Afghanistan- The Great Game or a Tumbling Dice on the Road to Ruin

Manish Uprety F.R.A.S. is an ex-diplomat & ALCAP’s Special Adviser for Asia & Africa and Jainendra Karn is a...

China vows to keep Taiwan out of Pacific Rim trade group

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing said Wednesday it will block Taiwan’s application to join a Pacific Rim trade initiative, citing...

Haiti Prime Minister Ariel Henry plans to hold elections next year

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Struggling with political turmoil and the aftermath of an earthquake, Haiti’s prime minister said Tuesday...

The Latest: New Zealand to allow home isolation to travelers

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand’s prime minister says the government will start a pilot program of home-isolation for...

Biden plan seeks to expand education, from pre-K to college

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Democrats push ahead with President Joe Biden’s $3.5 trillion rebuilding plan, they’re promising historic investments...

Scientists: Spanish volcano has entered ‘low activity’ phase

LOS LLANOS DE ARIDANE, Canary Islands (AP) — A Spanish island volcano that has buried more than 500 buildings...

After close vote, Germany on tricky path to form government

BERLIN (AP) — The party that narrowly beat outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bloc pushed Monday for a quick...

German parties rally supporters ahead of Sunday election

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s political parties prepared to rally their supporters and win over undecided voters Friday, two days...