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UK To Set Up World’s First AI Safety Institute: Rishi Sunak
Britain will set up the world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) safety institute, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday before he hosts a gathering next week of representatives of AI companies, political leaders and experts.
At UN, Iran Warns US Will “Not Be Spared” If War In Gaza Continues
Iran’s Foreign Minster Hossein Amirabdollahian warned at the United Nations on Thursday that if Israel’s retaliation against Palestinian militants Hamas in the Gaza Strip doesn’t end then the United States will “not be spared from this fire.”
Biden Warns Iranian Supreme Leader Against Targeting US Troops In Iraq, Syria
President Joe Biden delivered a direct message to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei against targeting U.S. personnel in the region, the White House said on Thursday after American forces were attacked in Iraq and Syria.
China’s Defense Minister Sacked Amid Mystery, Was Last Seen On Aug 29
China’s Li Shangfu became the nation’s shortest-serving defense minister ever, ending months of speculation over his status as President Xi Jinping rolls on with high-profile purges that worry investors.
US Announces $150 Million In New Military Aid For Ukraine
The United States on Thursday announced a new $150 million military assistance package for Ukraine that includes artillery and small-arms ammunition as well as anti-tank weapons.
Indian Foreign Minister Dr Jaishankar Calls For Stability And Cooperation In SCO
“SCO should work together to promote stability and prosperity in the region by strictly adhering to the principles of international law, respecting the sovereignty and territorial integrity of each other and encouraging economic cooperation” he said.
India-Middle East Economic Corridor Possible Reason For Hamas Attack: Biden
I’m convinced one of the reasons Hamas attacked when they did, and I have no proof of this, just my instinct tells me, is because of the progress we were making towards regional integration for the regional integration overall” Biden said