As speculation mounts that the current four-day pause in fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza could soon be extended, we speak to Gilbert Achcar, professor of development studies and international relations at SOAS, University of London.
Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to charm elite US executives at a dinner in San Francisco Wednesday after meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden. The business community stands to benefit from improved relations between the two superpowers. Also in this edition, we look at Thailand's proposal to build a "land bridge" that would connect the Indian and Pacific oceans.
As Chinese President Xi Jinping lands in San Francisco to attend the APEC summit and meet with his US counterpart Joe Biden, we take a look at the economic relationship between the two countries. In spite of tensions leading to trade restrictions and counter-measures, the two nations' trade was still worth over $750 billion in 2022.
The United Auto Workers union has announced a tentative deal with General Motors to end a six-week walkout. It comes after the union clinched deals with Ford and Stellantis, the other two companies disrupted by industrial action at the "Detroit Three".
Speculation is building that Chinese President Xi Jinping could accept an invitation from US President Joe Biden to meet next month in San Francisco. China's top diplomat is visiting Washington this week for talks.
U.S. President Joe Biden arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday for meetings with Israeli leaders during a Middle East trip that was upended by a strike on a Gaza hospital on Tuesday (October 17) in which hundreds of Palestinians were killed.
Joe Biden has taken up construction on Donald Trump's border wall project. The two look set to face each other again for the 2024 presidential election.
Republicans in the US House of Representatives have launched a formal impeachment hearing against President Joe Biden. Day one of the hearing served as a review of evidence that Republicans have gathered so far.
Joe Biden makes history by becoming the first sitting US president to join a picket line, making the UAW autoworkers' strike a major battleground for the 2024 presidential race. Also, French papers take a look at what to expect as the government prepares to unveil a plan to tackle school bullying. We then take a look at reactions to the burgeoning refugee crisis in Armenia, and finish with an Economist special on the new science behind reversing ageing.
US Vice President Kamala Harris will head the new federal office, as she and Biden gear up for the 2024 election. The White House efforts towards gun control are unlikely to be effective without the support of Congress.
With Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Washington seeking more help to fend off Russia's forces, US President Joe Biden said he was confident Congress would continue supporting Kyiv.
In the US, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy says the House of Representatives will open a formal impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden. That's a long-shot effort to remove the Democrat from office after two impeachments of former Republican president Donald Trump. The focus is on Biden's youngest son, Hunter, and allegations of corruption in business dealings as Catherine Viette explains.