Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday indefinitely delayed a proposed law that would have allowed extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after anger over the bill triggered the city’s biggest and most violent street protests in decades.
The trade volume between Russia and China is expected to continue to accelerate and reach new heights, doubling the current record level of $108 billion, the Russian economy ministry says.
The US Defence Department has been tasked with expanding production of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) or drones, President Donald Trump wrote in letters to the chairs of the House Committee on Financial Services and the Senate Committee on Banking.
The news comes after outgoing UK prime minister Theresa May officially resigned on 7 June, sparking a leadership contest for No 10, with several candidates launching their political platforms.
Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain’s prime minister, said on Sunday he would withhold an already agreed 39-billion-pound ($49.6 billion) Brexit payment until the European Union gives Britain better withdrawal terms.
Mexico avoided the most extreme immigration concession sought by U.S. President Donald Trump in the deal reached to fend off threatened tariffs, but it is left even weaker than before in the face of potential new pressure from Trump as he formally kicks off his reelection campaign this month.
Boeing software developers tied plane sensor malfunction alerts to optional sensor displays. Warnings never activated on the Indonesian and Ethiopian planes without the optional displays. It took two crashes and hundreds of human casualties before Boeing took addressed the issue discovered back in 2017.
Earlier in the month, Reuters reported that the United States had started collecting new 25 percent tariffs on a vast number of Chinese goods arriving in the country's ports.
The Chinese leader said his talks with Putin would be devoted to a plan for further bilateral relations and crucial international and regional issues.
U.S. President Donald Trump met German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the English city of Portsmouth on Wednesday after marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Cambodia’s Defence Minister General Tea Banh and lawmaker Hun Many of the Cambodian People’s Party have lashed out at Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for accusing the Vietnamese troops of invading Cambodia to topple the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979, according to the Khmer Times.
U.S. President Donald Trump waded into Britain’s political crisis on Tuesday by telephoning Boris Johnson, the Brexit-supporting favorite to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May.
The gunman who killed 12 people at a Virginia Beach municipal building before dying in a shootout with police was identified on Saturday as a disgruntled city engineer and co-worker of most of the victims.
At least two people were missing on Saturday after blasts at the explosives plant Kristall in the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk, Interfax and RIA news agencies reported.
A disgruntled public utility employee opened fire with a handgun on co-workers at a municipal building in Virginia on Friday afternoon, killing 12 people and wounding at least four before he was fatally shot by police, authorities said.
At least seven South Korean tourists have died and another 19 are missing after a tour boat sank on the Danube River in Budapest, according to the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that "strong leaders" should become heads of the main EU institutions, and that the European Council would decide on candidates for key posts before the end of the bloc's summit in June.
A knife-wielding man slashed at a group of schoolgirls at a bus stop in Japan on Tuesday, killing one girl and an adult who may have been the father of one child, media reported.
ÖVP’s Sebastian Kurz is optimistic about September re-election after EU vote triumph
The western world’s largest democratic exercise is nearing its finale as tens of millions of EU citizens in 21 countries go to the polls on Sunday, the last of four days of voting in European parliament elections that will shape the bloc’s future.