Disappearance of player Peng Shuai: women’s tennis boss threatens to withdraw China from the circuit

Peng Shuai, October 4, 2017, at the China Open in Beijing. GREG BAKER / AFP The Peng Shuai case is gaining momentum. The tennis world has not heard from the player since she accused a former senior Communist regime official in early November of forcing her to have sex. Faced with this lingering silence, Steve … Read more

Post-Brexit fishing licenses: London asks Paris to withdraw threats

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss in London on October 27, 2021. BEN STANSALL / AFP The conflict over post-Brexit fishing licenses continues to poison relations between Paris and London. Monday 1is November, the British Foreign Minister, Liz Truss, called on the French government to withdraw its threats of sanctions which must come into effect on … Read more