Diplomacy / Foreign Policy

China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions U.S.-based NGOs

China suspends U.S. military visits to Hong Kong, sanctions U.S.-based NGOs

Published 02/12/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China said on Monday U.S. military ships and aircraft won’t be allowed to visit Hong Kong, and also announced sanctions against several [more…]

Morocco’s poor left behind by development boom

Morocco’s poor left behind by development boom

Published 02/12/2019

AZROU, Morocco (Reuters) - Mohammed Akki left his home in Morocco’s Middle Atlas mountains to seek regular work and a better life in the town [more…]

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Turkey says new Russian missile deal to happen before too long: RIA

Published 02/12/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Turkey’s presidential administration has said that the purchase date for more S-400 missile systems from Russia is just a technicality and that [more…]

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

U.S.-China trade deal ‘stalled because of Hong Kong legislation’: Axios

Published 02/12/2019

(Reuters) - A trade deal between United States and China was now “stalled because of Hong Kong legislation”, news website Axios reported on Sunday, citing [more…]

China picks new leaders for Macau, replaces economy chief

China picks new leaders for Macau, replaces economy chief

Published 02/12/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China has appointed a slate of new officials to head the world’s top gambling hub of Macau, changing key roles including [more…]

Make up your minds, Merkel protegee tells new SPD leaders

Make up your minds, Merkel protegee tells new SPD leaders

Published 02/12/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - The coalition deal forming the basis of Germany’s ruling alliance is not up for renegotiation and the new leaders of the Social [more…]

Saudi Arabia wants OPEC+ to deepen oil cuts due to Aramco IPO

Saudi Arabia wants OPEC+ to deepen oil cuts due to Aramco IPO

Published 02/12/2019

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC and its allies plan to deepen oil cuts and have the deal in place so it runs at least until June [more…]

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

White House says it will not participate in Wednesday’s Trump impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House told Democratic lawmakers on Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump and his lawyers would not participate in a congressional [more…]

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said in a letter on Sunday to the chairman of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that President Donald [more…]

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

Published 01/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House made no public statement as of a 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) deadline on Sunday to say [more…]