International

China’s Wang to visit South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Turkey

BEIJING, CHINA — China’s top diplomat Wang Yi will visit South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya and Turkey in the coming days,…

UN chief warns of AI risks to global peace

UNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES — UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday warned that artificial intelligence could pose a risk to…

Trump says he expects to be indicted in Capitol riot probe

WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES — Former US president Donald Trump said Tuesday he expected to be charged over the 6 January…

US soldier who crossed into North Korea had served time in South Korean jail: official

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — A US soldier who served around two months in a South Korean jail on assault charges…

Norway threatens US$100,000 daily fine on Meta over data

OSLO, NORWAY — Norway’s data protection agency said Monday it would ban Facebook and Instagram owner Meta from using the…

New Zealand calls on China to curb tensions in ‘contested’ Pacific

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND — New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins urged China on Monday to help curb tensions in a…

‘Oppressive’ heat wave scorches US West and South

LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES — Swaths of the United States home to more than 80 million people were under heat…

Hollywood grinds to a halt as actors unite with writers in strike

The members of the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) have begun their first day of…

Big power disputes in spotlight at Southeast Asia security meet

JAKARTA, INDONESIA — Top diplomats from the United States, China and Russia attend a security meeting on Friday with Southeast…

US arrests former head of bankrupt crypto platform Celsius

NEW YORK, UNITED STATES — US prosecutors arrested the former head of Celsius Network on fraud charges on Thursday, a…