Latest in Tag: US Highlight
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The IS has fired a small rocket at a military base that hosts hundreds of US troops near Mosul, with the shell testing positive “for a mustard agent.” None of the soldiers showed symptoms of poisoning.
Aya Hegazy didn’t bring her US citizenship into play and her prolonged detention is illegal, says defence lawyer
The US-Russia brokered ceasefire could be extended for a further 72 hours, but Moscow has warned the US to press rebels to end ceasefire violations. Humanitarian aid for the city of Aleppo has still not been delivered.
Egyptian strawberries are source of hepatitis in US, Russia imposes restrictions over plant imports
Brazil has followed the US and China as the third-largest country for emissions to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change. Major emitters Russia, India, Japan and Germany have still to sign up to the accord.
The September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon using hijacked passenger planes were unprecedented. The effects of these events can be felt even today, writes DW’s Miodrag Soric
Deal will help access of humanitarian aid to afflicted areas in Syria, such as Aleppo
Top diplomats from Russia and the US have failed to reach a deal to curb fighting in Syria following talks on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in China. The Ukraine conflict has also surfaced in discussions at the forum.
The US and China will ratify the Paris Agreement. That’s good for climate protection, DW’s Sonya Diehn writes, but it’s just one step in a process that will need to move forward quickly in order to make a difference.
The leaders of the world’s most important nations are in China this weekend for the annual G20 meeting. Among the hopes for this year’s summit: New China-US joint commitments to fight climate change could be on the menu.
Ireland will fight an EU ruling that Apple must pay up to 13 billion euros in back taxes. At stake: A decades-old Irish low-tax policy that has attracted multinationals’ head offices at the expense of other EU countries.
The US automobile sector is struggling to maintain sales momentum, with most major car manufacturers reporting that they sold fewer vehicles in August, as reduced discounting kept customers from showrooms.
The US and India have agreed to bolster defense and trade ties with an aim to minimize China’s influence in South Asia. Beijing and Islamabad are forging their own alliance, which could increase tension in the region.
After a gap of over 50 years, regular air services between the US and Cuba are resuming, underscoring the mending of ties between the two erstwhile Cold War foes. There are many unresolved issues, though.
Apple will fight an EU demand for 13 billion euros in back taxes in Ireland. The United States has warned that the EU’s order could damage trans-Atlantic economic ties.
Talks over the hugely controversial Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the EU and the US are about to fail as France pushes for an end to the negotiations and Germany said they had failed.
At least 10 more Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria, a day after pro-Ankara Syrian opposition fighters ousted jihadis from Jarablus.
“Delegation asserted desires to boost US private sector investment in Egypt,” says Foreign Minister
Shoukry also met with his Argentinean counterpart, seeking mutual support for the countries’ nominees for UN posts
Turkey and the United States have a history of overcoming differences.
Head of US central command praised the Egyptian Armed Forces’ efforts in countering terrorism in Sinai
Garrett’s second visit to Egypt highlights bilateral cooperation and counter-terrorism measures
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Donald Trump’s economic policy has often been vague or vacillating, causing deep frowns among economists across the political spectrum. But will he change course as he positions himself for the presidential election?
The final Republican platform, released Monday, would pull the United States out of the international climate accord, open national forests for logging and declare coal a “clean energy resource.”
The head of the US Naval Forces Central Command is set to discuss American-Egyptian collaboration
The Turkish government has arrested thousands of soldiers and fired thousands of judges after the failed coup
A recently published United States (US) State Department report on human trafficking provides Qatar with yet another roadmap to counter World Cup-related international criticism of its labour regime. The State Department’s annual review serves as a warning to Qatar, as the clock ticks on an ultimatum by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). The ILO last May said that it …
The US Congress has published long-classified documents on alleged ties between Saudi Arabia and 9/11 hijackers. While the inquiry found no solid evidence of links, officials noted their suspicions of Saudi support.