• Sat, 01 Jun 2019 14:43
    Mecca summit supports Palestinians, backs Saudis in Iran standoff
    A Saudi-hosted Islamic summit on Saturday threw its support behind Palestinians ahead of a US-led peace plan suspected to be skewed in favour of Israel, as Muslim states rallied around Saudi Arabia over tensions with Iran.
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  • Sun, 12 May 2019 01:00
    US-China standoff heralds risky shake-up of global order: analysts
    Paris - Flaring tensions between Washington and Beijing are raising the prospect of new global diplomatic and economic fault lines, with consequences that analysts say could pose unfamiliar challenges to world leaders.
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  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Another step taken in defusing nuclear standoff 
    The second Trump-Kim summit has been declared a failure, but closer scrutiny reveals reasons for hope
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 09:01
    Elon Musk tweet may cost him job as Tesla CEO
    New York - The standoff between US stock regulators and mercurial Tesla chief Elon Musk has taken a dramatic turn over a tweet that could cost the entrepreneur his job as CEO of the electric carmaker.
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  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Walking the thin line between war and peace
    Trump and Kim have a second chance to defuse the nuclear standoff in Northeast Asia – they must take it
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:24
    Thai-Khmer border guards in standoff weekend
    Cambodian and Thai border authorities faced off in a heated confrontation on Saturday afternoon, when the Thai side allegedly attempted to use a tractor to remove over 6ha of cassava planted by Cambodian farmers near the border.
  • Tue, 22 Jan 2019 01:00
    China built a beautiful and big wall, too, but it failed
    From the moment he launched his campaign for president, Donald Trump compared the barrier he wanted to build along the US southern border to China’s Great Wall. With the US government now shuttered by the standoff over funding Trump’s wall, both he and his Democratic opponents might want to take a closer look at the Chinese fortification – and why exactly it failed.
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 13:37
    Clock ticks for Italy to pass budget after EU standoff
    Italy's populist government was racing Saturday to get a revised 2019 budget through parliament before year end despite complaints it was written by Brussels and being rammed through without debate.
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  • Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:01
    Washington careens toward government shutdown with no deal in sight
    An intensifying spending standoff sent US lawmakers scrambling Monday to avert a partial government shutdown, with Republican and Democratic leaders deadlocked over President Donald Trump's demands for border wall funding.
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  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:41
    Suicidal girl plucked from Samut Sakhon school ledge
    A standoff between a suicidal schoolgirl and her father, teachers and emergency workers ended after hours of tense drama at a Samut Sakhon school on Tuesday night when she was plucked to safety.
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  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    THAI to push reforms after unsavoury pilot standoff
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:59
    Asian markets rally runs out of steam
    The latest rally in most Asian markets stumbled Thursday, though emerging market currencies held gains after Beijing's pledge not to weaponise the yuan in its trade standoff with the United States.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 06:49
    Trump releases 'very nice' letter from Kim Jong Un
    US President Donald Trump on Thursday again signalled optimism about efforts to end the nuclear standoff with North Korea, as he took the extraordinary diplomatic step of tweeting out a letter from Kim Jong Un.
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  • Tue, 22 May 2018 12:21
    Election demonstrators ready to camp out for second night
    Demonstrators threatened on Tuesday to spend another night in front of Thammasat University after a two-hour standoff with police that blocked them from marching to Government House.
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  • Mon, 14 May 2018 13:06
    Trang man wounded in desperate standoff with police
    Police in Trang on Sunday night shot and wounded a 20-year-old man accused of attempting to kill his mother. An officer was also wounded.
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