International Incidents

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo

Jun 18, 2019

Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have abducted 10 fishermen from boats in waters off Borneo, renewing security worries in Malaysia's Sabah state

The Latest: Iran TV shows crewmembers of damaged tanker

Jun 13, 2019

Iranian state TV is airing footage of crewmembers on one of the tankers damaged in a suspected attack in the Sea of Oman in a room watching English language news on television

China data suggests trade war hit; tech group reverses stand

Jun 3, 2019

A new report on Chinese manufacturing suggests Beijing's trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor

Jun 3, 2019

Mixing pageantry and political pugilism, President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Britain on Monday by drawing a smile from Queen Elizabeth II and stepping up a long-running feud with London's anti-Trump mayor.

Supreme Court agrees to hear US-Mexico border shooting case

May 28, 2019

The Supreme Court will decide whether the family of a Mexican teenager who was shot to death by an American border agent can sue for damages in U.S. courts

Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets buckle

May 23, 2019

Trump administration prepares another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by trade wars

Officials say Iran quadruples production of enriched uranium

May 21, 2019

Nuclear officials say Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran's atomic program

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran

May 18, 2019

As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making

May 15, 2019

Long time coming: US-China trade tensions have been building for years

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations

May 10, 2019

The Trump administration has seized a North Korean cargo ship being used to supply coal to the isolated nation in violation of international sanctions

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