CHINA vowed retaliation after the United States forced the closure of its Houston consulate, prompting stocks to fall in one of the biggest blows to diplomatic ties between the two countries in...

[LONDON] US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday following London's diplomatically fraught severing of ties with China's Huawei and retaliation...

[TAIPEI] Taiwan on Friday said its top representative to Hong Kong has returned home due to "unnecessary political obstacles", with local media reporting he refused to sign a pro-Beijing statement...

[WASHINGTON] The United States has postponed flights for dozens of American diplomats who had planned to return to China later this month, after failing to reach agreement with Beijing over issues...

[WASHINGTON] US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a vociferous critic of China, was meeting quietly Wednesday in Hawaii with a top official from Beijing which is hoping to ease skyrocketing tensions...

[WASHINGTON] The acting top US diplomat for South Asia announced her retirement on Sunday, as President Donald Trump looks increasingly likely to go a full term without a Senate-confirmed State...

BACK on Feb 17 when reports from Wuhan, China, painted the horrific scenes of hundreds of victims succumbing to the mysterious Covid-19 virus, the World Health Organization (WTO) sounded alarm...

[DOHA] Providing neutral space for talks on ending Afghanistan's 18-year conflict has boosted Qatar's international profile and helped it defy a painful embargo enforced by neighbours and former...

[HARARE] China's foreign minister Wang Yi on Sunday pledged to strengthen cooperation with Zimbabwe despite a spat over bilateral aid figures in November.

[CHENGDU] China will host the leaders of squabbling neighbours South Korea and Japan on Tuesday, as Beijing flexes its diplomatic muscle to encourage a truce between America's two key military...