Dawn of Asian century puts pressure on Europe to choose sides, says diplomat

This post was originally published on this siteEU foreign affairs chief says end of US-led global system may have arrived and Europe needs robust strategy for China. Xi Jinping and Angela Merkel

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EU to propose process for how WHO can learn from Covid-19 outbreak

This post was originally published on this siteThe European Union is to put forward proposals for a mechanism to learn from the coronavirus pandemic at the next meeting of the World Health

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MPs press for sanctions against Israel over West Bank annexations

This post was originally published on this siteNearly 130 parliamentarians, including former Conservative cabinet ministers, have written to Boris Johnson urging him to impose economic sanctions

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Iran’s president has left nation open to second Covid-19 wave – critics

This post was originally published on this siteIran’s president has been accused of leaving the country exposed to a second coronavirus outbreak after he relaxed social distancing rules in

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Libya fighting intensifies as rival forces defy UN call for global ceasefire

This post was originally published on this siteLibyan armed factions have defied a UN call for a “global ceasefire” by escalating fighting across the country, with forces loyal to

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Revolutionary Guards to enforce coronavirus controls in Iran

This post was originally published on this siteIran’s Revolutionary Guards are to clear streets, shops and public places in the country within the next 24 hours, in a dramatic escalation of

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Iran elections: conservatives heading for large majority

This post was originally published on this siteIran’s conservatives are heading for a large overall majority in the country’s parliamentary elections, according to preliminary

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Brexit: Britain and EU ‘will rip each other apart’ in trade talks

This post was originally published on this siteBritain and the European Union are going to rip each other apart in talks over a future trade deal, the French foreign minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian,

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Iran under growing pressure to hand over Ukraine jet black box

This post was originally published on this siteCanada and a group of other countries representing nationals killed in the Iranian strike on a Ukrainian civilian jet leaving Tehran have stepped up

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Harry Dunn family criticise Raab after Sacoolas CIA revelation

This post was originally published on this siteMinister failed in ‘duty of candour’ by not disclosing that woman had been CIA agent, spokesman says. Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor.

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