Politics

8 dead after knife attack in China’s Xinjiang

8 dead after knife attack in China's Xinjiang

15 February 2017 – Eight people were killed in China’s far western Xinjiang region, including three knife-wielding assailants, in the latest outbreak of violence in the volatile territory, authorities said...

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

Indian anti-terror police seize Daesh kill list

10 February 2017 – Counter-terrorism officers in India have discovered a “kill list” of information technology experts who have helped track down Daesh terrorists, a security official said yesterday. The...

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

NGO critical over Greek island migrant deaths

31 January 2017 – Three migrants died in Moria camp, Lesbos in the past week, a Greek Migration Ministry spokesman confirmed today. According to Kyriakos Mantouvalos, a 20-year-old Egyptian migrant...

8 soldiers killed in clash with NPA rebels in Philippines

8 soldiers killed in clash with NPA rebels in Philippines

25 January 2017 – At least eight soldiers and a rebel were killed in a clash in North Cotabato, amid peace talks between the government and communist leaders in Rome,...

Philippines takes ASEAN helm at summit

Philippines takes ASEAN helm at summit

16 January 2017 – Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) gathered in the Philippines yesterday for the launch of the nation’s president, Rodrigo Duterte, as chairman of...

UK minister says early Northern Ireland elections likely

UK minister says early Northern Ireland elections likely

11 January 2017 – Britain’s minister for Northern Ireland told lawmakers today an early election in the U.K. territory “looks highly likely” after the sudden resignation of a key member...

Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

Truck-bomb kills 9 policemen in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula

10 January 2017 – At least nine Egyptian policemen were killed yesterday, and another ten injured when a massive truck bomb exploded at a security checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula, according to...

Syrian rebels retreat in Aleppo in terrifying collapse

Syrian rebels retreat in Aleppo in terrifying collapse

13 December 2016 – Syrian rebels retreated from former strongholds in eastern Aleppo in a “terrifying” collapse yesterday, holding onto a small sliver of territory packed with fighters and...

Francois Fillon wins French conservative primary

Francois Fillon wins French conservative primary

28 November 2016 – Former Prime Minister Francois Fillon has taken a big lead in the primary race for becoming the French right’s presidential candidate, who later also declared himself...

No change to foreign policy during transition

No change to foreign policy during transition

10 November 2016 – The State Department today said the U.S. stance regarding sanctions against Russia will not change following the election of Donald Trump to the presidency. “Our stance...