Diplomacy / Foreign Policy

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

China-U.S. trade talks ‘making a final sprint’: state media

Published 16/02/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi [more…]

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Russian court orders Baring Vostok founder to be held for 72 hours

Published 15/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian court on Friday ordered Baring Vostok’s founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody for 72 hours following his detention [more…]

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Trump says may extend March 1 deadline for China trade deal

Published 15/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he may extend a March 1 deadline for reaching a trade deal with China while [more…]

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Skeptical EU ready to help May with Brexit package: Ireland’s Coveney

Published 15/02/2019

DUBLIN (Reuters) - The parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit strategy has increased doubt among European Union states that she can seal a [more…]

Explainer: Britain’s next Brexit flashpoint – What happens in…

Explainer: Britain’s next Brexit flashpoint – What happens in…

Published 15/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another trial by parliament this month when she must tell lawmakers what progress she has made [more…]

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Factbox: Through the Brexit Looking Glass – What happens next?

Published 15/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s parliament last month demanded Prime Minister Theresa May renegotiate a Brexit divorce deal that the other members of the European Union [more…]

Myanmar policeman who detailed Reuters reporters’ entrapment freed…

Myanmar policeman who detailed Reuters reporters’ entrapment freed…

Published 15/02/2019

YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar policeman who told a court last year how officers planted secret documents on two Reuters reporters in order to “entrap” [more…]

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government using ‘abusive laws’ to…

Human Rights Watch says Myanmar government using ‘abusive laws’ to…

Published 15/02/2019

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar’s government under Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has used repressive laws to prosecute peaceful critics, dashing hopes that its first [more…]

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Explainer: What’s at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

Published 14/02/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are in Beijing this week as Chinese and American negotiators try [more…]

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

EU nations back new rules that may stall Russia’s Nord Stream 2…

Published 08/02/2019

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - New European Union rules to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline won the backing of the bloc’s capitals on Friday, a move [more…]