The British media is riddled with "barbarians" who would benefit from a lesson in manners from China's ancient civilisation, a state-run newspaper said Thursday after Queen Elizabeth II called some Chinese officials "very rude".
A set of emoticons satirising Thailand's royal family have been removed by the messaging application Line.
Nur Otan, the ruling party of energy-rich Kazakhstan, secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced criticism from ultra-Orthodox politicians for having eaten in a non-kosher restaurant serving rabbit, escargot and lobster.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday criticised his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev's weekend visit to disputed islands.
A pro-Islamic State jihadist video has urged Turks to rise up against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, accusing him of being a traitor who has sided with the United States and Kurdish militants.
White House contender Mike Huckabee is warning that President Barack Obama is marching the Israelis to the "door of the oven" by signing off on the nuclear deal struck between Iran and six world powers.
UNESCO condemned the destruction by Islamic State group jihadists of antiquities in the Syrian city of Palmyra.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko criticised what he termed a policy of appeasement towards Russia in the context of the separatist conflict in Ukraine's east.
Pope Francis condemned a "worrying" resurgence of anti-Semitism in Europe and urged the continuation of dialogue between Christians and Jews.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again denounced the agreement between Tehran and world powers.
Influential former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad launched a stinging attack on beleaguered Prime Minister Najib Razak, demanding explanations in two highly sensitive scandal.
Iran has asked Turkey's top diplomat in Tehran to explain remarks by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heavily critical of Iran's role in Yemen and the region.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon condemned "heinous" attacks that killed and injured dozens at Kurdish new year celebrations in northeastern Syria.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned what he called the "deplorable" attack on Tunisia's national museum that left at least 17 tourists dead.
In some of its sharpest criticism to date, Washington accused Moscow of "undermining" the global order by supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon condemned the deadly attacks in Copenhagen and called on society to stand up for tolerance and free expression.
US President Barack Obama condemned the "brutal and outrageous" execution-style murders of three Muslim students in North Carolina.
Australian Prime Minister came under fire over controversial comments on the arrest of two terror suspects and for referring to a "holocaust" of job losses.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized US President Barack Obama's silence over the killing of three Muslim students in North Carolina.
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