The report came amid the planned visit of US Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and Environment Keith Krach to Taiwan, despite Beijing’s objections.
Post-Brexit trade negotiations have continued in London and Brussels, with both sides trying to sort out the current differences on fishing quotas and the so-called level playing field and reach an agreement before the end of the year when the transition period expires.
A Tory politician became the subject of Islamophobia accusations on Wednesday after defending the party’s record against anti-Muslim discrimination. Michael Fabricant, who sits as the MP for Lichfield said that while the Conservatives are not under investigation, the opposition Labour Party had been “found guilty” of antisemitism.
Iran condemns US sanctions against regional rival Turkey and stands “with its people in government” in the face of Washington’s pressure, the foreign minister said. Ankara was punished for buying Russian anti-aircraft missiles. In a damning tweet on Tuesday, Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the US showed its “addiction to sanctions and contempt for international…
With strict social-distancing rules introduced around the United States over COVID-19 pandemic, some operators of small businesses have been experiencing major losses since having been instructed to close their doors. This has been especially visible in relation to the food and drink industry.
The number of coronavirus infections is increasing in Germany, and worries are growing that it will spike even higher once people move their lives back indoors in the coming months. With levels different in each state, there is disagreement over a common national response.
State prosecutors in Poland charged two men with conspiring to attack a mosque with explosives. The suspects are also accused of planning poisonings, while one wrote a manifesto on the need to “exterminate religious groups.” The two men were arrested in November 2019, the day before a large nationalist march in Warsaw. Police seized guns,…