Politics

Candidate for top EU job takes aim at Hungary's Orban - 11/03/2018

Berlin Alexander Stubb, a potential candidate for the European Commission presidency, said Saturday that party colleagues should consider expelling Hungary's right-wing prime minister, Viktor Orban,...

Taliban to take part Afghanistan conference in Moscow on November 9 - 11/03/2018

Moscow - Russia will host an international conference on Afghanistan in Moscow on November 9 that will include the participation of the Taliban for the first time.   Afghan President Ashraf...

Bolsonaro to make first foreign visits to Chile and US - 10/29/2018

Santiago de Chile - Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro will make his first foreign visits to Chile and the United States, a lawmaker close to him said Monday.   Once Bolsonaro has recovered...

Trump and first lady to travel to Pittsburgh - 10/29/2018

Washington - US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will travel to Pittsburgh on Tuesday, where 11 people were killed over the weekend by a shooter who attacked a Jewish synagogue,...

Brazil votes in tense election expected to sweep far-right to power - 10/28/2018

Rio de Janeiro - By Isaac Risco and Fernando Duclos, – Brazilians were voting on Sunday in the country's most polarized election in decades, which could give the South American giant a far-right...

Journalist who staged protest during Erdogan visit to be deported - 10/28/2018

Istanbul - A journalist who staged a protest during Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's state visit to Germany last month is set to be deported to Turkey in January.   Speaking to dpa,...

CDU sees worst result in Hesse since 1966 in further blow to Merkel - 10/28/2018

Frankfurt -By Friederike Heine, - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) slumped by more than 10 percentage points to 27.4 per cent of the vote in the central German...

Istanbul summit calls for Syrian constitutional committee by year-end - 10/27/2018

Istanbul - A committee to draft a constitution in Syria should be ready by the end of this year, leaders from Turkey, Germany, France and Russia have agreed, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

Macron tells Nobel Prize winner Murad France will take 100 IS victims - 10/25/2018

Paris - French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised Nobel Prize winner Nadia Murad that France would take in 100 Yezidi women previously held by the Islamic State extremist group.  ...

Israel hits Hamas targets after Palestinian rocket fired from Gaza - 10/25/2018

Tel Aviv - The Israeli military said it struck eight targets of the militant group Hamas in the Gaza Strip on Thursday after a rocket was launched at Israel from Gaza.   No injuries were...
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