China on Thursday accused Japanese military jets of endangering its aircraft, in the latest dust-up between the two countries over territory in the East China Sea.
India and Pakistan on Thursday announced they would each expel one of the other’s diplomats amid growing tension between the nuclear-armed arch-foes over the disputed region of Kashmir.
China’s Communist Party gave President Xi Jinping the title of “core” leader on Thursday, putting him on par with past strongmen like Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, but it signaled his power would not be absolute.
White House National Security Adviser Susan E. Rice remains among the more low-profile presidential advisers serving at the higher levels of the waning administration of President Obama.
Obama administration efforts to bolster the sharing of critical intelligence data with Cuba is likely to benefit Iran, which has been quietly bolstering its foothold in the country with the communist government’s approval, according to conversations with members of Congress and other sources familiar with the matter.
Vladimir Putin said Thursday that American news outlets are peddling fiction about Russia’s favoritism in the presidential election, echoing rhetoric from Republican Donald Trump on the media rigging the contest in favor of his competitor.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is calling for a ban of Chinese state-owned enterprises’ purchases of U.S. companies, according to the commission’s annual report.
Russia for the first time this week unveiled an image of a new super-heavy thermonuclear-armed intercontinental ballistic missile meant to replace its Soviet-era “Satan” missile.
Venezuela’s increasingly militant opposition stepped up its push to oust leftist leader Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday with protests that drew hundreds of thousands but also saw unrest leading to dozens of injuries and arrests.
Hacked emails connected to Vladislav Surkov, a top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin who has been sanctioned for his role in the Ukraine crisis, show that the Kremlin official kept in contact with separatists during the time that Russia annexed Crimea.