TURKEY searched the Saudi consulate in Istanbul for a second time overnight as part of a probe into the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, while the British, French and Dutch ministers...

SAUDI ARABIA has more to lose than to gain from an economic showdown with its ally the United States, experts say, as the diplomatic fallout continues following the disappearance of dissident...

COMMENTARY

MORE than 50 heads of state and government, including Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and EU chiefs Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, are making final preparations for this week's landmark Asia-...

THE BOTTOM LINE

NERO, the Roman emperor renowned for debauchery and extravagance, is said to have fiddled while Rome burnt. Fast forward a couple of millennia, and little seems to have changed.

IT'S no secret that Brett Kavanaugh was not President Donald Trump's first choice as a nominee for the US Supreme Court. Judge Kavanaugh had worked in the White House under former...

THE contours of US President Donald Trump's trade strategy are becoming clearer by the day. America's trading partners face dramatic threats. ...

AT first glance, it would be easy to confuse the Trump administration's new National Cyber Strategy with its predecessors: the Obama administration's 2009 Cyberspace Policy Review and...

THE United States and Canada forged a last-gasp deal on Sunday (Monday morning, Singapore time) to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta) as a trilateral pact with Mexico, rescuing a...