Saudi Arabia grows closer to Beijing with step toward membership in China-led security bloc

Saudi Arabia’s cabinet on Wednesday approved a decision to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a China-led security bloc, deepening ties with Beijing. The Saudi cabinet has approved a memorandum of understanding granting the kingdom “dialogue partner status” as a first step before being awarded full membership of the SCO, according to the state-owned Saudi […]

Min Woo Lee misses chance at Players for PGA Tour membership

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Min Woo Lee said Saturday night that he has a chance to change his life on Sunday. The 24-year-old Australian was playing in the final group of the Players Championship alongside Scotty Schaeffler. He had a chance to win the most important tournament of his life. This win gave him […]

Promises Membership ‘In the Long Term’

Ukraine’s longstanding petition for NATO membership received a positive response on Tuesday, promising to join for the “long term” and is sure to infuriate Moscow. The secretary general of the Western Military Alliance, Jens Stoltenberg, has flagged future membership, stressing that the immediate challenge is for Ukraine to remain an independent state free from the […]