"Bullets wrote our past. Education, our future."
Justin Trudeau, Canada's media star prime minister, in his first address to the General Assembly, presented a wide-ranging tableau of liberal platitudes and glowing feel good commitments.
The Saudi-U.S. relationship has endured many jolts over the decades, but there are signs that some within the U.S. establishment are rethinking their approach towards the Saudis.
SMRT Corp. should not have been publicly listed in the first place.
The Fed failed to raise interest rates on Sept. 21, giving many markets and fund managers a sigh of relief.
A day after urging a joint India-Pakistan war against poverty, unemployment, illiteracy and infant mortality, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi executed his latest about-turn by implicitly threatening to use water as a weapon against Pakistan -- this in a region where great swathes of humanity eke out a subsistence living and are wholly dependent on agriculture and the agrarian chain for their livelihoods.
This has been a good month for China in its efforts to seize fugitives on the run, some of whom allegedly fled the country with large amounts of illicit funds. Beijing is now taking concrete steps to obtain the recovery of assets as well.
Zheng Chenggong (鄭成功) is better known in the West by his Hokkien honorific Koxinga, which means Lord of the Imperial Surname. He was a Chinese-Japanese Ming loyalist who resisted the Qing conquest of China in 1644.
"The day I saw those people being cut in front of me, yes, I was afraid. I started crying." These words belong to a little Syrian girl that has suffered so much for her age. Many adults wouldn't be able to stand the things she has been through, but she bravely embraces it with an admirable composure.
Media outlets should be wary of creating such hype that reality is forced to live up to the fiction, and politicians compelled to make rash, uninformed decisions.