Karishma Porwal

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Qatar emir meets Merkel, Macron on first foreign tour since crisis

Qatar's ruling emir met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday on his first trip abroad since a diplomatic crisis erupted between the tiny Gulf nation and its neighbours.<p>The German leader voiced "great concern" that no end to the conflict is in sight.<p>Merkel, addressing reporters alongside the …

North Africa

U.S. Energy Boom Can Bring China Into the Global Order

Beijing will continue to threaten the post-World War II system unless allowed to help reshape it.<p><i>(This column is adapted from Meghan L. O’Sullivan’s new book, “Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America’s Power.”)</i><p>American policymakers and China-watchers …

Theresa May under growing pressure to sign UN anti-nuclear treaty

Pressure is mounting on Theresa May to sign up to a UN treaty calling for the eventual elimination of nuclear weapons.<p>More than 120 nations endorsed …

Threats From America Will Move A Wary Pakistan Even Closer To China

U.S. President Donald Trump may have expected sheepish compliance from Pakistan when he said his country would “no longer be silent” about “safe havens” for terrorist organizations. Pakistan is sheltering terrorists that the United States is fighting, Trump said in a speech last month, “and that …

Pakistan