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Chip wars Chip War v2: US decoupling from China or declaring war by other means?

Sanctions can best slow China from taking the global lead in chip manufacturing. At their worst, they will raise the chances of chip wars spilling into a physical or economic sphere

China, Russia on North Korea China, Russia blame US for stoking tensions in Korea, call to ease sanctions on DPRK

The two nations defended their earlier veto against the UN Security Council resolution to impose further sanctions on North Korea and argued that the US has played a major role in stoking tensions in the peninsula

Crackdown in El Salvador, toxic contamination at US base in Seoul and other stories

Today we look at the state of emergency in El Salvador after a surge in killings, soil and water contamination at a US base in South Korea, and more

Report: BJP-linked app hijacked social media, messaging platforms and other stories

Today we look at an investigation into an app used to spread right wing propaganda in India, the prosecution of 19 opposition leaders in Tunisia, and more

US jury indicts police and medics in the killing of Elijah McClain and other stories

Today we look at the indictment of police and paramedics in the killing of Elijah McClain, the new abortion law enforced in the US state of Texas, and more

Afghan civilians face uncertainty as G7 to discuss evacuations and other stories

Today we look at the latest in Afghanistan, Israeli attacks on Gaza, workers strikes in Denmark and Seoul, and the situation of women amid the pandemic

International Round up US-North Korea “The US is at war with itself over North Korea”

Newsclick Editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the developments in the aftermath of the Hanoi Summit – between US’s Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un

SINGAPORE-US-NKOREA-DIPLOMACY-SUMMIT An End of War Declaration may be reached in the US – N. Korea summit, says S. Korea

Unless the contents of the declaration provide an assurance that US will not pose a security threat to North Korea, it is unlikely to mark a real beginning of the process of complete denuclearization

North Korean alleges secret US drills amid peace process

The alleged exercises, along with the cancellation of Mike Pompeo’s visit to South Korea, have placed further obstacles to the peace process