Taiwan’s Premier Su Tseng-chang on Sunday accused Beijing of “arrogantly” using military action to disrupt peace and mounting a campaign of psychological warfare against the self-ruled island.
China announced on Friday (5 August) it was halting dialogue with the United States in a number of areas, including between theater-level military commanders and on climate change.
For the fifth month in a row, German factories received fewer orders for their products.
China cut off contacts with the United States on vital issues Friday — including military matters and crucial climate cooperation — as concerns rose that the Communist government’s hostile reaction to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan visit could signal a lasting, more aggressive approach toward its U.S. rival and the self-ruled island.
More than a year after beginning negotiations on the legislation, Senate Democrats finally have all 50 of their members on board for a budget reconciliation bill that will fund several of President Joe Biden’s key priorities and give them policy wins on climate and health care ahead of the midterm elections.
The resumed extraction of gas from the Tyra field in the Danish sector of the North Sea has been postponed and Dan Jørgensen, the climate minister, is not happy about it.
Europe is in crisis mode.
French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne has set up an inter-ministerial crisis team, saying that the country was suffering from its worst drought ever recorded.
Bangladesh recently became the third country in South Asia, after Pakistan and Sri Lanka, to seek financial support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year.
The Greek government on Friday said the resignation of Panagiotis Kontoleon — who led the National Intelligence Service, the EYP — had been accepted.