North Korea leveled up its military threat by claiming Saturday it had successfully conducted an underwater test-fire of a submarine-launched ballistic missile. Kim Jong Un, the North's young leader, watched the missile "soar into the sky from underwater," Pyongyang's state media reported without specifying the exact date and location of the test-fire.
Is the Trans Pacific Partnership about to be concluded, or will it be put into deep freeze instead?
There are many reports of concern over potentially huge adjustments in the event of a U.S. interest rate hike that could trigger capital flight and difficulties in debt repayment.
Once upon a time, motherhood was the epitome of womanhood.
The British people's hopes for economic stability can be said to have brought the Conservative Party out of turmoil to remain in power.
It was not the first time that news about child sex rackets had surfaced in the Pakistan media, but when I read about child prostitution in Jinnah Garden, Peshawar, it was dismaying beyond words.
During three decades of favorable global economic conditions, China created an integrated global production system unprecedented in scale and complexity. But now its policymakers must deal with the triple challenges of the unfolding European debt crisis, slow recovery in the United States and a secular growth slowdown in China's economy.
China's latest rhetorical tactic related to its land reclamation in disputed parts of the South China Sea leaves much to be desired.
At a joint press conference with the Japanese Prime Minister on April 28, U.S. President Barack Obama expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for visiting the Arlington National Cemetery, a U.S. military cemetery, saying: "Your gesture is a powerful reminder that the past can be overcome, former adversaries can become the closest of allies, and that nations can build a future together."
On Sunday, the world marked World Press Freedom Day under the theme 'Let journalism thrive! Towards better reporting, gender equality and media safety in the digital age'.