Israel Apartheid State, Trump’s Deal Doomed: French US EnvoyOutgoing French Ambassador to the US, Gérard Araud, criticized Israel I regime as an “apartheid state”, adding that US President Donald Trump’s “deal of the century,” aimed at resolving the decades-long conflict between Israel and Palestine, looks dead in the water.
Comedian Wins Ukraine’s Presidential VoteVolodymyr Zelensky, a Television Comic, has won Ukraine’s presidential runoff vote, defeating incumbent President Petro Poroshenko with more than 73 percent of the vote against about 25, according to official preliminary results.
China has voiced its firm opposition to Trump administration’s decision to end sanctions waivers it granted to some importers of Iranian oil, saying that it will fuel the “turmoil” in the troubled West Asia and in the global energy markets.
Sam, an Australian citizen, has never met his 18-month-old son, who is trapped in China with Sam’s wife, who is also a member of the persecuted Uighurs
For the last year, Sam* has seen his baby only in 15-second snatches.
China claimed on Monday it has arrested tens of thousands of “terrorists” since four years ago in its volatile western Xinjiang region, which is home to millions of Muslim minorities, including Uighurs.
Chinese investments in the US fell by 83 percent last year as a result of tightened US scrutiny of foreign takeover deals and Beijing’s restrictions on outbound investments, Data from law firm Baker & McKenzie showed.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has arrived in China on Tuesday for a fourth round of talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, only days after warning he would take an “alternative path” if the US kept his nation under sanctions. The visit reportedly coincided with Kim’s 35th birthday, on January 8.