When it comes to feuds in the Pacific over islands and what lies beneath, it’s not simply a case of China against everyone else
In today’s choices: the conflict in Syria seeps over its borders, the Latin economies still enjoying the good times and tests of sovereignty in the South China Sea.
Torrential rains following Typhoon Saola have flooded the Philippine capital, displacing up to 20,000 residents and raising last week’s death toll to 51, according to the Associated Press.
Today’s picks: resistance to Islamism in Mali, the illegal organs trade and more recriminations between China and the U.S. over the South China Sea.
Recent trouble in the South China Sea has renewed debate as to whether the U.S. is a trusted friend, or an old foe