Tag: Domestic Politics
12 months ago
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Pope Francis Accepts Bishop Unilaterally Installed by China

Vatican says Beijing’s move violated the spirit of their 2018 deal on the appointment of bishops

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about 1 year ago
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Despite Yellen, U.S.-China Decoupling Has Momentum of Its Own

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen concluded a visit to China on Sunday by saying both sides are making progress on mana...

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about 1 year ago
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Biden Begins Europe Trip by Meeting Sunak and King Charles

President Joe Biden met with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in London on Monday, as he began a four-day trip thro...

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about 1 year ago
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Poland Is Hit With EU Legal Action Over ‘Russian Influence’ Law

Critics say the law could be used to ban opposition figures ahead of elections later this year

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about 1 year ago
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Dow Opens Lower as Debt-Ceiling Talks Continue

U.S. stocks traded lower as investors eye debt-ceiling talks in Washington

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about 1 year ago
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Ugandan Lawmakers Amend Anti-LGBT Bill Criticized by U.S.

New version no longer criminalizes identifying as gay, lesbian, transgender or nonbinary, but retains other harsh pun...

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over 1 year ago
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Saudi, Iranian Foreign Ministers Meet in Beijing to Discuss Ties

Reopening of embassies and appointment of ambassadors on the agenda after China brokered deal to restore relations be...

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over 1 year ago
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Saudi Arabia Strengthens Relations With China Amid Strained U.S. Ties

Riyadh is joining a Beijing-led political and security bloc; the two countries have also recently signed multibillion...

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over 1 year ago
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China’s Xi Jinping to Meet Arab Leaders in Milestone for Middle East Ties

Chinese leader Xi Jinping will attend a summit of Arab leaders billed as a milestone for relations with the Middle Ea...

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over 1 year ago
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U.A.E. President Visits Qatar in Sign of Regional Thaw

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan visited Doha for the first time since it launched a 2017 boycott of its Gulf neig...

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over 1 year ago
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Biden Administration Says Saudi Crown Prince Has Immunity in Khashoggi Trial

The Biden administration told a U.S. court that the Saudi Arabian crown prince’s status as a sitting head of governme...

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over 1 year ago
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Ethiopia, Tigrayan Rebels Reach Truce in Two-Year Civil War

The African Union-mediated deal could help end a conflict marked by widespread atrocities that has left hundreds of t...

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over 1 year ago
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Markets Are Right to Fear Xi’s Dream Team

Hong Kong stocks swooned Monday after China unveiled a new leadership team packed with Xi Jinping’s proteges. Markets...

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over 1 year ago
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Australia Boosts Pacific Aid as Efforts Ramp Up to Counter China

The U.S. ally will also further support Australian police deployments in the Solomon Islands.

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almost 2 years ago
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Crimea, Once a Bastion of Russian Power, Now Reveals Its Weakness

The strikes deep inside the Russian-occupied territory have disrupted Moscow’s plans to drive further into southern U...

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almost 2 years ago
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Kenya’s Vote Count Slows to a Crawl as Election Candidate’s Allies Cry Foul

Counting in the country’s presidential election dragged into its fourth day amid politically charged allegations of b...

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almost 2 years ago
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Satellite Images of Crimea Air Base Indicate Explosions Destroyed Russian Jets

Before-and-after photographs of the facility contradict Russia’s official account that no planes were lost in the bla...

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almost 2 years ago
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Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Threatens China-Australia Reset

China’s ambassador to Australia said relations are at a critical juncture and that the U.S. ally must approach the Ta...

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about 2 years ago
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Russian Strike Kills Four in Eastern Ukrainian City of Slovyansk

Ukrainian officials said the latest deadly attack is part of a new Russian strategy to terrorize Ukraine into submiss...

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over 2 years ago
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As Russian Bombs Turn Kyiv Into a Warzone, Residents Scramble to Escape

Russia’s attacks on Ukraine’s capital—aimed at decapitating the pro-Western Ukrainian government—have left the city’s...

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over 2 years ago
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In Russia, ‘Nazi’ Is the Harshest Insult for Any Foe, and Now Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls Volodymyr Zelensky and others in Ukraine’s government nationalists and neo-Naz...

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over 2 years ago
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Once a Comic, Ukrainian President Transforms Into Wartime Leader

Volodymyr Zelensky took office in 2019 calling for peace. Now, he is winning plaudits for his fortitude amid a full-s...

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over 2 years ago
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Putin Address Takes Swipe at U.S.-Led World Order

The Russian president recounted historical grievances and signaled an entrenched confrontation with the West in an ho...

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over 2 years ago
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West Steps Up Diplomatic Efforts to Avert Russian Attack on Ukraine

German chancellor meets with Ukraine’s leader before plans to visit Putin in Moscow on Tuesday, as Kyiv rebuffs Russi...

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over 2 years ago
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How to Build American Science Back Better

Competing with China in emerging technologies is crucial, but both houses of congress have come up with strange ways ...

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over 2 years ago
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U.S. Warns Allies That Ukraine Crisis Puts Post-World War II Order at Risk

Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with his Quad country counterparts in Australia.

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over 2 years ago
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Ukraine’s Zelensky Wants to Fend Off Russia—And America, Too

The comic-turned-president is trying to navigate the ambitions of both Moscow and Washington.

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over 2 years ago
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Israel Offers Economic Help to Palestinians, but Not Peace Talks

Taken together, the piecemeal initiatives amount to a new period of Palestinian engagement by an Israeli centrist coa...

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over 2 years ago
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U.S. and Ukraine Differ Over Russian Threat, Worrying Both

The clashing assessments turn more on a divergent reading of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions than on an...

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over 2 years ago
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Coup Fears Spike in Guinea-Bissau as Gunfire Heard in Capital

A spate of coups has spread across West Africa over the past 18 months.

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over 2 years ago
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Putin Says U.S. Ignored His Ukraine Demands

In his first publicly released response to Western proposals, Russia’s president said the U.S. and NATO had ignored h...

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over 2 years ago
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Russia Hatching Plot to Replace Ukraine Government, U.K. Says

The allegations come in the midst of warnings that Russia could invade with around 100,000 troops gathered near its n...

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over 2 years ago
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WSJ News Exclusive | Ukraine Fears ‘Minor’ Attacks Are in Russia’s Gameplan

The Ukrainian foreign minister said President Biden’s “minor incursion” comment underplays Moscow’s intentions, which...

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over 2 years ago
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Ethiopian Government Repels Rebels, Pledges Peace Talks

In a sharp reversal of fortunes, troops under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have forced Tigray People’s Liberation Front ...

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over 2 years ago
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Ethiopia Releases Opposition Figures as It Seeks End to War

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pledged to open dialogue with political opponents after 14 months of war that has threatene...

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over 2 years ago
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Iraq’s Top Court Rejects Election Challenge by Pro-Iran Faction

The decision paves the way for the formation of a new government dominated by Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, w...

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over 2 years ago
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EU Leaders to Warn Russia to Stay Out of Ukraine

The bloc’s leaders are set to tell Russia it would pay a high cost for carrying out a fresh military intervention, bu...

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over 2 years ago
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Sexual Harassment, Bullying Are Widespread in Australia’s Parliament, Report Says

A report commissioned by the government found that 51% of people working in Australia’s parliament have experienced b...

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over 2 years ago
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Sudan Coup Leaders Agree to Reinstate Prime Minister

The deal allows Abdalla Hamdok to form a technocratic government, nearly four weeks after military leaders ousted him...

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