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US officials see progress in China trade talks

The United States and China wrapped up high‑level trade talks in Chicago, with US officials hailing progress in a range of areas including medicines,...

In dealings with the West, Erdogan holds all the cards

President Tayyip Erdogan's tightening grip on power is likely to meet little more than symbolic resistance from the West next year, as Turkey's...

Sri Lanka opposition to address war crimes concerns

Sri Lanka's main opposition Friday promised to address international concerns over war crimes and normalise relations with regional superpower India...

Japan, US extend deadline for new Asian security guidelines

Japan and the United States on Friday extended by six months a deadline to revise guidelines for their security cooperation in order to give Tokyo a more...

Israel raps Palestinian U.N. draft as 'gimmick'

Israel's foreign minister on Thursday described as a gimmick a Palestinian‑proposed U. N. Security Council draft resolution that calls for a...

China to set up satellite, radar network to strengthen maritime power

China will set up an offshore observation network, including satellite and radar stations, to...

EU needs united approach to Russia for a solution to Ukraine conflict

The European Union must be united in its approach toward Russia if it wants to find a solution to the...

Brazil lawmakers decline Rousseff Petrobras charges

A committee of lawmakers probing corruption allegations at Brazilian oil firm Petrobras said Thursday it would not recom

Despite billions in aid, US unable to get Pakistan to confront militants

Since 2001 the United States has tried virtually every strategy available to persuade Pakistan's...

A post-election flurry: Obama tests his powers

With a recent streak of activism, President Barack Obama is shaking up the governing status quo and