APEC fails to live up to its n

The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the forum to attack each other’s policies, it wa

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Posted On: 19 Nov 2018

Russia wants dialogue with U.S

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday Moscow wanted to restore a full-scale dialogue with the United States about the landmark Cold War-era missile tr

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Posted On: 11 Nov 2018

Leaders of France and Germany

One hundred years after the guns of World War One fell silent, the leaders of France and Germany held hands and rested their heads against one another in a poig

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

U.S. ends refueling support in

The United States is halting refueling of aircraft from the Saudi-led coalition engaged in Yemen, the United States and Saudi Arabia said on Friday, ending one

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

Rouhani says new U.S. sanction

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that U.S. sanctions announced last week have had no effect on Iran’s economy because Washington had alre

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

U.S. presses China to halt mil

Standing side by side, top U.S. officials urged their Chinese counterparts on Friday to halt militarization of the disputed South China Sea, drawing a rebuke fr

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Posted On: 10 Nov 2018

WW2: Canada apologizes to Jews

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized in parliament on Wednesday for Canada’s refusal to admit Jewish asylum seekers fleeing Nazi Germany just months b

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Posted On: 08 Nov 2018

Russia set to dump US dollar

Russia is intensifying efforts to wean its economy off the US dollar as Washington considers tough new sanctions that could deny it access to foreign debt marke

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Posted On: 07 Nov 2018

Trump reinstates tough Iran sa

The United States has reimposed oil and financial sanctions against Iran, significantly turning up the pressure on Tehran in order to curb its alleged miss

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Posted On: 05 Nov 2018

Trump backtracks on suggestion

President Donald Trump on Friday backtracked from his suggestion a day earlier that American troops sent to the U.S. border with Mexico would be free to fire on

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Posted On: 03 Nov 2018

Khashoggi murder outcry threat

The outcry in the United States demonizing Saudi Arabia over the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s consulate in Istanbul threate

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Posted On: 01 Nov 2018

Senators urge Trump to suspend

Both Republican and Democratic senators asked U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to suspend civilian nuclear energy talks with Saudi Arabia after the murd

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Posted On: 01 Nov 2018

Trump ‘ignores warnings from

President denies reports, saying they are ‘soooo wrong!’   Donald Trump has denied reports Russian and Chinese spies are able

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Posted On: 26 Oct 2018

Again, Saudi Arabia changes it

Signaling a major pivot in its narrative, Saudi Arabia on Thursday said evidence shows that the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi was premeditated, an appar

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Posted On: 25 Oct 2018

IMF Cuts Forecast for Global G

The International Monetary Fund said the world economy is plateauing as the lender cut its growth forecast for the first time in more than two years,

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Posted On: 09 Oct 2018

Interpol says China's Meng res

Interpol said on Sunday that Meng Hongwei - whom China says is being investigated over suspected violations of the law - had resigned as president of the intern

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Posted On: 08 Oct 2018

North Korea's Kim Jong Un says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un described his talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday as “productive and wonderful,” state media KC

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Posted On: 08 Oct 2018

France points finger at Iran o

France said on Tuesday there was no doubt Iran’s intelligence ministry was behind a June plot to attack an exiled opposition group’s rally outside P

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Posted On: 03 Oct 2018

Iran foreign minister blasts T

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday denied that his country was responsible for increased threats against a U.S. consulate in the Iraqi city

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Posted On: 01 Oct 2018

U.S. ambassador accuses China

A week after an official Chinese newspaper ran a four-page ad in a U.S. daily touting the mutual benefits of U.S.-China trade, the U.S. ambassador to China accu

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Posted On: 01 Oct 2018

U.S. to counter Chinese intern

The United States is working on a counter-offer to stop Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] from building internet infrastructure in Papua

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Posted On: 28 Sep 2018

U.S. Army Reservist Is Accused

A United States Army reservist from China was arrested Tuesday on allegations of secretly providing information about American defense contractor employees to a

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Posted On: 26 Sep 2018

Donald Trump Tells Migrants to

President Donald Trump said that migrants should "make your nations great again” in a Tuesday speech to the U.N. General Assembly in New York.   Ci

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Posted On: 26 Sep 2018

U.S. approval of $330 million

The U.S. State Department has approved the sale to Taiwan of spare parts for F-16 fighter planes and other military aircraft worth up to $330 million, prompting

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Posted On: 25 Sep 2018

Turkey cannot remain silent ov

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that his country could not remain silent over the use of sanctions as weapons while it is in a bitter standoff

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Posted On: 25 Sep 2018

Russia Promises Advanced Missi

President Vladimir V. Putin said Monday that Russia would supply the Syrian military with a sophisticated air defense system, a move that reflects Russia’

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Posted On: 25 Sep 2018