Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by US commandos in 2011 in a major blow to the militant group which carried out the September 11, 2001 attacks.
A Reuters report has revealed how military-run medical facilities across China regularly provide – and advertise – treatments that are not approved by the Chinese health ministry.
The US and South Korea said on July 8 that the THAAD anti-missile system will be used to counter North Korea’s growing nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities.
NATO allies agreed on July 9 to help fund Afghan security forces to the tune of around $1 billion annually over the next three years
Before the bill is signed into law by President Barack Obama, it must pass the Senate where it is yet to be tabled.
Many lawmakers have turned positive about Trump’s presidential run, while there are still some who remain critical of his stance on many issues.
China, which backed the latest UN sanctions against North Korea in March, objects to the proposed THAAD deployment in the South, as the system’s radar can reach into its territory.
The attack occurred as largely peaceful protests unfolded around the US after the shooting of Philando Castile, 32, by police near St. Paul, Minnesota, late on July 6.
Editorials in the influential Global Times newspaper appear ahead of a July 12 international court ruling on competing claims in the South China Sea.
Of the 17 people arrested by Turkish government, 11 are foreigners from Russia, Uzbekistan, Dagestan.
As local forces struggle to get into active battle against a resilient insurgency, the US’s decision remains a sore point.
Besides the conflict with Philippines, China has been angered by US patrols in the South China Sea and as a result, will be holding military drills in the sea.
Brushing Aside Criticism for Blocking India’s NSG Bid, Chinese Media Says Country ‘Still Stuck’ in 1962 War Mindset
Continuing to justify China’s stand to block New Delhi’s bid, Chinese media has repeated the argument that signing the NPT is a must for India to join the NSG.
Islamic State has carried out a series of bombing and shooting attacks in Saudi Arabia since mid-2014 that have killed scores of people.
The attack in Dhaka could be the work of local radical groups seeking publicity through their gruesome acts but the common discourse is international
Analysts see new phase, tactics in terror campaign of the Islamic State
Private contractors can provide immediate relief to a conflict-torn region, but run the risk of damaging the very fabric of the international state system in the long run.
After the Orlando shooting that killed 49 people and wounded 53 more at a gay nightclub, gun-control proponents ratcheted up pressure for meaningful legislation.
Japan’s fast-ageing society is one where political activism has a bad name and views and votes are overwhelmed by a more powerful older generation.
Prospects of a political deal appear dim due to the conflict between US and Russia on Assad’s future.
In the summer of 1946, the US government detonated the first of many atomic bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. Seventy years of radiation exposure later, residents are still fighting for justice.
Nate Silver, a polling data analyst, rose to prominence when he perfectly predicted the results of the 2012 general election, with accurate readings for all 50 states.
New Delhi must also engage with Beijing on talks on strategic stability which could change China’s mindset on India’s nuclear status.
The change would mean that US military deployments to Turkey would be reduced to one year from two and troops would not be allowed to bring their families.
House Democrats are legitimising error-prone, Islamophobic terrorist “watch lists” as the basis for gun control. That won’t make anyone safer.
Thailand was downgraded to the lowest ranking in June 2014 just weeks after the military seized power.
The CTBTO invited members from all echelons of global society – scholars, academia, youth, artists and the media – to restart discussions on the test-ban’s legal entry into force.
US had been looking to Britain as a bridge with the EU to strengthen defence strategies against Russia and Mediterranean threat.
Al Qaeda-affiliated al Shabaab militants claimed an attack on a hotel in Mogadishu as part of a continuing offensive to overthrow the western-backed government.
Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook acknowledged parallels between the populist anger and anti-establishment fervour that fuelled the Brexit vote and Trump’s rise to the nomination.
As many as 25 homes had been burned down in Kowt district, and five civilians were reported kidnapped.
Inside the bureaucratic system of the US, such a recognition removes a number of major export control hurdles for India.
Far from being geopolitically savvy, India has displayed petulance and a sense of entitlement in its attitude towards NSG membership.
The goal is to put more pressure on the Taliban, who control or content more territory in Afghanistan than at any time since they were ousted in 2001.
China successfully stared down the US in Seoul while trying to control the nuclear order – once an American playing field where Washington set the rules.
The Erskine fire has been the worst in an already intense California fire season.
Once among Latin America’s most prosperous nations, Venezuela has plunged into unrest and a harsh economic slowdown. Long lines for food and medicines have led to protests and opposition calls for a recall referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
In Texas and other states, the Brexit vote came too late for US secessionists to use it as a springboard to launch drives resulting in ballot measures for the November election.
Britain’s vote to leave the EU threatens not only President Obama’s security efforts across the globe but the US economic recovery and the international trade agenda he is pursuing in his final seven months in office.
The Republican-led Senate had been for long opposing Obama’s policy for giving recognition to the immigrants.