Taiwan accused China of using Sao Tome and Principe’s financial woes to push its “one China” policy after the small West African state ended ties with the self-ruled island.
The move underlines the growing strength of Moscow’s links with Tehran and Ankara, despite the murder on Monday of Russia’s envoy to Turkey.
Over the last three decades, under China’s infrastructure-led public investment boom, total aggregate debt has grown from $2.1 trillion to $28.2 trillion.
Continuing disappointment with their democracy means that Filipinos must now support a populist president.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan identified the attacker, who was later killed by security forces as a member of the Ankara riot police.
Japan is one of the top donors to the UN refugee agency but it accepts very few asylum seekers and provides little support for those who do make it.
The worst-hit areas in western Fiji were still recovering from February’s devastating Cyclone Winston, said Peter Egesa, CARE Australia’s emergency response manager.
The fate of those stuck in the last rebel bastion in Aleppo is still at stake after a series of sudden advances by the Syrian army and allied Shi’ite militias under an intense bombardment that pulverised large sections of the city.
“The Security Council must take steps to stem the flow of arms to South Sudan” Ban told the Security Council.
Trump garnered more than the 270 electoral votes required to win, despite half a dozen electors voting against their own states’ directives.
Scores of protesters have been arrested in the past 24 hours, mostly in the eastern city of Goma, according to human rights groups.
The unidentified suspect, a man around 30 years old who according to witnesses was wearing dark clothing and a dark wool cap, fled the mosque, police said.
The gestures could help ease concerns over the possibility of increasing political instability in Kuczynski’s government.
Investigators have recommended extending the search by 25,000 sq km further north, after conceding that they were probably looking in the wrong spot.
The nationality of the suspected driver, who fled the crash scene and was later arrested, was unclear, police said.
Proposed by France, the resolution calls for “unimpeded access” to East Aleppo in order to ensure the safety of evacuees and those that remain in the city.
In the second of a five-part interview centered around his new book, “Choices”, former national security advisor Shivshankar Menon discusses the border issue with China and the role of the special representatives.
Andrei Karlov was killed by an off-duty police officer who shouted “Don’t forget Aleppo” and “Allahu Akbar” as he opened fire.
Norwegian foreign minister Boerge Brende said the two countries would immediately resume negotiations on a free-trade deal.
An independent pollster asked 1,500 Filipinos nationwide if they were concerned that either they or someone they knew could fall victim to an extrajudicial killing, and 78% said they were either very worried or somewhat worried.
At least 25 residents of the Siberian city of Irkutsk have died after drinking bath oil, hoping it would give them the same sensation as alcohol.
Shinzo Abe and Vladimir Putin agreed to launch talks on joint economic activities on disputed islands at the centre of the territorial row as a step toward concluding a peace treaty formally ending World War Two.
Malaysia’s intervention in the Rakhine crisis marks a break with ASEAN members’ tradition of non-intervention in each other’s internal affairs.
Many residents fled to the safety of camps outside the city as it was being “liberated”, but a growing number of civilians are being dragged back into violence.
Officials said at least 60 other troops were wounded in the attack, which occurred near al-Sawlaban military base in Aden’s Khor Maksar district, Yemen.
With rising nationalism premised on religious identity on both sides of the border, religious minorities have to constantly prove their Pakistani- or Indian-ness.
Adama Barrow’s surprise victory and Yahya Jammeh’s initial decision to step down was seen across Africa as a moment of hope.
Videos posted on social media showed bearded men with guns cheering and shouting “God is great” after torching the green buses before they were able to reach the villages.
Bolivia’s constitution allows for presidents to serve two consecutive terms, although courts have decided that Morales’ first term, from 2006 to 2010, does not count because the country adapted a new constitution in 2009.
Though the three priests were found guilty by the Vatican, no charge has been brought forward by the El Salvadoran government.
The proposed new rules restricting the media’s access to parliament have triggered the biggest political standoff between the conservative PiS and the more liberal opposition yet.
Although repatriation is not compulsory, Islamabad has stepped up pressure to send people back and numbers have risen sharply in recent months.
Anticipating a showdown, the government plans to block most social media in order to prevent demonstrations and has set up security checkpoints throughout Kinshasa.
The underwater drone was seized by Chinese authorities on Thursday. Beijing state media has been reporting that China considers it a part of surveillance in the South China Sea by the US.
Republican and Democrat senators called for a special bipartisan panel to investigate cyber attacks against the US with a focus on Russia’s alleged efforts to influence the US presidential election.
Jordanian security forces said they killed four “terrorist outlaws” after flushing them out of a castle in the southern city of Karak where they had holed up after a shoot-out that killed nine people.
New Zealand’s new prime minister Bill English announced his cabinet on Sunday, introducing four new faces and re-jigging his inner leadership group.
Henry Heimlich, the maverick who came up with a manoeuvre credited with saving thousands of choking victims, died on Saturday at the age of 96.
Scandinavia’s innovative education models present a more diverse and realistic image of the world we live in, and steer clear of gender stereotypes.
The former president’s lawyers said he had no role in the selection of the Saab Gripen fighter jets in 2013 and obtained no illicit gains related to the deal.