Chinese President Xi Jinping Vows To Uphold ‘One Country, Two Systems’ In Hong Kong

China is preparing for a highly-choreographed anniversary celebration on October 1 Beijing:  Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed Monday to uphold the “one country, two systems” principle in Hong Kong, after months of pro-democracy protests in the semi-autonomous city. Speaking at a reception in Beijing the night before celebrations to mark the country’s 70th anniversary, President […]

Saudi prince warns of ‘unimaginable’ oil prices

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (AP/File) In a television interview, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called for global action against Iran and warned that oil prices could otherwise rise astronomically. Bin Salman blamed Iran for the September 14 attack on Saudi oil facilities that cut its production by half and led to […]