Slovenian government vulnerable to leadership challenge

Slovenian government vulnerable to leadership challenge
Slovenia's coalition government, which averted an international bailout last year, could collapse on Friday if Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek loses the leadership of her party, Positive Slovenia.That could mean a snap election only months after the small euro zone ...

China won’t swallow ‘bitter pill’ of ceding sovereign rights: military official

China won’t swallow ‘bitter pill’ of ceding sovereign rights: military official
China will not "swallow the bitter pill" of ceding its sovereign rights to others, a senior military official told foreign naval leaders on Wednesday, as the country takes an increasingly assertive approach to guarding its maritime territory."No country should ...

Hong Kong and Philippines settle spat over 2010 bus siege deaths

Hong Kong and Philippines settle spat over 2010 bus siege deaths
Hong Kong scrapped travel sanctions against the Philippines on Wednesday after Manila issued an apology and offered greater compensation for the deaths of eight tourists during a hostage-taking and siege four years ago.Hong Kong and the Philippines have close ...

Turkey’s Erdogan offers ‘condolences’ to grandchildren of Armenians killed by Ottomans

Turkey’s Erdogan offers ‘condolences’ to grandchildren of Armenians killed by Ottomans
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan offered his condolences on Wednesday to the grandchildren of Armenians killed in World War One by Ottoman soldiers.In a statement issued on the eve of the 99th anniversary of the deeply contested deaths, Erdogan ...

Pakistan TV channel under pressure from military after shooting

Pakistan TV channel under pressure from military after shooting
Pakistan's Defence Ministry has demanded that a prominent news channel be suspended after it reported that the country's powerful spy agency was behind the shooting of one of Pakistan's most famous journalists, a media regulator said on Wednesday.Hamid Mir, ...

China says probing reports Chinese chlorine used in Syria attack

China says probing reports Chinese chlorine used in Syria attack
China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that it was investigating reports that a chlorine canister bearing the name of the country's biggest arms maker was shown in footage believed to document a gas attack in Syria this month.Attacks this ...