Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Scott Morrison has become Australia's new prime minister after Malcolm Turnbull was forced out by party rivals in a bruising leadership contest. Mr Turnbull had been under pressure from poor polling and what he described as an "insurgency" by conservative...
At a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland, Mr Trump contradicted US intelligence agencies, saying Russia had no reason to meddle. The top Republican in Congress, House Speaker Paul Ryan, said Mr Trump must see that "Russia is...
A Chinese intelligence official who allegedly conspired to steal trade secrets from an Ohio aviation company has been extradited to the U.S., according to the Justice Department. Xu Yanjun targeted U.S. and European aerospace companies on behalf of China’s Ministry...
Romania’s prime minister Viorica Dancila was welcomed with standing ovations by her ministers before the government meeting on Thursday. She was congratulated for her speech before the European Parliament on Wednesday, in which she criticized the Cooperation and Verification mechanism (CVM) on...

Trump-Putin summit

US President Donald Trump will meet Russia's Vladimir Putin later on Monday, ending a tumultuous European tour in which he criticised his allies. Mr Trump said he had "low expectations" ahead of the talks in the Finnish capital, Helsinki, but...
No stranger to gaffes, Romania’s prime minister is perhaps best known for one particularly glaring slip of the tongue not long into her tenure. Addressing colleagues at a government meeting in May -- as well as a live online audience...
Donald Trump has warned Theresa May that a soft Brexit will “kill” the chance of a trade deal with the US, in comments that hugely undermine her attempts to win support for her Chequers deal. On the first day of...
After a closed-door briefing with senators Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo once again defended the Trump administration's response to the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying there is "no direct reporting" connecting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...
Britain will refuse to pay its £39 billion divorce bill to Brussels if the European Union fails to agree a trade deal, the new Brexit Secretary pledges today. Dominic  Raab told The Sunday Telegraph that he would make the vast payment formally...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies in Berlin both lost support in a regional election in the western state of Hesse on Sunday, dealing a blow to the fragile national government. Merkel’s conservative Christian...

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