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German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

German SPD says outcome uncertain for impending government talks

Published 08/12/2017

Social Democratic Party (SPD) members vote during an SPD party convention in Berlin, Germany, December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Fabrizio BenschBERLIN (Reuters) - A senior member of [more…]

Israel allows Jerusalem mosque access despite Palestinian ‘day of rage’

Israel allows Jerusalem mosque access despite Palestinian ‘day of rage’

Published 08/12/2017

Israeli police preparing for a Palestinian "day of rage" increased their presence in Jerusalem on Friday but set no extra restrictions on access for worshippers at the flashpoint Al Aqsa Mosque, saying they had no indication of unrest there. [more…]

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) - Major powers [more…]

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

France’s Macron says external powers must stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a news conference in Doha, Qatar December 7, 2017. REUTERS/Naseem ZeitoonPARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on [more…]

Japan to acquire air-launched missiles able to strike North Korea

Japan to acquire air-launched missiles able to strike North Korea

Published 08/12/2017

Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera attends a news conference at Defence Ministry in Tokyo, Japan August 8, 2017. REUTERS/Issei KatoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is to [more…]

EU exec proposes deeper euro zone integration to unite EU

EU exec proposes deeper euro zone integration to unite EU

Published 06/12/2017

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2017. REUTERS/Francois LenoirBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday [more…]

Factbox: EU Commission proposals on euro zone reform

Factbox: EU Commission proposals on euro zone reform

Published 06/12/2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission proposed on Wednesday a package of legislative and non-binding measures to reform the euro zone and make it more [more…]

U.S. defense chief arrives in Pakistan but few signs of progress for Trump strategy

U.S. defense chief arrives in Pakistan but few signs of progress for Trump strategy

Published 04/12/2017

U.S. Secretary for Defense, Jim Mattis, sits opposite Britain's Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson, before a meeting at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) [more…]

South Korea, U.S. kick off large-scale air exercise amid North Korean warnings

South Korea, U.S. kick off large-scale air exercise amid North Korean warnings

Published 04/12/2017

The South Korean army's K-55 self-propelled artillery vehicles take part in a military exercise near the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas in Paju, South [more…]

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Merkel’s Bavarian ally Seehofer won’t run again as candidate for state premier: CSU’s Ferber

Published 04/12/2017

Bavarian Prime Minister and head of the Christian Social Union (CSU) Horst Seehofer arrives for a news conference at the CSU headquarters after a board [more…]