China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday the United States needed to stop the “unreasonable suppression” of Chinese companies like Huawei, and a Chinese newspaper said the government was ready to retaliate against Washington. The Trump administration on Friday moved to block global chip supplies to blacklisted telecoms equipment company Huawei[…]
US President Donald Trump has rejected a sum offered by South Korea in response to his demand that the country’s government contribute more to the cost of US military forces deployed there. “Now they’ve offered us a certain amount of money and I’ve rejected it,” Trump said at a White[…]
US coronavirus deaths have risen by a single-day record 2,228 to top 28,300, according to a Reuters tally, as officials debated how to reopen the economy without reigniting the outbreak. The United States, with the world’s third-largest population, passed a second milestone late on Tuesday with over 600,000 reported cases,[…]
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced a $1bn cut in American aid to Afghanistan after he failed to convince Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political foe to end a feud that has helped jeopardise a US-led peace effort. The United States also is prepared to cut[…]
Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and architect of the US President’s Middle East plan, has called the Palestinians “quite foolish” for immediately rejecting the administration’s “deal of the century.” The long awaited 181-page document contained conceptual maps showing how Israel and a future Palestinian state would appear, if the Palestinians[…]
China has condemned the inauguration of the newest branch of the US military, the Space Force, describing its creation as a threat to peace that endangers global stability. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters on Monday that Beijing was “deeply concerned” and “resolutely opposed” to the Space Force, which received its first[…]
The Russian foreign minister’s visit to the White House created much ado in Washington, coming amid impeachment procedures. Sergey Lavrov has now opened up on Donald Trump’s negotiating style and the atmosphere of the meetings. “I like the way Trump discusses international agenda and issues in bilateral relations. He avoids[…]
US President Donald Trump has demanded that House Dems hand over impeachment to the Senate “immediately” so he could have a proper trial, while accusing them of stalling the proceedings. Trump launched a fresh broadside at Democrats after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi refused to say when she would turn over[…]
The US House of Representatives has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for “abuse of power” and “obstruction of Congress.” The Republican-majority Senate will now take up the president’s trial. The outcome of Wednesday’s vote came as little surprise, with the Democrat-controlled House voting along party lines in what their[…]
Five years ago the United States and Cuba agreed to resume diplomatic ties and begin normalising relations after more than 50 years of hostility. The thaw was hailed by many as a turning point in relations between the two countries, which had remained frozen in a Cold War-era standoff. More: US bars flights to all Cuban airports except Havana[…]
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