Politics

Trump campaign to renew rallies this month despite health concerns - 06/10/2020

Washington - President Donald Trump will hold a re-election campaign rally this month, a campaign official said on Wednesday, in what will be his first rally since the coronavirus pandemic halted...

Palestinian PM: Israeli annexation plans are 'existential threat' - 06/09/2020

Ramallah/Tel Aviv - By Sara Lemel and Tamara Zieve, - Israeli plans to annex parts of the West Bank are an "existential threat," Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said Tuesday. "It is a...

Lawmakers introduce police reform bill as George Floyd memorial held - 06/08/2020

Washington (dpa) - Democrats in Congress announced a wide-ranging police reform bill on Monday, as mourners gathered for a public viewing of George Floyd's body in his home town of Houston, Texas....

Pope Francis on Floyd death: No to racism, but also no to violence - 06/03/2020

Rome - Pope Francis on Wednesday condemned the riots in the United States that have broken out following the death of George Floyd, calling them "self-destructive and self-defeating." "Dear brothers...

Obama calls on protesters to channel anger into action and votes - 06/01/2020

Washington (dpa) - Former US president Barack Obama issued a statement addressing the ongoing protests over the death of a black man at the hands of police, calling for people to "channel our...

Merkel tells Trump she won't attend G7 summit due to pandemic - 05/30/2020

Berlin (dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has declined an invitation from US President Donald Trump to the upcoming G7 summit "given the overall pandemic situation," a government spokesman said...

Trump seeks end to social media protections after Twitter spat - 05/29/2020

Washington - By Shabtai Gold and Eliyahu Kamisher, - US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Thursday that seeks to end special protections for some social media companies, as the...

Foreign policy, virus in focus during Germany's EU Council presidency - 05/27/2020

Berlin (dpa) - Germany will focus on foreign policy, including relations with Russia, as well as the current health crisis during its rotating presidency of the Council of the European Union, set to...

Saudi coalition says it downed drones launched by Houthis at Najran - 05/27/2020

Riyadh – The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen said its forces intercepted and downed drones launched by the Iranian-backed group towards the south-western Saudi city of Najran on...

House Republicans sue Nancy Pelosi to block proxy voting rule - 05/27/2020

Washington (tca/dpa) - US House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, along with 20 other Republicans and four constituents, challenged the constitutionality of proxy voting in the chamber on Tuesday with...
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