President Donald Trump has proposed zero aid in 2018 to the Tibetans, reversing the decades-old American policy of providing financial assistance to the community for safeguarding their distinct identity. The Trump administration now wants other countries to jump in.
The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia says Chinese officials have told Washington they have tightened border controls with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile activities.
South Korea has approved a civic group to contact North Korea over aid programs, the first such approval since North Korea’s nuclear test in January 2016. Friday’s announcement is a sign that the government led by new President Moon Jae-in is trying to find ways to improve strained ties with North Korea.
The activities of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior aide Jared Kushner have come under FBI scrutiny as part of the probe of Russian interference in last year’s presidential election, US media has reported.
Saudi Aramco plans to spend $18 billion in the next five years to expand its operations in the Americas, focusing on its U.S. oil refining subsidiary Motiva Enterprises, Motiva said on Thursday.
Addressing India’s concerns regarding the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) passing through Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), a United Nations report has said that the project might further ignite tensions between India and Pakistan.
A vast majority of Japanese companies have no interest to participate in China’s sweeping “Belt and Road” initiative, seeing greater business opportunities in other international economic co-operation, a poll shows.
After a warm welcome in the Middle East and a “fantastic” visit with the pope, U.S. President Donald Trump walks on shakier ground on Thursday when European Union and NATO leaders will press him on defence, trade, and environmental concerns.
Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte was accused of physically assaulting a reporter on the campaign trail on Wednesday, the eve of a special election to fill the state’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Hawaii is suing auto manufacturers Ford, Nissan and Toyota over air bags that can spew shrapnel when they deploy.