23 May 2019

Indonesian troops flood Jakarta streets after post-election riots

May 23, 2019 4:15 PMJAKARTA (AFP) – Tens of thousands of Indonesian military and police were deployed on the streets of Jakarta on Thursday (May 23), as a deadline approached for a presidential challenger to file an appeal over claims of widespread che…

Pakistan says wants peace with India, conducts missile test

May 23, 2019 3:16 PMISLAMABAD (REUTERS) – Pakistan has signalled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears set to return to power in New Delhi after an election fought in the shadow of renewed confrontation be…

US ships pass through Taiwan Strait as China tensions climb

May 23, 2019 1:55 PMHONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) – US naval ships transited through the Taiwan Strait as faltering trade talks and the Trump administration’s move to restrict Chinese tech companies’ access to the American market fuels tensions.