China considers proudly democratic Taiwan to be a wayward province and has never renounced the use of force to bring the island under its control.
Rural Americans are increasingly unhappy with Trump’s handling of healthcare after he lobbied for a Republican plan to overhaul Obamacare.
The October 22 election pits Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party-led coalition against the less than one-month-old Party of Hope headed by popular Yuriko Koike.
The EU has shown no interest in an independent Catalonia, despite an appeal by Puigdemont for Brussels to mediate in the crisis.
The insurgents said on Saturday they were ready to respond to any peace move by the government, even though the ceasefire was ending at midnight on Monday.
In Madrid, some socialists have suggested Basque could serve as a model for a compromise that would defuse Spain’s biggest political crisis since a failed coup in 1981.
This is the second court ruling that fixed the government’s responsibility after a Maebashi district court decision in March.
“The doctors are always telling us that they’re going to help us and heal us, but we can’t always get to them and they’re not able to get to us.”
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamouring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Small and medium sized businesses across the country report tumbling sales, undermining job creation and damaging sentiment in industries crucial to Modi’s political powerbase.
Duterte enjoys a cult-like following and support from millions of Filipinos, who see him as the best hope for change.
The court also upheld the life sentence an SIT court had awarded to 20 others convicted.
The prosecutor has called for jail sentences of up to 15 years on terrorism charges for a group of rights activists including the local head of Amnesty International.
Koike’s Party of Hope is challenging Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party-led ruling coalition in an October 22 election.
“He concerns me. He would have to concern anyone who cares about our nation,” the senator, who announced his retirement last month, said.
Merkel agreed to put a number on how many people Germany would accept per year on humanitarian grounds, namely a net total of around 200,000 individuals.
The Catalan government says more than 90% of people who voted in an October 1 referendum voted in favour of independence from Spain.
Kim Yo Jong was named as an alternate member of the politburo within the ruling Workers’ Party of Korea – the opaque, all-powerful party organ where top state affairs are decided.
On September 12, the apex court had temporarily lifted its earlier order and permitted sale of firecrackers.
May has seen her authority erode since calling and then bungling an election in June, which cost her Conservatives their majority in parliament.
The boat sank near Shah Porir Dwip on the southern tip of Bangladesh late on Sunday with up to 35 people on board, the Bangladeshi police said.
The very idea of collective self-government tempts us into thinking that citizens must be perpetually fixated on the task of ruling themselves.
Soon after Sputnik’s launch, the military realised that spacecraft would be great for reconnaissance – spysats. These are now commonplace.
Mathematicians have been playing around with pattern formation equations since Alan Turing published his seminal paper in 1952.
The body parts, a knife and some of Wall’s clothes in bags weighted down by bits of metal were found in Koge Bay on Friday by Danish navy divers.
Royal Guards killed the gunman, who was identified in the statement as Mansour al-Amri, a 28-year-old Saudi national.
Nate comes on the heels of three other major storms, Harvey, Irma and Maria, which devastated Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, respectively.
A final vote count on Saturday showed National lost some ground to the Labour-Green bloc from a preliminary tally, even though it still held the largest number of seats in parliament.
The Sunday Times said it asked May about her plans for Johnson, who has professed loyalty but is accused by some of the prime minister’s allies of undermining her.
Trump did not make clear to what he was referring, but his comments seemed to be a further suggestion that military action was on his mind.
Despite the passionate for which they are usually fought, independence movements are rarely successful and their outcomes less than hoped for.
All six Indian cities where matches are being held exceeded international safe levels for air quality in October 2016.
Amidst violence and insecurity, nine gang hotspots in Tegucigalpa are rewriting their future.
A scholar analyses the history of the Nobel Peace Prize to ask: What difference has it made?
A US official acknowledged indications that North Korea could be preparing for the test on or around October 10, the anniversary of the ruling party.
Nate is set to become a Category 1 hurricane, the weakest on a five-category scale used by meteorologists, by the time it hits the US central Gulf Coast on Saturday evening or Saturday night.
The youth wing of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives said on Friday the bloc had a credibility problem on migration.
Trump removed a US trade embargo and other penalties that had effectively cut Sudan off from much of the global financial system.
Police, state-aligned media and the religious establishment all see it as a public duty to combat the ‘spread’ of homosexuality.
Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court voided the August 8th presidential election, citing irregularities, but did not criticise any specific individual.