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World - International
8/25/2022 10:57:21 PM
US Sen. Marsha Blackburn arrived in Taiwan on Thursday, in the second visit by members of Congress since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's trip earlier this month sharply raised tensions with China.

World - Region
8/25/2022 5:33:40 PM
Two US air strikes in as many days this week on groups in Syria allegedly backed by Iran have raised questions about the actors involved and the tensions stoking the flare-up.

World - International
8/24/2022 6:49:19 PM
US and European Union envoys met with Kosovo's prime minister on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to avert further tensions with Serbia after a meeting last week in Brussels ended with no agreement on a dispute between the former Balkan war foes.

World - Region
8/23/2022 6:11:10 PM
The United Nations on Tuesday voiced "deep concern" over growing tensions between rival Libyan forces, calling for "immediate" moves to calm the situation.

World - International
8/23/2022 3:01:48 PM
Taiwan's president invoked an armed conflict in 1958 as an example of the island's resolve to defend itself as she met Tuesday with more foreign visitors amid the highest tensions with China in decades.

World - Region
8/23/2022 11:02:41 AM
Several hundred supporters of Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr launched a sit-in outside Iraq's top judicial body on Tuesday, ratcheting up tensions in a showdown with a rival Shiite alliance.

World - International
8/22/2022 10:53:07 AM
Pakistani police have filed terrorism charges against former Prime Minister Imran Khan, authorities said Monday, escalating political tensions in the country as the ousted premier holds mass rallies seeking to return to office.

World - International
8/18/2022 7:12:30 PM
EU-mediated "crisis management" talks Thursday between Serbia and Kosovo failed to quell rising tensions between the Balkan neighbours, but further dialogue will take place, the bloc's diplomatic chief said.

World - International
8/14/2022 3:19:57 PM
A delegation of American lawmakers is visiting Taiwan just 12 days after a visit by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that angered China.

World - Region
8/13/2022 10:57:34 PM
Two rival Shiite Muslim blocs are holding competing sit-ins in Baghdad, ramping up tensions in conflict-weary Iraq, but shopkeeper Mustafa says he's more worried about how he's going to make a living.

War in Ukraine - Humanitarian
8/12/2022 1:18:19 PM
When Nadiya Gorbunova speaks about her neighbours -- queuing at a post office in the Ukrainian town of Mykolaivka -- she crosses the street and lowers her voice.

World - Africa
8/9/2022 6:27:03 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in DR Congo on Tuesday for a one-day visit expected to focus on a conflict in the east of the country that has sparked tensions with Rwanda.

World - International
8/9/2022 11:51:44 AM
Taiwan's foreign minister said Tuesday that China is using military drills to rehearse an invasion of the self-governing island democracy, while Taiwan's military began its own live-fire exercises in a show of readiness to thwart off a potential attack.

World - Africa
8/9/2022 11:50:50 AM
Kenyans are voting Tuesday in an unusual presidential election, where a longtime opposition leader who is backed by the outgoing president faces the brash deputy president who styles himself as the outsider and a ``hustler.''

World - International
8/7/2022 11:52:50 AM
China's live-fire drills around Taiwan -- which saw vessels encircle the democratically ruled island -- have offered an unprecedented insight into how Beijing may conduct a military campaign against its neighbour.

World - International
8/7/2022 11:41:32 AM
China's largest-ever military exercises surrounding Taiwan were drawing to a close on Sunday following a controversial visit last week to the self-ruled island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/5/2022 1:30:20 PM
Russia said Friday it was expelling 14 Bulgarian consular and embassy staff in response to Sofia's "unmotivated" decision to expel Russian diplomatic personnel as tensions rage over Moscow's offensive in Ukraine.

World - International
8/4/2022 11:39:33 AM
After infuriating China over her trip to Taiwan, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met South Korean political leaders in Seoul on Thursday but avoided making direct public comments on cross-Strait relations that could have further increased regional tensions.

World - International
8/4/2022 10:51:29 AM
China says it conducted ``precision missile strikes'' in the Taiwan Strait on Thursday as part of military exercises that have raised tensions in the region to their highest level in decades.

Business - Economy
8/2/2022 7:59:04 PM
Stock markets fell Tuesday as investors dumped risky equities on spiking China-US tensions over a visit by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan.

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