PERSPECTIVE

LET us not go to war again. Let us not go to war because we cannot afford to "win" another war. There would be no winning this war. There is only losing, at a cost that staggers every dimension on...

COMMENTARY

WHEN somebody is reaching the end of their life, they often suffer from lots of apparently unrelated ailments - fevers, aches and pains, unlucky falls. Something similar may happen when a...

[TEHRAN] Iran's foreign minister on Thursday warned US President Donald Trump he was mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short, as Washington sought the North Atlantic Treaty...

[NEW YORK] United Nations members urged the US and Iran Wednesday to step back from the brink of war and prevent an escalation of tensions.

EDITORIAL

IT is no secret that the majority of America's military partners were opposed to the 2018 decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw the United States from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...

IN VIETNAM, one of the world's largest and fastest-growing beer markets, new battle lines are being drawn as Heineken NV and local industry leader Sabeco hone their product offerings and build up...

[RIYADH] Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it wanted to avert war in the region but stood ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the...

[BAGHDAD] Iraq's national carrier is to resume flights to the capital of neighbouring Syria for the first time since the war there erupted in 2011, a spokesman said Thursday.

COMMENTARY

THE US and China inched closer to an outright trade war on Monday when Beijing announced retaliatory plans to raise duties on selected American imports.

COMMENTARY

IN Sri Lanka, memories of war and terrorism are very much alive. The decades-long civil war between the Sinhala-dominated government in Colombo and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam was brutal ...