2021-11-27: News Headlines

Dave DeCamp (2021-11-27). US Refuses to Engage With Marshall Islands on Damage Caused by Nuclear Weapons Tests. news.antiwar.com The US is refusing to engage with the Marshall Islands on compensation for environmental and health damage caused by the dozens of US nuclear weapons tests carried out in the 1940s and 50s, The Marshall Islands are home to a major US military base and are essentially treated as a US territory under an agreement known as the Compact of Free Association. But the agreement is due to expire soon, and the dispute over the nuclear weapons tes…

sputniknews (2021-11-27). Massive Asteroid Stronger Than a Nuclear Bomb Will Swoosh Past Earth in Late December, Report Says. sputniknews.com This will be not the first rendezvous between the celestial object named 2018 AH and our planet. In 2018, the asteroid flew past the Earth at a distance of 296,758 km, three-quarters of the distance from the Earth to the Moon. Despite its humongous size, it went unnoticed due to its dimness.

WSWS (2021-11-27). COVID-19 cases surge to record highs in South Korea. wsws.org As the number of new cases grows, inequality is also sharply escalating.

sputniknews (2021-11-27). Russia Hopes AUKUS Will Abandon Nuclear Submarine Project, Envoy in Vienna Says. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Moscow expects that Australia, the UK and the US will abandon plans to implement the project on nuclear submarines as part of the AUKUS partnership, Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia's permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, said Saturday.

_____ (2021-11-26). What can the Pope do in North Korea? journal-neo.org Moon Jae-in visited the Vatican on October 29, 2021, when he met Pope Francis to discuss the possibility of a visit by the pontiff to North Korea, saying the Koreans hope the visit will help strengthen peace on the Korean Peninsula. Pope Francis responded positively and said he was willing to make the trip if …

teleSUR (2021-11-26). US Trade War Against China Fosters Chips Global Shortage. telesurenglish.net The United States has made no secret of its attempt to suppress China's chip development and manufacturing capabilities. However, a recent development suggests that it wants more — to reshape the global landscape of the chip industry and establish hegemony in the field. | RELATED: | The plan of SK hynix, a chipmaker in the Republic of Korea, to upgrade its production facility in China to make memory chips more ef…

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