Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that Iran is testing red lines with its behavior in Syria. Iran’s dismissed his address as a “cartoonish circus which does not even deserve the dignity of a response.”
Amid global anxiety about the president’s approach to global affairs, U.S. officials had a message to a gathering of Europe’s foreign policy elite this weekend: Pay no attention to the man tweeting behind the curtain.
The Tibetan government-in-exile says a weekend fire at the sprawling Jokhang monastery in Tibet did not affect the main chapel at the 1,300-year-old religious site, considered the spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism.
The risks of a “miscalculation” and armed conflict have risen in the disputed South China Sea with a militarily stronger China now able to challenge the United States, which used to be the dominant power in the strategic waterway, the Philippine envoy to Beijing said Monday.