China previously made a Mars bid in 2011 with Russia, but the Russian spacecraft carrying the probe failed to exit the Earth's orbit and disintegrated over the Pacific Ocean.
Turkey's Senior Presidential Advisor Gulnur Aybet says Ankara's model is not mercantilist, but instead increases regional and global trade.
As competition between the two powers intensifies, should we be worried?
There are between 34,000 and 35,000 US soldiers permanently stationed in Germany, according to the Pentagon, although rotation of units mean the overall number can temporarily top 50,000.
The pandemic has altered our temporal imagination and accelerated political tensions.
Despite involvement in a number of conflicts in Eastern Europe and the Middle East, and accusations of interference in the US, Moscow enjoys increasingly positive perceptions.
The country is gearing up for celebrations to mark the demise of the Wall with a Skynet made of 30,000 ribbons, and 3D video beamers projecting footage linked to the Fall of the Wall on buildings and the remains of the divide.
Since the manual reconstruction of the ripped up papers began in 1995, some 500 bags of fragments — equivalent to more than 1.5 million pages — have been pieced together.
The fall of the Berlin Wall means a lot to Germans from the former East and West. But 30 years later, they do not seem to be as unified as they first hoped.
The US formally withdrew from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia on August 2, 2019 after accusing Moscow of violating the pact, a charge dismissed by the Kremlin.
The United States is set to withdraw from the INF treaty on February 2, which could lower the threshold for accidental nuclear war, particularly with China in the mix.
The Horn of Africa appears to be geared towards a new order set off by global competition over strategic interests.
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