Australia approves tough new veto powers over foreign agreements amid China row

Australia’s parliament on Thursday passed legislation giving the federal government power to veto any agreement struck with foreign states, a move likely to anger China and intensify a bitter diplomatic … Read More

India government invites protesting farmers for talks on Tuesday

India’s government invited protesting farmers for talks on Tuesday, seeking to allay concerns about new laws growers fear could pave the way for the government to stop buying grain at … Read More

Biden Urges Safe Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic; Trump Pardons Ex-aide Flynn

President-elect Joe Biden pleaded with Americans on Wednesday to take steps to remain safe over the Thanksgiving holiday as COVID-19 cases soar, while President Donald Trump pardoned a former aide who twice … Read More

Biden To Name Yellen To Treasury To Lead U.S. From Sharp Economic Downturn

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as U.S. Treasury secretary, breaking a 231-year gender barrier and putting a seasoned economist and labor market … Read More