China, Southeast Asia Met on Trade, Ignored Maritime Dispute
Trade and the disease COVID-19 were major issues for China and 10 Southeast Asian countries when they met this month.
Where Trump and Biden Disagree on Major Issues
The United States is making last minute preparations for national elections on Tuesday, November 3.
With Few Foreign Visitors, Egypt’s Economy Suffers
At the Pyramids of Giza, a few tourists walk among Egypt’s ancient wonders. At Red Sea resorts, visitor numbers are well below what they were in earlier years.
World Populations May Shrink After Mid-Century
The time of growing human populations may be ending, a new study shows.
US, China Face a Tense Point in Their Relations
With the increased tensions between the United States and China, observers are questioning if the relationship has reached a turning point.
13 Charged in Plot to Kidnap Michigan Governor
Police in the United States have arrested 13 people in connection with reported plots to kidnap the governor of Michigan and attack the state’s Capitol building.
From Golden Age to War and Ruin: Lebanon at 100
At the age of 92, Salah Tizani is almost as old as Lebanon.
Should Europe's Economies Re-open for Christmas?
The Christmas season has always been important for the economy.
China Is Buying Up Computer Chips Made in Taiwan
Taiwan’s exports are growing at a time when the world economy is shrinking because of the COVID-19 health crisis.
Airline Mask Requirements Encourage More People to Travel
Airline travel in the United States fell more than 95 percent in April.
What Will US Policy Toward North Korea Be After the Election?
America’s two main presidential candidates have expressed different ideas about policy toward nuclear-armed North Korea.
Britain Starts Pfizer Vaccine, US Confirms Its Safety, Efficacy
Britain administered the world’s first fully tested and approved COVID-19 vaccine to citizen Margaret Keenan on Tuesday.
World Becoming Less Accepting of Migrants, Poll Finds
A new opinion study shows the world is growing less accepting of migrants.
Vietnam’s Economic Hopes Fade as COVID-19 Takes Away Business
Vietnamese officials have lowered expectations for their country’s normally fast-growing economy in 2020.
Electoral College Officially Elects Biden as US President
The 538 members of the Electoral College met Monday in places across the United States.
People Seeking US Citizenship Face Tougher Test
People seeking U.S. citizenship will now be required to take a longer and more complex test.
Miners Say Coronavirus Has Led to More Industry Automation
International mining officials say the coronavirus crisis has led to increased automation in the industry.
COVID Measures Will Not End When Vaccine Arrives, Experts Say
The arrival of the first COVID-19 vaccine will not mean people can throw away their face masks, experts say.
International Investors Concerned About Ethiopia
Ethiopia has invested billions of dollars to build new dams, railways, roads and industrial centers for more than 10 years.
President-elect Biden Chooses All-Female White House Press Team
President-elect Joe Biden has named an all-female senior communications team for his upcoming administration.