William Burns, one of the most experienced American diplomats, may look to intensify the agency’s focus on China - the biggest threat to the US global domination.
Brussels sells the deal as “a success”, but critics say China has got what it wanted from the EU despite Beijing's despicable human rights records.
President Joe Biden says the US will make an announcement on Saudi Arabia, following an intelligence report that found the crown prince had approved the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The latest high-profile nomination sends clear signals that the Biden administration will endeavour to repair diplomatic ties damaged during Trump’s tenure in the White House.
Called an "exemplary diplomat" by US President-elect Joe Biden, William Burns has a 33-year career at State Department under both Republican and Democratic presidents.
FBI agent Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran under mysterious circumstances more than a decade ago.
John Brennan says the Jewish state provided some of the information which led to the operation that brought embarrassment to Islamabad.
The burden now falls on the Trump administration to explain why its withholding records that appear to implicate Mohammed bin Salman in the murder of one of the Kingdom’s most prominent critics.
Parliamentary investigation says Swiss spies benefitted from Crypto AG encryption company, which sold rigged devices to some 120 countries including Iran, Pakistan, and India.
The firm is closely linked to the CIA and Israel, while standing accused of multiple counts of human rights violations.
The little-known paramilitary unit consisting of mainly Tibetan refugees is believed to have played a big role in the recent Pangong Tso clash between India and China. Who are they?
Snowden, who fled to Russia in the aftermath of the 2013 disclosures, says that the ruling was a vindication of his decision to go public with evidence of the National Security Agency's domestic eavesdropping operation.
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