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Ukraine president expects Trump meeting, Donbass peace talks in September

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Friday he expects to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in September and that peace talks to resolve Ukraine's conflict with...

Ukraine president expects Trump meeting, Donbass peace talks in September

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Ukraine calls for more peace talks after four die in eastern Donbass Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy urged the leaders of Russia, Germany and France to resume talks on a peaceful solution to the separatist conflict in Ukraine's eastern Donbass region after four...
21:12, 08/06/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks are now ‘dead’, Trump says after cancelling secret meeting Trump’s remark to reporters at the White House suggested he sees no point in resuming a nearly yearlong effort to reach a political settlement with the Taliban....
01:36, 09/10/2019

Peace talks with Afghans, Taliban called off after Trump cancels secret meeting Peace talks between the U.S. and leaders from Afghanistan and the Taliban are dead, after the Taliban admitted they were behind a deadly bombing in Kabul last week that resulted in the death of a U.S....
23:36, 09/08/2019

Trump says he’s canceling Afghan peace talks, secret meeting with Taliban leaders President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was calling off “peace negotiations” with Taliban leadership after a U.S. service member was killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. ...
20:48, 09/08/2019

President Donald Trump calls off US peace talks with Taliban Trump canceled peace negotiations after the militant group claimed responsibility for an attack in Kabul that killed 12 people, including a US soldier. The US president claimed he was to meet Taliban ...
06:12, 09/08/2019

Trump Cancels Peace Talks With Taliban, Afghan President President Trump said Saturday he called off a planned Camp David summit with Taliban leaders and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani after a Taliban bomb attack in Kabul killed an American soldier....
05:24, 09/08/2019

Ukraine's Zelenskiy proposes peace talks with Putin The Ukrainian president, who has said resolving ongoing disputes with Russia would be his top priority, has called for internationally mediated talks. Moscow says it will consider the request....
20:00, 07/08/2019

Russia ready for Ukraine peace talks but sets preconditions Russia is ready to take part in a four-way summit in Paris to try to breathe life into the stalled Ukrainian peace process but has strict preconditions for such a meeting, a senior Kremlin aide said o...
18:00, 09/13/2019

Ukraine ready for peace, President Volodymyr Zelenskiy tells DW With conflict simmering in the east, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is hoping to secure a political solution to end a separatist insurgency. He told DW that he has the support of German Chanc...
12:26, 07/06/2019

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The two diplomats clashed on the issue of media freedo...
12:36, 08/22/2019

Ukraine president kicks official out of meeting over criminal record Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy had a regional official expelled from a meeting broadcast live on television on Wednesday because of a past criminal record....
21:36, 07/10/2019

US, Taliban hold peace talks with September deadline A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban began in Qatar on Saturday, days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept. 1. A...
22:24, 06/29/2019

Putin says he is open for talks with Ukraine’s new president ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is open for talks with Ukraine’s newly-elected president. Asked Friday why he didn’t congratulate comedian Volodymyr ...
18:12, 06/07/2019

Trump praises Russia-Ukraine prisoner swap as ‘first giant step to peace’ President Trump tweeted praise to Russia and Ukraine for Saturday’s prisoner swap that could herald an easing of tensions between the neighboring nations. “Perhaps a first giant step to peace,” Trump ...
21:48, 09/07/2019

Russia, Ukraine release 70 in major prisoner exchange, Trump calls it a 'first giant step to peace' A trade of some of the highest-profile prisoners caught up in a bitter standoff between Ukraine and Russia were released Saturday during a major prisoner exchange....
19:24, 09/07/2019

Trump meeting advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement that could prompt a withdrawal of American troops f...
18:48, 08/16/2019

North Korea mocks South's president after latest missile test, rejects peace talks North Korea took aim at South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday for his rosy comments about the supposed peace dialogue between the two nations, saying that his remarks would make a “boiled head ...
16:48, 08/16/2019

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Meeting Raises Hopes For Peace: Pope Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
15:36, 06/30/2019

Pope praises Trump-Kim meeting as significant gesture, raises hopes for peace Pope Francis praised on Sunday the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and said he hoped it would lead to peace....
16:48, 06/30/2019

Trump says Ukraine's new president, Zelenskiy, to visit White House soon President Donald Trump said on Friday that Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, was going to be invited to the White House and that he would be coming very soon....
17:36, 08/09/2019

Arcelormittal's Ukraine mill expects to lose $1 mln due to investigation The acting head of Arcelormittal's Ukraine plant Oleksandr Ivanov said on Tuesday the mill is expected to lose $1 million in July due to an investigation by the Ukrainian security services....
16:36, 07/23/2019

President Trump’s Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Threatens, Then Abandons, a Trip to Ukraine NEW YORK — Democrats denounced a plan by President Donald Trump’s personal attorney to push Ukraine to open investigations that he hopes could benefit Trump politically, decrying it as an ...
15:48, 05/11/2019

Trump says peace talks with Taliban are ‘dead’ President Trump said Monday that peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan are over after collapsing last week. “They’re dead. They’re dead. As far as I’m concerned, theyR...
00:01, 09/10/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says in his most unvarnished comments on the ...
04:24, 06/03/2019

Trump says Taliban have 'never been hit harder' after nixing peace talks President Trump claimed on Twitter Saturday that the Taliban have “never been hit harder,” one week after he abruptly canceled peace talks with the Islamist organization....
23:36, 09/14/2019

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier ...
03:24, 09/08/2019

Trump 'not ready' to deal with China, says September talks may be canceled President Trump said he was "not ready" to make a deal with China on trade and that a planned September meeting between White House officials and Beijing could be called off....
20:24, 08/09/2019

Trump Declares Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban ‘Dead’ The president also signaled he would withdraw United States troops from America’s longest war, following the collapse of a monthslong effort to ease violence in Afghanistan....
04:48, 09/10/2019

War or peace talks with Iran? Trump says he will wait to see how things unfold Trump also claimed Iran engaged in 'lies and propaganda' in claiming it has captured spies for the United States.        ...
20:48, 07/22/2019

Taliban warns of more US dead after Trump says he cancelled peace talks President tweets that he called off planned Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace talks on Afghanistan scheduled for Sunday that would ...
04:24, 09/09/2019

Trump says he canceled peace talks with Taliban over Kabul attack U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled peace talks with Afghanistan's Taliban leaders after the insurgent group said it was behind an attack in Kabul that killed an American soldier ...
03:24, 09/08/2019

Donald Trump says he has cancelled secret Taliban peace talks Taliban warns of more American dead as president scraps Camp David meeting after Kabul attack killed US soldierDonald Trump says he has cancelled secret peace talks on Afghanistan scheduled for Sunday...
20:48, 09/08/2019

Afghanistan: Taliban vow to fight on after Trump ends peace talks In response to Donald Trump's decision to cancel negotiations, the Taliban have said they will carry on fighting. The group has continued to gain territory in Afghanistan, as Trump said he plans to pu...
20:12, 09/10/2019

US and Taliban close to deal to allow peace talks, Trump envoy says Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for peace in Afghanistan, says agreement would reduce violence and allow ‘intra-Afghan’ talksUS and Taliban negotiators are close to an agreement that would reduce fight...
09:00, 09/01/2019

Trump Pronounces Taliban Agreement "Dead" And Peace Talks Over President Donald Trump said Monday that negotiations with the Taliban "are dead" and indicated that he had no further interest in meeting with the group over an end to the Afghanistan war....
05:12, 09/10/2019

Trump says trade talks still planned for September after China tariffs go into effect "We are talking to China, the meetings in September, that hasn't changed," Trump told reporters Sunday on the White House South Lawn after returning from Camp David....
22:12, 09/01/2019

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan - but can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase was launched on Tuesday at an economic workshop in Bahrain....
20:12, 06/25/2019

Explainer: Money talks in Trump's Mideast plan. But can it pave way for peace? More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump first proposed a plan to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, its first phase will be formally unveiled on Tuesday at an economic worksho...
08:24, 06/24/2019

U.S. Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Just Over a Week After Trump Scraps Peace Talks The soldier, who was killed while fighting alongside Afghan commandos in Wardak Province, is the 17th American service member to die during combat operations this year....
19:24, 09/16/2019

Donald Trump's Tweets Calling Off Peace Talks "Unbelievable": Taliban The Taliban on Sunday termed US President Donald Trump's decision to call off peace talks with the group as "unbelievable", asserting that his "disappointing" tweets "damaged his credibility"....
08:24, 09/09/2019

Trump Tries Cooling Tensions With Pakistan to Speed Afghan Peace Talks The president gushed about the prospect of improved relations and trade with Pakistan if it helps negotiate a cease-fire to bring home American troops from Afghanistan....
23:24, 07/22/2019

Taliban warn of more American deaths after Trump ends peace talks Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, criticized Trump for calling off the dialog and said U.S. forces have been pounding Afghanistan with attacks at the same time....
01:36, 09/09/2019

The Latest: Trump says Xi meeting was good, talks on track OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 2 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump says his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping was “ve...
07:36, 06/29/2019

President Trump Set for 3rd Meeting With Kim Jong Un at Korean DMZ Sunday (SEOUL, South Korea) — President Donald Trump will meet Sunday with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone separating the North and South, a day after he issued an unprecedent...
06:48, 06/30/2019

Imran Khan's US visit — Afghan peace to dominate talks with Donald Trump Afghanistan peace is likely to be the key topic during talks between Pakistani PM Khan and Trump. But analysts warn that Washington must not turn a blind eye to a crackdown on media and political plur...
16:36, 07/19/2019

Game on: After Trump declares peace talks ‘dead,’ US commander takes aim at Taliban GAME ON: Angered by the Taliban’s deadly attacks on civilians and United States troops, President Trump declared negotiations over an American withdrawal from Afghanistan “dead” and promised to make t...
20:12, 09/10/2019

Goal of Trump-Xi meeting at G20 is to reopen trade talks: U.S. official The goal of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week's G20 summit in Japan will be to restart trade talks and there was a pretty good chance that wil...
20:12, 06/25/2019

After surprise Trump-Kim meeting, U.S. and North Korea to reopen talks U.S. President Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea on Sunday when he met its leader, Kim Jong Un, in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas and...
16:48, 06/30/2019

U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets with hope that an escalating trade war be...
20:24, 06/18/2019

Trump and Xi trade talks loom large over G20 meeting in Japan The US and Chinese presidents are expected to discuss the year-long dispute, but experts say substantive agreement is unlikelyTrade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are expected to dominate t...
09:36, 06/26/2019

Trump is 'very fond' of Palestinian President Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner U.S. President Donald Trump is "very fond" of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and is willing to engage him on the U.S. peace proposal at the right time, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner sa...
16:24, 07/03/2019

South Korea’s President Calls the Trump-Kim Border Summit the ‘Start of an Era of Peace’ (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea’s president on Tuesday called a recent U.S.-North Korean summit at the Korean border an end of mutual hostility between the countries, despite skepticism...
12:00, 07/02/2019

U.S. President Trump lauds meeting with Britain's "Prince of Whales" U.S. President Donald Trump lauded his own diplomacy on Thursday with royalty and foreign leaders, but mistakenly cast the heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, as the "Prince of Whales"....
17:24, 06/13/2019

Pompeo hints that Trump could meet with Iranian President at UN meeting US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that President Donald Trump could meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming United Nations General Assembly, with "no preconditions."...
07:00, 09/12/2019

GOP reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary ...
21:00, 09/10/2019

China, US Agree At Xi-Trump Meeting To Restart Trade Talks: Report Chinese President Xi Jinping and his American counterpart Donald Trump agreed Saturday to re-launch the stalled negotiations to end the bruising trade war, according to the Chinese state media which.....
13:36, 06/29/2019

China stays silent on G20 Xi-Trump meeting, but says door open for talks China is open for more trade talks with Washington but has nothing to announce about a possible meeting between the Chinese and U.S. leaders at this month's G20 summit, the Foreign Ministry said on Mo...
11:12, 06/10/2019

Netanyahu opposes Iran talks after Trump moots meeting Rouhani Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Thursday not to open a dialogue with Iran, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he may meet his Iranian counterpart to resolve a crisi...
17:12, 09/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Goal of Trump-Xi meeting at G20 is to reopen trade talks -U.S. official The goal of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at this week's G20 summit in Japan will be to restart trade talks and there was a pretty good chance that wil...
20:48, 06/25/2019

Republican reps cite 9/11 anniversary in criticizing Trump decision to invite Taliban to US for peace talks Two Republican members of Congress on Sunday expressed concern over President Donald Trump's now-canceled plan to host Taliban leaders at Camp David for secret peace talks around the 18th anniversary ...
12:36, 09/10/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those of President Trump....
23:12, 06/01/2019

Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks 'dead' A Taliban negotiating team arrived in Russia Friday, less than a week after President Trump announced that peace talks with the Islamic militant group in Afghanistan were "dead."...
09:36, 09/14/2019

Trump cancels secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after deadly bombing in Kabul President Trump said he canceled secret peace talks with the Taliban after the group was credited for a car bomb that killed two NATO and American service members in Kabul last week....
12:02, 09/08/2019

Donald Trump says he canceled secret Camp David peace talks with Taliban after Kabul attack President Donald Trump on Saturday said he canceled a secret meeting with Afghan and Taliban officials at Camp David after the latter claimed responsibility for a suicide blast that killed a U.S. serv...
18:01, 09/08/2019

Sen. Cotton reveals details of President Trump’s meeting with GOP senators about immigration Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton said on Wednesday that “the president wanted to lay out two broad approaches to immigration reform” during a meeting on Tuesday with a group of 12 Republican senato...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Trump, Iran's president talk of possible meeting to solve nuclear impasse U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he would meet Iran's president under the right circumstances to end a confrontation over a 2015 nuclear deal and that talks were underway to see how countrie...
23:48, 08/26/2019

Trump asked for ‘my favorite dictator’ at meeting with Egyptian president: report President Trump last month at the Group of Seven summit in France reportedly raised eyebrows when he asked for Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi by calling him a dictator....
18:24, 09/14/2019

President Trump and Kim Jong Un Shake Hands at Korean DMZ at Impromptu Meeting (PANMUNJOM, Korea) — With wide grins and a historic handshake, President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone on Sunday and agreed to ...
14:48, 06/30/2019

Trump declares US-Taliban talks 'dead' after cancelling Camp David meeting Taliban says Trump sabotaged ‘finalised’ Afghanistan dealExperts doubt Kabul attack was real reason for cancellationDonald Trump has declared talks between the US and the Taliban “dead” after he calle...
11:24, 09/10/2019

South Koreans React With Hope, Skepticism Over President Trump-Kim Jong Un Meeting SEOUL, South Korea — South Koreans watched the historic meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday with a mixture of hope and skepticism, wondering whet...
19:36, 06/30/2019

Megan Rapinoe: Meeting with President Trump wouldn't change his mind USWNT star Megan Rapinoe said she doesn't see any value in meeting with President Trump, even in an attempt to discuss their differences.       ...
07:48, 07/30/2019

North Korea upbeat on Trump-Kim surprise meeting as a chance to push nuclear talks North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed at their meeting on Sunday to push forward dialogue for making a new breakthrough in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula...
06:00, 07/01/2019

A comedian who played a president on TV just became Ukraine's president On April 21, comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who played a president in a popular Ukrainian TV series, defeated incumbent president Petro Poroshenko in a landslide, garnering 73.2% of the vote to Poroshe...
22:12, 04/28/2019

Germany's Maas hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine under new leader The top diplomats from Germany and France are set to visit Ukraine to stress their countries' support for peace there. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Ukrainians had set great hopes in their n...
13:00, 05/30/2019

President Trump Announces He Canceled a Secret Meeting with Taliban, Afghan Officials at Camp David (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he canceled a secret weekend meeting at Camp David with Taliban and Afghanistan leaders after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed ...
21:36, 09/08/2019

Watch live: President Donald Trump to wrap G7 summit in France after meeting with world leaders President Donald Trump did not attend a climate change meeting at the G7 summit in France Monday, shortly before he was to hold a joint news conference with French President Emmanuel Macron....
15:48, 08/26/2019

Donald Trump becomes first US President to step into North Korea in historic meeting with Kim Jong Un arranged on Twitter Donald Trump has become the first US President to step into North Korea after meeting Kim Jong Un at the border in a last-minute meeting arranged via Twitter....
14:48, 06/30/2019

Ahead of meeting, Turkey expects Russia to help rein in Syrian forces President Tayyip Erdogan will seek steps from Russia's Vladimir Putin to safeguard Turkish troops in the face of an offensive by the Syrian army in the country's northwest when the two leaders meet on...
13:00, 08/27/2019

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukrai...
03:24, 05/21/2019

Pope to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout fro...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Pope Francis to meet Putin before Vatican Ukraine meeting VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next month. The meeting comes a day before Catholic leaders from Ukraine meet at the Vatican to discuss the fallout from the...
11:36, 06/06/2019

Immigrant Workers Fired From President Trump’s Golf Clubs Seeking White House Meeting To Avoid Deportation (NEW YORK) — A group of immigrant workers fired from President Donald Trump’s golf clubs say they want to meet with him at the White House to make the case that they should not be deported...
11:50, 07/06/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesd...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Iran president steps back from possible Trump talks Hassan Rouhani says US must first lift sanctions before summit can take placeIran’s president has back-pedalled on possible talks with Donald Trump and now says the US president must first lift sancti...
12:12, 08/27/2019

Trump said he's open to talks with Iran's president. Even if it happens, it'll probably be another photo-op LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have signaled they'd be open to talks under certain conditions. There are numerous obstacles to these poten...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting betwe...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Why did President Donald Trump call off Taliban talks? Last week, the US and Taliban negotiators told DW in Doha that a draft agreement had almost been agreed upon. So President Trump's decision to call off peace talks with the Taliban came as a surprise ...
00:48, 09/09/2019

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said there would be no meeting until economic sanctions i...
16:36, 08/27/2019

'We are not criminals or seeking a free ride in America': Undocumented workers at a Trump golf club request meeting with the president in a letter REUTERS/Mike Segar In a letter to President Donald Trump, 21 former employees, all undocumented, requested to meet with the president. Some of the former workers who signed the letter worked in clos...
12:36, 07/04/2019

Pompeo Sees Afghan Peace Deal Possible by September Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that “the hour has come for peace” in Afghanistan and that he hopes there will be a peace deal with the Taliban by September....
04:24, 06/26/2019

Iran president backpedals, wants Trump to lift sanctions before any possible talks Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere ph...
13:48, 08/27/2019

Taliban Vows To Fight On After US President Trump Says Talks Are "Dead" The Taliban this morning vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with insurgents were "dead", saying Washington would regret abandoning......
20:36, 09/10/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic adviser laid out a potential timeline for the resu...
00:12, 08/19/2019

Trump to meet with Chinese president, says deal was 95% done before talks broke down President Trump said Monday that he'll hold face-to-face talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan in late June. The meeting comes despite a ratcheting up of tariffs by both ...
22:12, 05/13/2019

President Trump Heads to Asia for Global Talks on Trade, Iran and More (WASHINGTON) — The fun and flattery are largely over for President Donald Trump as he embarks on his third overseas trip in a month, this time facing a flurry of international crises, tense nego...
12:36, 06/27/2019

Under Pressure From US President Trump, GM In Talks To Sell Idled Ohio Plant Under pressure from President Donald Trump, General Motors Co said on Wednesday it was in talks to sell an idled northeast Ohio plant to a cash-strapped electric truck-building company. The No. 1 U.S....
17:36, 05/09/2019

President Donald Trump slams China as U.S. begins new trade talks The United States and China resumed trade negotiations Tuesday in Shanghai, for the first talks away from the capital cities of Washington and Beijing....
23:00, 07/30/2019

Stocks climb as Trump tweets about plans for 'extended meeting' with Chinese president Stocks climbed close to an all-time record amid Trump's plans for an 'extended meeting' with Chinese President Xi. and talk of rate cuts in Europe       ...
19:12, 06/18/2019

Palestinians don't need Bahrain meeting, they need peace: finance minister Palestinians don't need this week's U.S.-led Bahrain meeting to develop their country, they need peace, Palestinian Finance Minister Shukri Bishara said on Sunday....
14:00, 06/23/2019

Mexican president expects deal with U.S. over immigration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday said he expects to reach a deal with the United States over immigration before Washington carries out its threat to enact punitive tariffs....
15:24, 06/04/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo visits Kabul, hopes for a peace deal before September 1 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani during an unannounced visit to Kabul on Tuesday to discuss ongoing peace talks with the Taliban and the security situation ahead o...
20:12, 06/25/2019

‘Oh, Do I Look Forward to Running Against Them.’ President Trump Talks Democrats in 2020 at Wisconsin Campaign Rally (GREEN BAY, Wis.) — President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump po...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Mexican president expects immigration tariff deal with US soon Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Tuesday he believes a deal is close that would end the Trump administration's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico in response to illegal immigration....
01:12, 06/05/2019

Mexico president expects deal with U.S. before June 10 deadline Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he expects Mexico and the United States to reach a deal over migration before a deadline set by his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump....
15:24, 06/04/2019

Pakistan warns of genocide in Kashmir, expects no talks with India Pakistan's foreign minister told the United Nations human rights forum on Tuesday that India's military presence in the disputed Muslim-majority territory of Kashmir raised the specter of genocide....
17:48, 09/10/2019

U.S. expects China to buy farm products during trade talks: Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agricultural purchases from the United States even as trade talks resumed between the two countries, w...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Ukraine's next president gets tough with Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin...
11:23, 04/30/2019

New President's Party Wins Big in Ukraine Ukrainians voted overwhelmingly for the party of their former-comedian president in parliamentary elections, cementing the political newcomer’s power at a critical juncture for the country’s relations...
13:00, 07/22/2019

Ukraine’s new president set to be sworn in next week MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has voted to swear the new president into office next week, opening the possibility of a snap parliamentary election. The Supreme Rada on Thursday voted overwh...
11:36, 05/16/2019

U.S. advisor Bolton arrives in Ukraine for talks John Bolton, U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser, traveled to Kiev on Tuesday, the U.S. Embassy said, the first visit to Ukraine by a top U.S. official since the election of Presid...
13:00, 08/27/2019

Donald Trump UK visit: Thousands to protest on second day of president's trip as he and Theresa May hold talks Protesters are set to hit the streets of London in their thousands on the second day of Donald Trump's state visit as he prepares to hold talks with Theresa May....
05:48, 06/04/2019

National Security Adviser: President Trump Doesn’t Want Multi-Nation North Korea Talks (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. has little interest in joining other countries in a multi-nation effort to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, President Donald Trump’s national securit...
00:12, 04/29/2019

Ukraine's new president commits to EU, NATO membership Urkainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy intends to keep Ukraine "on the path of European and Euro-Atlantic integration." He also said he is ready to negotiate with Russia to end the war in Eastern Ukr...
18:48, 06/04/2019

Ukraine’s parliament rebels against president’s decree Party leaders at Ukraine’s parliament have rebelled against the new president’s decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law...
14:36, 05/22/2019

Ukraine president on course for commanding win in parliamentary election Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took a commanding lead in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, consolidating the power of the novice politician whose stunning rise has upended traditi...
23:00, 07/21/2019

Ukraine's next president is already getting tough with Vladimir Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical player on the block: Russian President Vladimir Putin...
11:30, 04/30/2019

TV Comedian Officially Named Ukraine’s New President (KIEV, Ukraine) — Election authorities in Ukraine have officially named TV star and comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy as the country’s new president. The Central Election Commission on Tuesday ...
16:12, 04/30/2019

New Ukraine president commits to NATO, EU membership BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukraine’s new president says his country still hopes to become a member of the NATO military alliance and the European Union but he is open to peace talks with neighboring Russia...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Ukraine ex-president accused of taking key servers with him KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The office of Ukraine’s new president is accusing his predecessor of gutting out key computer equipment in a meeting room when he left office. Oleksandr Danylyuk, who was ap...
14:00, 05/29/2019

New Ukraine President Zelenskiy dissolves parliament Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy took the oath of office on Monday and immediately announced he was dissolving parliament and calling a snap election, aiming to win seats in a legislature s...
11:24, 05/20/2019

Ukraine president on course for unprecedented majority after election win President Volodymyr Zelenskiy looked set on Monday to become Ukraine's first leader since the fall of communism to command a single party majority in parliament, in what would be an unprecedented mand...
19:24, 07/22/2019

Pompeo says he expects working-level talks with North Korea in a couple weeks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday he expects working-level talks with North Korea to take place in a couple of weeks and that the United States still sees a diplomatic way forward t...
01:48, 07/26/2019

U.S. expects China to buy farm products amid ongoing trade talks -Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agriculture purchases from the United States even as trade talks continued between the two countries....
15:24, 07/09/2019

Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy sworn in as Ukraine's president Comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in Monday as the sixth president of Ukraine, vowing to achieve a ceasefire with Russian-backed separatists while announcing the disbandment of parliament....
15:12, 05/20/2019

Ukraine: President Zelenskiy disbands parliament on inauguration day Volodymyr Zelenskiy has moved to disband parliament after being sworn in as the new president of Ukraine. The political novice is under pressure to deliver much-needed reforms after unseating incumben...
11:12, 05/20/2019

Ukraine president submits law criminalizing illicit enrichment Ukraine's president has submitted a draft law to parliament criminalizing illicit enrichment by officials, a condition for receiving support from the International Monetary Fund, the parliament websit...
12:12, 07/17/2019

Ukraine's president-elect fined $32 for showing his ballot When Ukraine's would-be president Volodymyr Zelenskiy showed his ballot to a swarm of TV and photo cameras on election day, little did he know that he would not only win the vote by a landslide — but ...
16:48, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Ukraine’s president outlines main priorities Ukraine’s president, buoyed by an exit poll showing his party taking the largest share of votes in parliamentary elections, says fighting corruption and establishing peace in the war-wracked east will...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Ukraine president's party believes it won 13 out of 13 constituencies in Kiev Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party has probably won all 13 constituencies in Kiev in Sunday's snap parliamentary election, party leader Dmytro Razumkov told reporters....
23:00, 07/21/2019

Party of Ukraine's president can win parliamentary majority: poll The new party set up by Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, could win a majority in a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Friday....
13:00, 06/14/2019

Ukraine President Takes Office With Vow to End Russia Conflict Ukraine’s new leader launched his presidency with a vow to end a five-year conflict with Russia on Ukraine’s terms and a move to dissolve parliament....
20:12, 05/20/2019

Ukraine President nominates new foreign, defense ministers Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Thursday nominated Vadym Prystaiko, former Ukrainian ambassador to NATO, as foreign minister, a parliamentary draft resolution showed....
15:24, 08/29/2019

New Ukraine president calls for tougher sanctions on Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is urging the European Union to step up sanctions against Russia amid continued tensions in the eastern Donbass region and Crimea. After talks W...
18:12, 06/05/2019

Ukraine election: early results indicate big win for president's party Volodymyr Zelenskiy expected to command outright majority with 42% of the voteUkraine’s comedian-turned-president is on course for full domination of the country’s political scene after early results ...
12:36, 07/22/2019

Ukraine president wants to discuss coalition with Voice party Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sunday said he wants to invite the Voice party, headed by rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk, for talks about forming a governing coalition in parliament....
23:00, 07/21/2019

Ukraine's coalition collapses in blow to president-elect Ukraine's ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country's president-elect's plans to hold early elections....
12:24, 05/17/2019

Fin24.com | What if a comedian really became president? Ukraine now faces serious questions If there’s one thing Volodymyr Zelenskiy seems to have learned from playing a fictional Ukrainian president on television, it’s that you shouldn’t make any firm commitments if you want to gain power f...
09:24, 05/21/2019

Ukraine president’s party gets sold parliament majority Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party has won a commanding majority of seats in the national parliament election, near-complete results showed Tuesday...
20:12, 07/23/2019

Russia backs fresh talks on eastern Ukraine conflict Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has talked about the prospect of peace in eastern Ukraine with Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader said he was open to restarting negotiations under an internati...
23:12, 07/11/2019

Ukraine's new president replaces Chief of the General Staff: decree Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday promoted Lieutenant General Ruslan Khomchak to be the Chief of the General Staff after sacking Viktor Muzhenko, a presidential decree said....
19:24, 05/21/2019

Ukraine's president says ready to meet Russia's Putin in Minsk Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, said on Monday he was ready to meet Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Minsk for talks that he said should also involve Germany, Britain, the United States ...
16:24, 07/08/2019

Ukraine President Picks Young Lawyer As Prime Minister Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday picked untested 35-year-old lawyer Oleksiy Goncharuk as his prime minister, as a new parliament met for the first time....
22:36, 08/29/2019

Party of Ukraine's new president leads parliamentary vote race The party of Ukraine's new President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has kept a strong lead ahead of a parliamentary election due on July 21, an opinion poll showed on Monday....
12:12, 06/10/2019

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Ukraine's president offers citizenship to Russian political refugees Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy signed a decree on Tuesday offering citizenship to Russians suffering political persecution, and also to foreigners who fought on Kiev's side in the conflict in...
20:24, 08/13/2019

Ukraine election: President’s party leads, majority unclear Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party is showing the most support in opinion polls ahead of Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections, but obtaining a solid majority in the Verkhovna Rada is far...
12:12, 07/18/2019

Ukraine president appoints lawyer Bogdan as administration chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy appointed lawyer Andriy Bogdan as the head of the presidential administration, a decree published on the presidential website said on Tuesday....
19:24, 05/21/2019

Comedian And Ukraine President Takes Office, Dissolves Parliament Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky stepped into his new role as Ukrainian president with his inauguration on Monday, launching a new era for the country wracked by war and economic difficulties....
18:36, 05/20/2019

In Ukraine Snap Elections, New President Aims to Consolidate Power Volodymyr Zelensky, a former comedian who was elected in April, is seeking to strengthen his position by leading his party to control of the country’s Parliament....
18:24, 07/21/2019

Ukraine hands President Zelenskiy's party a majority: polls Servant of the People — a new political party created by comedian-turned-president Volodymyr Zelenskiy — has gained nearly half the vote. Experts have said his party could "achieve a dominating positi...
20:12, 07/21/2019

Ukraine ruling coalition breaks up in setback for incoming president Ukraine's ruling coalition broke up on Friday and one of its two constituent parties said it would try to form a new one, annoying President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy who is weighing calling a snap pa...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Comedian Inaugurated as Ukraine’s New President Immediately Disbands Parliament (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukrainian TV star Volodymyr Zelenskiy was sworn in as the country’s new president on Monday, promised to stop the war in the country’s east against Russian-backed s...
11:48, 05/20/2019

Ukraine president plans to implement land reform this year President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that Ukraine will implement land reform this year and that his government would carry out major privatizations....
11:12, 08/08/2019

Ukraine’s New President Dissolves Parliament and Calls a Snap Election Volodymyr Zelensky wants to consolidate power with a Parliament led by his new political party. He said his first priority is ending a prolonged separatist conflict....
21:12, 05/20/2019

Putin and pope hold 'substantive' talks in shadow of Ukraine crisis Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked Pope Francis for "very substantive" talks on Thursday, a day before Ukraine's Catholic leaders were due at the Vatican....
19:24, 07/04/2019

Seoul seeks to advance inter-Korean ties on peace mood created by Panmunjom meeting Unification Minister Kim Yeon-chul said Tuesday he will work to turn the current peace mood on the Korean Peninsula into a chance to further advance inter-Korean relations....
11:24, 07/09/2019

Shelling kills four Ukrainian soldiers in eastern Donbass Enemy shelling killed four Ukrainian soldiers in the eastern Donbass region on Tuesday, the military said, reporting the highest death toll in a single day since last October....
13:36, 08/06/2019

Ukraine's comedian president won big in parliamentary elections, strengthening his hand against Putin Television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky seized headlines when he swept Ukraine's presidential elections in May. Now the Ukrainian president appears set to dramatically refashion the country's political...
21:12, 07/22/2019

Ukraine president's party leads in parliament election on early counting President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party led Ukraine's snap parliamentary election on Sunday with a vote share of 41.52% in the party lists, the central election commission's website showed, after 10.29%...
07:36, 07/22/2019

Ukraine's Russian-speaking president gives glimmer of hope to war-torn east In one of his first acts as Ukrainian president, comedian-turned-politician Volodymyr Zelenskiy held out a symbolic olive branch to people in Ukraine's mostly Russian-speaking Donbass region, by switc...
17:36, 07/17/2019

Reporter behind NY Times Biden-Ukraine story becomes Ukrainian president's spokeswoman A freelance reporter who helped break a story for The New York Times on former Vice President Joe Biden's questionable ties to Ukraine is now joining the new Ukrainian president's administration. ...
02:36, 06/04/2019

Ukraine's president party builds support days before vote: polls The party of Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has extended its lead over other groups, according to polls published three days before parliamentary elections....
22:24, 07/18/2019

Rock star seeks to upstage comedian president in Ukraine vote Standing on stage in a black t-shirt, Ukrainian rock star Sviatoslav Vakarchuk turns to his massed ranks of fans and asks if they are fed up about how their country is run....
10:24, 07/08/2019

Ukraine president proposes political novice Honcharuk as prime minister Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has proposed insider Oleksiy Honcharuk - a 35-year-old lawyer with little political experience - as prime minister, according to a parliamentary resolution publ...
15:24, 08/29/2019

Exclusive: Wife of Ukraine president-elect got penthouse bargain from tycoon The wife of Ukrainian president-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy bought a luxury apartment for less than half the market rate from business tycoon Oleksandr Buryak, according to official income and property ...
08:12, 05/01/2019

Angela Merkel seen visibly shaking while standing next to Ukraine’s president; blames dehydration German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and began to visibly shake during an event in the hot sun in Berlin on Tuesday with the new Ukrainian leader, later dismissing the incident and blamin...
17:12, 06/18/2019

Ukraine president's party keeps commanding poll lead ahead of July election The new party set up by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who took office last month, maintained a commanding lead in an opinion poll published on Friday ahead of a snap parliamentary election ...
17:36, 06/21/2019

Ukraine’s New President Signs Decree to Dissolve Parliament and Calls for Snap Election (KIEV, Ukraine) — Ukraine’s new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation’s legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his elec...
20:48, 05/21/2019

Open audition: Ukraine's comedian president invites citizens to run in July poll A comedian and entrepreneur, 29-year-old Roman Hryshchuk had only been in politics for a few weeks when he found himself in front of a semicircle of voters in a park in western Kiev, fielding question...
10:36, 07/12/2019

Trump open to talks on US-Swiss free trade deal -Swiss president U.S. President Donald Trump is keen to advance talks with Switzerland on a free trade deal, Swiss President Ueli Maurer told reporters in Washington after the first visit by a Swiss president to the O...
00:36, 05/17/2019

The U.S. and North Korea Are in Talks to Set Up a Third Trump-Kim Summit, South Korea’s President Says (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korean and U.S. officials are holding “behind-the-scenes talks” to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Kid Rock talks golfing with President Trump, calls him 'down-to-earth and cool' The musician was on the course for the 313 Area Celebrity Challenge, a three-team scramble, ahead of the Rocket Mortgage Classic PGA tour event.        ...
16:12, 06/26/2019

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, names lawyer with ties to tycoon chief of staff Volodymyr Zelenskiy has named Andriy Bogdan as head of his presidential administration. The lawyer has ties to one of Ukraine's richest men and a former president. Zelenskiy also set a date for snap e...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Ukraine president vows anti-corruption drive, says people tired of waiting for better life New Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Tuesday used his first trip to North America to promise a sweeping anti-corruption drive, saying his people were fed up of waiting for a better life....
00:00, 07/03/2019

Ukraine Ex-President Accused of Ripping Out Sensitive Servers From Situation Room Before Leaving Office The staff of Ukraine’s new President Volodymyr Zelensky made a curious discovery several days after the administration began its term—a situation room where the president meets to discuss national sec...
04:12, 05/30/2019

Why is the Afghan peace process not moving beyond talks? Washington and the Taliban are set to hold a new round of peace talks in Doha. The group has so far held several meetings with the US, and a number of other countries, but there has been too much talk...
22:24, 06/28/2019

Were Afghan peace talks in Qatar a success? Representatives of the Afghan government and the Taliban reached an agreement on a roadmap to end nearly 18 years of war. But much more difficult work lies ahead to achieve permanent peace, experts sa...
20:12, 07/09/2019

Taliban-US peace talks reopen in Doha The US and the Taliban have agreed on the broad strokes of what could become a peace deal to end the nearly 18-year-old war. Talks in Qatar are now focused on hashing out the difficult details....
01:12, 06/30/2019

U.S., Afghanistan Agree on Need to Accelerate Peace Talks The U.S. and Afghanistan agreed this week to accelerate a peace process to end the 18-year war and continue existing U.S. policies aimed at reducing the American troop presence as conditions permit....
04:48, 07/26/2019

Austrian President Calls for Elections in September Alexander Van der Bellen said continuity was essential after the far-right vice chancellor resigned over a video showing him promising favors to a woman who claimed ties to a Russian oligarch....
17:48, 05/19/2019

US-China trade talks end, more negotiations foreseen in September Describing the short round of talks as "constructive," the White House foresees negotiations continuing in Washington in early September. China has blamed the US for a lack of progress....
00:12, 08/01/2019

Pompeo: Taliban peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ CAMP DAVID DISCORD: It began with a short series of tweets Saturday in which President Trump revealed he had invited the Taliban and the president of Afghanistan to Camp David for secret talks to wrap...
02:00, 09/10/2019

Women seek voice in Afghan peace talks Afghan women are demanding a strong voice in peace talks between the government and the Taliban but are so far meeting resistance. (April 29)        ...
12:48, 04/29/2019

Senator: Taliban ‘momentum’ complicating US peace talks Taliban momentum on the battlefield and divisions within Afghanistan’s central government are complicating negotiations over a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, key lawmakers say....
06:12, 05/23/2019

Peace with whom? After blast, enraged Afghans question talks Outraged Afghans questioned on Sunday the point of negotiations with the Taliban aimed at getting U.S. troops to leave and ending the war, after 63 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a wed...
09:00, 08/18/2019

Taliban: Afghan peace talks with U.S. '80-90 percent finished' Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban militant group have made "spectacular progress" during negotiations to finish nearly two decades of fighting in Afghanistan, representatives said ...
21:36, 07/03/2019

U.S. envoy says latest peace talks with Taliban 'most productive' so far U.S. and Taliban officials will reconvene on Tuesday to continue peace talks described as the "most productive session" by a top U.S. negotiator leading the discussions with the hardline Islamists gro...
21:12, 07/06/2019

US, Afghanistan Agree To Accelerate Afghan Peace Talks The United States and Afghanistan said Thursday they have agreed to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged country....
19:24, 07/25/2019

Opinion: Key steps needed for Cameroon peace talks Switzerland has agreed to mediate talks between the government of Cameroon and separatist leaders aimed at faciliating a peaceful resolution to a three-year conflict. This is welcome news, says Nkongh...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Fighting rages across Afghanistan as peace talks continue Taliban suicide bombers killed at least 19 people in an attack on a government office on Saturday night, officials said, in the latest episode of violence in Afghanistan as peace talks continue to end...
16:48, 06/30/2019

White House says Afghan peace talks are 'proceeding' President Donald Trump met with his national security team on Friday to discuss Afghan peace talks and the meeting went "very well, and negotiations are proceeding," the White House said in a statemen...
04:24, 08/17/2019

President Trump Responds to President Carter’s Attacks on His Legitimacy: ‘He Was a Terrible President’ WASHINGTON — Donald Trump on Saturday dismissed former President Jimmy Carter’s swipe at the legitimacy of his presidency, calling it nothing more than a “Democrat talking point,R...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Austrian president eyes September as best time for new vote FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Austria’s president says the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after a covert video scandal shook up the country’s poli...
13:48, 05/19/2019

China hopes U.S. will create conditions necessary for September trade talks China and the United States are discussing the next round of face-to-face trade talks scheduled in September, but hopes for progress hinge on whether Washington can create favorable conditions, China'...
13:48, 08/29/2019

Beijing Says China, U.S. Still in Touch on Trade Dispute, September Talks UPDATED: China’s Ministry of Commerce said Beijing and Washington remain “in effective communication” about their continuing trade dispute and are discussing whether to proceed with September talks....
16:12, 08/29/2019

North Korea says it is willing to resume nuclear talks with U.S. in late September North Korea said on Monday it was willing to restart nuclear talks with the United States in late September, but warned that chances of a deal could end unless Washington takes a fresh approach....
19:12, 09/09/2019

U.S., Taliban talks end after rival Afghans agree on 'roadmap for peace' The U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan wound up on Tuesday the seventh round of talks he has held with the Taliban in Qatar, after signs of progress in efforts to end the longest war the Unit...
17:12, 07/09/2019

Taliban: Fresh round of talks with US peace envoy opening The Taliban say a fresh round of talks with U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad is to begin in Qatar, where the religious movement maintains a political office....
07:12, 05/01/2019

U.S., Taliban peace talks to end Afghan war enter crucial stage Negotiators for the United States and Taliban Islamist militants will start on Saturday a seventh round of peace talks to end the war in Afghanistan, offering what one U.S. official called a "make-or-...
10:36, 06/29/2019

U.S., Taliban peace talks 'most productive session': envoy Khalilzad The U.S. peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the "most productive session" to date....
21:12, 07/06/2019

U.S. Envoy Points to Progress in Afghan Peace Talks With Taliban Veteran diplomat Zalmay Khalilzad said that he is aiming by Sept. 1 to reach agreement with the insurgents on a road map for completing negotiations on a comprehensive settlement of the Afghan war. Lo...
18:36, 07/07/2019

Confusion Over Afghan-Taliban Talks Further Complicates Peace Process The Afghan government’s announcement of direct negotiations with the Taliban in two weeks was rejected by the insurgents, casting uncertainty over a stalled process....
21:48, 07/27/2019

Taliban attack second Afghan city amid peace talks with U.S. The Taliban attacked a second Afghan city in as many days on Sunday and killed several members of security forces, officials said, even as Washington’s peace envoy said the U.S. and the militant group...
17:24, 09/01/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought togeth...
12:24, 05/03/2019

Ninth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks start in Qatar The United States and the Taliban officials resumed talks in Qatar on Thursday to firm up a deal enabling the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for the Taliban security guarantees, ...
21:00, 08/22/2019

U.S. peace envoy for Afghanistan set to resume talks with Taliban: sources U.S. special representative for peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, will resume peace talks with the Taliban soon, sources with knowledge of the issue said on Wednesday....
16:12, 07/31/2019

Democrat threatens to subpoena Afghanistan envoy over peace talks The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is threatening to subpoena a top U.S. envoy to Afghanistan if he fails to voluntarily testify before Congress about ongoing peace talks with the Tal...
20:24, 09/05/2019

Afghan peace talks: Renewed bid to kick-start progress Rival Afghan factions are set to meet in Doha on Sunday in an attempt to make headway in the country's long-stalled political deadlock. Qatar and Germany are brokering the talks, but expectations are ...
18:00, 07/05/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiations with the Taliban....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Not Happy With The Way Peace Talks Are Going, Naga Group Tells PM Modi All may not be well with the Naga peace talks, which are now in a very advanced stage. Two recent letters from Naga militant group NSCN(IM) indicate that its top leadership, which has spearheaded......
22:00, 08/08/2019

Austrian President Calls For September Poll In Wake Of Scandal Austria's President Alexander Van der Bellen on Sunday called for fresh elections in September after a corruption scandal embroiling the far-right brought down the coalition government in spectacular....
05:00, 05/20/2019

Afghan president renews calls for peace, demands ceasefire Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made a renewed call for peace on Monday but insisted the Taliban must observe a ceasefire, as he sought to regain a hold on the peace process following the surprise colla...
19:12, 09/09/2019

Guinea-Bissau president names new prime minister 'in name of peace' Aristides Gomes has been named as Guinea-Bissau's new prime minister, ending a long political deadlock. President Jose Mario Vaz had refused to name his estranged deputy to the post....
22:36, 06/22/2019

"Centre Making Efforts To Ensure Peace In J&K": President To Parliament President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said the central government is making all efforts to ensure a safe and peaceful environment for the people of Jammu and Kashmir....
13:12, 06/20/2019

UN envoy meets Yemen’s vice president to discuss peace SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Yemen says he has met with officials from the internationally recognized government on the implementation of peace deals with the Houthi rebels. Martin Griffiths...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Afghan president briefed on draft U.S. Taliban peace accord Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has been briefed on a draft accord between the United States and the Taliban and will look at details of the deal before giving an opinion, his spokesman said on Monday,...
18:36, 09/02/2019

North Korea says US is 'hell-bent on hostile acts' despite peace talks North Korea accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking out of both sides of its mouth - saying the U.S. is publicly pushing the narrative of open dialogue between the two nations but is "mo...
17:24, 07/04/2019

US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as 'most productive' to date Zalmay Khalilzad said progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal as two sides to resume meeting from Tuesday in QatarThe US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in A...
18:50, 07/06/2019

Taliban Attack Afghan City Of Kunduz Amid Peace Talks With US Taliban forces attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz on Saturday, Afghan and Taliban officials said, even as the United States and the hardline Islamist group seem close to finalizing a deal for...
15:00, 08/31/2019

Taliban, Afghan leaders agree to peace 'road map' ahead of U.S. talks Taliban officials and Afghan government leaders, acting in an unofficial capacity, said Tuesday they've ended two days of meetings in Qatar with an eight-point road map for peace....
20:24, 07/09/2019

Taliban Co-Founder Emerges As Group's New Face In Russia Peace Talks When members of the Taliban and Afghan politicians met Tuesday in the Russian capital for talks aimed at ending the war in their country, one face in particular stood out: Abdul Ghani Baradar, a......
05:12, 05/29/2019

Taliban Bomb Blast Kills 4 In Kabul After Fallout Of Peace Talks With US A suicide bomber targeted an Afghan Special Forces base in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least four commandos, officials said, as violence continued to escalate following the collapse of peace talks.....
14:36, 09/12/2019

Taliban car bomb kills at least 14 as group holds peace talks in Qatar A Taliban attack on a government security compound in central Afghanistan on Sunday killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 180, including scores of children, hours before a meeting in Qatar a...
17:00, 07/07/2019

Former Defense Secretary Mattis: Trust Is Key Issue in Taliban Peace Talks (WASHINGTON) — Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says that when it comes to trying to negotiate an Afghanistan peace deal with the Taliban, the key question is whether they can be trusted. M...
21:36, 09/08/2019

Experts: North Korea peace talks can move forward but Bolton is in the way A panel of experts on Tuesday said North Korea peace talks remain viable but hawkish voices such as national security adviser John Bolton are in the way....
16:24, 05/28/2019

Afghanistan: Is 'Islamic State' taking advantage of US-Taliban peace talks? "Islamic State" has claimed responsibility for the Kabul attack that killed at least 63 people. Experts say that IS is giving a show of force, as the Taliban are busy holding talks with the US....
19:12, 08/19/2019

U.S. Soldier Whose Death in Afghanistan Upended Peace Talks ‘Loved His Country’ President Trump said he called off negotiations with the Taliban after they claimed responsibility for the death of Sgt. First Class Elis A. Barreto Ortiz....
04:48, 09/10/2019

Taliban Attack Aid Group Office in Kabul, in Setback to U.S. Peace Talks Experts said the attack in Kabul, the capital, was a clear signal about the state of the peace talks the United States is holding with the militants in Qatar....
05:12, 05/09/2019

Is Kunduz attack a Taliban tactic to influence Doha peace talks? Taliban insurgents have attacked the northern Afghan city of Kunduz, capturing several installations there. Experts say the siege attempt could be aimed at getting the maximum out of the ongoing Doha ...
05:00, 09/01/2019

Xi Jinping Meets Imran Khan, Talks Of India-Pakistan Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping met Imran Khan in Beijing today and expressed hope that Pakistan and India could meet each other halfway improving their strained relations following the Pulwama terror......
18:24, 04/28/2019

The Latest: PSG president attends UEFA meeting Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi is attending a UEFA executive committee meeting ahead of the Europa League final despite being implicated in a French corruption case   ...
16:00, 05/29/2019

China sees intensive contact with U.S. this month ahead of September trade talks Chinese and U.S. working teams will be in intensive contact this month to prepare "good groundwork" for the next round of face-to-face trade talks in September, the commerce ministry said on Thursday....
15:00, 08/01/2019

Sudan's ruling council, rebel leaders agree on peace talks roadmap Sudan's ruling council and rebel leaders have agreed on a roadmap for peace talks that are expected to begin in October and last about two months, officials from both sides said on Wednesday....
20:02, 09/11/2019

‘Whole spectrum of Afghan society’ must get behind peace talks, UN envoy tells Security Council The long Afghan conflict can only be resolved by “direct talks” between its own people, the chief of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) told the Security Council on Tuesday, underscoring...
21:24, 09/10/2019

Taliban-US hold fresh talks in Doha amid peace deal hopes The US and the Taliban are holding a new round of talks seeking to end nearly 18 years of war in Afghanistan. But uncertainty around a potential peace deal has triggered anxiety among many Afghans....
03:36, 08/04/2019

Violence in Afghanistan takes high toll on civilians despite the promise of peace talks A new U.N. report said more civilians were harmed by the Afghan government or foreign forces allied to it than by the insurgents in the first half of 2019....
18:36, 08/03/2019

Scores killed as Taliban, Afghan forces clash in Kunduz despite peace talks A Taliban suicide bomber struck a main square in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz where Afghan forces had gathered to defend the city from falling to the Taliban, killing at least 10 soldiers and ci...
03:24, 09/01/2019

Taliban kills 14, wounds over 100 in Kabul suicide bombing amid US 'peace talks' Tragedy struck the heart of Afghanistan once again on Wednesday in a suicide car-bomb attack which killed at least 14 people and injured a further 145....
09:12, 08/08/2019

Fresh round of U.S., Taliban talks in Doha, hope for peace deal rise A fresh round of U.S.-Taliban peace talks began in Qatar's capital Doha on Saturday, officials said, describing it to be the "most crucial" phase of negotiations to end the 18-year war in Afghanistan....
12:36, 08/03/2019

Estonia’s president plays down criticism over Putin meeting Kersti Kaljulaid’s Moscow visit has provoked flurry of criticism from the other Baltic statesEstonia’s president, Kersti Kaljulaid, has brushed off criticism of her recent visit to Moscow to meet Vlad...
11:12, 05/14/2019

Afghan president shuns foreign interference as U.S.-Taliban peace deal looms The Taliban control roughly half of Afghanistan and are at their strongest since the U.S.-led invasion toppled their five-year-old government in 2001....
04:48, 08/13/2019

China committed to opening up, but other nations must contribute more to world peace: vice president Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan told a forum in Beijing on Monday that China was committed to opening up, but called on major countries to contribute more to world peace and stability....
04:24, 07/08/2019

Russia-Belarus talks to prepare for PMs' meeting on oil: Kozak aide Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy issues before their respective prime ministers meet to discuss the contamina...
10:36, 05/23/2019

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders' summit a few days later, Reuters reporte...
01:36, 05/21/2019

Amid Peace Talks, Taliban Launch ‘Massive Attack’ on Afghan City of Kunduz (KABUL, Afghanistan) — The Taliban launched a new large-scale attack on one of Afghanistan’s main cities, Kunduz, killing at least three civilians, government officials said Saturday, even...
17:24, 08/31/2019

Afghan casualties dramatically rising despite peace talks as more trainees go AWOL in the US, watchdog group says Even as the Trump administration attempts to secure a peace deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest-running war, the bloodshed of Afghans is only rising. According to the latest assessment rele...
19:12, 05/01/2019

Qatari official announces success of intra-Afghan peace talks: foreign ministry A Qatari official has announced the "success" of Afghan peace talks held this week in Doha, the Qatari foreign ministry said in a statement dated Monday and published on Tuesday....
08:12, 07/09/2019

U.S.-Taliban peace talks reopen, but U.S. watchdog warns deal could bring more insecurity to Afghanistan The Taliban insisted it will not discuss domestic issues until the two sides have agreed on the “full withdrawal” of foreign forces and on how to prevent other armed groups from using Afghanistan to d...
23:12, 05/01/2019

Afghan government says real peace will come when Taliban stop violence, hold direct talks President Ashraf Ghani's office on Sunday said real peace in Afghanistan was only possible when the Taliban stopped their violence and held direct talks with the government....
10:48, 09/08/2019

Russia's Putin, Ukraine's Zelenskiy discuss ending conflict in eastern Ukraine Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's leader Volodymyr Zelenskiy held their first telephone conversation on Thursday and discussed settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the return of p...
19:24, 07/11/2019

Austria’s president recommends September election after vice chancellor resigns over video scandal Austria's president on Sunday recommended a new election be held in early September, saying he wanted to restore trust in the government after a video scandal led to the resignation of the vice chance...
15:12, 05/19/2019

Colombian president orders meeting to protect FARC members Colombian President Ivan Duque told authorities Wednesday to create new protections for demobilized FARC rebels after two were killed in the southwest portion of the country Monday....
17:48, 06/19/2019

Afghan President Ghani Meets Pakistan's Imran Khan, Discuss Peace Efforts Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday discussed peace efforts in the war-torn country and agreed to open a new chapter of friendship and cooperation......
04:12, 06/28/2019

Venezuelan Government Officials and Opposition Leaders Are Meeting In Norway for Talks (CARACAS, Venezuela) — Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition traveled to Norway for talks on resolving the crisis in the South American country, officials said Wednesday, o...
07:48, 05/16/2019

Norway in contact with Venezuelan parties on talks after Maduro suspends meeting The Norwegian government said on Thursday it remains in touch with Venezuela's government and opposition about continuing talks to resolve the country's political crisis after President Nicolas Maduro...
04:24, 08/09/2019

North Korea: Pompeo remarks on nation's 'rogue behavior' making peace talks 'more difficult' North Korea's vice foreign minister on Saturday said that recent remarks by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo regarding "North Korea's rogue behavior" will complicate peace negotiations between the two c...
04:36, 09/01/2019

Newly-elected Nigerian UN General Assembly President pledges focus on ‘peace and prosperity’ for most vulnerable The global reach of the United Nations makes it “the world's best hope for peace and security, sustainable development and the promotion and protection of human rights and social progress”, said the t...
19:24, 06/04/2019

Jared Kushner pushes economic talks in meeting with Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met Thursday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to push for economic talk tied to Middle East peace deal....
09:48, 05/31/2019

Deutsche Bank supports European shares ahead of G20 meeting, U.S.-China talks Germany's top lender Deutsche Bank propped up European stocks on Friday, but investors were generally cautious ahead of a pivotal G20 meeting where progress on U.S-China trade talks will be closely mo...
12:00, 06/28/2019

US Vice President Mike Pence singles out Germany for not meeting NATO spending Vice President Mike Pence has criticized Germany for allowing the US to bear the "burden of defending Europe." Pence has also suggested deploying an additional 1,000 US troops in Poland....
22:36, 09/02/2019

Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dispute over illegal immigration. Trump says "millions" of migrants entering the U.S. through Mexico is "unac...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Ahead of Meeting Rahul Gandhi, Ashok Gehlot Talks Of National Poll Defeat Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot owned responsibility for the party's poor showing in the state in the national election today, hours before a Chief Ministers of the Congress ruled states was to....
11:48, 07/01/2019

'Extremely Evil' star Lily Collins talks meeting Liz Kloepfer and the 'dark place' her character is put in "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" drops Friday on Netflix — and one of the film's stars, Lily Collins, is telling all about her experience making the film....
05:48, 05/04/2019

Trump expects Mexico tariffs to go into effect next week President Trump said Tuesday that his administration would likely go ahead and impose new tariffs on Mexico on Monday despite talks this week between the White House and Mexican officials to resolve t...
01:12, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Trump expects tariffs on Mexico to go in effect WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and tariffs on Mexico (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a dis...
16:24, 06/04/2019

Trump official says he expects citizenship question will be on census WASHINGTON – Acting Director of Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli said he expects to see a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. “I do think so,” he told Dana Perino on “Fox...
22:36, 07/07/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
06:00, 05/28/2019

Colby Covington expects Donald Trump Jr. at UFC on ESPN 5 fight Colby Covington says Donald Trump Jr. will be at Saturday's fight and he's motivated even more by having the first family's support.       ...
18:12, 08/01/2019

Cuba expects major economic damage from Trump measures Drivers of classic cars, restaurateurs, tour guides and owners of bed-and-breakfasts are all saying the Trump administration's new restrictions on U.S travel to Cuba will be a severe blow to their bus...
20:48, 06/05/2019

Trump says he expects Apple to announce it will build plant in Texas U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he wanted Apple Inc to build its plants in the United States and expects the technology firm to announce it will build one in Texas....
23:24, 07/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump said U.S. economic growth could be record-setting if the Federal Reserve would only lower interest rates further, as reports on Thursday painted a decidedly mixed picture of the...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Trump may block $250 million in aid to Ukraine: officials The White House is reviewing whether $250 million in military assistance should be sent to Ukraine in keeping with President Donald Trump's view that U.S. foreign aid must be justified, two senior adm...
01:00, 08/30/2019

Trump administration reinstates military aid for Ukraine President Donald Trump's administration has released $250 million in military aid for Ukraine, U.S. senators said on Thursday, after lawmakers from both parties expressed concern that the White House ...
01:24, 09/13/2019

US: Trump won’t trade Putin Ukraine for Venezuela President Trump won’t cut support for Ukraine in exchange for Russia doing the same with Venezuela, U.S. officials said as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo prepared to meet Russian President Vladimir Pu...
21:12, 05/14/2019

Trump talks up economy, talks down Fed amid mixed data President Donald Trump on Thursday said the U.S. economy was doing well and could be record-setting if only the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates further, as economic signals painted a decidedly ...
18:36, 08/22/2019

Sixth round of U.S., Taliban peace talks begin today: Taliban spokesman American and Taliban officials are meeting on Wednesday in Qatar to resume talks aimed at ending a 17-year war in Afghanistan, a Taliban official said....
08:12, 05/01/2019

US, South Korea Lack "Political Will" On Peace Talks: North Korea North Korea on Tuesday said US-South Korean war games are a "flagrant violation" of efforts to reach peace on the Korean peninsula and reflect a lack of "political will" to improve relations....
16:48, 08/06/2019

Wall Street expects a Trump win in 2020, but a new poll points to a different outcome The Quinnipiac Poll showed the top Democratic candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden, leading Trump by a double-digit margin in a potential 2020 matchup. But it also found that five other Democrat...
22:48, 06/11/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U.S. ally upgrades the ability of its forces to opera...
06:24, 05/28/2019

White House expects China will fight back over Trump’s new tariffs The United States raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports from 10 per cent to 25 per cent on Friday after American officials accused Beijing of backtracking on commitments made in earlier ro...
03:48, 05/13/2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he 'absolutely agrees' with comment that Trump is an 'illegitimate president' AP Photo/Michael Dwyer During a campaign event in New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden said he agreed with a woman who said that President Donald Trump is an "illegitimate president in my m...
23:36, 05/15/2019

Ukraine, EU oppose Trump's suggestion of readmitting Russia to G7 Ukraine's president backed leading European powers on Thursday in opposing the readmission of Russia to the Group of Seven advanced economies, saying Moscow still occupied Crimea and was frustrating p...
01:00, 08/23/2019

Trump congratulates Ukraine's Zelenskiy on parliamentary elections U.S. President Donald Trump congratulated Ukraine's new president Volodymyr Zelenskiy on holding parliamentary elections which Zelenskiy's party won, and offered U.S. help to promote reforms in Ukrain...
20:36, 07/25/2019

Trump congratulates Russia and Ukraine on prisoner swap U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday congratulated Russia and Ukraine on a long-awaited prisoner swap that could thaw a deep freeze in relations between the two countries since Moscow’s annexation ...
17:00, 09/07/2019

U.S. Democrats question Trump administration over Ukraine ambassador Two senior U.S. Democrats questioned President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday over the departure of the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine months before the end of her expected three years in Kiev....
21:24, 05/07/2019

Mark Levin: President Trump 'the most abused president in American history' "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin unloaded on Democrats Wednesday night and called President Trump the "most abused president in American history."...
10:12, 05/23/2019

President Trump Claims Credit for Shell Plant Announced in 2012 Under President Obama MONACA, Pa. — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for the construction of a major manufacturing facility in western Pennsylvania as he tries to reinvigorate supporters in the Ru...
08:48, 08/14/2019

French President Macron Gave President Trump a ‘Friendship Tree’ Last Year. It Is Now Dead French President Emmanuel Macron has confirmed the “friendship tree” he presented as a gift to the White House last year has died, and that a replacement is on the way. President Donald Tr...
03:36, 06/13/2019

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was happy with how things were going with North Korea....
09:36, 05/27/2019

South Korea’s president calls for ‘peace economy’ with North Korea amid Japan trade war President Moon Jae-in made the comments in a meeting with senior aides to discuss Japan’s imposition of trade curbs on South Korea. They came as a surprise since North Korea has raised tensions in rec...
18:00, 08/05/2019

Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Rouhani mocks President Trump, says the White House is ‘afflicted by mental retardation’...
11:00, 06/25/2019

President Trump Says He’ll Raise China Tariffs If President Xi Won’t Meet at G-20 President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan. Trump told reporters at the White Hou...
05:48, 06/11/2019

‘An Honor Mr. President.’ Chrissy Teigen Claps Back at President Trump’s ‘Filthy-Mouthed Wife’ Jab on Twitter It was an eventful Sunday night on Twitter, as President Donald Trump took to the platform to share his thoughts about singer John Legend‘s prison reform activism — and called out Chrissy ...
20:48, 09/09/2019

Giuliani will travel to Ukraine, saying country's probes may be 'very, very helpful' for Trump Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said in an interview Thursday that he plans to travel to Ukraine to push the country's leadership on several probes that may prove "very, very helpful" to President Trump,...
09:36, 05/10/2019

Russia and Ukraine swap prisoners, drawing praise from Trump While the exchange of Russian and Ukrainian prisoners could help rebuild confidence between Moscow and Kiev and allow them to start talking seriously over other issues including a conflict in east Ukr...
23:48, 09/07/2019

Giuliani Plans Ukraine Trip to Push for Inquiries That Could Help Trump The president’s personal lawyer is stepping up efforts to urge the Ukrainian government to wade into United States politics by pursuing investigations that touch on Joe Biden and Paul Manafort....
06:00, 05/10/2019

House committees launch probe of Trump, Giuliani and Ukraine Three U.S. House of Representatives committees said on Monday they had begun "a wide-ranging investigation" into reports that President Donald Trump, his lawyer Rudy Giuliani and possibly others press...
19:12, 09/09/2019

Giuliani’s remarkable admission about seeking Ukraine’s assistance for Trump Giuliani just a few days ago decried prosecutors sticking their noses into cases they haven't investigated. Now he plans to do it in a foreign country....
23:00, 05/10/2019

Thune says Trump’s choice of Moore for Fed Board ‘is in trouble,’ expects decision on nomination this week Republican senators said the White House is aware Moore lacks the votes for Senate confirmation, and they expect either him to withdraw or the White House to cancel his pending nomination....
02:24, 05/02/2019

Kremlin says U.S. has not offered a Putin-Trump G20 meeting despite Trump statement The Kremlin said on Tuesday that the United States had not made any formal proposal for U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet on the sidelines of a gathering of the ...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Iranian president: No talks with US until sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threw cold water Tuesday on President Trump’s suggestion that the two could meet to try to end a nuclear standoff — saying the US must “take the first step” by l...
17:48, 08/27/2019

Trump adviser Bolton tells Ukraine: Beware Chinese influence U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser told Ukraine on Wednesday to avoid being lured into China's orbit by what he called Beijing's "debt diplomacy" amid a Chinese move to buy a Ukra...
18:36, 08/28/2019

METALS-Base metals range-bound ahead of trade talks, Fed meeting Industrial metals traded in tight ranges on Tuesday as investors exercised caution ahead of planned U.S.-China trade talks and a two-day U.S. Federal Reserve meeting starting later today....
05:48, 07/30/2019

No Talks With US Until Sanctions Are Lifted: Iranian President Rouhani President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear commitments unless Europe lives up to its own......
13:00, 09/01/2019

Iranian president says talks possible only if Washington shows "respect" President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday suggested Iran may be willing to hold talks if the United States showed it respect, but said Tehran would not be pressured into negotiations, the semi-official Far...
01:36, 06/02/2019

President Macri’s bid for consensus talks gets lukewarm response I n the course of last week the government broadened its appeal for dialogue over its 10 points of governability to not only the entire political spectrum, including Kirchnerismo, but also the Church ...
18:12, 05/11/2019

Iran Will Not Be "Bullied" Into Talks With US: President Hassan Rouhani Iran's President Hassan Rouhani stressed Saturday that Tehran will not be "bullied" into negotiations with the United States and laid down the Islamic republic's conditions....
05:12, 06/02/2019

After backlash, Giuliani cancels Ukraine trip meant to ‘meddle’ in investigations to help Trump Giuliani admitted Thursday he was headed to Ukraine to press them on an investigation that would benefit President Trump. Now he says he's not going....
16:36, 05/11/2019

Amid Diplomatic Strain, House Opens Inquiry Into Trump’s Dealings With Ukraine President Trump has signaled displeasure with the American ally. His lawyer has been pressing the government in Kiev to investigate his political foes....
04:48, 09/10/2019

Ukraine Is Struggling to Make Sense of Trump and Bolton’s Conflicting Messages on Russia Like many of Ukraine’s political leaders, Oleksandr Danyliuk, the head of the National Defense and Security Council of Ukraine, had trouble making sense of the messages on Russia that have come ...
00:36, 08/31/2019

Public release of iOS 13 hits September 19, but iPadOS is coming September 30 Enlarge / The just-announced iPhone 11 running iOS 13. (credit: Samuel Axon) CUPERTINO, Calif.—Apple's annual major public releases of iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS will arrive by the end of this month, ...
03:24, 09/11/2019

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: U.S. peace envoy Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country's long war, the U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zal...
18:12, 04/28/2019

PM Modi Holds Bilateral Talks With Senegal President In France Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held wide-ranging talks with Senegal President Macky Sall here and the two leaders discussed ways to strengthen bilateral ties in various sectors, including......
13:48, 08/26/2019

France’s Macron talks to Iranian president, urges restraint French President Emmanuel Macron has talked with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and urged Tehran to show restraint amid rising tensions in the region...
03:48, 09/01/2019

'This must stop': UAW president talks tough as Ford bargaining begins UAW President Gary Jones said the union will demand more for its workers despite calls from the automakers for flexibility as an economic downturn potentially looms....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negotiations "if and when they are ever ready"....
01:36, 05/22/2019

PM Modi Holds Talks With French President Emmanuel Macron Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday held wide-ranging talks with French President Emmanuel Macron during which the two leaders discussed issues of bilateral and mutual interests to further boost....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Italy president begins talks to seek way out of government crisis Italian President Sergio Mattarella begins two days of talks with parties on Wednesday to seek a way out of a political crisis that will lead to formation of the country's 67th government since World ...
02:36, 08/21/2019

| Iran president makes case for talks as G7 gambit slammed Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has come out strongly in favour of talks as his top diplomat came under fire from hard-line media for a surprise visit to a G7 summit....
13:24, 08/27/2019

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani: No talks with U.S. until sanctions removed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the Middle Eastern nation will not negotiate on any terms with the United States until first economic sanctions are removed....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged Ukraine to probe if Biden's efforts affected his son's involvement with a company there....
22:24, 09/09/2019

Peace Is a Lifestyle: Erica Ford’s Peace Mobile Is Healing a Community Affected by Gun Violence, One Ride at a Time Like fellow Queens, N.Y., native, L.L. Cool J, Erica Ford has been here for years. She’s been in these streets. Always a standout, with gray tresses since she was in her 20s, Ford has long been at the...
19:00, 09/16/2019

Afghanistan focused on peace despite Trump The Afghan Presidency says U.S. President Donald Trump's calling off of talks with the Taliban reflects concerns raised in Afghanistan, and that the country is still focussed on peace. Vide...
06:48, 09/10/2019

India, Maldives Ink 6 Pacts As PM Modi, President Solih Hold Talks Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih held wide-ranging talks on Saturday as the two countries signed six agreements to strengthen bilateral ties in a number of......
17:00, 06/08/2019

China’s President Xi Jinping Holds Talks With Kim Jong Un in North Korea (BEIJING) — The leaders of China and North Korea were talking in the North Korean capital Thursday, with stalled nuclear negotiations with Washington expected to be on the agenda. Chinese Presid...
12:36, 06/20/2019

Mexican president expecting ‘good results’ on immigration from US-Mexico talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Saturday that he expects “good results” from upcoming talks in Washington and suggested he is open to reinforcing efforts to stem illegal immigration...
07:36, 06/02/2019

FBI raid of UAW president's house adds to turmoil amid contract talks The FBI raided the home of the union's sitting president as contracts with the Detroit 3 are set to expire. UAW President Gary Jones declined to comment when asked about the raid at Detroit's Labor Da...
11:01, 09/03/2019

Iranian president warns U.S., no talks on nuclear impasse if sanctions not lifted "Without the U.S.'s withdrawal from sanctions, we will not witness any positive development,'' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Tuesday....
16:36, 08/27/2019

UFC president confirms talks to promote Justin Bieber, Tom Cruise match UFC President Dana White confirmed Thursday that he had engaged in talks last week “with two big guys” about a potential fight between Tom Cruise and Justin Bieber after the pop star challenged the ac...
14:24, 07/01/2019

Trump probably has the upper hand in trade war — until September President Trump appears eager to pile more tariffs on China and Mexico, living up to the “Tariff Man” moniker he assigned himself last year. The question is: Will any of this work? Trump all along has...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani Openly Seeks Aid of Foreign Government — Ukraine — to Boost His Boss’ Re-Election Bid One would think with all the drama — and federal probes — surrounding whether Donald Trump and/or his cohorts colluded with Russia to interfere with the outcome of the 2016 presidential race, Team Tru...
01:48, 05/11/2019

Afghan president opens grand assembly in bid to gain initiative in Taliban talks Thousands of Afghans congregated in Kabul on Monday for a rare consultative meeting aimed at finding ways to negotiate a peace deal with the Taliban and end Afghanistan's war....
10:12, 04/29/2019

Report: Dan Le Batard Chose To Stay Off Radio Today After Talks With ESPN President ESPN personality Dan Le Batard is not hosting his daily radio show this morning, a decision that he reportedly made after having spent the weekend talking to ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro about the netw...
17:36, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president hails progress with pipeline firms in contract talks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that negotiations with the builders of several natural gas pipelines over a contractual dispute are going "very well."...
09:00, 08/22/2019

UA President Robert Robbins talks school safety before fall semester begins TUCSON- Earlier this week, the University of Arizona spent hours Wednesday night preparing for an active shooter situation on campus during a drill. On Friday, News 4 Tucson spoke with UA President Ro...
19:36, 08/17/2019

Trevor Noah: 'Trump has put a photo opportunity above peace' Late-night hosts dissect Trump’s recent beefs, from a Twitter fight with Chrissy Teigen to secretly planned – and cancelled – talks with the TalibanTrevor Noah unpacked a week of presidential news tha...
10:48, 09/11/2019

North Korea: Trump tries to undermine peace with sanctions Three days after the U.S. and North Korean leaders held a historic third meeting, North Korea’s U.N. Mission accused the Trump administration Wednesday of talking about dialogue but being “more and mo...
02:36, 07/04/2019

Trump Peace Effort Traps Jordan Between U.S. and Palestinians As the Trump administration lays the groundwork for an Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, neighboring Jordan has been thrust into the awkward position of opposing many of Washington’s policies while depe...
16:36, 07/05/2019

Ivanka Trump Wants More Women Involved in Peace Processes In major peace talks from 1990 to 2017, women made up just 2% of mediators, 8% of negotiators and 5% of witnesses and signatories, according to the United Nations. Ivanka Trump wants to change that. I...
13:48, 06/13/2019

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
23:24, 07/09/2019

Discussions On Afghan Peace Deal Go "Very Well", Says Trump's Spokesman The White House signaled progress Friday on preparations for a peace deal with the Taliban in Afghanistan, saying that discussions between President Donald Trump and top advisors went "very well."...
02:00, 08/17/2019

Donald Trump's peace conference will fail, Palestinians say ‘Deal of the century’ will begin with economic workshop that does not address core disputesPeace efforts that ignore Palestinian political aspirations will fail, senior Palestinian officials have said...
13:36, 05/20/2019

Trump’s son-in-law still tight-lipped on Mideast peace plan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law is being tight-lipped about the guts of the long-awaited White House blueprint for peace between Israel and the Palestini...
04:12, 05/03/2019

Trump meets advisers on Afghan peace plan U.S. President Donald Trump met with top advisers on Friday to review negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political settlement between the wa...
23:36, 08/16/2019

4 Takeaways From the Trump-Kim Meeting at the DMZ A high-stakes encounter at the Demilitarized Zone turned chaotic at times, with the new White House press secretary emerging bruised, reporters said....
17:24, 06/30/2019

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare plan: WSJ U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is considering unveiling, as early as September, his healthcare plan as part of his presidential re-election campaign strategy, the Wall Street Journal rep...
03:12, 08/04/2019

U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump...
03:48, 08/31/2019

Syrian crisis topped talks between Egyptian president, Saudi crown prince: Egypt's state TV The Syrian crisis topped the talks held between Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on the sidelines of the G20 summit, Egypt's state TV said on Saturday...
07:12, 06/29/2019

Trump to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt told the United Nations Security Counci...
17:48, 07/23/2019

Trump cites Ramadan as time of ‘hope, tolerance and peace’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is celebrating the month of Ramadan as a time when people join forces in “pursuit of hope, tolerance and peace.” Trump is holding an iftar dinner f...
03:48, 05/14/2019

Baghdad protesters take down Bahrain flag over Trump peace conference More than 200 demonstrators broke into the courtyard of Bahrain's Embassy in Baghdad and took down the kingdom's flag on Thursday night to protest a U.S.-led meeting in Bahrain on Israeli-Palestinian ...
01:12, 06/28/2019

Trump's Mideast peace envoy set to leave office Trump's special envoy for Middle East peace, Jason Greenblatt, is leaving the administration. He had been leading the effort to devise the oft-delayed peace plan, and his departure casts further ...
02:48, 09/06/2019

Trump says he will likely release Mideast peace plan after Israel elections U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release a peace plan for the region that was designed by White House senior adviser Jared Kus...
03:24, 08/19/2019

Lebanon slams Trump administration’s Mideast peace plan BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has criticized the Trump administration’s $50 billion investment proposal, part of its Middle East peace plan, saying Beirut will not...
13:48, 06/23/2019

Trump sees Mideast peace. Others see a ‘racist, colonial mentality.’ Next week the administration will hold an event aimed wooing West Bank development projects, but the Palestinian political and business communities have rejected it outright....
09:24, 06/19/2019

Saudi paper urges Palestinians to consider Trump peace plan RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The editor-in-chief of a Saudi newspaper is urging Palestinians to keep an open mind toward a Mideast plan being devised by President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and se...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next w...
17:36, 06/21/2019

Inside Trump's $50 billion economic plan for Mideast peace The Trump administration's Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies, and construction of a $5 billion tran...
18:48, 06/22/2019

| WATCH: Trump says meeting with Xi was 'excellent' US President Donald Trump says his high-stakes trade meeting with China's President Xi Jinping was "excellent" with negotiations now "back on track"....
08:00, 06/29/2019

How Trump’s meeting with Kim in North Korea went down With the words, “Hey, I’m over here,” President Trump launched an improbable surprise get-together with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un in the demilitarized zone that made him the first sitting US president...
11:24, 07/01/2019

Trump says he'll have 'extended' meeting with China's Xi Confirmation of the meeting comes after President Trump repeatedly threatened to raise tariffs if Xi didn’t sit with him at the June 28-29 summit in Osaka....
19:36, 06/18/2019

Trump, Xi to Have 'Extended Meeting' at G-20 Summit President Trump said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a “very good” telephone conversation and will have an “extended meeting” later this month at the G-20 summit in Japan. The news boosted U.S...
19:12, 06/18/2019

"No Information" On Xi-Trump Meeting, Says China The Chinese foreign ministry on Tuesday said it had "no information to offer at present" on a possible meeting between president Xi Jinping and his US counterpart to avert a trade war....
17:24, 05/14/2019

Klobuchar was not impressed by Trump’s meeting with Kim ​WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar said diplomacy with Kim Jong Un isn’t as easy as “bringing a hot dish over the fence to the dictator next door.” Klobuchar, a U.S. s...
19:24, 06/30/2019

U.S. House panel calls on former top Trump aide Flynn to testify on September 25 The U.S. House Intelligence Committee has sent a letter to Michael Flynn, a former national security adviser to President Donald Trump, demanding he testify before the panel on Sept. 25, a committee a...
20:01, 09/09/2019

Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods until December, 10% hike still on for September The Trump administration is delaying new tariffs on some consumer products and removed other items from its September list of duties on Chinese goods.       ...
22:25, 08/13/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. and China will meet in September, Trump says, but tariff hikes remain Trade teams from China and the United States continue to talk and will meet in September, but tariff increases on Chinese goods set to go in place on Sunday will not be delayed, President Donald Trump...
06:36, 08/31/2019

Trump to host Australian PM for official visit, state dinner September 20 U.S. President Donald Trump will host Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison for an official visit and state dinner on Sept. 20, the White House said in a statement on Monday....
17:00, 07/22/2019

Donald Trump scraps peace deal with Taliban over Kabul bombing US President Donald Trump has said he cancelled a peace deal with the Taliban after a bombing in the past week in Kabul that killed 12 people, including an American soldier....
09:12, 09/08/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace plan....
21:12, 05/19/2019

Trump’s Mideast envoy blasts UN Security Council over peace process President Trump’s Middle East envoy lashed out Tuesday at the United Nations Security Council over its handling of peace talks between the Israelis and Palestinians, taking aim at what he called “the ...
04:24, 07/24/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neighbors. The blueprint makes no mention of some of t...
11:36, 06/23/2019

Trump's Son-In-Law's Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Arab Rejection US President Donald Trump's economic vision as part of the wider plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was met with contempt, repudiation and exasperation in the Arab world, even as some in...
07:48, 06/23/2019

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the rogue nation...
17:48, 06/15/2019

Donald Trump's Mideast peace plan met by Palestinians with heavy skepticism The Trump administration has announced the first step of what it considers a blueprint for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, encouraging fiscal investment in exchange for a cease-fire....
20:36, 05/20/2019

Palestinians to shun U.S.-led economic conference, prelude to Trump peace plan Palestinians will stay away from a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month that the Trump administration has cast as an overture to its own plan for peace between them and Israel, a Palestinian cabi...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Trump gets update from aides on Afghan peace plan with troop pullout possible President Donald Trump was briefed on Friday by top national security advisers on the status of negotiations with the Taliban on a U.S. troop pullout from Afghanistan and the potential for a political...
04:24, 08/17/2019

Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release Mideast peace plan: envoy U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to decide soon on when to release a plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians that "will not be ambiguous," his Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt told the U...
19:36, 07/23/2019

Trump 'very fond' of Palestine's Abbas, willing to engage on peace plan: Kushner White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is fond of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and willing to engage with him, but Abbas was cool to the ges...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace can only come with a Palestinian state Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can only come with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by...
18:12, 05/29/2019