Diplomacy / Foreign Policy

China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade

China says in principle door is open to talks with U.S. on trade

Published 04/06/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s door to talks is open in principle, the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, a day after Beijing warned that any [more…]

U.S. urges China to account for the ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen

U.S. urges China to account for the ‘ghosts’ of Tiananmen

Published 04/06/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States urges China to make a full public account of those killed, detained or who went missing during a crackdown [more…]

Turkish operation on Kurdish rebels in Iraq is matter of timing:…

Turkish operation on Kurdish rebels in Iraq is matter of timing:…

Published 04/06/2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish forces are waiting for the right time to carry out an operation in northern Iraq’s Qandil region where high-ranking members of [more…]

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Germany’s FDP joins far right in seeking parliamentary inquiry on…

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s opposition Free Democrats joined the far right on Monday in calling for a parliamentary inquiry into Chancellor Angela’s migrant policy and [more…]

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

North Korea shakes up top military brass ahead of Trump summit -…

Published 04/06/2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea’s top three military officials have been removed from their posts, a senior U.S. official said, a move analysts said on [more…]

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Published 04/06/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has designated a central region of the wealthy city state as a “special event area” from June 10 to 14 for [more…]

Germany’s Merkel, ECB’s Draghi exchange views

Germany’s Merkel, ECB’s Draghi exchange views

Published 04/06/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel exchanged views with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi on Monday, her spokesman said, as part of her [more…]

Summer of discontent? Events in June that could shake markets

Summer of discontent? Events in June that could shake markets

Published 04/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - May was a manic month for markets but brace yourself for June. An unprecedented summit between North Korea and the United States [more…]

Trump can probably pardon himself, but has no plan to: Giuliani

Trump can probably pardon himself, but has no plan to: Giuliani

Published 04/06/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, under pressure from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 U.S. election, probably has the [more…]