Some 50 migrants missing after boat sinks off southern Italy

Rome [Italy], June 18: About 50 migrants are missing after a sailing boat was shipwrecked off the coast of Calabria in southern Italy overnight, the...

China probes EU food imports after threat of tariffs on electric cars

Beijing [China], June 18: China has launched an investigation into illegal subsidies relating to the importing of meat and dairy products from the European Union,...

European Union ministers approve contested Nature Restoration Law

Luxembourg City [Luxembourg], June 18: European Union environment ministers on Monday approved a much fought-over conservation law intended to restore habitats to their natural condition.

The US - Japan - South Korea will sign a security agreement...

Washington [US], June 18: The Japan Times newspaper reported on June 17 that three countries, the United States, Japan and South Korea, will sign an...

Biden raised record funds, the race for the White House became more...

Washington [US], June 18: The fundraising event for US President Joe Biden's re-election bid has just set a new record, while former President Donald Trump...

Israel disbands war cabinet, warns of escalation against Hezbollah

Tel Aviv [Israel], June 18: The Times of Israel reported yesterday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced the official dissolution of the war cabinet...

Australia - China strengthen military contacts

Canberra [Australia], June 18: During talks yesterday (June 17) in Canberra (Australia), host Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and his Chinese counterpart Li Qiang agreed to...

Mr. Thaksin was officially prosecuted for insulting the Thai royal family

Bangkok [Thailand], June 18: Reuters on June 18, citing information from the Thai Prosecutor General's Office, announced that former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was prosecuted...

The plane broke down on the runway, 450 flights were delayed

Hong Kong, June 18: The plane's tire broke during an emergency landing at Hong Kong International Airport, causing hundreds of other flights to be affected.

President Biden upgraded his strategy to deal with Mr. Trump

Washington [US], June 18: President Joe Biden's re-election campaign is leaning towards the possibility of taking advantage of Donald Trump's conviction in New York criminal...

The US approves a large arms sale to Israel with 50 F-15s

Washington [US], June 18: Under pressure from the White House, US lawmakers approved a multi-billion dollar arms deal to supply Israel.

China - Philippines are 'tight as strings' in the East Sea

Beijing [China], June 18: After dispatching an amphibious assault ship to the tense area, China announced that its coast guard ship and the Philippine supply...

Thailand braces for court cases amid risk of political crisis

Bangkok [Thailand], June 18: Four high-profile cases involving key political players in Thailand are scheduled to go before the courts, in the latest legal wrangling...

Israeli anti-government protesters rally in Jerusalem

Tel Aviv [Israel], June 18: Anti-government protesters took to the streets of Jerusalem on Monday, clashing with police near the house of Prime Minister Benjamin...

Four opposition activists detained in Venezuela

Caracas [Venenzuela], June 18: Venezuela's opposition coalition said that four activists from two of its political parties have been detained in recent days, as tensions...

UK approval of arms exports to Israel plunged at start of Gaza...

London [UK], June 18: Britain's approval of arms export licences to Israel dropped sharply after the start of the war in Gaza, with the value...

Netanyahu disbands war cabinet as pressure grows on Israel's northern border

Tel Aviv [Israel], June 18: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has dissolved the six-member war cabinet, an Israeli official said, in a widely expected move...

Australia's Albanese, China's Li hold talks on trade, rights

Canberra [Australia], June 18: Australia and China will take steps to improve military communication to avoid incidents, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said after meeting Premier...

Finland's growth poised to resume but deficit to persist in general government...

Helsinki [Finland], June 18: The economic recession is receding, and growth is gradually resuming. General government finances will, however, remain in deficit and debt will...

UAE allocates 70% of its USD100 million pledge to United Nations, its...

Abu Dhabi [UAE], June 18: The United Arab Emirates, one of the leading contributors of humanitarian assistance to Sudan and Africa, has allocated 70% of...

Russia says several killed in Ukrainian attacks in border region

Moscow [Russia], June 17: Russian authorities said on Saturday that seven people were killed by Ukrainian shelling on the Russian border region of Belgorod. Four...

Final document at Ukraine peace summit backed by 80 countries

Kyiv [Ukraine], June 17: The final declaration of the Ukraine peace summit in Switzerland was approved by 80 of the 93 participating states at the...

Israel tactical ceasefire in Rafah

Tel Aviv [Israel], June 17: On June 16, the Israeli army announced that it would stop military operations in part of Rafah City in the...

Mr. Trump announced that he would cut aid to Ukraine if elected

Washington [US], June 17: Former US President Donald Trump announced on June 16 that if elected next November, he would end 'endless' aid spending billions...

Chinese Prime Minister visits Australia

Beijing [China], JUNE 17: Chinese Prime Minister Li Qiang said on June 16 that as long as both sides attach importance, cooperation between China and...

The East Sea is amid tense undercurrents

Beijing [China], June 17: The situation in the East Sea has become more complicated, especially as tensions between China and the Philippines continue to increase.

The state of readiness to use nuclear weapons is at a worrying...

Kyiv [Ukraine], June 17: Researchers warn the role of atomic weapons is now becoming more prominent and nuclear states are modernizing their arsenals amid deteriorating...