Why are nations racing to buy weapons? | Business and Economy

[ad_1] Global military spending is at an all-time high, increasing in all five geographical regions for the first time since 2009. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, escalating geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China’s military build-up in the South China Sea are increasing instability in the world. This is leading nations across the globe to … Read more

Russia-Ukraine war: List of key events, day 790 | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] As the war enters its 790th day, these are the main developments. Here is the situation on Wednesday, April 24, 2024. Fighting Oleksandr Pivnenko, the commander of Ukraine’s National Guard, said Russia was preparing “unpleasant surprises” and could try to advance on the northeastern city of Kharkiv, the second-biggest in the country, in the … Read more

US Senate passes Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan bill; Biden to sign on Wednesday | Russia-Ukraine war News

[ad_1] The United States Senate has passed a long-delayed multibillion-dollar aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, paving the way for new weapons deliveries to Kyiv as soon as this week. The Democratic-controlled Senate passed the measure, held up for months by right-wing Republicans and part of a four-bill package, by 79 votes to 18 … Read more