World Daily News In Brief – Friday 05/08/2022

. REUTERS (UK) China halts dialogue with U.S. on military, climate over Pelosi Taiwan trip China announced on Friday it was halting dialogue with the United States in a number of areas, including between theater-level military commanders and on climate talks, in an escalating furore over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan . AL JAZEERA (QATAR) Israel hits Gaza with air

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World Daily News In Brief – Thursday 04/08/2022

. THE WALL STREET JOURNAL (US) China Launches Live-Fire Exercises Around Taiwan The Chinese military launched live-fire drills around Taiwan, causing delays for ships and air traffic in protest to the visit to the island by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. . AP (US) Troops of Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh clash; 3 killed Clashes between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces reignited Wednesday in the separatist

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World Daily News In Brief – Wednesday 03/08/2022

. REUTERS (US) Pelosi pledges solidarity with Taiwan as China holds military drills, vents anger China furiously condemned the highest-level U.S. visit to Taiwan in 25 years as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed the self-ruled island as “one of the freest societies in the world” and pledged American solidarity. . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) CHIPS Act leaves chipmakers facing choice between

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World Daily News In Brief – Tuesday 02/08/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Chinese warplanes buzz line dividing Taiwan Strait before expected Pelosi visit – source U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was expected to arrive in Taipei later on Tuesday, people briefed on the matter said, as several Chinese warplanes flew close to the median line dividing the Taiwan Strait, a source told Reuters. . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) China bans

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World Daily News In Brief – Monday 01/08/2022

. AL JAZEERA (QATAR) Russia-Ukraine live news: First grain ship departs Odesa Turkey says the first shipment of Ukrainian grain has left the Black Sea port of Odesa . REUTERS (UK) Myanmar junta extends emergency rule, cites need for stability The head of Myanmar’s junta on Monday blamed instability for stalling efforts to implement a peace plan agreed with other Southeast Asian

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World Daily News In Brief – Friday 29/07/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Nicaragua withdraws approval of U.S. ambassador nominee The Nicaraguan government has withdrawn its approval of the U.S. nominee for ambassador to Nicaragua, Hugo Rodriguez, following his criticism of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s regime, the Central American country said in a statement on Thursday. . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) Malaysia passes party-hopping ban with election on horizon Malaysia’s parliament has approved

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World Daily News In Brief – Thursday 28/07/2022

. REUTERS (UK) Biden looks to tamp down Taiwan tension during China Xi call U.S. President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping may hold their fifth call as leaders as soon as Thursday, as concerns rise over a possible visit to Chinese-claimed Taiwan by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. . NIKKEI ASIA (JAPAN) North Korea’s Kim says nuclear deterrent is ready North

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