International / National Security

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…]

Britain to honor its dead with vigil after London Bridge attack

Britain to honor its dead with vigil after London Bridge attack

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will on Monday honor the two people who were killed when a militant knife man went on a stabbing spree near [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…]

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

Published 30/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel on Friday gave President Donald Trump one week to say whether his legal counsel intends to introduce evidence [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. weighs new regulations to further restrict Huawei suppliers – sources

Exclusive: U.S. weighs new regulations to further restrict Huawei suppliers – sources

Published 29/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government may expand its power to stop more foreign shipments of products with U.S. technology to China’s Huawei, amid frustration [more…]

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Fatal attacks on Congo clinics risk resurgence of Ebola epidemic

Published 29/11/2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - International organizations warned on Friday of a potential resurgence of Ebola in Congo after deadly militia attacks on [more…]

Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Judges place temporary hold on ex-White House lawyer ruling

Published 28/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Appeals court judges put on hold a ruling by a lower court that would require former White House Counsel Don McGahn to [more…]

Champagne flows as landslide democratic win puts pressure on Hong Kong leader

Champagne flows as landslide democratic win puts pressure on Hong Kong leader

Published 25/11/2019

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s democrats scored a landslide majority in district council elections, which saw a record turnout after six months of anti-government [more…]