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Tess Torelli April 22, 2018

OPCW inspectors arrived in Damascus just hours before the April 15 strikes but were delayed from visiting the site until Saturday, leading Western officials and Syrian activists to accuse Russia and the Syrian government of staging a cover-up. “I won’t find any hope in my heart until the Assad regime is held accountable and eradicated […]

Tess Torelli April 22, 2018

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin may visit China, in a move that could help defuse rising trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies that threaten to derail a global economic recovery. The United States has threatened to impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports in a bid to try and force Beijing to […]

Tess Torelli April 22, 2018

“Today is the beginning of a process … in government, I am sure that the opposition parties would not be able to cooperate. In opposition, I see more chance for that,” said Adam Farkas, 21, a student. “We disagree on many things … but we all want to live in Hungary and the main obstacle […]

Tess Torelli April 21, 2018

North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said the country is making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy. The North also vowed to actively engage with regional neighbors and the […]

Tess Torelli April 21, 2018

Scott Olson/Getty Images isitation is held for former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church on April 20, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Bush, who died at her home in Houston on April 17, was the wife of former president George H. W. Bush and the mother of former president George W. Bush. Her […]

Tess Torelli April 21, 2018

China’s foreign ministry said on Saturday it welcomed a move by North Korea to halt nuclear and missile tests, which it said would help ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and promote denuclearization. “The Chinese side believes that North Korea’s decision will help ameliorate the situation on the peninsula,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said […]

Tess Torelli April 21, 2018

Chinese naval forces have passed through waters south of Taiwan and carried out military exercises in the western Pacific, the latest in a series of military drills that self-ruled Taiwan has criticized as amounting to “intimidation”. J-15 fighters took off from China’s sole operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, on Friday for training in the area […]

Tess Torelli April 21, 2018

Reuters | Hannah McKay UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (2nd R), his Zimbabwean counterpart Sibusiso Moyo (R) and other politicians pose at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London, U.K., on April 20, 2018. Mnangagwa has promised a free and fair election in Zimbabwe in July, and has said that he will invite international […]