France Pension Tensions There have been days of protests in France over Emmanuel Macron's proposed pension changes.
Macron faces no-confidence vote over pensions

France’s National Assembly is set to vote on no-confidence motions filed after President Emanuel Macron’s move to push through controversial pension reforms.

N Korea calls for nuke preparedness against US, S Korea

Kim Jong-un says the US and South Korea are expanding drills involving nuclear assets, and that North Korea must be ready to conduct nuclear attacks if needed.

Egypts Sisi discusses nuclear plant, grains trade with Russian officials

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi held talks with high-ranking Russian officials on Sunday to discuss a Russian-built nuclear plant under construction on Egypt’s north coast as well as grains supply and food security, Egypt’s presidency said.

China condemns British lawmakers for ignoring demand not to visit Taiwan

China’s embassy in Britain on Sunday condemned a visit this week by British lawmakers to Taiwan, saying they were insisting on visiting the island despite China’s strong opposition.

Japan puts security on agenda with Solomon Islands trip

Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi says Japan is “watching the developments” of the Solomon Islands’ security pact with China.

Ruling party likely to sweep Kazakhstan election

Kazakhstan’s president is expected to cement his hold on power as the Central Asian country goes to the polls in a snap parliamentary election.

Iran president welcomes Saudi king’s visit invitation

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz has invited Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi to visit Riyadh, an Iranian official says.