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Wednesday, 20 February 2019

World

Maduro expels EU officials

CARACAS — Venezuela on Sunday expelled five visiting European lawmakers, an act which opposition leader Juan Guaido branded “irrational” as his showdown with President...

‘FB needs regulation’

NEW YORK — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the UK and...

Hostages freed

Fourteen Tunisian oil workers kidnapped in Libya were freed Sunday night after three days in captivity and are in good health, the Tunisian consul...

Nobel Prize for Trump?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his chief spokesman declined Monday to say if Abe had nominated President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace...

Iran flexes muscle

TEHRAN — Iran on Sunday launched a new locally-made submarine capable of firing cruise missiles, state TV said, in the country’s latest show of...

China maintains sustainable growth

NEW YORK — China will maintain reasonably rapid growth while making a significant contribution to global growth, a US economist has said. “China’s absolute growth,...

Asian tour

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (left) listens to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan during a meeting in Islamabad, Pakistan, Bin Salman began...

Trump’s pick backs out

WASHINGTON — Heather Nauert, picked by President Donald Trump to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations but never officially nominated, has...

Merkel defends Iran deal

MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew lengthy applause Saturday for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and support for...