EU Foreign Policy Chief sees ‘no need’ to renegotiate Iran nuclear agreement
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said after talks at the UN that there is no necessity to re-negotiate the Iran nuclear deal which may have prevented a military intervention, APA reports quoting sputniknews.
07:40 21 September
Afghan president says Trump war plan has better chance than Obama's
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s strategy to win the war in Afghanistan will work where his predecessor’s failed because the Afghan army is stronger and Trump wants a regional approach and a harder line with Pakistan, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:27 20 September
France defends Iran nuclear deal, Trump to decide soon
France made a fresh plea on Monday for the United States to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and suggested its provisions expiring after a decade could be strengthened, as U.S. President Donald Trump said he would decide on the matter soon, APA reports quoting Reuters.
23:08 18 September
Trump says he is close to a deal with Democrats on immigration
President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was close to a deal with Democratic congressional leaders on protections for illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children, astounding fellow Republicans again while alarming conservative supporters, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:20 14 September
Azerbaijan newspaper: Obama-era stereotypes still exist in the US
"Azerbaijan" newspaper has published an article headlined "The Obama-era stereotypes still exist in the US", APA reported.
10:10 09 September
Trump Jr. to testify privately to Senate committee on Thursday: aides
President Donald Trump’s oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., on Thursday will testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is looking into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, Senate aides said on Wednesday, APA reports quoting Reuters.
05:12 07 September
US: Fed Vice President Fischer resigns
U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer on Wednesday announced his intention to resign months before his term was due to expire, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
20:38 06 September
Trump ends DACA immigrant program for minors
President Donald Trump has decided to end his predecessor's program to shield from deportation children brought to this country illegally, the nation's top law enforcement official said Tuesday, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.
22:15 05 September
Egypt says suspended U.S. military exercises to resume
Egypt’s armed forces said on Tuesday that joint U.S.-Egyptian military exercises will resume this month for the first time since 2009, after U.S. officials canceled them in 2013 following an Egyptian army crackdown on protests, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:59 05 September
Washington to escalate US Navy patrols in the South China Sea, angering Beijing
00:53 03 September
US defense secretary orders new troop deployment to Afghanistan
US Defense Secretary James Mattis has said that he has signed deployment orders to send more troops to Afghanistan, days after President Donald Trump announced a new strategy to prolong war in the strategically important country located within South Asia and Central Asia, APA reports quoting Press TV.
07:44 01 September
Pentagon acknowledges about 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan
The Pentagon on Wednesday acknowledged that there are about 11,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, thousands more than it has previously stated publicly and giving an accurate picture of the U.S. military footprint in that country for the first time in years, APA reports quoting Reuters.
01:10 31 August
After storm of criticism, Trump finally arrives in Texas amid massive flooding
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have arrived in the US state of Texas to review the situation and the response to Hurricane Harvey, APA reports quoting Sputnik.
21:42 29 August
Trump ends Obama era military surplus restrictions
President Donald Trump on Monday ended his predecessor's restrictions on controversial deliveries of military surplus equipment to local police forces, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
03:43 29 August
Science envoy quits over Trump’s Charlottesville stance
A science envoy to the U.S. State Department resigned Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s response to a violent white supremacist rally in Virginia, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
04:10 24 August
U.S. sanctions hit Russian hopes of a 'Trump bump' for investment
New U.S. sanctions on Moscow have forced Russian business chiefs to accept that Donald Trump's rise to power is not about to produce a "Trump Bump" in foreign investment, APA reports quoting Reuters.
20:30 15 August
U.S. destroyer challenges China's claims in South China Sea
A U.S. Navy destroyer carried out a "freedom of navigation operation" on Thursday, coming within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials told Reuters, APA reports quoting Reuters.
22:02 10 August
Trump boasts of U.S. nuclear power in warning to North Korea
A day after warning North Korea that any threat to the United States will be met by “fire and fury,” President Trump tweeted on Wednesday that the U.S. “nuclear arsenal” is “far stronger and more powerful” under his watch — but hopes “we will never have to use” it.
18:04 09 August
US notifies UN of Paris climate agreement withdrawal
The Trump administration on Friday issued its first written notification to the United Nations it intends to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency.
06:45 05 August
Iran says new U.S. sanctions violate nuclear deal, vows "proportional reaction"
Iran said new sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday break the terms of its nuclear deal with the United States and other world powers, and vowed an "appropriate and proportional" response, APA reports quoting Reuters.
04:47 03 August