- China displeased with Spanish court's arrest order Updated: Nov-20-13 6:25 am
- Gambia breaks relations with surprised Taiwan Updated: Nov-15-13 10:53 am
- Anti-terrorism case in US key test for Israel Updated: Nov-12-13 2:06 am
BEIJING - China expressed its strong displeasure Wednesday over a Spanish court's arrest orders for several former Chinese leaders including retired President Jiang Zemin in an investigation into alleged genocide in Tibet, and called the accusations leveled by pro-Tibetan groups "despicable."
TAIPEI, Taiwan - The West African nation of Gambia has cut off diplomatic ties with a surprised Taiwan, but China said Friday it had no prior knowledge of the move that now leaves Taiwan with a handful of allies around the world.
JERUSALEM - Over the decades, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cultivated an image as a tough-talking leader in the global struggle against terrorism. That reputation could be put to the test this month in a landmark court case that could force him to choose between supporting victims of Palestinian violence and risking a diplomatic rift with China.