China Tones Down ‘Hotheaded’ Nationalism as Relations With U.S. Sink

For weeks, China fanned nationalist sentiment in its escalating war of words with the Trump administration. Now, it is toning down its message and calling for a truce, as President Trump increasingly makes Beijing...

‘The Fish Rots From the Head’: How a Salmon Crisis Stoked Russian Protests

OZERPAKH, Russia — A row of stakes hundreds of feet long pokes out of the endless estuary of the Amur River on Russia’s Pacific coast, resembling the naked spine of a giant fish.It is...

Japan Cabinet Ministers Visit Yasukuni Shrine

TOKYO — Four Japanese cabinet ministers, including a rising political star seen as a potential prime minister, marked the 75th anniversary of World War II’s end on Saturday by visiting Yasukuni Shrine, a memorial...

Trump’s younger brother, Robert, is hospitalised in New York

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, has been hospitalised in New York. The president is expected to visit his 72-year-old brother at a hospital in Manhattan on Friday, according to White House...

Pakistan records 747 new coronavirus cases, tally reaches 288,047

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan recorded 747 new coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 288,047 on Saturday, the health ministry said. The death toll jumped to 6,162 with nine more people...

New Zealand’s Ardern seen resisting call to delay September vote as virus flares up

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is set to decide by Monday whether a general election will go ahead on September 19, with most analysts expecting her to resist opposition calls for a...

Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apology

TOKYO: Japan on Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country's wartime actions at a somber annual ceremony curtailed by the...

Looking Behind Trump’s Latest Attack on Canada’s Aluminum Exports

That didn’t take long. The new trade deal between Canada, the United States and Mexico was barely a month old when President Trump, during a tour of a Whirlpool appliance factory, announced that he’d...

In struggle to land a blow on Biden, Trump toys with nickname change

"What's better, Sleepy Joe or Slow Joe?" Trump asked the crowd outside the clubhouse at his Bedminster, New Jersey, golf club. "I go back and forth." He polled the crowd on which name the...

Older Children and the Coronavirus: A New Wrinkle in the Debate

A study by researchers in South Korea last month suggested that children between the ages of 10 and 19 spread the coronavirus more frequently than adults — a widely reported finding that influenced the...