Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines Japan will lease military aircraft to the Philippines to counter Beijing's increasing regional influence
03 мая 2016
Obama seeks Gulf help against IS despite strains US President Barack Obama met Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia to push for increased efforts against the Islamic State group.
21 апреля 2016
China sets death penalty threshold in graft cases Corruption cases involving three million yuan ($463,000) or more may incur the death penalty in future.
18 апреля 2016
Kyrgyz parliament confirms new PM, government Kyrgyzstan's parliament unanimously endorsed a new government led by the country's sixth prime minister.
13 апреля 2016
Brazil's impeachment: a how to guide Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff risks being driven from office if the lower house votes in favor of an impeachment trial.
11 апреля 2016
French MPs set to approve contested ban on paying for sex French lawmakers are looking to outlaw sex for money and impose fines of up to 3,500 euros on prostitutes' clients.
06 апреля 2016
Gibraltar, Falklands accuse Spain and Argentina of bullying Wanting to stay British, Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands have accused Spain and Argentina of 'bullying'.
06 апреля 2016
Iran 'certain' Security Council will not act on missile tests Iran's defence minister is certain the UN Security Council will not take any action over its missile tests despite calls from the Western.
31 марта 2016
Israel caps bankers' salaries to $658,000 a year Israel's parliament passed a law capping the annual salaries of bank executives at $658,000, among the world's toughest such restrictions.
29 марта 2016
After Brussels, spies debate security risks of Brexit The Brussels attacks have pushed security to the forefront of Britain's EU referendum campaign this week, as intelligence experts came out of the shadows to press the benefits and disadvantages of membership.
28 марта 2016
Israel supreme court strikes down landmark gas deal Israel's top court on Sunday struck down a landmark deal regulating exploitation of Mediterranean gas reserves, in a major defeat for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
28 марта 2016
US and Russia to push Syrian political transition US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia's President Vladimir Putin agreed to intensify the drive for a political settlement in Syria but remained divided over Bashar al-Assad's future.
25 марта 2016
Kazakhstan bans smartphones for police, civil servants Kazakhstan is set to enforce a ban on smartphones in the workplace for police and government workers in an effort to prevent information leaks, according to a document that was itself leaked,
24 марта 2016
Ruling party seals expected victory in Kazakhstan vote Nur Otan, the ruling party of energy-rich Kazakhstan, secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.
24 марта 2016
Moscow begins withdrawal of military equipment from Syria Russia has begun to withdraw military equipment from Syria, the defence ministry said Tuesday.
15 марта 2016
Central Asia strongman regimes challenged by stuttering economy Now authorities across ex-Soviet Central Asia are facing an unexpected legitimacy test as falling oil prices and Russia's recession.
14 марта 2016
'Project Fear' stalks Britain's EU referendum campaign Prime Minister David Cameron stands accused of unleashing Project Fear to try and keep Britain in the EU at a June referendum.
11 марта 2016
Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said.
11 марта 2016
New Zealand bans 'zero hour' contracts New Zealand has passed legislation banning 'zero hour' contractsto end the use of deals criticised as exploitative.
11 марта 2016
Names of 22,000 IS members leaked to news channel Tens of thousands of documents containing the names, addresses, phone numbers and family contacts of jihadis who joined the Islamic State group have been given to the UK's Sky News.
10 марта 2016

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