September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022
USA

The US sending ‘dangerous signals’

China has accused the United States of sending “very wrong, dangerous signals” on Taiwan, and has told Washington that it had “no right to interfere” in whatever methods Beijing may use to “resolve” the Taiwan issue. 

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022
USA

Nasa scraps Moon launch again

Nasa has called off the scheduled Tuesday’s launch of its historic uncrewed mission to the Moon due to a tropical storm that is forecast to

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022
USA

US to develop drones with India

The United States and India will co-develop drones, a senior Pentagon official said Thursday, as Washington seeks closer ties with Delhi as a way of countering China.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022
USA

US, China top diplomats meet to contain high tensions on Taiwan

The top US and Chinese diplomats yesterday met in New York as soaring tensions show signs of easing, but Beijing issued a new warning against support for Taiwan.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022
USA

US aircraft carrier arrives in S Korea to ‘deter’ Pyongyang

A US aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea yesterday for the first time in nearly five years, ahead of joint drills in a show of force aimed at the nuclear-armed North.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022
USA

Marshall Islands halt negotiations with the US

The Marshall Islands halted key negotiations with the US yesterday over ongoing grievances relating to nuclear testing dating back 70 years on the atolls in the heart of the Pacific.

September 24, 2022
September 24, 2022
USA

‘We’re still in the tunnel’

The head of the World Health Organization on Thursday tempered his assertion that the end of the Covid-19 pandemic was near, warning that declaring the crisis over was “still a long way off”.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022
USA

Trump, children sued for fraud in New York

Donald Trump and family members lied to tax collectors, lenders and insurers for years in a scheme that routinely misstated the value of his properties to enrich themselves, according to a suit filed by New York’s attorney general on Wednesday.

September 23, 2022
September 23, 2022
USA

Climate loss, damage: UN chief wants ‘meaningful action’

The United Nations chief said Wednesday it was time for “meaningful action” on the issue of compensation for damage wrought by the climate crisis, especially in developing countries.

September 22, 2022
September 22, 2022
USA

Food security summit: World leaders vow urgent response

Global leaders on Tuesday called for urgent efforts to address global food insecurity amid fears of disastrous harvests next year, as Ukraine’s president blamed Russia for the crisis and sought the world’s “toughest reaction” against Moscow.