There are 2 types of people in the Liberal Party today

There are 2 types of people in the Liberal Party today People who say and do outrageous and embarrassing things and… okay, maybe there’s just one. Mark David is the IA’s cartoonist. You can see more of Mark’s cartoons on his website Mark David Cartoons, or follow him on Twitter @mdavidcartoons. Support Independent Journalism Subscribe … Read more

Russia’s former president threatens to unleash nuclear war if his country loses the war with Ukraine

(CNN) Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Thursday threatened to use nuclear weapons if his country lost the war in Ukraine. “The loss of a nuclear power in a conventional war could lead to the outbreak of a nuclear war,” Medvedev, who holds the position of deputy head of Russia’s Security Council, said via Telegram. … Read more

As US and allies arm Ukraine, Russia warns that losing a conventional war “could unleash a nuclear war”

As the United States prepares for a new shipment of military equipment for Ukraine and Kiev is urging its Western partners for modern main battle tanks and other heavy weapons, Moscow responded Thursday with a familiar series of threats. Russia again hinted at its nuclear arsenal in an attempt to dissuade the US and its … Read more

South Korea and Iran summon each other’s envoys over Yoon comments

Seoul, South Korea — South Korea and Iran have summoned each other’s ambassadors in a diplomatic spat sparked by comments by South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol describing Iran as the “enemy” of the United Arab Emirates during a trip to that country this week. During a visit to South Korea’s special forces stationed in … Read more

This Day in History: First Assembly of the United Nations

This Day in History: First meeting of the United Nations. January 10, 1946. The first UN meeting, made up of 51 countries, was held at Westminster Central Hall in London. The groundwork for this first meeting was laid by the Allies in 1944 at the Dumbarton Oaks conference in Washington, DC. The Charter of the … Read more

This Day in History: First Assembly of the United Nations

This Day in History: First meeting of the United Nations. January 10, 1946. The first UN meeting, made up of 51 countries, was held at Westminster Central Hall in London. The groundwork for this first meeting was laid by the Allies in 1944 at the Dumbarton Oaks conference in Washington, DC. The Charter of the … Read more

How did Seoul react to Pyongyang’s airspace violation?

KCNA said Yoon made the comment after being briefed on countermeasures against North Korean drones entering the south last week, calling for building an “overwhelming response capability beyond proportionality.” Relations between the two Koreas have been tense for decades, but they’ve grown tense since Yun took office in May and pledged to take a tougher … Read more

South Korea, US discuss joint nuclear exercises, says Yoon | Military news

The South Korean president says US guarantees of “extensive deterrence” are no longer sufficient in the face of North Korea’s growing nuclear capabilities. South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has said Seoul and Washington are discussing joint exercises involving US nuclear assets to counter North Korea’s growing nuclear and missile programs. In an interview with Chosun … Read more

Kim Jong-un calls for ‘exponential increase’ in North Korea’s nuclear arsenal

Kim Jong-un has issued a chilling new threat, promising to “expand exponentially” North Korea’s nuclear arsenal. The rogue leader made the disturbing remark in response to alleged threats from rivals including the US and South Korea, according to Pyongyang state media, and came shortly after two alarming tests of a multiple rocket launcher (MRL) over … Read more

North Korea orders new ICBM, nuclear arsenal amid tension

North Korea orders new ICBM, nuclear arsenal amid tension North Korean leader Kim Jong-un called for the development of new intercontinental ballistic missiles and a larger nuclear arsenal to counter US-led threats, state media said Sunday, amid flared tensions between rival Koreas . Mia Womersley reports.