Diplomacy / Foreign Policy

Trump says Russia, China playing ‘currency devaluation game’

Trump says Russia, China playing ‘currency devaluation game’

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump accused Russia and China on Monday of devaluing their currencies while the United States raises interest rates. “Russia [more…]

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen expected at court hearing over searches

Published 16/04/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A longtime personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to appear Monday in Manhattan federal court as he seeks [more…]

Maldives rejects U.N. body’s call to let ex-president fight election

Maldives rejects U.N. body’s call to let ex-president fight election

Published 16/04/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The Maldives rejected a demand by a U.N. human rights watchdog on Monday that former president Mohamed Nasheed be allowed to stand [more…]

U.S. bans American companies from selling to China’s ZTE

U.S. bans American companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Commerce is banning American companies from selling components to Chinese telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp for seven years [more…]

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Norway considering whether to ask US to extend Marines’ presence

Published 16/04/2018

OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s foreign minister said her government was discussing whether to ask Washington to extend the stay of U.S. Marines in the country, [more…]

Commerce Department bars U.S. companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Commerce Department bars U.S. companies from selling to China’s ZTE

Published 16/04/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has banned American companies from selling telecommunications equipment to China’s ZTE Corp after the Chinese company illegally shipped telecom [more…]

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Inspectors’ visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

Published 16/04/2018

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - A visit by chemical weapons inspectors to the site of a suspected gas attack in Syria was delayed on Monday, British and [more…]

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says

Published 16/04/2018

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Western countries accused Moscow on Monday of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria [more…]

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Tokyo fears Trump could link security with trade at summit with Abe

Published 16/04/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could find his oft-touted close ties with Donald Trump sorely tested at a summit this week in [more…]

Merkel’s conservatives seek to limit her room on euro zone reform

Merkel’s conservatives seek to limit her room on euro zone reform

Published 16/04/2018

BERLIN (Reuters) - Members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc in parliament are seeking to limit her room for maneuver on euro zone reform, a [more…]