Taipei, Taiwan – Asia must avoid “chaos and conflicts” or the region’s future will be lost, Chinese premierLi Qiang has said. Speaking to an international audience of political and business leaders on Thursday, Li said China can be an “anchor for world peace” and stability and will continue undertaking reforms and opening up ... .
Since Donald Trump left office, he has consistently maintained that he had a great relationship with several well-known dictators ... The former president reiterated his position on dictators in an interview with Fox News host Sean Hannity this past week on Hannity.
The mining city of Bakhmut and surrounding towns in the eastern industrial region of Donetsk have been the focal point of assault for much of the 13-month-long invasion by Russia of neighbouring Ukraine... "Our defenders are holding the city and are repelling numerous enemy attacks." ... Just 57 attacks were reported yesterday ... 'Can't be protected' ... .
The plan touches on a wide range of measures including how to re-use water, share water, and avoid leaks ... One placard read “Macron resign!” and another “Take your pension, not ours.” Local media said two protesters were arrested ... Gold Prices StruggleAmid Easing Global Banking Concerns ... Gold’s BullishPennantPoints to Potential UpsideBreakout ... ....
Manila. At least 31 people died and 230 were rescued after a fire engulfed a ferry in the southern Philippines, authorities said Thursday ... Rescuers, including the Philippine Coast Guard and fishermen, saved 195 passengers and 35 crew as the blaze ripped through the ferry off Baluk-Baluk Island in Basilan province ... READ MORE ... .
Brazil’s former president Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday claimed he would no longer lead the country’s opposition as he boarded a flight home for the first time since his election defeat that culminated in thousands of his supporters rioting in protest at the result ... “You don’t have to oppose this government.
The man who inspired the film "Hotel Rwanda" and was freed by Rwanda last week from a terrorism sentence returned Wednesday to the United States, where he will reunite with his family after being held for more than two years ... soil." ... The person said Rusesabagina was on the ground and in a car heading to reunite with his family ... Rusesabagina, a U.S ... .
photo: AP / Pavel Bednyakov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo
Authorities in northwestern Pakistan said Thursday that a predawn militant assault on a police outpost and subsequent roadside bomb blast had killed four police officers and wounded six others. The deadly violence occurred in Lakki Marwat district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, which borders Afghanistan... The ensuing blast killed four officers ... .