US State Department okays potential deal of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan, a decision sure to anger China.
The UAE is one of the biggest abusers of the interpol database, which is used to issue Red Warrants for arresting people in other countries.
The clutch of nuclear-armed states, including the United States, Britain, France, China, and Russia, have not signed the treaty.
President Xi Jinping issues warning to potential "invaders", saying Chinese and North Korean troops shattered "the myth of the invincibility of the US military" during the 1950-53 war between two Koreas and allies.
The world’s second-largest economy year-on rise in the July to September period is closer to pre-pandemic levels than Q2 growth.
The embargo on the sale of arms to Iran was due to start expiring progressively from Sunday, under the terms of the UN resolution that blessed the 2015 nuclear deal between the Islamic republic and world powers.
China's new health strategy is raising safety and ethical concerns as some cities offer experimental vaccines that are in the final stage of trials but have not yet been approved.
More than 37.9 million people have tested positive for Covid-19 globally, while over a million have died from the virus. Here are the updates for October 12:
China's state broadcaster CCTV ends a year-long blackout of NBA games, following a tweet from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in support of Hong Kong protests.
Beijing has put its support behind the COVAX programme that wants to make coronavirus doses available for rich and poor countries alike.
The little known minerals are used in nearly every industry and high-tech device, with China controlling more than 90 percent of the world’s production.
The Quad grouping was heavily promoted by former Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe as a bid by the region's major democracies to step up cooperation in the face of an increasingly assertive China.
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