A top executive and daughter of the founder of Chinese telecom giant Huawei has been arrested in Canada and faces extradition to the United States, officials said Thursday, angering Beijing days into a trade war truce with the US.
Bulgaria will not join a United Nations accord on regulating the treatment of migrants worldwide and would not attend the conference marking its formal adoption in Morocco next week, its centre-right government decided on Dec. 5.
United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Dec. 5 that an international investigation was needed to determine who was responsible for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The French government will consider bringing back a tax on high earners which President Emmanuel Macron abolished early in his presidency, a key demand of “yellow vest” protesters who have been blocking roads and fuel depots for weeks, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said on Dec. 5.
Two key US Republican senators said a briefing on Dec. 4 by the CIA’s director only strengthened their conviction that Saudi Arabia’s crown prince directed the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Over 40 years of U.N.-led federal partnership negotiations to resolve the Cyprus issue have failed to yield a result and there is no sign that this will change in the foreseeable future.
Israel’s army said Tuesday it had detected Hezbollah tunnels infiltrating its territory from Lebanon and launched an operation to destroy them, a move likely to raise tensions with the Iran-backed group.
NATO is seeking a robust response after the seizure of three Ukrainian ships by Moscow sparked a major crisis, as the foreign ministers of the alliance will convene Dec. 4-5 in Brussels with Russia atop their agenda.
France's PM has announced a six-month suspension of a fuel tax rise which has led to weeks of violent protests.
An Israeli software company has denied allegations that its spyware had been used in connection with the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.