Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters outside parliament on Sunday as tens of thousands of Greeks rallied in Athens to protest ahead of next week’s parliamentary vote to ratify a name deal with Macedonia. Reuters Continue reading Police fire tear gas as Greeks protest against Macedonia name deal
Britain’s only options are a second Brexit referendum or forging a close economic relationship with the European Union, the main opposition Labour Party said on Sunday. Reuters Continue reading Labour says Britain's only options are second Brexit referendum or close EU ties
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she would do all she could to make sure Britain leaves the European Union with an agreement and, striking a conciliatory tone, she felt a responsibility to get an orderly solution. Reuters Continue reading We have responsibility to get an orderly Brexit, says Merkel
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Saturday he hoped President Donald Trump would slow the U.S. withdrawal from Syria until Islamic State is destroyed. Reuters Continue reading Senator Graham hopes Trump will slow U.S. Syria withdrawal
Investigators in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives said on Friday they plan to examine whether President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress, prompted by a report by BuzzFeed News. Reuters Continue reading Lawmakers plan to investigate whether Trump told lawyer to lie
The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China’s progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal – and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources … Continue reading Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform
A top North Korean nuclear envoy began a new round of talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and could also meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for … Continue reading Top North Korea envoy meets Pompeo for new nuclear talks
North Korea’s lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the United States is expected to hold talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and could also meet President Donald Trump on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for … Continue reading U.S., North Korea to hold talks on second Trump-Kim summit
Britain’s last-minute scramble to shape an EU exit, its biggest policy upheaval in half a century, stalled on Thursday as Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn dug in their heels for competing visions. Reuters Continue reading UK in deadlock over Brexit 'Plan B' as May and Corbyn tussle
The U.S. Navy has not ruled out sending an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait, despite military technology advances by China that pose a greater threat to U.S. warships than ever before, the chief of U.S. naval operations said on … Continue reading U.S. Navy chief does not rule out sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday stopped House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi from using a military plane for an overseas trip, in a tit for tat after the Democratic leader’s suggestion he postpone the State of the Union address … Continue reading Trump pulls military plane from Pelosi overseas trip in shutdown fight
President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and “extraordinary threat,” seven months after he declared the threat posed by Pyongyang had been eliminated. Reuters Continue reading Trump missile defense review calls North Korea 'extraordinary threat'
Prime Minister Theresa May will on Thursday try to break the impasse in Britain’s political elite over how to leave the European Union by searching for a last-minute exit deal though there was so far little sign of compromise. Reuters Continue reading Divided and riven by crisis, Britain searches for Brexit 'plan B'
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced bills on Wednesday that would ban the sale of U.S. chips or other components to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], ZTE Corp or other Chinese telecommunications companies that violate U.S. sanctions or export … Continue reading U.S. lawmakers introduce bipartisan bills targeting China's Huawei and ZTE
With the partial U.S. government shutdown now in its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address – a move that could deny him the opportunity to use … Continue reading As shutdown lingers, Pelosi pushes Trump to delay State of Union speech
Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday before proposing immediate talks with other party leaders in an attempt to break the deadlock on a Brexit divorce agreement. Reuters Continue reading UK PM May to seek Brexit consensus after winning confidence vote