Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Seoul this week has put North Korea in a difficult spot when it comes to ties with its two neighbors.
Beijing's point man on Taiwan cut short his trip to the island this week as protests intensified, leaving many locals feeling more aggrieved than soothed by the visit that had been billed as an outreach exercise.
For weeks, EU talk has been all about rifts and tiffs, with British Prime Minister David Cameron once again at odds with his European colleagues — this time over a top job in the bloc.
Back-to-back rebel attacks in Pakistan have compounded Islamabad's perennial dilemma of how to deal with the Taliban.
Petro Poroshenko is no stranger to politics, which will be a useful asset as he takes on one gargantuan task after another in the coming months.
Three religions, three states (or two states and one political entity, depending on who is asked) and three surprises in three days.
The man known as “Subcomandante Marcos” is gone, but he was not shot as he once said he imagined his end.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's imminent trip to China comes 25 years after Mikhail Gorbachev, the final leader of the Soviet Union, visited Russia's mammoth neighbor and former communist ally.
Indians have ended the decade-long rule of the Congress party in decisive and humiliating fashion, backing a controversial politician in the hope that he will revive the economy and rid the country of pervasive corruption.
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea between China and its neighbors have provoked outrage in Southeast Asia, but countries in the region have the short end of the stick, given their economic dependence on the behemoth next door.
2014/5/17, 1 Comment