Tuesday, 16 July 2019
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Tuesday, 16 July 2019 17:06 WIB

European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The ministers said in a statement that in light of Turkey's "continued and new illegal drilling activities,'' they were suspending talks on an air transport agreement and would call on the European Investment Bank to œreview'' it's lending to the country. They also backed a proposal by the EU's executive branch to reduce financial assistance to Turkey for next...

Iran Says It Surpasses Uranium Stockpile Limit in 2015 Nuclear Accord
Tuesday, 2 July 2019 02:07 WIB | Global

Iran announced Monday that it has exceeded the limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium it agreed to in the 2015 international accord restraining its nuclear weapons development. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the semi-official news agency ISNA, "Iran has crossed the 300-kilogram limit," which curtailed its stockpile of uranium enriched up to 3.67%. The announcement is believed to be the first time that Iran has broken one of the provisions of the pact it agreed to with six world powers, including the United States, and the European Union in exchange for lifting of...

US, China Leaders Agree to Resume Trade Talks
Monday, 1 July 2019 15:45 WIB | Global

U.S. President Donald Trump says he will hold off on imposing additional tariffs on China after a meeting with President Xi Jinping that resulted in the stalled trade negotiations getting œright back on track.   Speaking Saturday at a wide-ranging news conference at the conclusion of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Trump said he will also allow American companies to sell to Huawei, the Chinese telecommunications giant whose software U.S. intelligence has warned could threaten  U.S. national security. As far as resolving the overall issue of Huawei, which the U.S....

Trump Meets Kim at DMZ, Crosses Into North Korea
Monday, 1 July 2019 11:06 WIB | Global

Donald Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to enter North Korea Sunday, stepping across the border during a meeting at the demilitarized zone with Kim Jong Un. After shaking hands with Kim at the Panmunjom border village, Trump walked across the military demarcation line separating the two Koreas. Kim and Trump then crossed the border back into South Korea. Trump had said Saturday the meeting would only last two minutes. But what was expected to be a brief meeting turned into an impromptu summit lasting about 50 minutes. When Trump emerged from the meeting, he announced he and...

US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear 1998 Embassy Bombings Case
Friday, 28 June 2019 23:43 WIB | Global

The Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case about billions of dollars awarded by a court to victims of the 1998 bombing of the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. More than 200 people died in the attacks and more than 1,000 were injured. The justices are starting their summer break, but said they would hear the case after they resume hearing arguments in the fall. The case the justices agreed to hear involves a group of individuals who were victims of the attacks and their family members. They sued Sudan, arguing that it caused the bombings by providing...

Pakistan, Afghanistan Vow to Improve Strained Ties
Friday, 28 June 2019 18:17 WIB | Global

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has begun a two-day official visit to Pakistan to pursue what aides say would be the normalization of the relationship between the two uneasy neighboring countries. The Afghan leader held delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Imran Khan shortly after arriving in Islamabad as the head of a large delegation comprising cabinet ministers, advisors and Afghan business community leaders. Khans office said in a post-meeting statement the two leaders "agreed to open a new chapter of friendship and cooperation ...based on mutual trust and harmony for the...

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Amerika Terbitkan Daftar Politisi dan Oligarki Rusia Tapi Tidak Ada Sanksi Baru
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 01:01 WIB

Departemen Keuangan Amerika telah mengeluarkan daftar politisi dan tokoh bisnis Rusia yang dekat dengan pemerintahan Presiden Vladimir Putin, berikut hubungan mereka dengan para pemimpin puncak...

Kerusuhan Merebak di India Jelang Penayangan Film Kontroversial
Thursday, 25 January 2018 11:25 WIB

Kerusuhan merebak di berbagai Kota India, sehari menjelang penayangan perdana film kontroversial yang menceritakan legenda seorang Ratu Hindu. Para pengunjuk rasa yang marah membakar mobil dan...

Deputi Direktur FBI Mundur dari Jabatan
Tuesday, 30 January 2018 11:27 WIB

Andrew McCabe, pejabat FBI No. 2 yang secara umum dikritik Presiden Donald Trump atas dugaan bias politik, mundur dari biro tersebut hari Senin waktu AS, beberapa minggu sebelum masa pensiunnya,...