The dueling statements at the UN General Assembly are non-binding, but highlight the global divide on China's human rights record — particularly as Beijing moves to flex its diplomatic and economic clout abroad.
After years of requesting "meaningful and unfettered" access to far-western Xinjiang, Michelle Bachelet will finally stage a six-day mission to China starting Monday, her office said.
She was backed by international trade minister Greg Hands, who said that “the apparent targeting of her by anybody in an intimidatory way, including by foreign embassies, is totally unacceptable”.
A referendum on a constitutional provision to recognise the Indigenous people in Australia seems to be facing rough weather despite it being passed in the House of Representatives, the lower House. The referendum is to be held later in the year. An opinion poll showed that about 46 per cent said ‘yes’ to the move, and 43 per cent
In his first week on the campaign trail as a presidential candidate, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis repeatedly hit his chief rival, Donald Trump, from the right. “This is a different guy than 2015, 2016,” DeSantis told a conservative radio host before slamming the bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation Trump championed as
Elon Musk’s Neuralink received approval last month from the Food and Drug Administration to conduct human clinical trials, which one former FDA official called “really a big deal.” I do not disagree, but I am skeptical that this technology will “change everything.” Not every profound technological advance has broad social and economic
Rishi Sunak is blocking the release of WhatsApp messages to the Covid inquiry because he fears they could show his plots against Boris Johnson, according to allies of the former prime minister. The claims — rejected as “total nonsense” by the Sunak camp — come as Johnson was warned he could lose taxpayer-funded legal support