Russia Says It Wants to Identify Suspects in Spy Poisoning
A spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry says Moscow wants to identify and find the suspects in the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain.
Book on Trump Raises Worries in South Korea About Alliance
Donald Trump had to be tricked out of killing a U.S.-South Korean trade deal? He threatened to move a U.S. missile defense system from South Korea to Oregon? He ordered a plan for a pre-emptive attack on North Korea?
Austria’s Kurz Urges Macedonians to Back Deal With Greece
Austria’s chancellor is urging Macedonians to vote, in a forthcoming referendum, for a deal with neighboring Greece to change their country’s name to 'North Macedonia.'
Tensions in Baghdad After Mortar Attack, Violence in South
The Iraqi government says security forces have launched a search operation to determine the source of three mortar shells that landed inside Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, the first such attack in several years.
Eritrea, Djibouti Agree to Normalize Diplomatic Relations
East African neighbors Eritrea and Djibouti have agreed to normalize relations after years of diplomatic stalemate.
Belgium Rocked by High-Profile Cases of Racism
Belgium’s media and political class are demanding change as two high-profile cases of racism rock the kingdom, raising troubling questions about white attitudes a few weeks before local elections.
Carper Wins, Antiestablishment Wave Ebbs in Delaware
Longtime U.S Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware easily fended off a Democratic primary challenge Thursday from a political newcomer who was part of an antiestablishment wave that hoped to move the party farther to the left.
Salah Must Tread Carefully if He’s to Reform Soccer in Egypt
Thanks to his star power and a government keen to keep its most valuable international asset happy, Mohamed Salah has won his latest tussle with Egypt’s soccer federation after his demands for better security and improved discipline at the Pharaohs’ camps have been met.
Russian Pension Reform Hits Vulnerable Age Group of Over-50s
When 52-year old accountant Marina Grigoryeva was laid off this year, she figured that at least she would be eligible for a state pension in three years’ time. But measures announced by President Vladimir Putin last week mean that Grigoryeva, who has been looking for a job for over six months, will have to wait eight years instead.
Boris Johnson and Wife Announce Separation, Divorce
Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and his wife have announced that they are divorcing.