Politics

THEY were just students when they first met. Petro Poroshenko and Mikheil Saakashvili were two ambitious young men at Kiev’s Taras Shevchenko University in the late 1980s. Mr Saakashvili went on to become president of Georgia in 2004, where he pursued an aggressive agenda of reforms before his party lost power in 2012. Mr Poroshenko became the wealthy owner of a huge confectionery company, and won Ukraine’s presidency following the Maidan revolution in 2014. 

 

More...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was also attended by a Russian-American lobbyist who was a former Soviet counter-intelligence officer, NBC News reported on Friday.

More...

Theresa May has revealed she shed a "little tear" when she learned the result of the election exit poll suggesting she would lose her majority.

More...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not fault his son Donald Trump Jr. for meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 presidential election campaign and that he was unaware of the meeting until a few days ago.

More...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump's nominee to head the FBI, pledged on Wednesday to lead the agency with independence and without regard to partisan politics as he testified during his U.S. Senate confirmation hearing.

More...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a woman he was told was a Russian government lawyer who had incriminating information about Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton that could help his father's presidential campaign could lead investigators to probe whether he violated U.S. election law, experts said.

More...

The US and Russia say world powers will meet in New York on Friday to pass a UN resolution endorsing the Syria peace process

More...

Buried under the avalanche of reactions to presidential candidate Donald Trump's verbal attack against Muslims, the stream of headlines about the San Bernardino couple who shot and killed more than 14 people last week and the dissection of President Barack Obama's Sunday Oval speech about the war against the so-called Islamic State (IS) was a very significant announcement.

More...

With Donald Trump and Marine Le Pen surging in the polls in the US and France, comparisons between the two politicians have been popping up all over the place.

More...

US President Barack Obama has made a rare Oval Office address after the San Bernardino shootings that left 14 dead.

More...


Back1 2 3 4 Next


SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he watches U.S. actions a little longer, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would seek to prevent war by all means.

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea's leader has delayed a decision on firing missiles towards Guam while he watches U.S. actions a little longer, the North's state media said on Tuesday, as South Korea's president said Seoul would seek to prevent war by all means.

Most Read
Weather Forecast
Currency exchange