West’s globalisation of conflict has inextricably linked it to two of the most dangerous flashpoints – the Taiwan Strait and Korean peninsula.
The attack caused a fire and people were being urged to avoid the city centre where the navy building is located, Russian-installed officials said.
President Xi Jinping and Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad establish ‘strategic partnership’ in latest sign of Chinese diplomatic push in region, while Damascus looks for economic fix as US pressure brings Beijing and Assad ally Moscow together.
Relationship shouldn’t be defined as a rivalry, Chinese expert says.
The Ukrainian president allowed a dispute with one of his biggest allies to spin out of control this week. That’s just a hint of the tensions building behind the scenes.
Valdis Dombrovskis makes his first trip to China as EU economics commissioner, a four-day tour of Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou.
Licenses could be withheld for dual-use goods destined for the battlefield, potentially hurting the Kremlin’s ability to feed its war machine.
The three men and two women, who are Bulgarian nationals, are due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on September 26.
Azerbaijani soldiers fired near the capital Stepanakert, the Interior Ministry of the unrecognised Republic of Artsakh said, but Baku officials say the reports are ‘completely false’.
The early morning missile attack was Russia’s largest since August 15, and coincided with the United Nations General Assembly summit in New York.
In St Petersburg, Russian president tells Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi he will attend Belt and Road Forum, saying the strategy ‘fully meets and coincides’ with Russia’s interests.
Armenian separatists in breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh agreed to lay down their arms in the face of a Azerbaijan military operation that killed at least 200 people.
The president said Seoul and its allies would not stand idly by if Moscow helped Pyongyang enhance its weapons programmes in return for help in the Ukraine war.
For the first time since the start of Moscow’s invasion, the president sat in the same room as a Russian official, who responded by scrolling on his smartphone.
Top Chinese diplomat Wang Yi and Russian security chief Nikolai Patrushev vow closer coordination in law enforcement, non-proliferation and governance of emerging technology as Group of Seven foreign ministers ask China to press Russia to end war.
After Azerbaijan launched a military operation against separatist forces in the Armenian-majority region of Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday, there were fears another full-scale conflict could be under way, less than 3 years after the last one.
Chinese Ministry of State Security report acknowledges cyberattacks detailed in internal papers revealed by former contractor.
Chinese expert on Sino-Russian relations Wu Dahui aired assessment after visiting Moscow and Russian-occupied territories in the Donbas region.
Meanwhile, Ukraine and its allies have made little progress in winning over major nations of the so-called Global South, with many pushing for peace talks.
The joint statement, released on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, comes as top diplomat Wang Yi makes a four-day visit to Russia.
The United States accuses Iran of not only providing the weapons for use against Ukraine, but also helping Russia build a plant to manufacture them.
The EU Commission has banned the entry of personal cars and said items such as phones and laptops could be confiscated. Moscow has warned Russians of weighing the ‘risks’ before travelling in the EU.
The report alleges that Russia has carried out mass arbitrary arrests of war critics and those detained risk death from ‘persistent use of torture’.
Ukraine says that its forces have retaken Klishchiivka, a tactically important town south of the key frontline city of Bakhmut, as it pursues a counter-attack against Russia’s grinding offensive.
Speculation has swirled for months that Ramzan Kadyrov, the hugely influential 46-year-old head of Chechnya, might be ill.
Kim Jong-un received the gifts, including special clothing not detectable by thermal cameras, at the end of his longest foreign trip since taking power in 2011.