President Biden will unveil a second round of executive orders that include a push to elevate climate change as a national-security priority. The orders follow the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline and the U.S.’s rejoining of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
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U.S. carrier group enters South China Sea amid Taiwan tensions
A U.S. aircraft carrier group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote "freedom of the seas", the U.S. military said on Sunday, at a time when tensions between China and Taiwan have raised concern in Washington.
U.S. reaffirms commitment to Japan to defending islands disputed with China
New U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, during his first phone call with his Japanese counterpart, reaffirmed America's commitment to Tokyo to defending a group of East China Sea islets claimed by both Japan and China, the Pentagon said.
Dutch police arrest alleged Asian drug syndicate kingpin
Dutch police have arrested the alleged leader of a large Asian drug syndicate who is listed as one of the world's most-wanted fugitives and has been compared to Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline sees fortunes shine after KXL's demise
The expansion of Canada's government-owned Trans Mountain pipeline assumes greater importance for the oil sector after the cancellation of rival Keystone XL reduced future options to carry crude, potential buyers say.
Indian police to let protesting farmers into New Delhi on Republic Day, official says
Police in India's capital New Delhi will allow thousands of protesting farmers to drive through the city after this week's Republic Day military parade, despite security concerns, a senior official said on Sunday.
UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv
The United Arab Emirates cabinet on Sunday approved the establishment of an embassy in the city of Tel Aviv in Israel, state media said.
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