Eighteen months after Donald Trump became US president and started shaking up global diplomacy, Japan is waking up to the risks of an alliance based on dollars and deals rather than shared values and security interests.
A Saudi-led coalition conducted airstrikes on Yemen’s Hodeidah airport on Sunday, to support forces attempting to seize control from Yemeni forces inside, according to Saudi and Houthi media, in the biggest battle of the war.
Blasts killed at least 31 people in the northeast Nigerian state of Borno, two residents said on Sunday, marking the largest attack in several weeks in a part of the country blighted by the Boko Haram terrorists.
South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, Yonhap news agency said on Sunday.
The Nicaraguan government and civic groups on Friday agreed to halt all violence, in a major step to end two months of political unrest that has left 170 dead and rocked the government of President Daniel Ortega.
Colombia’s President-elect Ivan Duque, who swept aside leftist Gustavo Petro in Sunday’s election, pledged to unite his South American nation after a divisive campaign but insisted he would change a landmark peace accord with leftist rebels.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his main rival in Sunday’s presidential election both pledged to send millions of Syrian refugees home, responding to growing unease among voters about the number of migrants in Turkey.