A border standoff between Chinese and Indian troops on a remote Himalayan platea heightens long-standing tensions while ensnaring a tiny kingdom, Bhutan, in between
Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says Brexit has given Britain the opportunity to 'think afresh' about its international role, while maintaining close ties with its European partners
French President Emmanuel Macron says Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar, the military commander based in the remote east of the vast country, have shown 'historic courage' in talks outside Paris
The sanctions package 'tightens the screws on our most dangerous adversaries in order to keep Americans safe,' House Speaker Paul Ryan said after the vote
(UPDATED) The move by the 4 Arab governments comes despite mounting international pressure to compromise in their weeks-old boycott of their fellow US ally
(4th UPDATE) The move comes after intensive international diplomacy seeking to stop the outbreak of wider unrest, with warnings that it could spread far beyond Israel and the Palestinian territories
French President Emmanuel Macron will host the meeting
The standoff started more than a month ago after Chinese troops started building a road on a remote plateau, which is disputed by China and Bhutan
Two Jordanians are killed and an Israeli seriously wounded in a shooting at the Jewish state's embassy
(UPDATED) Erdogan arrives in Jeddah to meet the Saudi leadership before heading to Qatar on Monday to speak with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani
Poland's senate approves a controversial reform of the Supreme Court despite warnings from the European Union, appeals from Washington and massive street protests against the measure
The emir also says Qatar was 'fighting terrorism relentlessly and without compromises, and the international community recognizes this'
The EU delegation also expresses 'strong concern' over efforts to restore the death penalty and lower the age of criminal responsibility to 9
(UPDATED) Seoul had proposed to hold rare inter-Korea talks this week at the border truce village of Panmunjom to ease hostilities after a series of missile tests this year
General Ali Mohammed al-Mohannadi tells a news conference the 'hacking' was undertaken 'from two sites... in the Emirates'
If the government meeting goes ahead, it will mark the first official inter-Korea talks since December 2015
Former US Secretary of State Albright: 'One of the things that I think people need to understand in the Philippines (is) that investors do not want to go into a place where the rule of law is under question'
Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says Ankara will continue to play a 'constructive and active' role to help solve what he described as a 'pointless' crisis
(UPDATED) The disclosure raises questions about what the pair talked about, who was present and why the meeting was not previously disclosed
(UPDATED) The exchange of sanctions comes just hours after Washington admitted Tehran was complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago
Erdogan will also visit Kuwait, the main mediator in the Qatar crisis, during his July 23-24 tour
(UPDATED) Donald Trump backs away from a campaign promise to scrap a major nuclear security deal with Iran, with officials announcing the agreement and related sanctions relief will stay in place for now
The UAE state minister for foreign affairs also denies a Washington Post report saying that his country had been behind an alleged cyber attack on Qatar in May which sparked a crisis
The offer of talks, the first since South Korea elected President Moon Jae-In, comes as the Red Cross in Seoul proposes a separate meeting to discuss reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War
The data embassy in Luxembourg will notably back up information regarding taxes, land, businesses, identity documents, pensions, legislation, and the census
Cuban President Raul Castro criticizes Donald Trump's partial rollback of his predecessor Barack Obama's rapprochement with the communist island
(UPDATED) Human rights groups have decried the lack of independent reports about Liu Xiaobo's health, accusing the authorities of manipulating information
The US free trade agreement with South Korea, known as KORUS, went into force in March 2012, since when Washington says its trade deficit with the country has more than doubled
The United States, a longtime ally of Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, has given mixed signals about its policy on the Gulf crisis
In the 6 months to June, 593 Northerners entered South Korea, down 20.8% from the same period in 2016, statistics compiled by Seoul's Unification Ministry show
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Yangon officials said last week that they would deny visas to the 3-person team mandated by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate abuses reportedly committed by security forces in Rakhine state
(UPDATED) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will shuttle between Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia in what is the first serious intervention by Washington in the Gulf crisis
Despite positive efforts, the President has also tried but failed to recalibrate our dependent, neocolonial relations with the US, and appears intent on merely replicating the same with China and Russia
Hopes of a swift resolution seem as remote as a summer downpour in the desert
Erdogan: 'After that step taken by America, the position that we adopt is in the direction of not passing it in parliament'
Berlin-Ankara relations have been fraught, deteriorating sharply over Turkey's mass crackdown last year and a host of other civil rights controversies
Saudi Arabia and its allies say Qatar's rejection of a list of demands they set to lift sanctions on Doha 'reflects its intention to continue its policy, aimed at destabilizing security in the region'
The new sanctions could target countries that continue to trade with North Korea, curb oil exports to North Korea, tighten air and maritime restrictions and impose travel bans on North Korean officials
(UPDATED) Saudi Arabia and its allies have not said what steps they could take next, but there are fears of a wider embargo that would hurt the Qatari economy
The G20 group of major economies gathers in Hamburg amid a storm of geopolitical crises threatening to push climate change down the agenda
(3rd UPDATE) The year's biggest diplomatic event outside the UN will also provide a stage for other world leaders muscling for power and regional influence
Saudi Arabia says they have received Qatar's response and that they will respond 'at the right time'
Donald Trump is set to finally meet his Russian counterpart in an encounter fraught with potential danger for the struggling American leader
Italy summons Austria's ambassador after Vienna threatens to send troops to the border to stop migrants entering, as the number crossing the Mediterranean topped 100,000 this year
Israel, constantly searching for allies at the United Nations and for new business partners, has portrayed the visit as a major diplomatic victory
'It's not about terrorism, it's talking about shutting down the freedom of speech,' says Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani
The joint statement issued after a meeting between leaders Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping in Moscow follow an announcement by North Korea that it had test fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile.
'China has made relentless efforts for the settlement of the Korean peninsula nuclear issue. China's contribution in this regard is well recognized, and its role is indispensable,' says China's foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang
The landmark decision will serve as a blueprint for future cooperation between countries and the International Criminal Court, experts say