A big election year for Europe just got bigger. With France’s upcoming presidential election becoming a nail-biter, and Germans preparing to vote in September, British Prime Minister Theresa May has now called a snap election for June 8.
The decisive acts of the United States in Syria and Afghanistan and assertive words on North Korea and Iran have compelled us to reassess the foreign policy direction of President Donald Trump.
Of all the challenges confronting the EU, France’s upcoming presidential election holds the most significance for Europe’s future, and perhaps for that of the world, argues Richard N. Haass.
A Vietnamese-American doctor, David Dao, was brutalized by United Airlines on April 9. He lost two front teeth and suffered from a concussion after being beaten and dragged off the plane like an animal by airport security.
The UN Oceans Conference in June could offer solutions to save the world’s seas if the local knowledge of Pacific islanders is acknowledged, argues Marlene Moses.
In the early hours of April 7, the US military launched a series of missile strikes against an air base in northern Syria in retaliation for the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons attack against civilians three days earlier.
An aircraft-carrier strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson is heading toward the Korean Peninsula. In the wake of a US airstrike on Syrian military targets, the moves of the USS Carl Vinson have garnered much attention.
Thailand loves to discuss plans to help its neighboring countries. “Prosper-Thy-Neighbor” has been the motto for decades for successive Thai governments.
The US blasted a government-controlled airbase in Syria with a barrage of cruise missiles on Friday. The Pentagon said 59 cruise missiles struck the Syrian Shayrat airfield.
The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP) was in Thailand last week to show support for reform of the country’s “war on drugs” laws.
A US cruise missile attack on a Syrian air base may persuade President Bashar al-Assad to be more cautious with some of his tactics, but will not deter him and his allies from pressing a full-throttle military campaign to crush rebels.
Chinese President Xi Jinping concluded his visit to the US and his meeting with United States President Donald Trump in Florida early Saturday morning.
In a recent street poll by Khmer Times, tourists by and large praised the people of Phnom Penh for being helpful and inviting to those visiting the capital city.
It has been almost a decade since the 2008 financial crisis and the confrontational politics that emerged in its aftermath remain ubiquitous in the West.
Corruption, driven by human nature and greed, is a universal issue. Fighting corruption is an endless process.
As the North Korea nuclear crisis drags on without a solution, it is natural that the US new administration tries to seek a breakthrough. However, Washington needs to see clearly the crux of the issue.
US President Donald Trump’s recently released 2018 budget blueprint proposes deep cuts in US foreign aid, prompting a discussion on the role of such spending in improving the health and wellbeing of the world’s most vulnerable people.