Politics

  • Will Trump offer Kim a deal like Iran got?
    Who_is_more_crazy__kim_jong-un_or_trump_ 2018-05-21 18:29:22 UTC
    Last week, North Korea canceled a meeting with South Korean officials and threatened to cancel a planned summit with US President Trump. Ostensibly, the cancellations were over the participation of U.S. B-52 bombers in a military exercise with Sou...
  • US threatens to 'crush' Iran and warns European companies
    Pompeo_worries_cia_staff_as_fbi_pursues_russia_probe 2018-05-21 17:06:09 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday threatened to impose the “strongest sanctions in history” against Iran if it did not accept a sweeping series of U.S. demands, including effectively giving up its nuclear ambitions, c...
  • Merkel, Putin share common ground on Iran nuclear accord
    Merkel__putin_share_common_ground_on_iran_nuclear_accord 2018-05-18 17:09:29 UTC
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Iran nuclear deal, Syria, the conflict in Ukraine and the North Stream 2 gas pipeline. Merkel said that the Iran nuclear deal was better than none at all in a p...
  • EU's stance on Trump: "With friends like that who needs enemies"
    Eu's_stance_on_trump-_%22with_friends_like_that_who_needs_enemies%22 2018-05-16 22:44:23 UTC
    Ahead of a summit of EU leaders, Donald Tusk criticizes Trump for US actions. He asked "with friends like that who needs enemies," apparently in response to the US scrapping the Iran deal and planning steel tariffs. In remarkably frank terms, E...
  • North Korea threatens to cancel Kim-Trump summit
    North_korea_threatens_to_cancel_kim-trump_summit 2018-05-16 00:42:38 UTC
    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea on Wednesday threw into question an unprecedented summit between its leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump scheduled for next month, denouncing military exercises between South Korea and the United States...
  • European powers condemn violence against Palestinian and blast US embassy move to Jerusalem
    European_powers_condemn_violence_against_palestinian_and_blast_us_embassy_move_to_jerusalem 2018-05-14 23:10:47 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the violence against Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza in a statement released late on Monday and reiterated his opposition to the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem. Macron talked...
  • Israeli Forces Turned Palestinian Protests Into Bloodshed
    Israeli_forces_turned_palestinian_protests_into_bloodshed 2018-05-14 16:37:24 UTC
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians taking part in mass protests on the Gaza border on Monday as the United States opened its embassy to Israel in Jerusalem. The U.S. relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv f...
  • Merkel: Tensions between Iran and Israel "is truly about war and peace"
    Merkel_threatens_retaliation_if_u.s._sanctions_harm_eu_firms 2018-05-10 19:44:33 UTC
    BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - France and Germany on Thursday urged Israel and Iran to exercise restraint and avoid further escalation of hostilities in the Middle East after the heaviest military exchange ever between the two regional adversaries. I...
  • Paul Ryan eyes immigration vote before the midterms
    Paul_ryan_house_speaker 2018-05-10 18:04:44 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said he wants a bipartisan immigration bill enacted before November congressional elections by addressing young illegal “Dreamer” immigrants as well as border secur...
  • Iran-Israel Proxy War Heats Up in Syria
    Iran-israel_proxy_war_heats_up_in_syria 2018-05-10 05:37:50 UTC
    AP — The Israeli army says air raid sirens have sounded in the Golan Heights. The sirens went off shortly after the Syrian state news agency and activists reported rocket fire from Israel into southern Syrian just before midnight Wednesday. ...
  • Corporations paid Trump's 'fixer' for access to US president
    Appeals_court-_trump_latest_travel_ban_is_unconstitutional 2018-05-09 18:15:26 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels said on Wednesday he has more evidence of ties between a Russian oligarch sanctioned by the United States and a payment to U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen...
  • Obama calls Trump's decision on Iran a 'serious mistake'
    Obama_calls_trump's_decision_on_iran_deal_a_serious_mistake 2018-05-08 20:16:12 UTC
    Former U.S. President Barack Obama, under whose administration the Iran nuclear agreement was reached in 2015, said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the deal was "misguided." "I believe that the decision to put...
  • European Powers Regret Trump's Decision on Iran
    Merkel_and_macron_seeking_a_joint_proposal_on_eu_reforms 2018-05-08 19:22:15 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Israel praised President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, while Washington’s allies in Europe expressed regret over the decision and said they would to try keep the pact alive. ...
  • Trump will be announcing his decision on Iran Deal tomorrow
    Trump_will_be_announcing_his_decision_on_the_iran_deal_tomorrow 2018-05-07 19:25:15 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he would announce a decision on the future of the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday as European countries piled pressure on Washington to remain in the 2015 agreement. Trump has threatened to w...
  • Iran plans to respond to any move by US on nuclear agreement
    Iran_plans_to_respond_to_any_move_by_us_on_nuclear_agreement 2018-05-06 16:00:21 UTC
    (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran had plans to respond to any move by U.S. President Donald Trump on the 2015 nuclear agreement and the United States would regret a decision to exit the accord. Trump says that unless Euro...
  • France: Trump’s comments and antics are shameful and obscene
    France-_trump%e2%80%99s_comments_and_antics_are_%e2%80%9cshameful%e2%80%9d_and_%e2%80%9cobscene%e2%80%9d 2018-05-06 06:41:04 UTC
    "France is proud to be a country where acquiring and carrying firearms is strictly regulated,” French foreign office said in a statement. "Trump’s comments and antics were “shameful” and “obscene”, said former French president Francois Hollande...
  • Trump team hired Israeli spy agency to find 'dirt' on Obama diplomats
    Trump_team_hired_israeli_to_find_dirt_on_obama_diplomats 2018-05-06 06:02:20 UTC
    WASHINGTON – Aides of U.S. President Donald Trump used the services of a private Israeli spy agency to "get dirt" on former Obama administration officials who were involved in crafting the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, according to a report published Sa...
  • Giuliani: Trump knew about the $130,000 payment
    Porn_star_to_trump-_i'll_give_you_back_the_money! 2018-05-03 06:51:10 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who joined President Donald Trump’s legal team last month, said on Wednesday that Trump repaid the $130,000 his lawyer gave to an adult-film star to buy her silence about an alleged ...
  • Emmanuel Macron unsure whether US will stick to Iran deal
    Emmanuel_macron_unsure_whether_us_will_stick_to_iran_deal 2018-05-02 06:08:29 UTC
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said he did not know whether U.S. President Donald Trump would stick to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that many in the West see as the best hope of preventing Tehran from getting a nucl...
  • Mueller might subpoena Trump: Is U.S. president going to learn the hard way?
    Mueller_might_subpoena_trump-_is_us_president_going_to_learn_the_hard_way_ 2018-05-02 03:14:08 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in a meeting with President Donald Trump’s lawyers in March, raised the possibility of issuing a subpoena for Trump if he declines to talk to investigators in the Russia probe, a former lawyer f...
  • Europe's efforts to keep Iran nuclear deal alive
    Eu_reaffirms_full_commitment_to_the_iran_nuclear_deal 2018-04-28 16:28:00 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron’s talk this week of a “new deal with Iran” may not, in fact, represent anything new nor a deal with Iran. Macron, followed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, came to Washington in hopes o...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un meets South Korea's President Moon Jae-in
    North_korea's_kim_jong_un_meets_south_korea's_president_moon_jae-in 2018-04-27 06:36:12 UTC
    SEOUL (Reuters) - Smiling and holding hands, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the heavily fortified demilitarized zone between the countries on Friday in the first summit for the two Koreas in over a de...
  • Shift in US-German relations after a year of Trump
    Shift_in_us_-_german_relations_after_a_year_of_trump 2018-04-27 02:44:24 UTC
    Germany and the United States of America remain close allies, but since the election of Donald J Trump, disagreements have emerged on key policies. The shift could be seen as seismic. Former US president Barack Obama and German Chancellor Ange...
  • French President Macron rejects US nationalism
    French_president_macron_rejects_us_nationalism 2018-04-26 06:17:44 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A day after flaunting his friendship with Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron forcefully challenged many of the U.S. president’s policies on Wednesday, urging the United States to engage more with the world, step ...
  • Republicans face a punishing midterm environment
    Republicans_face_a_punishing_midterm_environment 2018-04-25 06:20:18 UTC
    Republican Debbie Lesko won the House special election in Arizona Tuesday night, holding off a closer-than-expected Democratic challenge in a district that President Donald Trump won by 21 points in 2016. Lesko had 53 percent of the vote when T...