NEWSWORTHY

May 16, 2018

Trump keeps a dangerous promise

Contrary to the president's claims, the move will make peace harder to reach and will likely embolden hardliners on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian divide.

China admits military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

May 16, 2018

China admits military exercises intended to threaten Taiwan

A Chinese government spokesman said Wednesday that the country's military exercises around Taiwan are intended as a direct threat to the self-governing island's government over moves Beijing sees as cementing its independence from the mainland. The message conveyed by the recent drills is "very clear," ...

Myanmar rebels launch attacks in Shan state; at least 15 dead

May 13, 2018

Myanmar rebels launch attacks in Shan state; at least 15 dead

An ethnic rebel group launched an attack against Myanmar's military in a northern town on Saturday, leaving at least 15 people dead and 20 injured, including civilians, officials said. The Ta'ang National Liberation Army launched three attacks just after 5 a.m. in the town of ...