Showing posts with label United States. Show all posts
Showing posts with label United States. Show all posts

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Mattis slams ‘authoritarian’ Turkey but still wants it to buy F-35 jets

poured $1.25 billion
US Defense Secretary James Mattis reportedly lambasted Turkey’s authoritarianism and human rights record, but warned that removing Ankara from F-35 program would result in the aircraft’s production break and delivery delays.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

European Exporters in China Shift Trade to Avoid US Tariffs

European Exporters in China Shift Trade to Avoid US Tariffs
European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs, a business group said Tuesday, in a sign of the spreading impact of the US-Chinese trade war.

Monday, July 9, 2018

Saturday, July 7, 2018

Denuclearization meeting : North Korea lashes out at US, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'

North Korea lashes out at US, calls talks 'extremely regrettable'
North Korea has called high-level talks with a US delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo "extremely regrettable", contradicting Washington's account of how the meeting in Pyongyang went.

US, DPRK establish working groups for denuclearization

US, DPRK establish working groups for denuclearization
The US and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) have established working groups for the "nitty gritty stuff" including the validation of efforts to achieve denuclearization, Reuters reported citing US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Iran May Block Oil Transit Via Strait of Hormuz if US Levies Sanctions

Strait of Hormuz
The US has withdrawn from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and is now threatening to impose new sanctions on the country in an effort to economically strangle Iran by choking off its oil exports to global markets.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Dara'a: Syrian Army Capturing Border-Crossing with Jordan

Syrian Army Capturing Border-Crossing with Jordan
The Syrian Army continued to march in regions South of the province capital of Dara'a, and deployed its troops around one kilometer away from the border-crossing with Jordan, a media outlet reported on Monday.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Brazil's FM to visit US to reunite families separated at border

families separated at border
Brazil's Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes will visit the United States next week to oversee the many cases of Brazilian immigrant children separated from their parents at the US border, the public Agencia Brasil said on Friday.

Friday, June 29, 2018

Russian military warned US about strikes against Jabhat al-Nusra, diplomat says

Russian military warned US about strikes
The Russian military warned the US about strikes against the Jabhat al-Nusra terror group (outlawed in Russia), Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin told reporters on Friday.

UK intelligence agencies aware of torture of terror suspects after 9/11 attacks: report

UK intelligence agencies aware of torture
British Prime Minister Theresa May gave her first response after a damning report Thursday revealed British intelligence agencies were aware at an early stage of the torture and kidnap of terrorism suspects after 9/11 terrorist attacks in the US .

Maryland newspaper shooting shakes community

Maryland newspaper shooting shakes community
A man who had along-running feud with an Annapolis newspaper blasted his way through its newsroom with a shotgun, killing at least five people in one of the deadliest attacks recorded on a US media outlet, authorities said.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

U.S. lawmaker holds back support for munitions sale to Gulf allies, due to Yemen

Yemen
A top U.S. Senate Democrat said on Thursday he cannot support for now a Trump administration plan to sell high-tech munitions to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates over concerns about the war in Yemen, a decision that could derail the sale.

US to Keep Current Number of Troops in South Korea : James Mattis

Troops in South Korea
The United States will keep its current level of troops in South Korea in order to maintain Washington’s defense commitment to its Asian ally, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday, as quoted by South Korea’s Yonhap news agency.

Foreign divers, soldiers join rescue effort for children trapped in Thai cave

children trapped in Thai cave
A team of US military personnel and British divers have joined rescue efforts at a flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 children and their football coach have been trapped for five days.

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