Germany rejected Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and US
2017-03-20 10:10:17 UTC
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday rejected U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that Germany owes NATO and the United States "vast sums" of money for defense.
"There is no debt account at NATO," von der Leyen said in a state...
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
2017-03-19 10:42:04 UTC
Slaughter of innocent civilians continues in battle for western Mosul
Rights groups have expressed concern over the mounting civilian death toll, as Islamic State fights from homes and densely-populated areas, a threat the Iraqi military and U....
German Journalists Schools US Reporters | The Straightforward Line Of German Journalists Visibly Put Off Trump: 'Why do keep saying things you know are not true?'
2017-03-21 14:47:52 UTC
US reporters shocked when the German reporter asked Trump: "Why do you keep saying things you know are not true Mr President?"
The first face-to-face meeting between President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel started awkwardly a...
Millions more Americans uninsured under Republican plan
2017-03-13 21:18:37 UTC
By David Lawder |
WASHINGTON — An eagerly awaited nonpartisan CBO report by the U.S. Congressional Budget Office found that millions more Americans would lose insurance under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. It dealt a potential setba...
Scotland considers to hold independence vote in autumn 2018
2017-03-09 10:24:55 UTC
Scotland considers to hold independence vote in autumn 2018.
By Elisabeth O'Leary | EDINBURGH
Scotland could hold an independence referendum in autumn 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union, Scottish Fir...
Trump wants to separate mothers from their children
2017-03-04 06:27:40 UTC
By Julia Edwards Ainsley |
WASHINGTON — Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three g...
White House viewed the EU as a flawed construct - Steve Bannon Contradicts Pence
2017-02-23 20:48:24 UTC
<h2>Steve Bannon Contradicts Pence:
White House viewed the EU as a flawed construct.</h2>By Noah Barkin |
BERLIN — In the week before U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visited Brussels and pledged America's "steadfast and enduring" commitment to...
Mr President, Europe Doesn't Like You!
2017-03-07 08:06:08 UTC
<h3>Swedes were left scratching their heads over what happened #LastNightInSweden after US President Trump invented a terror attack in their nation. Now, the gaff has become a running joke on online.</h3>
Those still mourning the victims of t...
Germany And Canada Strongest Defender Of Unalienable Rights
2017-02-18 09:02:11 UTC
Among 'last defenders' of liberal world order, Merkel does the heavy lifting
It seems an ice age since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Germany's Angela Merkel were anointed the last defenders of the liberal international order.
But it was ...
Did Putin guide Trump's presidential campaign?
2017-02-16 01:28:30 UTC
Key Senate committee chairman wants briefing on Flynn.
Latest: The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday to send the committee doc...
Trump embodies the shameless corruption
2017-02-10 08:18:33 UTC
<h3>Democrats need to mount a strong, ongoing argument that Trump’s corruption is integrally linked to policies that go against ordinary people. It’s unlikely that a Republican House and Senate would want to start impeachment proceedings unless Tr...
Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change
2017-02-09 09:55:52 UTC
Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change.
By Noah Barkin and Jan Strupczewski
BERLIN/BRUSSELS - Germany will press the Group of 20 to reaffirm its commitment to promoting free trad...
Trump Has Broken His Oath To America
2017-02-05 21:08:11 UTC
By Anthony Lester
On his inauguration as president of the United States, on Jan. 20, Donald Trump took the oath of office in accordance with the U.S. Constitution. He swore that he would to the best of his ability “preserve, protect and defend th...
European Council President says Trump and ISIS are threat to Europe
2017-01-31 21:14:33 UTC
European Council President Donald Tusk has called Donald Trump an existential threat to Europe, in an extraordinary attack on the new US President.
In an open letter delivered to leaders of the 27 member states, Mr Tusk included the new Americ...
The Anti-Democratic Worldview of Steve Bannon
2017-02-03 08:53:04 UTC
Donald Trump’s chief strategist, senior counselor and the permanent member of National Security Council, Steve Bannon, laid out his global nationalist vision in unusually in-depth remarks delivered by Skype to a conference held inside the Vatican ...
President Obama is 'heartened' by backlash to Trump's order
2017-01-31 06:39:37 UTC
The 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama criticized Trump's executive order curbing immigration in a statement on Monday, backing protesters who have taken to the nation's airports to express their displeasure with Trump's action on F...
Trudeau says Canada will take refugees banned by U.S.
2017-01-29 19:36:34 UTC
TORONTO (AP) –Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump: Canada will take you.
He also intends to talk to Trump about the success of Canada’s refugee policy.
Trudeau reacted to ...
Nobel laureate Malala condemns Trump’s anti-refugee policy
2017-01-29 19:07:58 UTC
In a powerful statement, Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai condemns Trump’s anti-refugee policy.
Donald Trump’s executive order which reportedly bans people from several majority-Muslim countries—along with his explicit promise to prioritize Ch...
Germany eyes to fill the void created by Trump’s TPP Withdrawal
2017-01-29 19:08:12 UTC
German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, said Germany and Europe should stand ready to fill the void created by Trump's cancellation of a major trade deal with Asia, and other protectionist measures.
Mr Gabriel outlined his priorities in a firs...
A growing number of Californians Want to withdrawal from United States
2017-01-25 03:29:49 UTC
SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (Reuters) - The election of Republican businessman Donald Trump as president of the United States has some Californians dreaming - of their own country.
One in every three California residents supports the most populous U.S. ...
Day 1: Trump presidency faces global protests - Women's march
2017-01-22 19:56:24 UTC
By Scott Malone and Ginger Gibson |
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncin...
Obama Will Go Down as One of the Greatest Presidents of All Time
2017-01-20 06:48:07 UTC
<h2>Why Obama Will Go Down as One of the Greatest Presidents of All Time</h2>
<h3>Missing our former POTUS.</h3>
Something is dawning on us—it’s almost too soon for us to admit, but it’s there, a half-considered thought only now blooming i...
Global Temperature hits new high in 2016 for the third straight year
2017-01-19 17:45:40 UTC
OSLO (Reuters) - World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies...
Germany Schools Trump On Trade - “Build Better Cars”
2017-03-21 14:47:41 UTC
Berlin has mounted a staunch defence of its policies after Donald Trump criticised the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, for her stance during the refugee crisis and threatened a 35% tariff on BMW cars imported into the US.
The danger of Trump's economic policies
2017-01-18 04:07:30 UTC
Protectionism has a certain appeal in every age and every nation, because of what we might call a piece of faulty wiring in the human brain. Our instincts were evolved on the savannahs of Pleistocene Africa. We have an ingrained tendency to ...