British PM Johnson to Trump: keep out of UK election

30/11/2019 18:51

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday it would be “best” if U.S. President Donald Trump does not get involved in Britain’s election when he visits London for a NATO summit next week.

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends use of Giuliani

24/11/2019 20:28

President Donald Trump on Friday accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of lying and offered an explanation for his controversial use of his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine policy, saying Giuliani’s crime-fighting abilities were needed to deal with a corrupt country.

Cambodia’s Phnom Penh braces for power shortage

09/11/2019 20:22

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has urged residents and businesses in Phnom Penh to be prepared for electricity shortages which could occur in this year’s dry season if water levels at hydropower dams run low.

Turkey, Russia begin joint patrols in northeast Syria

01/11/2019 19:09

Turkish and Russian troops began their first joint ground patrols in northeast Syria on Friday under a deal between the two countries that forced a Kurdish militia away from territory near Turkey’s border.

Security tight in Thai capital ahead of Southeast Asia summit

01/11/2019 19:07

Thailand mobilized more than 17,000 security officers on Friday ahead of a three-day summit of Southeast Asian and other international leaders in Bangkok, guarding against attacks after a dozen explosions marred another regional meeting in August.

Baghdadi's aide was key to his capture - Iraqi intelligence sources

28/10/2019 20:09

In their long hunt for Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Iraqi intelligence teams secured a break in February 2018 after one of the Islamic State leader’s top aides gave them information on how he escaped capture for so many years, said two Iraqi security officials.

US Assistant State Secretary condemns China’s illegal acts

20/10/2019 14:22

Assistant Secretary David Stilwell Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the US Department of State has delivered a statement on US policy in the Indo-Pacific region and implementation of the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018, or ARIA.

Turkey plans presence across northeast Syria, Erdogan says

19/10/2019 15:12

Turkey will set up a dozen observation posts across northeast Syria, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, insisting that a planned “safe zone” will extend much farther than U.S. officials said was covered under a fragile ceasefire deal.