Separated at borders, hundreds of children wait in cages in Texas

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had 20 children inside. Scattered about are bottles of water, bags of chips and large foil sheets intended to serve as blankets. One teenager told an advocate who visited that she was helping […]

China calls for trilateral meeting with India and Pakistan, says ‘we cannot stand another Doka La incident’

Days after Chinese premier Xi Jinping met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the SCO Summit in Qingdao and accepted his invitation to visit India for an informal meeting in 2019, China proposed a trilateral summit to settle boundary issues between India and Pakistan. “Some Indian friends suggested that India, China, and Pakistan may have some […]

Invest in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?

  PYONGYANG: Donald Trump dangled the carrot of foreign investment in front of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at their nuclear summit, but analysts say few will want to put money into one of the highest-risk business environments in the world. The US president showed Kim a movie of bright lights, high-speed trains and soaring […]

Merkel faces conservative rebellion over German migration policy

  BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel faced a rebellion over migrant policy on Tuesday that risks destabilizing her coalition, just as she is pushing EU partners to agree a common solution. Merkel’s handling of the migrant crisis – which saw more than 1.6 million people arrive in Germany from 2014 and helped propel the far-right […]

Nepal PM to visit China for talks on economic corridor

  BEIJING: Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will be visiting China next week in the hope of confirming plans for a China-Nepal Economic Corridor under Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative. Oli, who will be in China from June 19 to 24, would meet President Xi Jinping and other leaders during his visit, Chinese […]

China Gets Everything It Wanted From Trump’s Meeting With Kim

China Gets Everything It Wanted From Trump’s Meeting With Kim

The biggest winner from President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — aside from Kim himself — was unquestionably the government of President Xi Jinping, which had been advocating the very process that Trump has now embarked upon. In talks with Kim on Tuesday in Singapore, Trump committed to an open-ended […]

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