PoliticsWorld

South Korea's Yoon calls on North to trade nukes for aid

South Korea’s President Yoon Suk-yeol called on the North to give up its nuclear weapons in exchange for massive economic aid at his swearing-in Tuesday, describing Pyongyang’s missiles as a threat to regional and global security Yoon, 61, who started work in…
PoliticsWorld

Russia accused of stoking divisions in Bosnia amid war in Ukraine

As war rages in Ukraine, more than a thousand miles away in Bosnia observers are warning that Russia is fanning the embers of separatism which could spell trouble for the deeply divided Balkan country Since the end of the war that claimed around 100,000 lives between 1992…
PoliticsWorld

42 hurt in clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosque compound

Fresh clashes between Palestinians and Israeli police at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque compound injured 42 people on Friday, the Palestinian Red Crescent said, following weeks of violence at the flashpoint site The unrest came on the final Friday in the Muslim holy…
SocietyWorld

Desmond Tutu, anti-apartheid hero, dies at 90 years old

South Africa began a week of mourning events for anti-apartheid icon, the Archbishop Desmond Tutu, described as the country’s moral compass, on Monday as tributes poured in from across the world for the outspoken Nobel peace laureate. Tutu, who died on Sunday aged…
ChinaEconomy

China Mobile aims to pocket $7.6 bn in Shanghai IPO

China Mobile is aiming to raise $7.64 billion in a Shanghai share listing, documents filed Tuesday showed, after the telecoms giant was delisted in New York tensions between Beijing and Washington worsened Read also: Fitch shrinks Sands China rating The 48.7 billion…
EconomyWorld

European stock markets rebound at open

European equities rebounded by 1.0 percent on Tuesday after the previous day’s sharp global selloff that was rooted in concerns over Omicron economic fallout London’s benchmark FTSE 100 index of major blue-chip companies climbed to 7,268.87 points. Read…
PoliticsWorld

Egypt hosts UN anti-corruption conference

The ninth session of the Conference of the States Parties (CoSP9) to the UN Convention against Corruption kicked off on Monday in Egypt’s resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. The session will last until Dec. 17, with more than 2,000 participants from governments, regional…
ChinaWorld

Trump's final days in office detailed in new book

The Congressional investigation into the January 6 assault on the US Capitol by a mob loyal to Donald Trump is increasingly focusing on the former president and his top aides — and what they did before the riot Last week, an appeals court ruled that Trump cannot…
ChinaEconomy

Asian stocks on the rise after Wall Street boost

Asian stocks rose early Monday, following a record-smashing lead from Wall Street. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index was up 1.03 percent, while Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index rose 1.09 percent Friday’s gains on Wall Street, where the broad-based S&P…