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.

Trump, China's Xi poised for high-stakes summit over trade war

01/12/2018 17:28

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will wrap up a global summit on Saturday with high-stakes talks expected to determine whether they can begin defusing a damaging trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

Former President George H.W. Bush dead at 94

01/12/2018 17:11

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge, died on Friday at the age of 94.

World leaders set to convene Argentina summit clouded by disputes

30/11/2018 20:08

A summit of the world’s top economies will open on Friday with leaders struggling over fallout from a U.S.-China trade war that has roiled global markets and bracing for the kind of divisive geopolitical drama that President Donald Trump often brings to the international stage.

Russia resists Western calls to free captured Ukrainian ships

26/11/2018 20:32

Russia resisted international calls on Monday to release three Ukrainian naval ships that its border patrols had fired on and seized near Crimea at the weekend, triggering the most dangerous crisis in years between Moscow and Kiev.