Politics

IMF head urges Britain to extend Brexit talks - 04/16/2020

London - By Bill Smith, - The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Thursday urged Britain to extend the deadline for completing negotiations on its exit from the European Union, amid...

Israel's president gives parliament the mandate to form a government - 04/16/2020

Tel Aviv (dpa) - The Israeli parliament was officially handed the difficult task of forming a coalition government on Thursday, setting the clock for lawmakers to attempt to avert yet another...

Johnson after hospital release: NHS is 'beating heart' of Britain - 04/12/2020

London (dpa) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has referred to the country's National Health Service (NHS) as "unconquerable" after spending a week in a London hospital battling Covid-19, the...

Taliban signals more prisoner releases after Kabul frees hundreds - 04/12/2020

Kabul - By Hesamuddin Hesam - The Taliban militant group has announced that it would release 20 prisoners from its jails, after hundreds of imprisoned militants were released by the government in...

Italian foreign minister lashes at German newspaper's Mafia claims - 04/09/2020

Rome - Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Thursday snapped at German newspaper Die Welt for suggesting that the Mafia might grab virus aid that Italy is applying for from the European Union....

Britain reports record 938 Covid-19 deaths; Johnson 'improving' - 04/08/2020

London- By Bill Smith, - Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "improving" in intensive care, the British government said on Wednesday, as it reported a new daily record of 938 deaths linked to novel...

Top EU officials strike out against von der Leyen with bonds plea - 04/06/2020

Brussels (dpa) - Two top officials from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen's team have struck out against their boss in a plea for a shared EU debt instrument, so-called...

Poland's Kaczynski opposes postponement of next month's election - 04/03/2020

Warsaw (dpa) - Postponing Poland's presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic would be unconstitutional, according to Law and Justice (PiS) party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski. Voting is...

Trump says he expects Russia and Saudi Arabia to cut oil production - 04/02/2020

Washington (dpa)- US President Donald Trump expects Russia and Saudi Arabia to cut oil production, signalling a possible end to the two countries' crude war. Trump said in a tweet that the spoke to...

Russia's top doctor for coronavirus cases tests positive for virus - 03/31/2020

Moscow (dpa) - Russia's top doctor for coronavirus cases, Denis Protsenko, has tested positive for the virus, state media reported on Tuesday. Protsenko heads the coronavirus treatment facility at...
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