Saudi Arabia and its allies said early Monday they had decided to extend by 48 hours the deadline for Qatar to accept their list of demands to lift a de facto blockade.
Emmanuel Macron’s penchant for using regal symbols to give his presidency a touch of majesty will be on display on Monday when France’s new leader addresses both houses of parliament in the splendour of Versailles.
A chastened Japanese Prime Minister vowed Monday to win back public support after his party suffered a historic drubbing in local elections that media chalked up to growing arrogance and analysts said threatened his continued hold on power.
US President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on the news media Sunday by tweeting a video — bizarre even by his standards — showing him knocking down and beating a professional wrestling “villain” whose face had been replaced by a CNN logo.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told US counterpart Donald Trump on Monday that Sino-US relations have been hit by “negative factors” in a phone call following days of US actions that have vexed Beijing.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday rejected claims from his siblings that he abused power and engaged in nepotism as he faced parliament over a family feud that has shocked Singapore.
The passage of a US warship close to a disputed island in the South China Sea was a “serious political and military provocation”, Beijing said, one that could further strain relations between the superpowers
A major NGO centre in Budapest said Friday could be forced to close after authorities withdrew its trading licences, in what observers say is another attack on US billionaire George Soros.
China has reiterated its hope on having a peaceful solution to the territorial disputes in the strategic South China Sea (SCS)/West Philippine Sea (WPS), as China and the Philippines continue to strengthen bilateral relations.
A government minister was mocked on social media for urinating in public despite the prime minister’s flagship public hygiene drive as pictures of the embarrassing incident were splashed over front pages Friday.
The Islamic State group has lost more than 60 percent of its territory and 80 percent of its revenue, an analysis firm said Thursday, as the jihadist “caliphate” turns three.
Xi Jinping’s every word is being closely watched during his first visit to politically divided Hong Kong as China’s leader, but his wife is stealing some of the spotlight in a soft power push by Beijing.
US President Donald Trump’s brutal personal attack Thursday on television host Mika Brzezinski drew sharp and instant condemnation from politicians across the political spectrum.
Three of Beijing’s outposts on contested South China Sea reefs are close to being ready for the deployment of military assets including mobile missile launchers, a US think tank reported Thursday.
Investigators have widened a corruption probe into the French assets of three African ruling families, charging the daughter and son-in-law of Congo’s President Denis Sassou Nguesso, judicial sources told AFP on Sunday.
The next US election is still more than 1,200 days away, but Donald Trump is already drumming up cash to pay for his campaign — and chose the Trump International Hotel, two steps from the White House, as a fundraising venue.
China vowed Thursday to continue providing the Philippines with “necessary assistance”, a day after Beijing donated thousands of weapons to the country to help its fight against Islamist gunmen.
Time Magazine said Wednesday it has asked the Trump Organization to take down a mock front cover celebrating Donald Trump’s business record that is on display in several of the president’s golf clubs.
The Chinese bilyonaryo who financed the construction of the 10,000-bed capacity drug rehabilitation center in Luzon is under investigation by authorities in Beijing over allegations of corruption, the Financial Times reported Wednesday (June 28).
Asian markets turned negative on Wednesday as Republicans’ struggle to push through controversial health care legislation fuels concerns about the chances of Donald Trump passing his much-vaunted economic agenda.
Former British mercenary Simon Mann, who led a failed 2004 coup in Equatorial Guinea, has accused US billionaire George Soros of since plotting to overthrow its president, in testimony at a high-profile trial in Paris.
President Donald Trump’s pullout from the Paris climate accord has triggered a bipartisan push from US mayors to stick to the emissions cuts Washington had pledged to hit, a US official said Tuesday.
Michel Temer on Monday became the first president of Brazil to face criminal charges while still in office. Here are the five main people to watch in the growing scandal.
North Korea compared US President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler on Tuesday in its latest diatribe, amid high tensions over Pyongyang’s military ambitions and ahead of a visit to Washington by South Korea’s new leader.