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U.S. weaponization of economic tools counterproductive and dangerous: The Economist
World2019-06-15 10:08November 19 2019 00:55:12

U.S. weaponization of economic tools counterproductive and dangerous: The Economist

The U.S. is deploying new weapons that exploit its role as the nerve center of the global economy to block the free flow of goods, data, ideas and money across borders and that is counterproductive and dangerous, The Economist magazine has warned.

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down, no replacement named
World2019-06-14 09:21November 19 2019 00:55:12

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders to step down, no replacement named

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is leaving her position, U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Thursday.

Real-life Beauty and Beast: say cheese!
World2019-06-13 13:15November 19 2019 00:55:12

Real-life Beauty and Beast: say cheese!

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died
World2019-06-13 13:12November 19 2019 00:55:12

France's Macron will send new oak to Trump after tree died

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to send a new oak to President Donald Trump after the tree he gave him during last year's state visit to the United States died.

New batch of civilians reach government areas in central Syria
World2019-06-13 09:50November 19 2019 00:55:12

New batch of civilians reach government areas in central Syria

A new batch of civilians left the battered Rukban camp in southern Syria and reached government areas in central Syria.

Defense lawyer admits Brendt Christensen kidnapped, killed Chinese visiting scholar
World2019-06-13 09:15November 19 2019 00:55:12

Defense lawyer admits Brendt Christensen kidnapped, killed Chinese visiting scholar

The defense attorney for Brendt Christensen admitted on Wednesday that the defendant kidnapped and killed Chinese visiting scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017.

Do you consume a credit card's worth of plastic every week?
World2019-06-12 12:54November 19 2019 00:55:12

Do you consume a credit card's worth of plastic every week?

People worldwide could be ingesting five grammes of microscopic plastic particles every week, equivalent in weight to a credit card, researchers said Wednesday.

Trump says he received letter from DPRK's Kim
World2019-06-12 09:47November 19 2019 00:55:12

Trump says he received letter from DPRK's Kim

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he had received a "beautiful" letter from Kim Jong Un, top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Beating Boris: Race to replace UK's May kicks off
World2019-06-11 13:42November 19 2019 00:55:12

Beating Boris: Race to replace UK's May kicks off

The contest to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next leader heated up on Monday, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the "bluff and bluster" of Brexit-backing frontrunner Boris Johnson.

American Airlines cancels 737 MAX flights through September 3
World2019-06-10 14:30November 19 2019 00:55:12

American Airlines cancels 737 MAX flights through September 3

American Airlines has canceled all scheduled flights with Boeing 737 MAX jets through September 3, extending the grounding of its fleet after two crashes involving the same aircraft model killed 346 people.

Angelina Jolie visits Venezuelan refugees in Columbia
World2019-06-09 16:14November 19 2019 00:55:12

Angelina Jolie visits Venezuelan refugees in Columbia

Kazakhstan's presidential election kicks off
World2019-06-09 16:13November 19 2019 00:55:12

Kazakhstan's presidential election kicks off

Kazakhstan's presidential election kicked off on Sunday with seven candidates vying for the top office.

UN chief calls for gender equality to meet ocean challenges
World2019-06-09 09:24November 19 2019 00:55:12

UN chief calls for gender equality to meet ocean challenges

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday urged the international community to promote gender equality and the rights of women and girls as a crucial contribution to meeting ocean challenges.

U.S. begins “unwinding” Turkey from F-35 program over S-400 deal with Russia
World2019-06-08 16:06November 19 2019 00:55:12

U.S. begins “unwinding” Turkey from F-35 program over S-400 deal with Russia

U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday that it began "unwinding" Turkey from the F-35 program, while Ankara showed no sign of backing off from its purchase of the Russian-made S-400 air defense system.

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended'
World2019-06-08 10:09November 19 2019 00:55:12

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended'

US President Donald Trump said late on Friday that Washington had reached an agreement with Mexico on migration, and that the punishing tariffs he had been threatening were "indefinitely suspended."

CAF president Ahmad questioned by French authorities
World2019-06-07 16:11November 19 2019 00:55:12

CAF president Ahmad questioned by French authorities

The president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Ahmad Ahmad was questioned Thursday by French investigators, a source close to the probe told AFP, reportedly concerning a breach of contract with Puma.

Abe becomes Japan's 3rd equal-longest-serving prime minister
World2019-06-06 19:25November 19 2019 00:55:12

Abe becomes Japan's 3rd equal-longest-serving prime minister

Britain plans 'unprecedented' D-Day event for queen, leaders
World2019-06-05 19:43November 19 2019 00:55:12

Britain plans 'unprecedented' D-Day event for queen, leaders

Queen Elizabeth II is set to join British Prime Minister Theresa May, other world leaders and World War II veterans on the southern coast of England on Wednesday to honor the Allied soldiers who risked and gave their lives in large numbers 75 years ago for the D-Day invasion that helped liberate Europe from Nazi Germany.

Trial of Zhang Yingying's case begins with jury selection
World2019-06-04 10:42November 19 2019 00:55:12

Trial of Zhang Yingying's case begins with jury selection

Trial of Brendt Christensen, accused kidnapper and killer of visiting Chinese scholar Zhang Yingying in 2017, began on Monday morning at a Federal courthouse in Peoria, U.S. state of Illinois.

U.S. ready for unconditional talks with Iran: Pompeo
World2019-06-03 08:34November 19 2019 00:55:12

U.S. ready for unconditional talks with Iran: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Switzerland on Sunday that Washington is ready for unconditional talks with Tehran, according to a press release issued by the State Department.

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