PresidentXi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin were filmed saying warm goodbyes as their two-day meeting ended with China’s leader saying they were driving geopolitical change around the world ... A video of Xi’s departure on Wednesday was filmed with translators speaking for both men ... The Russian president responded. “I agree.” ... .
The chair of an inquiry into allegations of unlawful killings by UK armed forces in Afghanistan has said the inquiry is critical to "restoring the reputation of the military and the country".Lord Justice Haddon-Cave ...
North Korea has fired multiple cruise missiles, Seoul's military said, the latest launch which comes as South Korea and the United States stage major joint military drills ... "Detailed specifications are being analysed by South Korea-US intelligence authorities," it added ... Known as FreedomShield, the drills run for at least ten days ... .
At least four people have been killed in a Russian drone strike that hit a school near Kyiv which Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said showed Moscow was not interested in peace ... An ambulance driver called to the scene was among those killed, the office of Ukraine's prosecutor general said ... A fire affecting more than 300sq ... .
PARIS. French PresidentEmmanuel Macron will go live on television Wednesday, hoping to heal deep divisions across France caused by a brutal fight over his pensions reform that has dented his popularity ...People involved in the discussions told AFP that Macron has already ruled out any radical break with the political status quo ... .
Protectionist trade policies and the lack of an economic agenda for East and Southeast Asia have become central themes in critiques of US policy towards the region and its approach to managing US-China “strategic competition.” ... Yet current US policies are no worse than those pursued in the past vis-a-vis emerging East Asian economies ...Image. Facebook.
An eyewitness testified Tuesday that actor Gwyneth Paltrow crashed into another skier in a 2016 accident at Utah’s Deer Valley Resort, injuring him, a sequence of events Paltrow's lawyer disputed. ... Paltrow denies being at fault in the Feb. 26, 2016, accident and said Sanderson was exploiting her wealth and celebrity ... .
Ramadan is the month of the year that every believing Muslim looks forward to. Alongside being a special month in Islam, another aspect that underscores its significance is that during this month, the revelation of the Quran began in the 7th century A.D... Read more ... Iftar buffets, suhoor menus and more. A time for introspection ... ImageCredit. Supplied ... .
Uganda’s parliament has passed a bill which would criminalise people who identify as gay, or a sexual minority. Individuals could face lengthy prison terms if the bill is signed into law by PresidentYoweri Museveni... Homosexual acts are already illegal in the east African country ... The law had been widely condemned by Western countries ... .