Government And Politics

Singapore, Malaysia move to cool airspace and sea disputes

Jan 8, 2019

Officials from Singapore and Malaysia have met and agreed to resolve disputes over airspace and territorial waters that have driven a wedge between the Southeast Asian neighbors

White House calls detentions of Canadians in China unlawful

Jan 8, 2019

The White House is calling the detentions of two Canadians in China unlawful and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to continue to seek the release

Terror trial starts in Sweden against 6 Central Asian men

Jan 7, 2019

A trial has started in Stockholm of three men suspected of preparing an extremist attack in Sweden

UK's Hunt says confident May will seal deal for Brexit

Jan 2, 2019

Britain's foreign secretary says he is confident Prime Minister Theresa May will obtain the concessions needed to convince enough lawmakers to back an unpopular Brexit deal

Police: Several killed in train accident on bridge linking central Danish islands

Jan 2, 2019

Police: Several killed in train accident on bridge linking central Danish islands

China releases detained Canadian teacher Sarah McIver

Dec 28, 2018

Canada's government says a Canadian teacher detained in China over a problem with her work permit has been released

Car thief in Norway gets trapped and calls police to get out

Dec 24, 2018

An unfortunate car thief had to call the police to ask for help: he was caught inside the car he was trying to steal

First female speaker of Fiji Parliament dies at 72

Dec 23, 2018

Dr. Jiko Luveni, who was the first woman to be appointed speaker of Fiji's Parliament, has died in office at the age of 72

Canada to embark on campaign to win release of citizens

Dec 23, 2018

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says that Canada will embark on a campaign to win the release of two citizens detained by China in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive

Canada demands China release Canadians for the first time

Dec 22, 2018

Canada is moving away from diplomatic caution and making is first formal demand for China to immediately release two Canadians who have been detained in apparent retaliation for Canada's recent arrest of a top Chinese tech executive

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