By HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by U.S. special envoy for climate […]
Israel passed a law allowing the government to share the identities of people who are not vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Passing the law, officials asked, “Is privacy more important than life itself?”
The US carried out airstrikes on Iranian-backed militia in Syria, killing at least one fighter and wounding several others. According to officials, this was a response from President Biden’s administration to show that it will act tough.
Facebook accused of taking money from Chinese state media to publish content downplaying the severity of human rights violations against Uighurs
Canadian Conservative Party leader has called the treatment of Uighur people in China a ‘genocide’
US President Joe Biden will sign an executive order to form a “China-free” technology supply chain with other nations, including Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. Will this move reverse China’s fortunes and change the global power dynamics?
President Joe Biden announced that he would end American support for Saudi and United Arab Emirates-led “offensive operations” in Yemen.
Deutsche Bank to pay $125M to avoid prosecution for bribery, manipulation of metals markets; dumps President Trump as client
German bank Deutsche settles charges of corruption and manipulation of metals markets with a payout of $125 million. Following the settlement, the bank attempts to restore its reputation by dropping President Donald Trump and his companies as a client in the wake of the Capitol riots.
The naval forces of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Thursday conducted large-scale exercises in the Strait of Hormuz at a moment Tehran believes Israel will launch a preemptive strike aimed at drawing Trump into ordering US military action in the region before he leaves office in January. According to state-run English language PressTV, “The […]
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday defended the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and urged countries to stand up to Chinese bullying as he prepared for two potentially explosive international summits. Canada’s relations with both China and the U.S. figured prominently during a question-and-answer session with Trudeau ahead of Friday’s Asia-Pacific Economic […]
Many have feared US tensions with China are on such an edge on multiple fronts, also through allies in the region, that war could easily erupt based on what in normal times might be seen as a small encounter or incident. And now, Henry Kissinger has raised his warning levels during the opening session of […]