Cold War

China hopes Biden turns statement on no Cold War into action

"I believe that if both sides walked towards each other, they will be able to see a healthy and stable China-US relationship,┬ö China's UN ambassador said.

published on : 29th September 2021

China cold shoulders Biden's no Cold War pledge; says opposed to 'small cliques'

In his speech, Xi said disputes among countries "need to be handled through dialogue and cooperation" and urged world leaders to eschew "confrontation and exclusion."

published on : 22nd September 2021

Hardline coup set the stage for Soviet collapse 30 years ago

Gorbachev, 90, has spoken about the coup with bitterness, describing it as the fatal blow to the Soviet Union.

published on : 18th August 2021

Documents show no coverup in submarine sinking: US Navy Skipper 

The Thresher was the first of a new class of attack submarines that could travel farther and dive deeper than any previous sub.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Berlin Airlift remembered, key moment in Cold War

Among the invited guests of honor was 98-year-old U.S. pilot Gail Halvorsen, who dropped hundreds of boxes of candy on tiny parachutes into West Berlin during the blockade.

published on : 12th May 2019

UN chief calls for 'total elimination' of nuclear weapons

In a speech to students at Geneva University, Antonio Guterres presented a new disarmament agenda to face challenges emerging in a world where "Cold War tensions have returned."

published on : 24th May 2018

Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal critically ill after 'unknown substance' exposure

A former colonel with Russian military intelligence, Skripal was sentenced to 13 years in jail in Russia in 2006 on charges of spying for Britain.

published on : 6th March 2018