Hong Kong police arrested five people Thursday, on suspicion of conspiring to publish “seditious material” with the intent of inciting public hatred towards the Chinese-ruled city’s government among children. The five individuals were members of a speech therapists’ union. “They ...

President Joe Biden is set to host King Abdullah II of Jordan during one of the most difficult moments of the Jordanian leader’s 22-year rule and at a pivotal time for Biden. Biden, who has put much of his foreign ...

The South African rand has depreciated rapidly as the government prepares to deploy more troops, amid widespread violence following the arrest of former President Jacob Zuma. Zuma has spoken about his alleged mistreatment by the court system and has denied ...

On July 7, the president of Haiti was assassinated following civil unrest, gang violence, and a dispute over the length of his term. Although he was backed by the U.S. and allies, President Jovenel Moïse was “tortured” and killed in ...

A Taliban delegation in Moscow said on Friday that the group controlled over 85% of territory in Afghanistan and reassured Russia it would not allow the country to be used as a platform to attack others. Foreign forces, including the ...

Almost all U.S. and allied troops have been removed from Afghanistan. In their absence, trouble stirs. Since mid-April, when President Joe Biden announced the end to Afghanistan’s “forever war,” the Taliban have made great strides to undo twenty years of ...

Within hours of the US withdrawal from Bagram — the largest airbase in Afghanistan and the long-time hub of America’s longest war — looters rolled in. The looters stole laptops and gas canisters from the base, said Darwaish Raufi, a ...

Thursday marked the Chinese Communist Party’s 100th year anniversary. Chinese President and leader of the party Xi Jinping commemorated the occasion with a carefully constructed celebration. The politics of the event focused on the recent achievements of the party and ...

The United States on Monday strongly defended weekend strikes against Iran-aligned militias but the fighters vowed revenge and both Iraq and Syria condemned the unilateral U.S. air strikes as violations of their sovereignty. The U.S. military said it targeted operational ...

An unusual tornado, accompanied with tennis ball-sized hailstones, struck the Czech Republic, killing at least three people and injuring scores more. In the town of Hodonin, 83 individuals were injured and treated at a local hospital. According to the hospital’s ...