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JUNE 13, 2019 US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin attend a joint press conference after a meeting at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, on July 16, 2018. Full credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images It sounds almost reasonable coming out of President Donald Trump's mouth. Sure, he'd take dirt on an opponent from a foreign government, he told ABC News'...
JUNE 13, 2019 Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said he hopes his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi will use the big mandate he won in the recent elections to improve relations between the two countries and usher in peace in the region. The two countries should focus on peace and resolving their differences through dialogue, and even issues such as Kashmir...
JUNE 13, 2019 MOSCOW, RUSSIA - President Vladimir Putin said relations between Moscow and Washington were getting worse and worse, noting in an interview published on Thursday that the current U.S. administration had imposed dozens of sanctions on Russia. Putin made his gloomy assessment ahead of a G20 summit in Japan later this month at which he might meet U.S. President...
JUNE 13, 2019 LONDON — Two oil tankers came under attack on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman, forcing their crews to abandon ship and setting at least one vessel ablaze, a month after four tankers were damaged in the same waterway, a vital thoroughfare for much of the world’s oil products. The attacks escalated tensions in an already tense region,...
JUNE 13, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of perpetrating an "assault" on the nation's democracy after he told ABC News that he'd welcome foreign information on his 2020 opponent. "It’s a very sad thing," Pelosi told reporters about the president's words. "That's an assault on our democracy." "What the president said last night shows...
JUNE 12, 2019 Brief Scorecard: Australia 307 (Warner 107, Finch 82, Amir 5-30) beat Pakistan 266 (Imam 53, Cummins 3-33) by 41 runs TAUTON, ENGLAND - Australia defeated Pakistan by 41 runs on Wednesday in Taunton to register their third win of World Cup 2019. This was a remarkable comeback by Australia who had crashed to a 36-run defeat against India...
JUNE 12, 2019 Donald Trump arrives to speak during the Republican Party of Iowa Annual Dinner at the Ron Pearson Center in West Des Moines, Iowa on Tuesday. - Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images President Trump asserted executive privilege Wednesday to shield documents about the administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, a move meant to try...
JUNE 10, 2019 Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit on June 13-14, where his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan would also be present. Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 26 after an Indian Air...
JUNE 11, 2019 The endangered acacia tree in Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. The business of pulp, palm oil and wood are causing the deforestation of Sumatra and contributing to the extinction of many of the world's rare species. - Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images AsiaPac/Getty Images Almost 600 plant species have been wiped from the planet in the past 250 years, more...
JUNE 10, 2019 Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and his German counterpart Heiko Maas give a joint press conference in the capital Tehran on June 10, 2019 - ATTA KENARE Iran's foreign minister warned Monday of the consequences of waging "economic war" against the Islamic republic through US sanctions, saying those conducting and supporting it could not expect...