Post Tagged with: "Foreign Policy"

United Nations aid agency calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

January 21, 2018 12:33 am
United Nations aid agency calls for nearly $3 billion in humanitarian aid for Yemen

A malnourished Yemeni child receives treatment at a hospital in the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah on January 16, 2018. The United Nations is calling for what it refers to as a record $2.96 billion aid for war-ravaged Yemen where Saudi airstrikes, looming famine, and cholera have claimed the lives of thousands of people. […]

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US President Donald Trump urges Republicans to go ‘nuclear’ over government shutdown

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US President Donald Trump urges Republicans to go ‘nuclear’ over government shutdown

US President Donald Trump speaks alongside Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (L), and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (C) during a retreat with Republican lawmakers and members of his Cabinet at Camp David in Thurmont, Maryland, January 6, 2018. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has asked his […]

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

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Mexicans protest United States President Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies

Protesters have staged a peaceful rally in the Mexican capital against United States President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, which have adversely affected Mexicans and people from many other countries. The protesters gathered outside the US Embassy in Mexico City on Saturday, marking the end of Trump’s tumultuous first year in […]

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US President Donald Trump urged South Korea’s Moon to give him credit for North Korea talks

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US President Donald Trump urged South Korea’s Moon to give him credit for North Korea talks

US President Donald Trump (L) and South Korean President Moon Jae-In (R) attend at a joint press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on November 7, 2017. (AFP Photo) US President Donald Trump has called on his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in to publicly give him credit for […]

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Shutdown talks with US President Donald Trump like negotiating with jello: Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer

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Shutdown talks with US President Donald Trump like negotiating with jello: Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer has lambasted President Donald Trump for being an unreliable negotiating partner following a failure to secure a deal to avert a government shutdown. “Negotiating with this White House is like negotiating with jello, it is next to impossible,” Schumer said Saturday afternoon. “President Trump just […]

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US President Donald Trump says giving birth to babies in ninth month is ‘wrong’

January 20, 2018 11:59 pm
US President Donald Trump says giving birth to babies in ninth month is ‘wrong’

US President Donald Trump has once again left his audience baffled by making another bizarre statement. He has criticized the laws which allow babies to be born in the ninth month of pregnancy, calling for them to be changed. Addressing thousands of people, who gathered on Washington’s National Mall on […]

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Pennsylvania’s GOP candidate was Abu Ghraib torture consultant

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Pennsylvania’s GOP candidate was Abu Ghraib torture consultant

Pennsylvania state Republican Rick Saccone (L) greets US President Donald Trump. (Reuters file photo) A US lawmaker, who had for years been working as a torture consultant at the notorious US military-administrated Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, has now become the Republican Party’s candidate for the upcoming Pennsylvania special election for […]

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US plans to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds by 2019

January 19, 2018 1:58 am
US plans to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds by 2019

A picture taken from the Mount of Olives shows on January 19, 2018, shows Jerusalem al-Quds and the Dome of the Rock (C) during a stormy day. (Photo by AFP) US media have reported that Washington is accelerating efforts to relocate the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to […]

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US reneges on pledge to pay $45 million for Palestinian refugees

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US reneges on pledge to pay $45 million for Palestinian refugees

A Palestinian man walks past the building of the UNRWA headquarters in Gaza City on January 8, 2018. (AFP photo) The United States has reneged on a pledge to contribute $45 million to a United Nations agency tasked with providing services for Palestinian refugees, adding to cutbacks announced earlier this […]

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US lawmakers table bill meant to ‘tighten’ terms of Iran nuclear deal

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US lawmakers table bill meant to ‘tighten’ terms of Iran nuclear deal

A view of House of Representatives building at US Capitol US lawmakers have put forward a bill at the House of Representatives, seeking to “tighten” the term of a 2015 multinational nuclear deal with Iran, despite international warnings for Washington to stop attempts to undermine the accord. The so-called “Iran Freedom Policy […]

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Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

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Moscow says the United States leaking Russian diplomats’ bank data

A view taken on November 23, 2017 shows the main building of the Russian Foreign Ministry in Moscow. (Photo by AFP) Russia says the United States has been leaking to the media the confidential financial data of the Russian diplomats based in America, thereby violating their privacy and diplomatic immunity. […]

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Ukrainian lawmakers passes bill to retake control of eastern regions from Russia-backed forces

January 18, 2018 1:25 am
Ukrainian lawmakers passes bill to retake control of eastern regions from Russia-backed forces

Ukrainian lawmakers have passed a bill to take back control of the country’s eastern territories from Russia-backed forces. The bill, which was ratified Thursday, described Russia as an “aggressor country” and claimed that the Donetsk and Lugansk regions had been “temporarily occupied” by Russia. The bill reiterated that Kiev needed to […]

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US President Donald Trump repeats warning to pull the United States out of NAFTA, again

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US President Donald Trump repeats warning to pull the United States out of NAFTA, again

US President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters at the White House in Washington, DC, US, on January 17, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) US President Donald Trump has repeated a threat to pull the United States out of a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico. In a Wednesday […]

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US President Donald Trump absent for new US embassy opening in London

January 16, 2018 11:59 pm
US President Donald Trump absent for new US embassy opening in London

A Madame Tussauds wax figure of US President Donald Trump stands outside the new US embassy in Embassy Gardens in south-west London on January 12, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The new US embassy in London has opened its doors to the public for the first time but President Donald Trump […]

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US President Donald Trump is healthy thanks to ‘good genes’

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US President Donald Trump is healthy thanks to ‘good genes’

White House physician Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, on January 16, 2018. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump’s health is “excellent,” probably thanks to his “good genes,” says the White House military doctor. Trump’s military physician, US Navy […]

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