[WASHINGTON] US Vice-President Mike Pence visited an overcrowded migrant camp in Texas on Friday, coming face to face with detainees held in horrific conditions and deploring an immigration crisis...

[HOUSTON] US Vice-President Mike Pence on Friday stepped up efforts to force Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro from office by imposing new sanctions on its oil shipments, and promising "stronger...

[WASHINGTON] Tensions soared Wednesday between the United States and two of its Nato partners, Germany and Turkey, as the alliance opened a 70th birthday celebration aimed at showing a united...

A PARTIAL US government shutdown was almost certain to drag through the Christmas holiday after the Senate adjourned on Saturday without breaking an impasse over President Donald Trump's...

[CANBERRA] Since the Soviet Union fell in the early 1990s, South-east Asia has sought to avoid getting caught in a fight between major powers. The Trump administration is making that position look...

[PORT MORESBY] Asian Pacific leaders fly into the unlikely venue of Port Moresby Saturday for a summit developing into a tug-of-war for regional influence between an assertive China and an...

HUNDREDS of fluttering red flags, buses emblazoned with "China Aid" logos and even a purpose-built pagoda: driving around Port Moresby, you could be forgiven for thinking that Chinese...

[WASHINGTON] A new US "Space Force" will soon take shape but will at least initially be a step below the proposed sixth branch of the military envisioned by President Donald Trump, his...

EDITORIAL

ON MARCH 12, 1947, then US President Harry Truman delivered a major address before Congress in which he stated the principles of what became known as the Cold War, depicting the Soviet Union as...