Tensions mounted on Sunday at refugee camps in Bangladesh holding hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims over an operation to send them back to Myanmar, from where they have fled following a military crackdown.
(By Elise Labott and Zachary Cohen, CNN)
Tension is brewing between the US and Europe over how the international community should address the recent protests in Iran, several diplomats and Trump administration officials told CNN.
China has called on the international community to put in constructive efforts in an attempt to ease escalating tensions in the Korean Peninsula after North Korea described the UN’s latest round of sanctions against Pyongyang as an “act of war” and tantamount to a total economic blockade.
A visit to the al-Aqsa Mosque compound by two Israeli lawmakers is a sign that shows the extremist Knesset members take advantage of recent clashes between Israelis and Palestinians to exacerbate the tense situation, says an author.
After US President Donald Trump unveiled his new strategy on Afghanistan, United States said it expects India to take steps towards “rapprochement” with Pakistan for the larger goal of stability in the region.
The Riyadh regime seems to have softened its stance towards Doha amid severe diplomatic tensions between the two sides, with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir calling Qatar an “ally” in his latest remarks.
Madrid is bracing for rising tensions over Catalonia's unilateral separatist drive, Spain's deputy prime minister says, just days after the northeastern region announced an independence referendum for October.
Madrid is bracing for rising tensions over Catalonia's unilateral separatist drive, Spain's deputy prime minister said Monday, just days after the northeastern region announced an independence referendum for October.