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World Jan 14EU triggers Iran nuclear deal dispute mechanism
The action paves the way for possible sanctions in response to Tehran’s attempts to roll back parts of the nuclear deal.
World Dec 11Myanmar’s Suu Kyi denies Rohingya genocide allegations at UN court
In a measured tone, Suu Kyi calmly refuted allegations that the army had killed civilians, raped women and torched houses in 2017 in what Myanmar’s accusers describe as a deliberate campaign of ethnic cleansing and genocide…
World Dec 10UN high court hears Rohingya genocide allegations
More than 700,000 Rohingya fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape what has been called an ethnic cleansing campaign involving mass rapes, killings and the torching of homes.
World Dec 03Trump takes aim at French president over NATO criticism
Trump and Macron are due to meet on the sidelines of the summit.
World Dec 02NATO under friendly fire as leaders ready for London summit
NATO leaders will gather in London on Tuesday as the world’s biggest military alliance, marking its 70th birthday, battles with one of the most confounding of adversaries: Itself.
World Nov 20WATCH: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds NATO news conference
The summit in London on Dec. 3-4 will last just a few hours, allowing little time for debate. U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to repeat his perennial demand for the 29 allies to step up military spending and this…
World Sep 16No Brexit breakthrough after Johnson and Juncker hold talks
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker held their first face-to-face talks Monday…
World Aug 30Judge won’t immediately block UK Parliament suspension
The Court of Session in Edinburgh refused Friday to take immediate legal action to prevent Johnson from suspending Parliament for several weeks during part of the period ahead of the Brexit deadline of Oct. 31.
World Jul 02German minister nominated to become first woman in top European Union post
German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been tapped to become the new president of the bloc's powerful executive arm, the European Commission.
World Jul 02EU leaders in a deadlock over top posts
The leaders are looking to name a new president of the EU's powerful executive arm, the European Commission, a president of the European Council and a foreign policy chief.