French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that he would discuss Iran with his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, at the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan. Macron told reporters in Marseilles that the standoff between the two countries was a source of concern to him. “Of course it worries me. I’ve been...
The U.S. Senate will vote on Thursday on legislation seeking to block President Donald Trump’s plan to complete $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, lawmakers said, making clear they want a harder line against what they see as human rights abuses by...
US President Donald Trump has reportedly given China a one-month ultimatum to seal a trade deal or face tariffs on all its exports to the United States. The decision was relayed by people with knowledge of the talks between the two sides on Friday, hours after the Trump administration raised...
President Donald Trump considered nominating his daughter to head the World Bank, and she also would have been “great” as US ambassador to the United Nations, he said in an interview published Friday. “She’s a natural diplomat,” Trump told The Atlantic. “She would’ve been great at the United Nations, as...
President Donald Trump on Thursday again threatened to seal the US-Mexican border, claiming in a tweet that America’s southern neighbour is allowing illegal immigrants to cross unhindered. “May close the Southern Border!” the president wrote. “Mexico is doing NOTHING to help stop the flow of illegal immigrants to our Country. They...
In a divided America where politics seems increasingly to get people’s goat, a small town in Vermont has taken the concept to heart — this week electing one as mayor. He may be a political novice but the goat’s name, Lincoln, brings with it a storied pedigree. And the leading human...
US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, who has faced bitter criticism from Donald Trump, said in an interview broadcast Sunday that the president can’t fire him. “The law is clear that I have a four-year term. And I fully intend to serve it,” Powell told CBS television’s “60 Minutes.” However, Powell...
South Korea President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the US and North Korea to quickly resume denuclearisation talks after their Hanoi summit last week ended without a deal. Moon, who has adopted a dovish approach to Pyongyang and brokered the US-North Korea talks process, urged his officials to find out...
Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen will tell Congress Wednesday that the president is a “racist” and “conman” and knew in advance that WikiLeaks would publish dirt on Hillary Clinton, US media reported. In explosive public testimony to Congress on Wednesday, Cohen will also state that Trump...
Russian state TV on Sunday listed potential targets in the U.S. in the event of a nuclear strike and claimed that its new hypersonic missile technology could reach them in less than five minutes. Reuters called the report “unusual even by the sometimes bellicose standards of Russian state TV.” The...