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Ex- Shanghai Police Chief Gets Life Sentence For Bribery

Gong Dao’an, former deputy mayor and police chief of east China’s Shanghai Municipality, was sentenced to life in prison for taking bribes. The Intermediate People’s Court of Tangshan in Hebei Province announced this on Wednesday. Gong...

Al-Qaeda Releases Book On Planning For The Sept. 11 Attacks

The Al-Qaeda terrorist network on Sunday released a book written by a senior member including a detailed timeline leading up to the attacks on several U.S. airliners on Sept. 11, 2001, which left nearly...

Charles’ succession Stirs Caribbean Calls For Reparations, Removal Of Monarch As Head Of State

The accession of King Charles to the British throne has stirred renewed calls from politicians and activists for former colonies in the Caribbean to remove the monarch as their head of state and for...

King Charles III Speaks Of Family’s Grief After Queen’s Death Aged 96

Britain’s new King, Prince Charles III, has described the death of the Queen, who he called his “beloved Mother,” as the “greatest sadness” for his family. One of the first acts of the new monarch...

UK PM Truss Says Country ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Queen Elizabeth’s Health

Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss said the whole country would be “deeply concerned” about Queen Elizabeth’s health after doctors said the 96-year-old should remain under medical supervision. “The whole country will be deeply concerned by...

Britain’s Prince Charles Now With Queen Elizabeth, Says BBC

Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, is now with Queen Elizabeth after she was placed under medical supervision, the BBC reported on Thursday. A statement from Buckingham Palace, said: “Following further evaluation this morning,...

Liz Truss Named As UK’s Third woman Prime Minister

Britain’s Conservative party Monday announced Liz Truss as its new leader to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson and confront Britain’s deepest economic crisis in decades. The foreign secretary comfortably beat her rival, former finance minister...

Taiwan Vows Counter-Attack If China’s Forces Enter Its Territory

Taiwan said on Wednesday it would exercise its right to self defence and counter-attack if Chinese armed forces entered its territory, as Beijing increased military activities near the democratic island. Beijing, which claims Taiwan as...

Israel’s Medical Residents Announce Mass Resignation In Protest Against Prolonged Shifts

The Medical Residents Organisation of Israel (Mirsham) on Thursday announced mass resignation of medical residents in protest against the prolonged shifts of 26 consecutive hours. The organisation made the announcement at a press conference, after...

EU Admits To “Double Standards” On Ukraine, Palestine

The European Union’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell admitted that the EU has applied double standards on the Ukraine crisis, as opposed to the situation in Gaza. “We are very often criticised for double standards....

Taiwan’s President Calls Chinese Military Exercises ‘Irresponsible’

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday night called China’s military exercises off the coast of the self-governing island “irresponsible not only for Taiwan, but also for the international community.” Demanding that Beijing be “rational and...

Pelosi Praises Taiwan, Says Asian Trip Wasn’t To Change Status Quo

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan, pledged U.S. solidarity and said her trip through Asia, which led to unprecedented military drills by an angry China, was never about changing...

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Russian Oligarchs, Purported Putin Girlfriend

The Biden administration has imposed fresh economic sanctions on pro-Kremlin oligarchs and on Russian President Vladimir Putin’s purported girlfriend. “As innocent people suffer from Russia’s illegal war of aggression, Putin’s allies have enriched themselves and...

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