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  • US Ambassador to EU Admits Quid Pro Quo
    2019-11-05 21:12:58 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland said he knew that the Trump administration withheld nearly $400 million in American aid while pressuring Ukraine to investigate President Donald Trump’s political rivals,...

  • Russian Troops to Fill Void Left by US in Syria
    2019-10-23 00:55:16 UTC
    SOCHI, Russia/ANKARA (Reuters) - Syrian and Russian forces will deploy in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish YPG fighters and their weapons from the border with Turkey under a deal agreed on Tuesday which both Moscow and Ankara hailed as a triumph....

  • U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine: Trump Wanted Quid Pro Quo Deal
    2019-10-22 21:31:35 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday he was told that President Donald Trump made the release of security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investi...

  • Iran's Intelligence Agents Captured Exiled Journalist
    2019-10-14 20:04:20 UTC
    DUBAI (Reuters) - Agents of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have captured and returned to Iran an exiled journalist who allegedly fueled anti-government street unrest across the country early last year using social media, Iranian state television repo...

  • Invasion Into Kurdish-Syrian Territory: Germany Bans Arms Exports to Turkey
    2019-10-12 19:55:28 UTC
    ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Germany has banned arms exports to Turkey over its assault against Kurdish YPG militia in Syria, a foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Saturday. Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into Ras al Ain in northeast Syria...

  • Trump's Ukraine Inner Circle: Two Arrested
    2019-10-11 01:54:56 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s lawyer and the Ukraine impeachment investigation were charged Thursday with federal campaign finance violations. The charges relate to a $325,000 donation to a group sup...

  • US Will Betray Kurds Again
    2019-10-07 23:06:05 UTC
    For decades, the United States has maintained a curious relationship with the Kurds. Americans have historically enlisted them to help fight in the Middle East, only to turn on them in the end. Despite a history of betrayal, the Kurds have yet aga...

  • Second Trump-Ukraine Whistleblower Comes Forward
    2019-10-06 18:15:06 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second whistleblower has come forward with first-hand knowledge of President Donald Trump’s attempts to get the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival, lawyers for the official said on Sunday. Lawyer Mark ...

  • The Only Republican: Romney Clashes With Trump
    2019-10-05 22:44:09 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - On Friday, U.S. Senator Mitt Romney said Trump’s actions regarding Biden were “wrong and appalling.” “When the only American citizen President Trump singles out for China’s investigation is his political opponent in the m...

  • Biden: Trump 'Unhinged' and 'Most Corrupt President'
    2019-10-04 23:45:36 UTC
    On Friday former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke briefly to reporters in which he condemned President Trump for suggesting both Ukraine and China should investigate Biden and his son Hunter. “This is not about me, this is not about my son...

  • New 25% Tariffs on EU Food Will Lead to Higher Prices, Cost American Jobs
    2019-10-04 00:39:52 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New 25% U.S. tariffs on Italian cheese, French wine, Scotch whisky, British biscuits, Spanish olives and thousands of other European food products will lead to higher prices ahead of the holiday season and cost American jobs...

  • EU: Lots of Problematic Issues in UK’s Latest Brexit Proposal
    2019-10-03 17:28:04 UTC
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday pointed to a number of problematic issues in Britain’s latest Brexit proposal, saying that more discussions were needed. “Accepting such a proposal would not mee...

  • Weak US Economic Data Weighs on Global Market
    2019-10-03 16:56:45 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data weighed on global financial markets on Thursday, leaving world equity benchmarks bouncing in choppy trading and sending investors into safe-haven assets on expectations of further Federa...

  • Trump Calls For China To Investigate His Political Opponent
    2019-10-03 15:49:34 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wanted Ukraine and China to investigate political rival and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and his son, openly advocating an action that triggered a Democratic impeachment...

  • North Korea Tested New Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile
    2019-10-03 04:56:04 UTC
    SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Thursday it had successfully test-fired a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) from the sea to contain external threats and bolster self-defense, ahead of fresh nuclear talks with the United States....

  • Biden to Trump: You're Afraid of Just How Badly I Would Beat You
    2019-10-03 04:24:39 UTC
    (Reuters) - Hours after U.S. President Donald Trump described him as “stone-cold crooked,” Joe Biden, a leading Democratic contender in the 2020 race for the White House, vowed on Wednesday the Republican president is “not going to destroy me.” ...

  • Trump Is Using “Misinformation” to Attack US Diplomat
    2019-10-03 00:04:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on Wednesday accused the Trump administration of using “propaganda and misinformation” to attack the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and demanded that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo explain how the material circu...

  • Trump: It Is A "COUP", Not An Impeachment
    2019-10-02 00:35:38 UTC
    The U.S. President Donald Trump continues to assail the impeachment inquiry and defend his call with the Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky which he asked Zelensky for the former Vice President Joe Biden investigation. Trump claims on Twitter: ...

  • Zelenskiy May Damage Ukraine’s International Standing
    2019-09-27 01:22:09 UTC
    KIEV (Reuters) - Opponents of Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday they were worried that the Ukrainian president’s criticism of European leaders in a call with Donald Trump could damage the country’s international standing. Zelenskiy, a former...

  • Whistleblower on Trump-Ukraine contacts is a CIA officer: sources
    2019-09-27 01:07:14 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The whistleblower who said U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden is a CIA officer and at one point was assigned to work at the White House, two sources familiar with the prob...

  • Whistleblower complaint describes White House cover-up on Ukraine scandal
    2019-09-26 23:31:25 UTC
    A whistleblower report released said Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine’s interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his own political benefit, but that the White House tried to “lock down” evidence about that conduc...

  • Climate Change: Millions Hit the Streets Demand Action
    2019-09-21 00:22:36 UTC
    (Reuters) - Millions of young people flooded the streets of cities around the world on Friday to demand political leaders take urgent steps to stop climate change, uniting in a worldwide protest inspired by 16-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunb...

  • Bird Numbers Plunge in US and Canada
    2019-09-20 01:59:31 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - From grasslands to seashores to forests and backyards, birds are disappearing at an alarming rate in the United States and Canada, with a 29% population drop since 1970 and a net loss of about 2.9 billion birds, scientists s...

  • Millions of Young People to Strike for Climate Action
    2019-09-20 01:46:10 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland will take off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environm...

  • France, Germany to Sign Arms Exports Pact
    2019-09-20 01:36:58 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - France and Germany said on Thursday they were close to an agreement on how to remove obstacles to exporting weapons manufactured in joint programs, after French firms called for easing German export restrictions. German curbs ...