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No longer the obedient NATO ally, Erdogan floats nuclear option

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

It's no secret that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees his country as the pre-eminent Muslim power in the Middle East. He regards his vision of political Islam as competing with that of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. He frequently accuses the United States of trying to belittle his country, and ruminates about a "greater Turkey."...

Justin Trudeau projected to win second term

Prince Charles, Rodrigo Duterte among guests expected at enthronement of Japan's new emperor

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito is set to officially proclaim his enthronement, in a ritual-bound, centuries-old ceremony attended by more than a hundred dignitaries from around the world. ...

Japan's ancient and mysterious royal regalia

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Amid the speeches, customary robes and ancient rituals of the enthronement of Japan's new emperor Naruhito, one might easily overlook the collection of seemingly innocuous items carried in by palace officials....

The 41 most out-there lines from Donald Trump's Cabinet meeting

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Thai King strips 'disloyal' royal consort of titles and military ranks

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

The King of Thailand has stripped his royal consort of her titles, status, and military ranks for being "disloyal," only three months after she was anointed....

West is paying the price for supporting Hong Kong riots, Chinese state media says

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

Chinese state-run media has published a series of editorials and opinion pieces drawing parallels between violent protests in Hong Kong, Spain and Chile -- accusing the West of hypocrisy in its response....

Netanyahu can't form new Israeli government... again

Tue, Oct 22, 2019

For the second time this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has failed to form a government, opening the door for his main rival Benny Gantz to do so....

There are more wealthy Chinese than Americans for the first time

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

For the first time, there are more rich Chinese than Americans in the top 10%. ...

Harry and Meghan opened the door to a side of royal life we don't often see

Mon, Oct 21, 2019

Every family has their ups and their downs, and Britain's royal family are no exception -- we just don't normally hear about them....