Trump administration ups Tibet scrutiny with new appointment

Asia Pacific Oct 15, 2020

Trump administration ups Tibet scrutiny with new appointment

The Trump administration has appointed a senior official to oversee Tibetan issues after a vacancy for almost four years, as the U.S. increases pressure on China over its human rights record, including the use of forced labor among ethnic minorities. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo ...

U.S. says U.N. sanctions on Iran are back as allies and rivals object

World Sep 20, 2020

U.S. says U.N. sanctions on Iran are back as allies and rivals object

The U.S. said international sanctions on Iran are automatically "snapping back” in a move that most nations say the Trump administration doesn’t have the authority to demand since quitting a 2015 nuclear deal two years ago. "Sanctions are being re-imposed on Iran,” Secretary of State ...