US Secretary of State Antony Blinken confirmed today that the United States has reopened an embassy in Kyiv, nearly three months after withdrawing its diplomats and suspending work due to the military operation in Ukraine. "The Ukrainian peop..
Any major North Korea weapons test over the next five days could overshadow U.S. President Joe Biden's broader trip focus on bolstering Asian allies against China, analysts say. Despite the Biden administration's vow to break a stalemate i..
Sri Lanka is expected to be placed into default by rating agencies on Wednesday after the non-payment of coupons on two of its sovereign bonds, while the energy minister said the country had run out of money to pay for fuel. An economic crisis unp..
Severe flooding has disrupted life in the northeastern state of Assam. Train and road transport services have been hit, making it harder for officials to send relief material to remote areas. The state’s disaster management officials told..
Israeli occupation forces arrested today four Palestinians from the village of Beit Dajan, east of Nablus in the West Bank. Local press sources reported that the occupation forces arrested the four Palestinians from a vehicle in the Al-Sahel area,..
China urged the US to handle Taiwan-related issues "prudently and properly." China rejects and deplores that the United States should insist on signing the bill, which will help Taiwan regain observer status in the World Health Organization..
The Finnish parliament voted today to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) by a large majority of more than 95% At the conclusion of a two-day parliamentary session the draft of the country's accession to NATO was approved by 188 vo..
The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn, the former CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN.O), to compel him to register as an agent of China and accused him of lobbying then-President Donald Trump at Beijing's behest in 2017. Wynn's law..
Concerns grew on Wednesday for the welfare of more than 250 Ukrainian fighters who surrendered to Russian forces at the Azovstal steelworks in Mariupol after weeks of desperate resistance. The surrender brought an end to the most devastating siege..