Chinese President Xi Jinping said Hong Kong had been “reborn from the fire” as he arrived yesterday to mark the 25th anniversary of the city’s handover, in his first visit since the business hub’s democracy movement was crushed.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday told Sweden and Finland that he could still block their drives to join Nato if they fail to implement a new accession deal with Ankara.
Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr yesterday praised his dictator father’s rule after being sworn in as the country’s new leader, completing a decades-long effort to restore the clan to the country’s highest office.
The United States made history yesterday as Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in as the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. The 51-year-old’s appointment by Democratic President Joe Biden means white men are not in the majority on the nation’s highest court for the first time in 233 years
The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the government's key environmental agency cannot issue broad limits on greenhouse gases, sharply curtailing the power of President Joe Biden's administration to battle climate change.
The Biden administration threw its support yesterday behind the potential sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey, a day after Ankara lifted a veto of Nato membership for Finland and Sweden.
Dozens of people held a vigil for 51 migrants who died when they were abandoned in a suffocatingly hot tractor-trailer in Texas near the border with Mexico.
Hundreds of police were deployed and mobile internet was cut in an Indian city on Wednesday following the alleged murder of a Hindu tailor by two Muslim men.