- U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan as China tensions simmer, article with galleryAsia Pacific ·
August 14, 2022
The delegation visited the island for a two-day trip during which they will meet President Tsai Ing-wen, the second high-level group to visit during a period of military tensions between Taiwan and China.
- Middle EastIsraeli strikes hit Iranian targets near Russia's Mediterranean bases
Israel hit Iranian targets in a series of strikes on Sunday near the ancestral home region of Syrian President Bashar al Assad, and close to Russia's main Syrian bases on the Mediterranean coast, regional intelligence and Syrian military sources said.
- BusinessZimbabwe blames measles surge on sect gatherings after 80 children die
A measles outbreak has killed 80 children in Zimbabwe since April, the ministry of health has said, blaming church sect gatherings for the surge.
- Middle EastU.S. condemns Jerusalem attack that wounded five Americans
The United States condemned what it called a "terrorist attack" outside the Old City of Jerusalem that wounded at least eight people, including at least five Americans, according to a statement from the U.S. State Department on Sunday.