Politics

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...

US Congress clears sanctions bill to punish China over Hong Kong - 07/03/2020

Washingtong (tca/dpa) - Congress on Thursday cleared legislation for the president that would require U.S. sanctions on Chinese officials violating human rights in Hong Kong while also threatening...

Hong Kong security law threatens journalists everywhere, group says - 07/02/2020

Beijing – Beijing’s sweeping new national security law for Hong Kong threatens the safety of journalists outside of China, a press freedom group said Thursday. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is...

Lebanese foreign minister meets US ambassador after Hezbollah remarks - 06/29/2020

Beirut – Lebanon's Foreign Minister Nassif Hitti on Monday met the US ambassador in Beirut, Dorothy Shea, following Shea's recent televised criticism of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement that...

Decision on historic Irish coalition expected - 06/26/2020

Dublin – A decision on the formation of a historic coalition between Ireland's two dominate centrist parties - Fianna Fail and Fine Gael - and the smaller Green Party was expected in Dublin later on...
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