Trump picks Mulvaney as chief of staff - for now

15/12/2018 19:03

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday moved to end speculation that he was having a hard time finding a new chief of staff, naming his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to the top post on a temporary basis.

Weakened May turns to Brussels for Brexit help, but EU cautious

13/12/2018 21:28

Britain’s weakened prime minister, Theresa May, said on Thursday she did not expect to secure an immediate breakthrough in Brexit talks that would provide her fractured party with the kind of reassurances needed to get her deal through parliament.

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer elected to succeed Merkel as CDU leader

08/12/2018 10:50

 Germany’s Christian Democrats elected Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, a moderate former state premier, as their new leader, signaling that despite an underswell of discontent over Angela Merkel’s recent stewardship, the country’s largest party does not intend to break with her centrist policies.

U.S. will not stop Iran exporting oil, Iranian president says

04/12/2018 16:45

The United States will not be able to stop Iran exporting its oil and any move to prevent Iranian crude shipments passing through the Gulf would lead to all oil exports through the waterway being blocked, Iran’s president said on Tuesday.

U.S., China agree trade war ceasefire after Trump, Xi summit

02/12/2018 20:01

China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war on Saturday after high-stakes talks in Argentina between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, including no escalated tariffs on Jan. 1.