Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says

The risk of nuclear weapons being used is at its highest since World War Two, a senior U.N. security expert said on Tuesday, calling it an “urgent” issue that the world should... Read more »

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back

The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies to 25% for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talks to rescue a... Read more »
Left: US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia, Joe Felter; Right: Chinese Ambassador to Nepal Hou Yanqi

US and China play ‘tug of war’ with Nepal

On Sunday, the U.S. Embassy announced the arrival of Dr. Joe Felter, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia in Nepal. Little did we know things were going to... Read more »