The Chinese government may deny it. But confessions garnered from torture remain commonplace in the Chinse judicial system. And these confessions can then be used in proceedings closed to the public to send the accused to jail…or death row.
The US government is ratcheting up the pressure on Iran. But the US insists they have no desire to go to war with their long-time foe.
It’s hard to imagine two more divergent personalities than UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Boris Johnson. But after three years of failed Brexit efforts, a sea change in leadership could be just what Britain needs.
The trade spat between the US and China is growing long in tooth. Wary companies are exiting China to avoid what could be many more years of hefty export tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
In his report, Robert Mueller was unable to indict Trump in his report due to lack of sufficient evidence, but that hasn’t stopped the Democrats from calling for the president to be impeached.
Former foreign secretary and ex-London mayor Boris Johnson is pounding the lecterns and assuring he is the man to deliver the undeliverable…a successful Brexit by 31 October.
US President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement that the US would begin to impose ever higher tariffs on Mexico, starting at 5% next week, rocked global markets fearing a new front in the trade war.
Trump made every effort to underline the crucial nature of the centuries’ long alliance between the two nations. ‘Anti-Trumpers’ in the mainstream media will surely find something to harp about in their ongoing efforts to smear the US president.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan must have known he was in for it when the official invite for a state visit went out to US President Donald Trump. And he wasn’t disappointed. Trump lashed out at Sadiq Khan, calling him a ‘stone-cold loser’ …
US President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to end the flood of illegal migrants crossing the southern border. He also promised to make Mexico pay for a new border wall, and it seems he’s about to make good on both promises.
It’s a plum job by anyone’s reckoning. But former foreign minister Julie Bishop has reportedly turned down an offer to become the next South Australian governor.
Unfortunately, as the ‘Never Trumpers’ push their more moderate colleagues towards an impeachment effort, they are pushing the US to the brink of a potential civil war.
Fancy another election in September? If the mere thought gives you a headache, you’re not alone. But headaches or not, that’s the scenario in store for Israeli voters after Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament.
US President Donald Trump has, more than once, labelled the FBI’s probe into possible collusion between himself and the Russians as a total ‘witch hunt’.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says Trump directed the increase from a previously proposed 10% duty because China has refused to meet US demands and has imposed retaliatory tariffs on US goods.
The nation’s already shaky economy is showing signs of splintering the already fractious government. And that’s even before renewed US sanctions kick in, intended to cut off all of Iran’s vital oil exports.
With the ongoing probe into Russian interference in the 2016 US election, Trump has delayed a proposed meeting with Vladimir Putin until 2019.
Since the start of US President Donald Trump’s trade ructions with nations across the world, The Australian Tribune has maintained that Trump is mostly testing the waters and probing for weaknesses.
Duterte has vowed to sustain the momentum of his bloody war on drugs, telling the nation in an annual address that the fight would be as ‘relentless and chilling’ as during his first two years in power.
Naysayers naively like to say that US President Donald Trump gave up too much in his historic meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un. But these same detractors have been left speechless over the latest economic news out of North Korea.
Rather than learn from their neighbour’s history, it appears Iran may now be bent on taking the same path. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has cautioned US President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran.
May has defeated the final challenges to her Brexit blueprint in parliament, leaving plans for Britain’s departure from the EU still largely on track but her authority weakened. MPs supported the government’s position to reject amendments to the EU withdrawal bill that challenged May’s commitment to leave the bloc’s customs union and single market.