Russia expels 20 Czech diplomats in retaliatory move

Russia on Sunday expelled 20 Czech diplomats in retaliation for a slew of diplomatic expulsions by Prague and gave the affected Czech diplomats just over 24 hours to leave the country, the RIA news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying. The Czech Republic on Saturday expelled 18 Russian diplomats, giving them 72 hours to leave, … Read more

Is China really about to invade Taiwan?

Taipei, Taiwan – For the first time in more than half a century, the United States and Japan are expected this week to make a joint statement on the security of the Taiwan Strait following a meeting between US President Joe Biden and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. While largely symbolic, the statement would be an … Read more

South Korea: Moon’s party dealt crushing defeats in mayoral polls

South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s Democratic Party has suffered devastating defeats in elections for the mayors of the country’s two biggest cities, results showed on Thursday, amid political scandals and policy blunders. The election on Wednesday was widely seen a key barometer for potential political shifts for Moon’s progressive party with less than one year left … Read more