Politics

Order to bypass Congress on relief faces likely legal challenges - 08/10/2020

Washington (tca/dpa) - President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was bypassing Congress and taking unilateral action to provide financial relief to Americans struggling during the coronavirus...

US stimulus bill talks on the brink as White House deadline nears - 08/07/2020

Washington - By Shabtai Gold,- Democrat negotiators are due to meet on Friday with Trump administration officials in a bid to reach a coronavirus stimulus deal, with a White House deadline just hours...

Monitor: Strikes on pro-Iran targets near Syrian-Iraqi border kill 15 - 08/04/2020

Beirut - At least 15 Iraqi militiamen loyal to Iran were killed in airstrikes that hit their positions near the Iraqi-Syrian border, a war monitor said on Tuesday. The Britain-based Syrian...

China will not accept the US 'theft' of TikTok, state media says - 08/04/2020

Beijing – China will not accept the United States' "theft" of a Chinese technology company, state media said on Tuesday, and Beijing has ways to retaliate against Washington's pressure on the...

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan resume talks on disputed dam - 08/03/2020

Cairo -By Amr Mostafa, – Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have resumed negotiations on the filling and operation of a controversial dam being built by Addis Ababa on the Blue Nile. The online meeting on...

US Sanctions Assad's Son, Syrian Army Unit  - 07/30/2020

NEW YORK - The United States designated 14 Syrian individuals and entities for sanctions Wednesday, including President Bashar al-Assad's eldest son and a division of the Syrian Army.   "It is time...

Reports: Suspected far-right activists attack protesters in Tel Aviv - 07/29/2020

Tel Aviv - An anti-police brutality demonstration in Tel Aviv ended in violence late on Tuesday when protesters were attacked by suspected far-right activists, with at least five wounded, according...

Protests reignite across US as stand-offs in Portland continue - 07/27/2020

Portland, Oregon/Washington (tca/tca) - As tear gas-tinged stand-offs in downtown Portland between protesters and federal agents continued over the weekend, a string of fresh demonstrations erupted...

Analysis: How bad could US-China relations get? - 07/26/2020

Beijing (tca/dpa) - Fears are rising on both sides of the Pacific that the U.S. and China could be headed for a total breakdown of relations and even outright conflict within the next few months. As...

Poles choose their president in closely-contested election - 07/12/2020

Warsaw - Poles were voting in a delayed presidential election on Sunday, with a race between incumbent conservative President Andrzej Duda and challenger Rafal Trzaskowski, the liberal mayor of...
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