China says US should respect concerns on Taiwan

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) meeting with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi (R) at the Great Hall of the People. PHOTO: REUTERS BEIJING, CHINA: The United States must respect China’s concerns on Taiwan to avoid causing disturbances in Sino-US ties, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told visiting US Secretary of

Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu to train Somali soldiers

Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire (C) and a Turkish military official cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the Turkish military base in Somalia. PHOTO: REUTERS ANKARA: Turkey opened its biggest overseas military base on Saturday in Somalia’s capital, cementing its ties with the volatile but strategic Muslim nation and

Pakistan’s ‘corruption claims overlooked’ in RPP arbitration

ISLAMABAD: Senior government officials have claimed that the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) overlooked Pakistan’s claim of corruption while deciding in favour of Karkey Karadeniz Elektrik Uretim over a rental power project (RPP) dispute. Pakistan is also considering various options to deal with the matter after the announcement of

Germans warned against apathy as Merkel heads for fourth term

By Reuters German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a breakfast with supporters at the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party election campaign meeting centre in Berlin. PHOTO: REUTERS German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a breakfast with supporters at the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party election campaign meeting centre in Berlin. PHOTO: REUTERS BERLIN: Germans were