Malaysia urges ASEAN states to engage Myanmar junta's rivals

By Panu Wongcha-um BANGKOK - Malaysia wants a clear endgame in Myanmar' faltering peace process and is advocating direct engagement by ASEAN states with the junta's opponents, and bringing other...

China extends military drills around Taiwan after Pelosi visit

By Yimou Lee and Ryan Woo TAIPEI/BEIJING - Chinese navy ships remained active off both Taiwan's east and west coasts on Wednesday morning, a source briefed on the matter told Reuters, as Beijing...

Marketmind: Suspended in time

A look at the day ahead in markets from Anshuman Daga Are markets displaying signs of nervousness? Probably. Most asset classes show no big moves before Wednesday's release of U.S. CPI data. After...

WW2 bomb revealed in drought-hit waters of Italy's River Po

BORGO VIRGILIO, Italy (Reuters) - Heatwaves sweeping Europe this summer have brought not just record high temperatures and scorched fields: the drought-stricken waters of Italy's River Po are...

Away from Gaza, Islamic Jihad digs in against Israel on West Bank

By James Mackenzie and Ali Sawafta JENIN, West Bank - For the masked gunmen in Jenin refugee camp, Israel's unannounced strike against Islamic Jihad in Gaza on Friday can have come as little...

European Stock Futures Edge Lower; Geopolitical Risks Rise

By Peter Nurse Investing.com - European stock markets are expected to open slightly lower Tuesday amid caution ahead of key U.S. inflation data as well as rising geopolitical tensions. At 02:00 AM...

Taiwanese foreign minister warns China preparing for invasion

By Sarah Wu and Yimou Lee TAIPEI - Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as an...

Taiwanese foreign minister warns China preparing for invasion

Taiwan's foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit as an excuse to prepare for an invasion of...

In first visit to China, South Korean foreign minister seeks to reassure Beijing over U.S. ties

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL - South Korea foreign minister Park Jin is set for his first visit to China on Monday as President Yoon Suk-yeol's government seeks to reassure Beijing about their...

Taiwan is not a part of U.S. but Chinese territory, says Chinese foreign minister

BEIJING - Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said on Sunday that Taiwan is not part of the United States but Chinese territory, in the latest diplomatic invective against U.S. policy since a visit...

Bangladesh seeks China's help to repatriate Rohinya refugees

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh on Sunday sought cooperation from China to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar during a visit by Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who promised better trade ties,...

Leftist Petro takes office in Colombia amid economic, social challenges

By Luis Jaime Acosta BOGOTA - Gustavo Petro will on Sunday become Colombia's first leftist president, elected by voters who hope he can carry out ambitious social and economic reforms meant to...

US allies rattled by China’s aggressive response to Pelosi’s Taiwan visit

‘A dangerous, dangerous moment for the whole world’, says Singaporean foreign minister

Venezuela, Colombia border towns expectant of changes

SAN JUAN DE COLON, Venezuela (AP) — The freight company owned by Alfredo Rosales and his brothers was hustling, its 50 or so trucks constantly on the go hauling about 1 million tons of coal,...

Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes flattened homes in Gaza on Saturday and rocket barrages into southern Israel persisted, raising fears of an escalation in a conflict that has killed...

ASEAN special envoy to Myanmar warns on further executions

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Efforts by Myanmar’s neighbors to help restore peace and normalcy to the strife-torn Southeast Asian nation were hindered by the country’s recent executions of four...

Australia Blasts China's Taiwan Drills As "Disproportionate & Destabilizing"

Australia Blasts China's Taiwan Drills As "Disproportionate & Destabilizing" - Warns Of Miscalculation The United States' closest regional partner and member of the "Five Eyes"...

News Wrap: Israeli airstrikes pound Gaza killing at least 10, wounding dozens

In our news wrap Friday, Israeli strikes pounded Gaza killing at least 10 including a militant commander, Russia's foreign minister says Moscow is open to discussing a prisoner exchange involving...

At least 2 rockets fired from Gaza after Israeli strikes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel’s Kan TV showed at least two rockets fired from Gaza being intercepted as air raid sirens went off in central and southern Israel.The rocket fire came after...

Kremlin Now "Ready To Discuss" Griner Prisoner Swap Following Stiff Sentence: Lavrov

Kremlin Now "Ready To Discuss" Griner Prisoner Swap Following Stiff Sentence: Lavrov Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed Friday while in Cambodia for a regional summit...

Russia "ready to discuss" prisoner swap for Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan

Moscow is "ready to discuss" a prisoner swap for WNBA star Brittney Griner and Marine Corps veteran Paul Whelan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday. Why it matters: Lavrov's...

Escobar: How A Missile In Kabul Connects To A Speaker In Taipei

Escobar: How A Missile In Kabul Connects To A Speaker In Taipei Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Cradle, Washington’s hard power display of taking out Al-Qaeda’s Al-Zawahiri will not...

UK PM hopefuls Sunak and Truss clash over recession warning in debate

By Andrew MacAskill LONDON - British foreign minister Liz Truss clashed over the future of the economy with former finance minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday as the two contenders to be Britain's...

Truss Leads Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister

Foreign Minister Liz Truss has consolidated her lead in recent days over her rival Rishi Sunak. Ms. Truss promises she can deliver lower taxes to get Britain’s moribund economy growing again....

U.S. opposes any effort to change Taiwan status quo , Blinken says

By David Brunnstrom PHNOM PENH -The United States opposes any unilateral efforts to change the Taiwan status quo, especially by force, and its policy on Taiwan has not changed, Secretary of State...

Taiwan tensions: China condemns 'manic' visit as Pelosi continues tour

"Manic, irresponsible and irrational": China's foreign minister reacts to Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit.

Belarus Tests Troop Readiness Near Ukraine Border: Kyiv

Ukraine's foreign minister has vowed to sever diplomatic ties with Belarus should its army intervene in the Russia-Ukraine war.

Truss Leads Race to Become Next U.K. Prime Minister

The British foreign minister has consolidated her lead in recent days over her rival Rishi Sunak, partly by promising she can deliver lower taxes to get Britain’s moribund economy growing again.

China emphasizes ties with Southeast Asia in Cambodia meet

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed his country's efforts to strengthen ties with Southeast Asian nations at a meeting Thursday with their foreign ministers,...

China's top diplomat told of possible Pelosi Taiwan trip in July, U.S. official says

By David Brunnstrom TOKYO - The possibility of U.S. house speaker Nancy Pelosi visiting Taiwan was raised with China's foreign minister last month and there were no plans for the two countries'...

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