The trade friction between the United States and China does not signify a tipping point in the Sino-US relationship, experts have said, even though the two countries have slapped tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's goods.
German Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy Peter Altmaier was criticized by the United States this week after he described the US administration as "unreliable and untrustworthy".
All over the world, protest movements are on the march. In places as diverse as Chile, Haiti, Iraq, Ecuador, France and Bolivia, people are taking to the streets to make their voices heard. Their demands are varied, but all have come to the conclusion they must engage in direct action to get what they believe their governments won't give.
Premier Li Keqiang has officially invited his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to visit China from Thursday to Saturday. It will be the first official visit to China by a Japanese prime minister in seven years.
AI can raise productivity and expand GDP, but it can also render non-adaptive workers jobless.
Since the outbreak of the "Arab Spring" seven years ago, much has changed in the political and security landscape in the Middle East. What has not changed is the fact that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains persona non grata for the United States and its allies
In the United Kingdom, trials are underway with the very first virtual reality headsets for women in labor, designed to whisk them away from the traumatic settings of the hospital.
Back in 2009, China was wrongly accused by the West of "hijacking" the Copenhagen talks on climate change.