Friday, August 12, 2022

International News

Russian journalist detained, charged over war criticism

Russian authorities detained a former state TV journalist who quit after staging an on-air protest against Moscow’s war in Ukraine and charged her Wednesday...

India, UK working intensivelyto meet Diwali deadline for FTA

India and the UK will continue to work intensively to meet the Diwali deadline at the end of October for a Free Trade Agreement...

N. Korea claims victory over virus, blames Seoul

In a striking speech before thousands of North Koreans, leader Kim Jong Un’s sister said he suffered a fever while guiding the country to...

US cannot allow China’s ‘new normal’ over Taiwan, says Pelosi

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that Washington cannot allow Beijing to establish a “new normal” in Taiwan with its provocative drills and warplane...

China renews its threat to attack Taiwan

China on Thursday renewed its threat to attack Taiwan following almost a week of war games near the island. Taiwan has called Beijing’s claims...

Japan PM names new Cabinet, shifting some over church ties

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida reshuffled his Cabinet on Wednesday in an apparent bid to distance his administration from the conservative Unification Church over...

Russia targets reporter with raid, probe over war criticism

Russian authorities on Wednesday raided the home of a former state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest against Moscow’s war in...

Boris Johnson defends leaving cost-of-living crisis to new UK PM

Outgoing British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has defended leaving his successor, either former Chancellor Rishi Sunak or Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, to deal with...