Walls needn't be impenetrable to divide people, as Cuba's Trocha made all too clear.
Presidents Xi and Trump agreed to restart trade talks at the G-20, but even if a major deal is reached, US companies would still have a very hard time doing business in China.
The world watches to see if this weekend's summit is a constructive occasion in an evolving, and messy, trade war, or a wasted opportunity.
Donald Trump stepped back from launching US airstrikes inside Iran, but the conflict is unabated and there appears to be no way out of confrontation for now.
Trump believes the money Americans spend on Chinese imports like the iPhone goes straight into China's pockets. In reality, China gets very little value from it.
Relentless coverage of China's political system, allegations of interference in Australia's politics, and its poor relations with neighbours have led to Australian attitudes towards China.
The 'bad boy' of 1980s US fiction is back with his first foray into non-fiction. As you'd expect, he's still courting controversy.
Donald Trump says trade wars are easy to win. Is he right?
If the US military were a country, its carbon emissions would rank between that of Peru and Portugal.
Washington's reimposition of harsh sanctions against Iran is one of the Trump administration's most irresponsible acts.
How do we reconcile the daily racism that Black people face in our country with our public expressions of multicultural pride?
Margaret Atwood's handmaid has become a symbol of the subjugation of women. Anchorites were the medieval equivalent: women who were literally bricked up to keep them chaste.
Trump may find it harder to maintain support for his escalating tariffs on China if the US economy shows further signs of weakness.
Those who want President Trump out of office should forget about the 25th Amendment; it won’t work as they hope or believe. The amendment is a complex law that – by design – is very hard to use.
Approval ratings are usually a good way to predict the winner of the next presidential election. But Trump's numbers fall far outside any historical trends.
Other countries have tried linking migration to foreign policy before – it needs to be a credible and capable threat to work.
Clingy behaviour can be narcissistic, too.
Relations between the UK and the US haven't always been that "special".
You might think it morbid, but people have many reasons for visiting the sites of battles and disasters.
In a sign of the times, there's even talk of the US president meeting Nigel Farage during his trip.