China objects to ‘unilateral sanctions’ in Ukraine war as EU proposes new trade curbs

by Zhao Ziwen and Finbarr Bermingham at China has renewed its opposition to “unilateral sanctions” in relation to the war in Ukraine, again calling on the international community to “actively promote peace and dialogue” for a “political settlement of the crisis”. Addressing a United Nations Security Council session on the conflict on Monday, Zhang Jun, […]

‘Everyone should be scared as hell’: Democrats call for Trump-proofing NATO

  via Congress needs to take new steps to protect NATO after Donald Trump said he would “encourage” Russia to attack member countries that don’t meet their financial commitments, several Democratic senators said Monday. The former president’s comments raised fresh concerns among NATO supporters that Trump could still dramatically undermine the pact without withdrawing if he […]