Beijing’s balancing act over North Korea

To placate the United States and signal displeasure with North Korea, China voted for the latest sanctions even as it insisted on watering them down to let...

Rohingya crisis: Is Arsa in Myanmar a group of terrorists or freedom fighters?

More than 300,000 people, most belonging to Burma's Rohingya ethnic group have fled their country in to neighboring Bangladesh. The United Nations says 313,000 people, most belonging to...

Stanislav Petrov, who saved the world from Nuclear Armageddon in 1983 dies at...

On September 26, 1983, Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov received a message that five nuclear missiles had been launched by the United States and were heading to...

Apparent ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Is Now Unfolding In Myanmar

By the latest estimates, roughly 313,000 refugees have fled Myanmar across the border into Bangladesh in a span of just over two weeks. Hardship awaits the fleeing...

Burmese colonel dismisses ethnic cleansing claims, asking ‘who would want to rape them?’

Earlier this year, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report alleged Rohingya women and girls as young as 13 had been raped and sexually assaulted by soldiers. A...

Merkel in diplomatic push on North Korea, to speak with Putin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin as part of high-level talks aimed at increasing pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program,...

Turkey orders former intelligence personnel detained in Gulen probe

Turkey issued arrest warrants for 63 people, including former National Intelligence Agency (MIT) personnel, over alleged links to the U.S.-based cleric accused of orchestrating last year’s attempted...

Possible economic impacts of war between the USA and North Korea

Tensions between the United States and North Korea remain highly elevated. Several provocations from the North Korean government in the form of unauthorized missile launches and the...

Hurricane Maria: Puerto Rico may be months without power

Hurricane Maria has knocked out power across the island of Puerto Rico, home to 3.5m people, officials have said. Flash flood warnings cover the entire island, which...

Donald Trump Calls Mexico, Offers Assistance After 7.1 Earthquake

According to a White House release detailing the conversation, Trump extended his condolences to the country after more than 200 people were killed in the earthquake on...

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