The geopolitical landscape in the northeast Asia today can be explained by two stories: the competition between the US and China, and North Korea’s nuclear development.
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Qatar National Day celebrations will start on December 9 at Darb Al Saai and will continue for 10 days.
Sri Lanka’s top court yesterday awarded compensation to a British woman arrested for sporting a Buddha tattoo, saying the tourist was subjected to “horrifying and scandalous treatment” by local authorities.
Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said Britain would appeal to Iran on humanitarian grounds to free a jailed aid worker but expressed reservations that granting her diplomatic protection would help secure her release, her husband said yesterday.
Pakistan has withdrawn its request to include the $14bn Diamer-Bhasha Dam in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework after Beijing placed strict conditions including ownership of the project, said Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Muzammil Hussain yesterday.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday heaped praise on visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang for what he said was China’s “critical” role in expediting the end of a five-month war with insurgents in a Philippine town.
EU lawmakers urged the European Commission on Wednesday to investigate Malta's adherence to the rule of law, in a move that could lead to sanctions following the murder of a campaigning journalist that has rocked the tiny Mediterranean island.
Oil prices have risen in recent months, after both Opec and non-Opec countries struck a landmark deal at the end of last year to cut back production to combat a global oil glut.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said yesterday that he wanted to return to a “democratic and free” Catalonia as he aimed to rally support for a unified Spain on his first visit to the turbulent region since it declared independence.