DR Congo expels UN peacekeeping mission spokesman following protests

Democratic Republic of Congo has asked the spokesman of the U.N. peacekeeping mission, MONUSCO, to leave the country, blaming him for stoking tensions that led to deadly protests last week. Thirty-six people, including four U.N. peacekeepers, were killed last week as hundreds of protesters vandalised and set fire to U.N. buildings in several cities in… Read More DR Congo expels UN peacekeeping mission spokesman following protests

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi leaves Taiwan following meeting with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi left Taiwan on Wednesday after pledging solidarity and hailing its democracy, leaving a trail of Chinese anger over her brief visit to the self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own. China demonstrated its outrage over the highest-level U.S. visit to the island in 25 years with a… Read More U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi leaves Taiwan following meeting with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen