"America doesn’t need to fear and shun the world to have a distinct identity. It can be proud and confident while also using the structures we have built to rally others to our cause and advance our interests."Daniel B. Shapiro
Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Inst. for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, former U.S. Ambassador to Israel
"Affording a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
Strategically located along China's new Silk Road, Georgia wants to become a regional hub.
The diamond just fell short of breaking a world record.
With big demonstrations against President Trump's visit, security is tight
Trump is widely known to opt for hamburgers, well-done steak and meatloaf - all with a side of ketchup - over more exotic cuisines.
Melania's low-key, high-fashion wardrobe in Asia.
The US president has issued a stark warning to leader Kim Jong-un
A court in Kyoto has convicted a 70-year-old Japanese woman of a series of killings of elderly men by poisoning
Donald Trump has arrived in Tokyo for his tour of Asia and issued a warning to nations which underestimate the US.
The phenomenon is caused by a type of plant called Sueda.
A large dragon kite with 1,088 LED bulbs caught the eyes of many visitors at the 2017 New Taipei City North Coast International Kite Festival in
Many commentators attribute "rationality" to Kim's regime but it is hard to see how he wins by escalating tensions
The human rights group has released "irrefutable evidence of an targeted campaign" to push Rohingya people of of Myanmar
President Duterte's son denies involvement in a methamphetamine smuggling operation as his father carries out a deadly crackdown on drug crime.
With the media focus on the chaos wrought by Hurricane Harvey in the US, floods have killed many more people in Africa and Asia this year, as climate change worsens extreme weather worldwide.
Ashgabat, the Turkmenistan capital, awaits the guests of the Fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games, also known as AIMAG.
A kitten trapped in a car was delivered on Thursday in Qinhuangdao of north China’s Hebei Province, thanks to hours of people’s joint efforts
More than 70 roof-tile workers representing over 30 factories participated in a bodybuilding contest as part of Indonesia Independence day in
Chinese sand sculptors have built and opened their country’s largest sand sculpture park in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province. The park covers an
1,000-ton palm oil spill
Firefighters struggle to contain a blaze at Tsukiji fishmarket, the world's largest and one of Tokyo's most popular tourist sites