The Chinese Defense Ministry's Information Bureau also said the People's Republic has "never proactively provoked a war, and we have never invaded an inch of land in other countries."
Chinese officials used contact tracing forms and cellphone "health apps" to harass and intimidate journalists last year, says a new report from the Foreign Correspondents' Club in China.
Observers on both sides of the Atlantic have wondered if the "blueprint" for Trump's demise could be seen in the former French president's corruption trial.
A new Gallup poll found that only 20 percent of Americans now feel favorably towards China, with 22 percent feeling the same towards Russia,
Israel has accused Iran of a fresh attack on commercial shipping in the Gulf of Oman as the U.S. and Iran remain in a nuclear stalemate.
"Someone had launched a major chemical weapons attack on the suburbs, no more than 5 miles from his hotel. They had killed and injured scores of civilians, and perhaps more...And it happened at the precise moment when a body of U.N. experts was present in Syria to document the deed."
"I worry that we're entering a time where anti-democracy forces will see value in developing new kinds of chemical weapons, and—noting the disruptive impact of COVID-19—perhaps biological weapons."
"IEDs are still a blind spot of the international community despite the IED having been the defining weapon for over 20 years since the 9/11 attacks," Action on Armed Violence's Iain Overton told Newsweek. "It's not getting better, it's getting worse."
The EU is considering two laws to regulate media content on the Internet. The Markets Act focuses on checking Big Tech's power over the marketplace, while the Services Act seeks to check their power over content.
"The world has moved on beyond Biden's core views, the U.S. is no longer the 'indispensable nation,'" former U.S. ambassador James Jeffrey told Newsweek, "intervention by the U.S. in countries' inner politics to promote American values is problematic and typically a failure."
"Congress must be fully briefed on this matter expeditiously," Kaine said after the Biden administration's first military action since taking office.
A U.S. strike killed at least 22 pro-Iran militia fighters on Thursday close to the Iraq-Syria border.
China's growing influence and promotion of security technologies in the global south could "reshape human rights from the ground up," warns a national security analyst in Washington, D.C.
Two men, both aged around 20, were attacked after arriving in Mexico for work arranged by someone in Poland.
U.S. forces struck Iranian-backed militia targets in Syria Thursday in retaliation for a deadly rocket attack on an Iraqi military base earlier this month.
The U.S. attacked Iranian-backed militias in Syria on Thursday in retaliation for attacks on U.S. and allied troops in Iraq earlier this month.
"At President Biden's direction, U.S. military forces earlier this evening conducted airstrikes against infrastructure utilized by Iranian-backed militant groups in eastern Syria," Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said in a statement sent to Newsweek.
Brown University's Stephanie Savell told Newsweek the president's "America is Back" rhetoric "is worrisome because it signals a potential return to a militarized status quo in which the US is exporting its militaristic approach and its weapons to many, many places."
The Pew survey found deep partisan divisions, with Republicans lacking confidence in the president on every major foreign policy issue.
While Singapore does not want to be party to any containment scheme against China, it remains keenly invested in maintaining U.S. military primacy in the region, said security analyst Collin Koh.
Ingrid Oliveira Bueno da Silva, 19, was reportedly stabbed to death by 18-year-old Guilherme Alves Costa after the pair met up to play Call of Duty at the teenager's home.
The head of U.S. European Command said America must win its contest with Russia and China to prevent "a global power war."