Blinken calls on China, ASEAN countries to hold Myanmar accountable

Blinken calls on China, ASEAN countries to hold Myanmar accountable

BANGKOK, July 10 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Sunday urged China and members of the Southeast Asian bloc ASEAN to put pressure on Myanmar’s rulers to return to democracy and to hold it accountable to a peace deal agreed with the group. “It is incumbent on China and in China’s interest … Read more

Ongoing civil strikes further cripple everyday life in Lebanon | Business and Economy News

Ongoing civil strikes further cripple everyday life in Lebanon |  Business and Economy News

Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s seemingly terminal dysfunction is now compounded by open-ended strikes at most government offices, as salaries are no longer sufficient for employees to get to work, let alone support themselves or their families. The International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Beirut office estimates that nearly 100 percent of civilian employees are now engaged in … Read more

Chinese bank depositors face police in angry protest

In this photo released by Yang on Sunday, July 10, 2022, people hold banners and chant slogans during a protest at the entrance to a branch of China's central bank in Zhengzhou in central China's Henan Province. A large crowd of angry Chinese bank de

BEIJING– A large crowd of angry Chinese bank depositors faced off with police Sunday, some roughed up as they were taken away, in a case that has drawn attention because of earlier attempts to use a COVID-19 tracking app to prevent them from mobilizing. Hundreds of people held up banners and chanted slogans on the … Read more

UK Conservative candidates throw hats in ring to replace Johnson | Politics News

UK Conservative candidates throw hats in ring to replace Johnson |  Politics News

Nine members of the United Kingdom’s Conservative Party have so far launched bids to replace Boris Johnson as the party head and next prime minister. The latest announcements on Sunday come three days after Johnson said he would step down following the resignations of several ministers and other officials in his government in the wake … Read more

Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

A number of new generation Iranian centrifugals are seen on display during Iran’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, Iran April 10, 2021. Iranian Presidency Office/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Move breaches 2015 deal as talks to revive it are stalled Iran had made … Read more

Adoptees are told to be grateful they weren’t aborted. They’re protesting Roe’s overturn.

Adoptees are told to be grateful they weren't aborted.  They're protesting Roe's overturn.

Activist Annie Wu, a Chinese adoptee, said she’s repeatedly heard the question, “What if you were aborted?” It’s an all-too-common hypothetical that anti-abortion proponents have lobbed at adoptees who publicly defend reproductive rights, particularly amid the recent fall of Roe v. Wade. “If my birth mother aborted me, that would be FINE with me. I … Read more

Dutch farmers form ‘freedom convoys’ to protest government’s strict environmental rules

Dutch farmers form 'freedom convoys' to protest government's strict environmental rules

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Farmers in the Netherlands have formed their own version of Canada’s “Freedom Convoy,” blocking highways with tractors, setting bales of hay on fire and taking other actions to protest the government’s recent goal to cut emissions that could force some farms to shutter. “Where is our prime … Read more