Politics

EU, US warn Albanian leaders about violence at opposition protests - 02/21/2019

Belgrade (dpa) - The European Union and United States on Thursday urged Albanian political leaders to avoid violence during a protest in the capital city. "We reaffirm the right of citizens to engage...

China closes Tibet to foreigners ahead of Dalai Lama anniversary - 02/20/2019

Beijing - Ahead of the 60th anniversary of the Dalai Lama's flight from Tibet, China has banned foreign tourists from travelling to the region until April 1.   Several Chinese travel agencies...

Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to be deputy attorney general - 02/20/2019

Washington - US President Donald Trump has nominated former litigator Jeffrey Rosen to replace US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the White House said late Tuesday.   US media reported...

Australian parliament, parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says - 02/18/2019

Canberra - By Subel Bhandari, - The cyber attack on the Australian parliament's computer networks earlier this month was carried out by a "sophisticated state actor" and also hit the major political...

Merkel urges international order be safeguarded - 02/16/2019

Munich - By Ansgar Haase and Michael Fischer, - German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a stark warning on Saturday against abandoning international political structures, calling for treaties rejected...

US-backed forces pinning down IS fighters in last east Syrian pocket - 02/16/2019

, Deir al-Zour, Syria - By Khalil Hamlo- US-allied Syrian fighters are "besieging" Islamic State in a tiny area in the radical group’s last eastern Syrian stronghold, a Kurdish commander said...

Trump to sign funding bill but will also declare national emergency - 02/15/2019

Washington - By Shabtai Gold, - US President Donald Trump will sign a funding package and avert a partial shutdown of the federal government, but he sparked outrage from Democrats who on Thursday...

NATO chief: Moscow is developing more missiles in breach of treaty - 02/12/2019

Brussels - Moscow is continuing to develop nuclear-capable missiles in breach of a bilateral treaty with the United States and has equipped several battalions with them, NATO Secretary General Jens...

'Weaker candidate than Hillary': Democrats cast deep doubt on Biden - 02/12/2019

Washington (tca/dpa) - Former US vice president Joe Biden is everything a Democratic political consultant should love: He's experienced, well-liked, and his poll numbers look great against Donald...

Maduro warns of civil war in TV interview on eve of EU deadline - 02/03/2019

Berlin/Buenos Aires (dpa) - With hours to go until a deadline passes for Nicolas Maduro to call fresh elections or lose yet more support on the world stage, the Venezuelan leader alluded to a...
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