Geopolitics
Governance/Geopolitics
Washington, DC/JEN: Amid growing tensions between Beijing and Washington over the status of Taiwan and trade issues, the United States has put a dozen Chinese companies on its trade blacklist for national security and foreign policy concerns, according to reports. more
Beijing irked as US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

Beijing/UNI/Sputnik: The Chinese Foreign Ministry on Wednesday criticized the United States for inviting Taiwan, claimed by China as it's territory, to the 'Summit for Democracy&# ...

Chinese social media platform bans users from flaunting 'wealthy lifestyle'

A Chinese lifestyle platform has banned wealth-bragging behavior on its site in the latest move to heed the national call to offer healthy online content and better regulated cyberspace, ...

UN will use technology and medical capacity to improve peacekeeping

New York: Beginning on 7 December, ministers from around the world will discuss the technology and medical capacity building of UN Peacekeeping, UN officials said at a press conference on ...

Arms trafficking, a ‘defining factor’ in undermining peace

New York: Small arms trafficking is a “defining factor in undermining peace and security”, the Director of the UN Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) told the Security ...

Safe sanitation for all benefits people and the planet: UN chief

New York: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has urged countries to keep their promise to leave no one behind and deliver health and sanitation to all.

Four Chinese patrol ships enter waters near Senkaku Islands disputed by Japan: Reports

Tokyo: Four Chinese patrol ships entered on Friday the area which Japan views as its own territorial waters near the disputed Senkaku Islands (known as the Diaoyu Islands in China), media ...

Completion of Somalia elections more important than ever: UN envoy

New York: Although progress has been made in Somalia’s electoral process, it has been slow and uneven, the UN Special Representative for the country said in a briefing to the Securi ...

Joe Biden administration planning to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics 2022: Reports

Washington: The US President Joe Biden-led administration is planning to diplomatically boycott the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.

Joe Biden expresses 'concern' over China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong during virtual meet with Xi Jinping

Washington: US President Joe Biden raised concerns about China’s practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, as well as human rights more broadly during his virtual meeting with Ch ...