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‘Canadian sentenced to death in China for drugs will appeal’

BEIJING – A Canadian man sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling will appeal the verdict, his lawyer said on Tuesday, arguing that...

China warns state firms to avoid travel to US

BEIJING – China has asked some of the state-run companies to avoid business trips to the United States and its allies, and to take...

China accuses Canada of ‘double standards’

BEIJING – China’s ambassador to Ottawa has accused Canada of “double standards” and disregarding his country’s judicial sovereignty, in a diplomatic row sparked by...

Moon calls for ‘bold steps’ ahead of 2nd Kim-Trump summit

SEOUL – South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday North Korea should take bold steps towards denuclearization, such as abandoning long-range missiles, to...

Corbyn to call for UK polls if May loses Brexit vote

LONDON – Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will demand a general election if Prime Minister Theresa May loses a vote in parliament over her...

As Brexit debate begins, PM May fails to win over Northern Irish kingmakers

LONDON – British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win over the Northern Irish party which props up her government to her Brexit deal...

Britain says airports need to do more to tackle drone menace

LONDON – Airport operators need do more to counter the illegal use of drones after flights were disrupted at Heathrow and Gatwick, Prime Minister...

‘US to blame for any imminent South China Sea clash’

BEIJING – US naval operations in the South China Sea could spark conflict and the United States would be to blame if a clash...

Photoshop gaffe humiliates Australian prime minister

SYDNEY – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison was left red-faced on Wednesday after a family photograph, doctored by his staff, inadvertently left him with...

Suspicious packages sent to diplomatic missions in Australia

SYDNEY – Police in Australia said on Wednesday they are investigating several suspicious packages sent to embassies and consulates, which media reports and other...

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