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In the wake of Russian victory in Mariupol

Azov fighter posing in front of Nazi posters, Mariupol, Ukraine Thank God, Russia eschews any triumphalism over the surrender...

What Australia’s new government will do

“Tonight, the Australian people have voted for change,” declared Australia’s new prime minister, Anthony Albanes...

Anthony Albanese sworn in as Australia’s prime minister ah...

Newly sworn-in Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese (left) shakes hands with Australian Governor-General David Hurley in Canber...

Biden shifts focus back to Indo-Pacific with first trip to...

U.S. President Joe Biden gestures as he boards Air Force One for a trip to South Korea and Japan on May 19 at Andrews Air Force Bas...

What does it take to join NATO?

Nato is the world’s most successful military alliance, central both to the West’s success in the cold war and to secur...

The coming food catastrophe

By invading ukraine, Vladimir Putin will destroy the lives of people far from the battlefield—and on a scale even he may regret....

Endless war in Ukraine hurts US and global security

A girl from Ukraine looks up at her mother as they wait to cross the border to Siret, Romania, at the Romanian-Ukrainian border on Fe...

How a 1964 letter from China has helped prevent nuclear wa...

China's nuclear stockpile has become formidable since 1964. Image: Pacific Forum / iStock Scientists say humanity’s ability...

Turkey blocks start of NATO entry talks for Sweden and Fin...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his ruling party at the Grand National Assembly in Ankara on May 18.   ©&n...

Biden returns to time past in the Gulf

US Vice-President Kamala Harris met UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi, May 16, 2022 The extraordinary si...

Turkey continues to play hard ball over Sweden, Finland NA...

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a press conference after the NATO summit at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NAT...

US President Joe Biden to launch Indo-Pacific Economic pla...

US President Joe Biden speaks in the White House in Washington. Biden will launch a long-awaited economic initiative for increasing U...

Australia election: who’s leading, is Morrison or Albanese...

Voting is compulsory for all Australians. Photo: Shutterstock Australians will soon be heading to the polls and enjoying the tradi...

ASEAN-US Summit: rhetoric versus reality

US President Joe Biden and Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman participate in the US-ASEAN Special Summit at the US Department of...

U.S., Japan weigh pledge to jointly deter China at Tokyo s...

A joint statement by Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and U.S. President Joe Biden to be released during their summit on May 23 will...

In Marcos Jr's foreign policy, nothing will be set in ston...

Mr Ferdinand Marcos Jr himself has yet to give details on his foreign policy. PHOTO: REUTERS MANILA - Mr Ferdinand Marcos Jr'...

Davos 2022: Weak global recovery could turn into a new rec...

SINGAPORE - Countries are easing travel restrictions, but the outlook for global growth doesn't look promising. The lockdown in China,...

Is US containment of China a new ‘War on Terror’?

Showering the pearls of optimism regarding the Sino-US rapprochement before leaving for China on February 17, 1972, President Richard N...

Why Ukraine war has no winners

Russia expects grain harvest of 130 million tonnes of grain, including 87 million tonnes of wheat – “an al...

China, Russia tipped to power up energy ties as Europe wea...

A strong demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities, such as tank carriers, could further boost use of the yuan, an expert say...

NATO assures Ukraine open-ended military support against R...

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (R, on the screen) gives via videolink a press conference with German Foreign Minister Annale...