China warned the US that it will take “every necessary measure” to protect its interests after a top White House advisor said that Washington might revoke Hong Kong’s special trading privileges if Beijing enacts a tough new security law.
The first of five Iranian tankers carrying much-needed fuel and oil products to Venezuela moored at Venezuela’s El Palito refinery in defiance of US sanctions, after Tehran and Caracas warned Washington over any attempt to intercept them.
More than 100 prominent writers, including several top Asian-American authors, have called for an end to a surge in anti-Asian hostility in the US which they say has been “egged on” during the pandemic by the Trump administration’s pandering to racist tropes.
A gauge of Asian stocks pared early gains on Monday amid souring relations between China and the United States, with Hong Kong shares extending losses on mounting fears about future stability in the city.
The United States may lead the world in known coronavirus-related deaths not only because it is one of the largest countries, but also because it is among the least healthy among comparable nations when it comes to things like obesity, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease, cleveland.com reported.
In a telephone conversation with Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that Iran will respond to any possible attack by the US against Iranian oil tankers in the Caribbean Sea or anywhere else in the world, Mehe News reported.
China slammed the United States for its "dangerous" decision to congratulate Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen on her Wednesday inauguration, as the self-ruled island became the latest flashpoint between the world's two largest economies.
Iran’s top security official said Tuesday the United States has failed to muster support even from its own allies in its attempts to renew a UN arms embargo against the Islamic Republic, stressing that the world community no longer tolerates Washington’s “bullying.”