US mayors and governors want to show the world they stand by US commitments, but to their African counterparts solidarity means cash.
The United Nations this week released a report showing how ISIS in northern Somalia has grown to around 200 fighters from just a few dozen last year.
We can expect the worst in the Middle East in the next few months after the purge in the Saudi royal family.
Their comments came after Trump said he believed Putin was sincere in denying Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Like it or not, the term ‘Indo-Pacific’ seems to be a means of including India in the military calculations of US strategy in the Pacific.
The last meeting of officials of the four countries took place in May 2007 in the Filipino capital on the sidelines of the ASEAN Regional Forum.
Trump has cultivated much warmer ties with the Saudis after a fraught relationship with Obama.
Trump was speaking in Vietnam, which has become the most vocal opponent of China’s claims and its construction and militarisation of artificial islands in the sea.
Trump has called allegations of campaign collusion with Moscow a hoax.
The comments echo Xi’s call to support a “multilateral trading system” and contrast with those delivered at the weekend by US President Donald Trump.
‘America’s Pledge’ is inspiring because it comes at a time when negotiations are not moving fast enough to keep up with climate science and citizens are realising that they’re on their own.
Putting money into the hands of local communities will be a more useful antidote to the whims of world capitalism.
“The ultimate question Mueller is after is whether candidate Trump and then president-elect Trump knew of the discussions going on with Russia, and who approved or even directed them.”
The statement still refers to free and open trade, to fighting protectionism and to recognising the world of the WTO, but it also refers to fair trade and to members “improving adherence to rules agreed upon.”
Sources said the Fusion GPS work for Baker and Hostetler that produced the information Veselnitskaya offered Trump Jr and his associates were unrelated to the firm’s work for Perkins Coie.
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, working with a slim 52-48 majority, called on Moore to drop out of the race “if these allegations are true.”
The two also oversaw the signing of about $250 billion in commercial deals, but there was little progress reported on US firms complaints about market access.
Donald Trump was speaking alongside Xi Jinping in the Chinese capital to announce the signing of about $250 billion in commercial deals between US and Chinese firms.
With Donald Trump having avowed to withdraw from the Paris climate deal, the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance has said the US has no right to be involved in talks on how to implement the deal.
Trump used some of his toughest language yet against North Korea in a wide-ranging address that lodged specific accusations of chilling human rights abuses against Pyongyang.
Ralph Northam overcame a barrage of attack ads by Republican Ed Gillespie that hit the soft-spoken Democrat on divisive issues such as immigration, gang crime and Confederate statues.
Carter Page initially said he did not meet with any senior Russian officials during a trip in July 2016 but later said he “briefly” greeted Russian deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich.
Moon met briefly with Trump before he toured the sprawling US military base Camp Humphreys in Pyeongtaek, which lies about 100 km (60 miles) from the border with reclusive North Korea.
Despite calm rhetoric, negotiators are nervous of the Trump effect, and say consensus ‘can unravel very quickly’.
Trump is on a 12-day Asian trip that will focus on trade and North Korea’s nuclear missile programmes.
After Typhoon Damrey’s winds tore off roofs, felled trees and ripped up electricity poles, heavy rains brought floods to central Vietnam just days before the region is due to host the APEC summit of Asia-Pacific leaders.
With an opposition-less Prince Mohammed cosily ensconced with his American and Israeli allies, the three belligerent powers in the region are squaring up for a battle to rid Israel and Saudi Arabia of any challenge to their dominance.
The hope is that, regardless of Washington’s moves, the understanding between the Iranian President and the nuclear deal’s signatories will remain intact.
Xi has grown more powerful since their last meeting, while Trump is under a political cloud after his former campaign manager was indicted.
Manafort, who ran Trump’s presidential campaign for several months last year, and associate Richard Gates earlier this week pleaded not guilty to a 12-count indictment by a federal grand jury.
“I don’t remember much about that meeting. It was a very unimportant meeting.”
Paul Manafort will have to wear an electronic monitoring device for now as he awaits a tentative trial date on money-laundering and other charges.
US President Donald Trump has refused to formally certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal. Under that deal, most sanctions on Iran were lifted in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear work.
Sayfullo Saipov was charged in federal court on Wednesday with acting in support of the ISIS militant group ploughing the truck down a riverside bike trail, injuring a dozen people in addition to those killed.
Trump has made extensive use of messages on Twitter to attack his opponents and promote his policies both during the 2016 presidential campaign and since taking office in January.
Russia cast a veto at the UNSC, preventing the renewal of a mandate for a mission by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
Sayfullo Saipov confessed to authorities that he made a trial run with a rental truck on October 22 to practice turning the vehicle and “stated that he felt good about what he had done” after the attack.
Putin met Iranian political leaders in an effort to nurture a warming relationship strengthened since US President Donald Trump threatened to abandon the international nuclear deal with Iran reached in 2015.
Former Trump associates face charges including conspiracy to launder money, failure to register as a foreign agent and lying to the FBI.
The North Korea nuclear crisis will take centre stage when US President Donald Trump begins a trip to Asia at the end of the week.