d'état and deposed democratically-elected government officials.
It has been 45 days since Biden took office, and yet he has not held a single solo press conference, although he has answered a few questions during his public addresses. Media along with netizens have criticized Biden for what they call a lack of openness.
Hewitt was a Royal cavalry officer when he met Lady Diana Spencer in 1986 and he was tasked with giving her horse riding lessons. Eventually, they ended up having an affair, one of many attributed to Diana during her turbulent marriage to Prince Charles.
New Zealand has been recently struck by a series of powerful earthquakes, with the most powerful one having an 8.1 magnitude. The scale of the quakes prompted local authorities to issue a tsunami alert for the coastal areas.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith on Friday said it is time to cut the budget of the controversial Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program, calling it a money-guzzling "rat hole" that does not work well.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A Russian Tu-214ON plane designed for carrying out reconnaissance missions under the Open Skies Treaty has carried out a flight as part of performing its new tasks to inspect the camouflage of Russian military facilities in Crimea and the Krasnodar Region, a military and diplomatic source told Sputnik.
China’s military spending is the world’s second-largest after the US’ colossal budget, but in contrast to Washington’s goals of global power projection and engaging in multiple conflicts at once, the People’s Liberation Army has defined its role as fundamentally defensive.
Belgian visual effects specialist Chris Ume's TikTok account "DeepTomCruise" has amassed more than 1.1 million likes and over 330,000 followers in less than two weeks. The viral attention of the account using US actor Tom Cruise's likeness has sparked concerns over the future of synthetic media and artificial intelligence (AI).