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World - International
11/26/2021 2:05:43 PM
Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday in a surprise one-day visit intended to reaffirm the United States' ``rock solid'' support for the self-governing island.

World - International
11/20/2021 10:16:51 PM
France sent dozens of elite police and counter-terrorism officers to its Caribbean island of Guadeloupe Saturday following looting and arson overnight in defiance of an overnight curfew.

World - International
11/20/2021 7:05:46 PM
Thousands took to the streets in Austria and Australia Saturday as anger mounted over new Covid restrictions imposed to tackle a resurgent pandemic, sparking overnight riots in a Dutch city and a French island.

World - Region
11/2/2021 7:19:46 PM
The island kingdom of Bahrain on Tuesday urged all its citizens in Lebanon to leave immediately as a diplomatic crisis escalates between Gulf Arab states and cash-strapped Lebanon.

World - International
10/31/2021 10:06:30 PM
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told the United States not to "betray its promises" on Taiwan at a rare meeting Sunday with Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as tensions run high over the island.

World - International
10/27/2021 10:08:46 AM
China insisted Wednesday that Taiwan had no right to join the United Nations, after the United States ratcheted up tensions with a call for the democratic island to have greater involvement in the world body.

Egypt - Society
10/19/2021 10:52:40 AM
A magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the Eastern Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday morning, with many residents in Egypt and other countries reporting having felt it. The earthquake struck 219 km south of the Greek island of Rhodes, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre.

World - Region
10/17/2021 3:34:41 PM
The body of a man was found dead on a boat carrying 44 other migrants that arrived Sunday at Spain's Gran Canaria island after a week at sea, Spain's coastguard said.

World - International
10/13/2021 12:16:31 PM
Hundreds of people on La Palma in Spain's Canary Islands awoke on Wednesday fearing for their homes and property after a new lava stream from an erupting volcano threatened to engulf another neighborhood on its way toward the Atlantic Ocean.

Egypt - Society
10/12/2021 1:20:47 PM
Egypt’s National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) recorded on Tuesday a 6.4-magnitude earthquake south of Crete island, 314 km north of Egypt’s Marsa Matrouh governorate at 11:24 am.

World - International
10/12/2021 1:17:14 PM
A strong earthquake has jolted the Greek island of Crete, three weeks after another temblor killed a man on the island and damaged hundreds of buildings.

World - International
10/11/2021 9:13:22 PM
Up to 3,000 residents of the Spanish island of La Palma on Monday were ordered to stay indoors after lava from a volcano destroyed a cement works, raising fresh fears of toxic gases.

World - International
10/9/2021 4:53:05 PM
China's President Xi Jinping said on Saturday that "peaceful reunification" with Taiwan "will be and can be realised", as tensions between Beijing and Taipei soared days after record numbers of Chinese warplanes crossed into the democratic island's air defence zone.

World - International
10/9/2021 11:04:27 AM
Chinese leader Xi Jinping said on Saturday that a 'peaceful' reunification of Taiwan with China's mainland was in Beijing's interests, despite ratcheted up military threats against the self-governing island.

World - International
10/7/2021 12:56:56 PM
The airport on the Spanish island of La Palma shut down again Thursday due to ashfall from a volcano that has been erupting for almost three weeks.

World - Region
10/6/2021 6:23:43 PM
The foreign minister of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus on Wednesday urged Lebanon's new government to implement reforms quickly, in order for the international community to unlock aid to crisis-stricken Lebanon.

World - Region
9/30/2021 12:07:30 PM
The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey's president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East - and says such an approach to geopolitics could adversely impact regional security.

World - Region
9/29/2021 5:58:19 PM
The foreign minister of the divided island of Cyprus is accusing Turkey's president of attempting to promote a new Ottoman empire in the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East _ and says such an approach to geopolitics could adversely impact regional security.

World - International
9/28/2021 3:35:22 PM
A rusty, overloaded fishing boat carrying 686 people arrived at an Italian island port amid new diplomatic efforts by Mediterranean governments to seek more European help in handling migrant arrivals.

Egypt - Society
9/27/2021 10:20:21 PM

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