Politics

Trump chooses huge arena in crucial state for 2020 campaign launch - 06/17/2019

Washington - By Gretel Johnston, US President Donald Trump has chosen a large and strategically located arena to launch his re-election bid on Tuesday - a site far from the home turf of the Trump...

German president advises Europe to keep more distance from Russia - 06/16/2019

Berlin - In the face of numerous arguments with Russia, German President Frank Walter Steinmeier has advised the countries of Europe to be more sober and distanced in their relationship with Moscow....

Slovakia's first female president, Zuzana Caputova, takes office - 06/15/2019

Bratislava (dpa) - Pro-European liberal lawyer Zuzana Caputova became Slovakia's youngest and first female president on Saturday when she formally took office.   "I did not come to...

Spanish king holds talks with party leaders - 06/05/2019

Madrid – Spain's King Felipe VI has begun two days of talks with the leaders of the country's political parties, one month after Spain held inconclusive national elections.   The monarch on...

US Pentagon boss, Abe agree to boost ties over Indo-Pacific region - 06/04/2019

Tokyo – US Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Tuesday to strengthen cooperation on peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region.   "To...

Andrea Nahles, leader of Germany's SPD, leaves a party in ruins - 06/02/2019

Berlin (dpa) - A year, one month and 11 days: That's how long it took from the election of German Social Democratic Party (SPD) leader Andrea Nahles to the surprise announcement of her resignation on...

Pompeo: US ready to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' - 06/02/2019

Vienna - By Fabian Nitschmann and Mazen Mahdi, - The United States is ready to talk to Iran "with no preconditions," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. "We are prepared to engage a...

Trump lashes out at calls for impeachment, a 'dirty' word - 05/30/2019

Washington - US President Donald Trump hit back at rivals calling for impeachment proceedings against him, calling any such move a "giant presidential harassment."   Within the ranks of the...

Erdogan: Turkey committed to EU membership despite 'unkept promises' - 05/30/2019

Istanbul - Turkey remains committed to its bid for EU membership despite the bloc's unkept promises, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday, one day after the EU levied criticism at Ankara...

Rudy Giuliani trashes Mueller statement on Trump as 'perversion' - 05/30/2019

New York (tca/dpa) - [US President Donbald Trump's attorney] Rudy Giuliani slammed Robert Mueller's statement Wednesday as a "perversion" and suggested the special counsel overstepped his bounds by...
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