Post Tagged with: "Foreign Policy"

No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

January 15, 2018 1:39 am
No Brexit deal would cost Scotland 12.7 billion pounds: Study

Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon Scotland’s economy would contract by 8.5 percent and lose 12.7 billion pounds if Britain leaves the EU without a deal, Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Monday as she unveiled an economic impact study. “There is no option short of EU membership that is as good as being […]

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US moves more warships, bombers near North Korea ahead of Olympics

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US moves more warships, bombers near North Korea ahead of Olympics

A US B-2 stealth bomber flying (Photo by AFP) The United States has moved more warships and aircraft near the Korean Peninsula, expanding its military presence in the region as South Korea prepares to host North Korean athletes in Winter Olympics next month. The USS Wasp, an upgraded US Marine […]

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Syria vows to end US presence; Russia, Turkey warn over ‘border force’ plan

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Syria vows to end US presence; Russia, Turkey warn over ‘border force’ plan

US military vehicles drive in the Syrian town of Darbasiya next to the Turkish border, April 28, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Damascus says it is determined to end US military presence after Washington declared plans to build a 30,000-member “border force” in the Arab country that Russia says could lead to Syria’s partition. […]

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‘I’m the least racist person you will ever interview’: US President Donald Trump

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‘I’m the least racist person you will ever interview’: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach on January 14, 2018. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has rejected claims that he is a racist following his reported description of   several nations as “shithole countries” during a White House meeting […]

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DACA is ‘probably dead’ because of Democrats: US President Donald Trump

January 14, 2018 11:50 pm
DACA is ‘probably dead’ because of Democrats: US President Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump gestures as he boards Airforce One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland on January 12, 2018. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump says a program to protect immigrants brought into the US illegally as children is “probably dead,” blaming Democrats. “DACA is probably dead because the […]

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US resumes accepting applications to renew DACA

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US resumes accepting applications to renew DACA

A rally in Washington last month in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. (Photo via The New York Times) The Trump administration says it would resume accepting renewal requests by young immigrants under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). “Until further notice, and unless otherwise […]

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White House rejects President Donald Trump’s North Korea quote as fake news

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White House rejects President Donald Trump’s North Korea quote as fake news

US President Donald Trump (File photo) The White House denies that President Donald Trump has suggested he had good contacts with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. On Thursday, The Wall Street Journal quoted Trump as saying in an interview that “I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong-un,” but the […]

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US President Donald Trump’s nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to ‘deter’ Russia

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US President Donald Trump’s nuclear strategy seeks new weapons to ‘deter’ Russia

The Trump administration is seeking new nuclear weapons to counter Russia. (File photo) US President Donald Trump’s administration intends to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter Russian threats to its European allies, further claiming that it aims to make nuclear conflict less likely. […]

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US President Donald Trump impedes bipartisan Senate immigration deal

January 12, 2018 2:14 am
US President Donald Trump impedes bipartisan Senate immigration deal

Hundreds of immigration activists, clergy members and others participate in a protest against US President Donald Trump’s immigration policies on January 11, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by AFP) At a time when reaching bipartisan deals has become more difficult than ever in US politics, a bipartisan group of […]

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India sends 100th satellite into space to watch borders

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India sends 100th satellite into space to watch borders

This handout artist’s impression released by Lesia/ Observatoire de Paris-PSL on January 10, 2018 shows the PicSat nano-satellite in orbit around the Earth with a background image by Thomas Pesquet released by the ESA. (Photo by AFP) India launched its 100th satellite on Friday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks […]

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US President Donald Trump cancels British trip amid fears of being unwelcome

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US President Donald Trump cancels British trip amid fears of being unwelcome

US President Donald Trump (R) talks to Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May on May 26, 2017 in Taormina, Sicily. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has canceled plans to visit Britain next month to attend the opening of a new US embassy in London over fears he will not […]

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US President Donald Trump asks why people from ‘shithole countries’ come to US

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US President Donald Trump asks why people from ‘shithole countries’ come to US

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on prison reform in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, January 11, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Using the most condescending and undiplomatic language imaginable, US President Donald Trump has reportedly asked why “people from shithole countries come to” […]

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Moscow slams US Senate report on Russian President Vladimir Putin as ‘unfounded’

January 11, 2018 2:21 am
Moscow slams US Senate report on Russian President Vladimir Putin as ‘unfounded’

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov Russia has lambasted as “unfounded” a report released by the US Senate that accuses Moscow of carrying out disinformation campaigns to undermine democracies, including the Kremlin’s alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. “We can only express our dismay with this continuing […]

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Progress being made on bill to ‘fix’ Iran nuclear deal: US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker

January 10, 2018 1:53 am
Progress being made on bill to ‘fix’ Iran nuclear deal: US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker

This file photo taken on February 16, 2017 shows Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker says that progress is being made with Democratic lawmakers in Congress, as well […]

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US President Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea: White House

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US President Donald Trump open to talks with North Korea: White House

US President Donald Trump (L) and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. (File photo) US President Donald Trump has told his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in that Washington is open to talks with North Korea, while remaining determined to apply “maximum pressure” over Pyongyang’s nuclear program, according to the White House. […]

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