Politics

Poland's top diplomat demands fair treatment from Germany - 08/19/2019

WARSAW, Krzysztof Bastian and Michael Fischer (dpa)- Even though Germany considers the issue to be off the table, Poland is still looking into World War II reparations, Foreign Minister Jacek...

Seehofer mulls deporting Syrian asylum seekers if they visit home - 08/18/2019

BERLIN (dpa)- German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has suggested that asylum seekers from Syria should be deported if it transpires that they have returned home on regular private visits after...

Report: Gibraltar rejects US request to seize disputed oil tanker - 08/18/2019

LONDON (dpa)- Gibraltar has rejected a US request to seize an Iranian oil tanker at the centre of a diplomatic dispute between London and Tehran, local media reported on Sunday. The United States...

Thousands defy Beijing's warnings with latest Hong Kong protest march - 08/17/2019

HONG KONG, Erin Hale (dpa)- Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Saturday, defying warnings from the central Chinese government, in the latest iteration of the city's...

US announces warrant for Iranian oil tanker Grace 1 - 08/17/2019

WASHINGTON (dpa)- The United States unsealed a warrant for the Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, a day after Gibraltar authorities released the ship. Grace 1 was captured on July 4 off the coast of...

Unwelcome guests: Istanbul expulsion looms for unregistered Syrians - 08/17/2019

ISTANBUL, dpa correspondents (dpa)- Istanbul is home to more than half a million registered Syrians. Now, thousands of those who are unregistered have been warned to leave Turkey's most populous city...

North Korea resumes missile tests, vows no more talks with Seoul - 08/16/2019

SEOUL, dpa correspondents (dpa)- Military drills being jointly conducted by South Korea and the United States have prompted the North Korean government to continue its rocket tests, with Pyongyang...

Germany's Merkel wants to meet Britain's Johnson to talk about Brexit - 08/16/2019

BERLIN (dpa)- German Chancellor Angela Merkel wishes to hold one-on-one talks with new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the near future to talk about Brexit and other issues of mutual...

Democratic outcry after Israel bars entry to critical US lawmakers - 08/15/2019

"It is an affront that Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, under pressure from President Trump, would deny entry to representatives of the US...

German, Russian top diplomats meet next week over contentious issues - 08/15/2019

MOSCOW (dpa)- Germany's top diplomat, Heiko Maas, and Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov are expected to meet next Wednesday in Moscow to discuss contentious issues such as the conflicts in Ukraine...
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