Politics

Turkey and US question their alliance as S-400 deal weighs heavy - 04/03/2019

  Washington - By Ansgar Haase and Shabtai Gold - Turkey and the United States appeared set for a fresh showdown in their increasingly contentious relationship, as the vice presidents of...

Algeria's embattled president resigns after 20-year rule - 04/02/2019

Algiers - By Fatma Hamdi, - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has resigned, bowing to pressure from the military, the opposition and weeks of nationwide protests against his 20-year rule....

Turkey votes in local elections seen as major test for Erdogan - 03/31/2019

Istanbu - By Anindita Ramaswamy and Ergin Hava, - Turkey has started voting in municipal elections which are seen as a test for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, nine months after he took charge as...

Pelosi rejects DHS request for authority to deport migrant children - 03/30/2019

Washington (tca/dpa) - Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that House Democrats are rejecting the Department of Homeland Security's request to pass legislation authorizing the department to send all...

Australia to introduce tough new terror laws for social media - 03/30/2019

Canberra - The Australian government has announced plans to introduce tough new terror legislation to prevent people from "weaponising social media platforms" and "live-streaming violent crimes," as...

New Zealand just like 'rest of the world' after deadly mosque attacks - 03/17/2019

Two days after being rocked by mosque shootings that left 50 people dead, New Zealanders were still in mourning, showing solidarity with the Muslim community and defying everything the attack stood...

Trump issues first veto after US Congress blocks national emergency - 03/15/2019

Washington By Gretel Johnston and Shabtai Gold, - US President Donald Trump on Friday issued his first veto, rejecting what he called a "reckless" move by Congress to block his declaration of a...

EU's Tusk will appeal for long Brexit extension, if needed - 03/14/2019

Brussels - European Council President Donald Tusk says he will appeal to EU capitals to consider a long delay to Britain's departure from the European Union, "if the UK finds it necessary," a week...

Trump's plan to slash diplomacy and aid faces pushback in Congress - 03/12/2019

President Donald Trump is once again trying to implement steep cuts to his diplomatic corps and foreign aid budget, but the proposal is facing opposition in Congress. Concerns are growing about the...

EU Parliament bid paves way for ex-Catalan leader's return to Spain - 03/12/2019

Barcelona - Former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont, currently living in exile in Brussels, said Tuesday that he planned to return to the Spanish region if he wins a seat in the European...
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