Washington and its allies have urged fellow NATO member Ankara not to install the S-400 system, warning that otherwise the US will stop Turkish forces from flying and developing its F-35 stealth jets.
On Monday, US President Donald Trump said he does not believe its appropriate for US soccer star Megan Rapinoe, who is representing the US in the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, to continue to kneel during her country’s national anthem.
On Tuesday, a Chinese aircraft carrier group passed through the Taiwan Strait, which divides the island nation from mainland China.
New Delhi has reportedly scrapped a deal to buy Spike anti-tank missiles from Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems after the Defense Research & Development Organization promised a homemade equivalent in two years’ time.
All eyes are on Beijing after a Tuesday release from a US-Israeli cybersecurity company said that state-sponsored spying and other cyber crimes were committed by state-supported hackers in China with the hopes of obtaining data pertinent to a number of high profile persons worldwide.
Tehran downed an American drone on 20 June after it violated the country's airspace, according to Iran. Washington claims that the drone was flying above neutral waters and later nearly launched strikes against the Islamic Republic in response to the destruction of the UAV.
Tensions between Iran and the US have intensified since Tehran downed an American drone, which as Iran said, had violated the country's borders. Washington, meanwhile, has accused Tehran of allegedly attacking oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, something that the Islamic Republic denies doing.
Kim Kardashian has officially announced hew new lingerie line and confirmed her pick for the name – the suggestive “Kimono” – on her Instagram Tuesday morning, a little over a year after the new label was first revealed to be in the making, in a TMZ report.