North Korean exports to China more than double to near pre-pandemic levels

September spike could signal DPRK’s willingness to expand trade for first time since the pandemic began, expert says The total value of China-North Korea trade more than doubled between August and September, reaching its highest value in more than a year, newly released data shows. According to the Chinese General Administration of Customs (GAC), China […]


Houthis advance in Shabwa and Marib as fighting intensifies in Yemen

Iran-backed Houthis were now in control of the Assilan, Bayhan and Ain districts in Shabwa as well as the Abdiya and Harib districts in Marib, said local officials and residents. A fighter loyal to Yemen’s Saudi-backed government mans a position near the frontline facing Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the country’s northeastern province of Marib, on […]


Advanced Housekeeping Keeps Space Station in Tip-Top Shape

The Expedition 65 crew focused on a variety of advanced housekeeping activities today aboard the International Space Station. There was also time for robotics research, crew departure preparations, and filmmaking activities. Five station astronauts had their hands full on Friday working on everything from electronics, cleaning, plumbing, and setting up temporary crew quarters. Some of […]