Politics

EU leaders set to discuss options for Belarus crisis - 08/19/2020

Brussels (dpa) - The leaders of the 27 EU countries are set to discuss ways to address the Belarus crisis on Wednesday as huge protests continue in the former Soviet state following this month's...

Several rockets hit Afghan capital during independence celebration - 08/18/2020

Kabul - By Hesamuddin Hesam, - At least 14 rockets have hit residential and diplomatic areas in Kabul, wounding 10 people including children, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.   The rockets...

UAE, Israeli firms sign early deal after diplomatic breakthrough - 08/16/2020

Cairo - A company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a cooperation agreement with an Israeli firm, claimed as the first such deal since the two countries agreed to establish full...

EU says Washington can't trigger 'snapback' sanctions on Iran - 08/16/2020

Brussels (dpa) - The United States is not entitled to force the reinstatement of sanctions on Iran via the so-called "snapback" mechanism linked to an international nuclear deal, according to the...

Syria remains Turkey’s priority despite Libya, E. Mediterranean tensions - 08/15/2020

For the past few months, Turkey’s agenda has been dominated by issues related to the reopening of Hagia Sophia as a mosque, the debate on the Istanbul Convention related to violence against women,...

Macron to host Merkel at Mediterranean summer residence next week - 08/15/2020

Paris/Berlin - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to visit French President Emmanuel Macron at his Fort de Bregancon retreat in the Mediterranean next Thursday, her spokesman confirmed in Berlin. The...

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...
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