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Russia vetoes US resolution on Syria chemical weapons investigation

RussiaonTuesdayvetoedaUS-draftedUNSecurityCouncilresolutiononaninvestigativemechanismforchemicalweaponsuseinSyria.Twelveofthe15membersoftheSecurityCouncilvotedi

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Is Germany 'stealing' Israel's UN Security Council seat?

GermanyhascomeunderfirefromUSofficialsandpro-Israeligroupsforseekinganon-permanentseatontheUNSecurityCouncil(UNSC)in2019-2020,accusedofrenegingonatwo-decade-old

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Trump keeps up aggressive attacks on Mueller

PresidentDonaldTrumpcalledoutspecialcounselRobertMuellerinaseriesoftypo-riddentweetsWednesdaymorning,continuinghisrecentaggressiveattacksontheRussiaprobe."'Spec

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Two Sessions 2018: What to watch over the final four days

ChinaentersthefinalstagesofitsannualpoliticalseasononSaturday,withfourdaysofvotestobecastandcriticaldecisionstobemadeattheNationalPeople’sCongress(NPC).Thechoic

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Russian FM says Syrian rebels must ‘act’ to make truce work

RussianForeignMinisterSergeiLavrovsaidWednesdaythatrebelsinSyria’sEasternGhoutaneedtotakepartintheRussia-proposed“humanitarianpause”todeliverrelieftodevastatedc

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Mainland concerned about Taiwan compatriots after earthquake

TheChinesemainlandishighlyconcernedaboutTaiwancompatriotsaftertheearthquakeinHualienCounty,AnFengshan,spokespersonfortheTaiwanAffairsOfficeoftheStateCouncil,sai

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China's State Council scraps Shenzhen special economic zone ‘border’

TheStateCouncilhasagreedtowithdrawtheShenzhenSpecialEconomicZonemanagementline,inordertopromotetheintegrateddevelopmentofShenzhencity,ReferenceNewsreported.Thel

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