Politics

Popular support for militants complicates Pakistan crackdown

Popular support for militants complicates Pakistan crackdown

08 March 2019 – On the congested streets of Bahawalpur, a city in southern Pakistan’s jihadi heartland, emotions run high in favor of Jaish-e-Mohammad, a U.N.-designated terror group that recently...

Hillary Clinton rules out 2020 rematch with Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton rules out 2020 rematch with Donald Trump

06 March 2019 – Hillary Clinton says she won’t run for president in 2020, but vows she’s “not going anywhere.” The former secretary of state, senator and first lady ruled...

EU & Arab leaders vow to boost security & migration ties

EU & Arab leaders vow to boost security & migration ties

25 February 2019 – Leaders from European Union and Arab League countries pledged to boost cooperation in the fight against terrorism and to tackle unauthorized migration at a first-ever summit...

EU chief ponders special place in hell for some Brexiteers

EU chief ponders special place in hell for some Brexiteers

07 February 2019 – European Council President Donald Tusk took a swipe at some Brexit-backers in Britain, wondering aloud what “special place in hell” might be reserved for those who...

Huawei chief in court after US extradition request

Huawei chief in court after US extradition request

30 January 2019 – The comical Trump administration’s unveiling of criminal charges against the Chinese tech giant Huawei has complicated high-level talks set to begin today in Washington that are...

Trump says he’ll give State of Union after shutdown ends

Trump says he'll give State of Union after shutdown ends

24 January 2019 – President Donald Trump said last night he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with...

Kamala Harris opens up her US presidential bid

Kamala Harris Opens US Presidential Bid

22 January 2019 – Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race...

UK businesses plead for deal to prevent no-deal Brexit

UK Businesses Plead For Deal To Prevent No-Deal Brexit

19 December 2018 – Britain’s five leading business groups are pleading with the government to act to prevent the country’s departure from the European Union without a deal. In...

Anti-government protesters gather for 5th day in Hungary

Anti-government protesters gather for 5th day in Hungary

18 December 2018 – A few thousand demonstrators gathered in freezing temperatures outside Hungary’s state broadcaster last night in a fifth day of protests against the right-wing government of Prime...

UK ministers downplay chance of second Brexit vote

D-Day For May As Draft Brexit Deal Prepared

17 December 2018 – Supporters of British Prime Minister Theresa May dampened suggestions that the government is planning a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union, arguing...