Trump ‘poised to quit’ 2015 Iran nuclear deal

posted in: Middle East, News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump has all but decided to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear accord by May 12 but exactly how he will do so remains unclear, two White House officials and a source familiar with … Read More

Iran rejects any new nuclear deal proposed by US/France

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a joint press conference with the leaders of Turkey and Russia in Ankara on April 4, 2018 ADEM ALTAN (AFP) Trump is eyeing a broader pact that also limits Iran’s ballistic missile program Iran’s … Read More

Does Trump have a Syria Plan? U.S. needs Russia and Iran to end the war

The U.S. and its British and French allies defied Russian warnings Friday in a trilateral attack against Syrian government facilities allegedly associated with the production of chemical weapons. However, experts said the move was unlikely to end the war unless … Read More

Trump’s trade war against China could see allies in Macron and Merkel

posted in: European Union, News

File photo of French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. REUTERS BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will attempt a pincer movement on Donald Trump, with China emerging as the likely target of … Read More

Macron hit with THREE MONTHS of strikes in FURY at French President bowing to EU law

posted in: European Union, News

EMMANUEL Macron has been slapped with THREE MONTHS of punishing strikes from tomorrow in retaliation of the French President bowing down to the EU. The relentless strikes begin tomorrow and will run for a gruelling 12 weeks in successive waves … Read More

Angela Merkel is beleaguered but she is far from finished

posted in: Germany, News

As she begins her fourth and final term as Germany’s chancellor, her party remains Germany’s strongest, and she is more popular than the party. Germany’s economy will continue to expand. Unfortunately, Europe and the world need more leadership than a … Read More

Hostage-taker in southern France fatally shot by security forces after killing three

© Pascal Pavani, AFP French security and police gather outside the Super U supermarket in the town of Trèbes, where a man took hostages before he was killed by security forces on March 23. A 26-year-old Moroccan national was fatally … Read More

Germany, France urge Russia to pressure Syria for ‘immediate’ ceasefire

posted in: News, Russia

A man walks next to damaged buildings following air strikes today in the rebel-held town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta The German and French leaders have urged Russia to exert “maximum pressure” on Syria for an “immediate” implementation of a UN ceasefire … Read More

Berlin, Paris falter in push for EU integration

Illustration: Liu Rui/GT French President Emmanuel Macron won the election last May mainly because he vowed to “defend France, defend Europe, and strengthen links between Europe and its people.” Since he took power, he has expounded on how to reshape Europe and … Read More

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