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World - International
8/2/2022 5:14:26 PM
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday night despite threats from Beijing of serious consequences, becoming the highest-ranking American official in 25 years to visit the self-ruled island claimed by China.

World - International
8/2/2022 9:52:43 AM
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Malaysia on Tuesday for the second leg of an Asian tour that has been overshadowed by an expected stop in Taiwan, which would escalate tensions with Beijing that claims the self-ruled island as its own territory.

World - International
7/31/2022 5:31:21 PM
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory.

World - International
7/30/2022 1:08:07 PM
China said it was conducting military exercises Saturday off its coast opposite Taiwan after warning Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the U.S. House of Representatives to scrap possible plans to visit the island democracy, which Beijing claims as part of its territory.

World - International
7/29/2022 3:24:45 PM
The World Bank said Friday it would not offer new funding to Sri Lanka unless the bankrupt island nation carried out "deep structural reforms" to stabilise its crashing economy.

World - International
7/27/2022 12:01:54 PM
A 7.0-magnitude earthquake killed at least four people in the northern Philippines Wednesday, toppling buildings, and shaking high-rise towers more than 300 kilometres (185 miles) away in the capital Manila.

World - International
7/26/2022 1:17:12 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's reported plans to travel to Taiwan have upended Washington's political divide, with a rift emerging with President Joe Biden over the visit to the self-governing island while prominent Republicans offer encouragement to a political opponent they normally scorn.

World - International
7/25/2022 1:31:33 PM
Taiwan's capital staged air raid drills Monday and its military mobilized for routine defense exercises, coinciding with concerns over a forceful Chinese response to a possible visit to the island by U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.

World - Region
7/24/2022 6:39:40 PM
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday criticized Greece for allegedly violating a settlement that has governed relations between the rivals for nearly a century.

World - International
7/23/2022 5:45:47 PM
Tourists and residents were evacuated on Saturday from a popular resort on the Greek island of Lesbos as a wildfire destroyed homes in the beachside village of Vatera.

World - Region
7/16/2022 12:20:09 AM
President Joe Biden Biden announced from Jeddah that Peacekeepers including US troops would leave the Red Sea island of Tiran by the end of the year.

World - International
7/13/2022 1:27:47 PM
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday sailed a destroyer close to China-controlled islands in the South China Sea in what Washington said was a patrol aimed at asserting freedom of navigation through the strategic seaway.

World - Region
7/11/2022 4:42:14 PM
Greece's prime minister called Monday on Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to clarify whether a map displayed by a nationalist ally of Erdogan's that showed several major, inhabited Greek islands as Turkish is official Turkish policy.

World - International
7/10/2022 3:42:41 PM
Sri Lanka's prime minister said late last month that the island nation's debt-laden economy had ``collapsed'' as it runs out of money to pay for food and fuel. Short of cash to pay for imports of such necessities and already defaulting on its debt, it is seeking help from neighboring India and China and from the International Monetary Fund.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/7/2022 9:45:30 AM
Foreign ministers from the Group of 20 leading rich and developing nations are gathering in Indonesia's resort island of Bali for talks bound to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine despite an agenda focused on global cooperation and food and energy security.

War in Ukraine - Economy
7/6/2022 2:01:57 PM
Sri Lanka's President Gotabaya Rajapaksa said Wednesday that he had a telephone call with Russian leader Vladimir Putin to request credit support to import fuel for the island nation that is facing its worst economic crisis in memory.

World - International
7/4/2022 2:17:39 PM
Japan protested to Beijing after spotting Chinese and Russian warships just outside its territorial waters around the disputed East China Sea islands on Monday.

War in Ukraine - Military
7/1/2022 1:02:08 PM
Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near the Ukrainian port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 19 people, authorities reported, a day after Russian forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/30/2022 6:36:53 PM
Russian forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island Thursday, potentially easing the threat to the vital Ukrainian port city of Odesa, but kept up their push to encircle the last stronghold of resistance in the eastern province of Luhansk.

Business - Economy
6/27/2022 4:52:26 PM
Sri Lanka is sending two government ministers to Russia to negotiate for fuel, one of the necessities nearly exhausted amid the Indian Ocean island nation's economic collapse.

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