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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...

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Thursday, 27 June 2019 23:40 WIB | Global

Amid renewed concern among America's allies about the U.S. president's commitment to them, Donald Trump is seeking to offer reassuring words after arriving in Japan for the Group of 20 leaders' summit. During his first meeting in Osaka a working dinner with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison Trump was asked by a reporter about a perception that an œAmerica alone approach is adversely affecting some of Washingtons traditional closest allies in the Asia-Pacific region. œWe work with our allies. We take care of our allies, Trump responded while noting he had œinherited...

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Thursday, 27 June 2019 19:24 WIB | Global

Europe urged Iran on Wednesday to continue implementing its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal and not disregard them in retaliation for the reimposition of U.S. economic sanctions. "Today we may be at a critical juncture regarding the future of the JCPOA," European Union Ambassador to the U.N. Joao Vale de Almeida said, using the acronym for the nuclear deal. "Yet, it should be recalled that the JCPOA is a nuclear agreement that has been working and delivering on its goals. There is also no credible, peaceful alternative," he told a meeting of the U.N. Security Council reviewing...

US Military: 2 Service Members Killed in Afghanistan
Thursday, 27 June 2019 13:33 WIB |

The NATO-led security alliance in Afghanistan says two U.S. soldiers were killed in an ambush in the eastern part of the country, bringing to nine the number of fatalities the U.S. military has suffered since the beginning of the year. In a statement Wednesday, the Resolute Support mission said  the identities of the soldiers would not be released until their families had been notified. It did not share further details about how and where the casualties occurred.  The Taliban claimed in a brief statement its fighters ambushed and killed two American soldiers in the eastern Afghan...

Mueller to Testify in Open Congressional Hearing
Thursday, 27 June 2019 01:19 WIB | Global

Former Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to provide open testimony before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee next month. The chairmen of the two panels, Rep. Jerrold Nadler and Rep. Adam Schiff, announced in a letter late Tuesday that Mueller would appear July 17, and that they and all Americans looked forward to hearing from him. Mueller led a nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and allegations that President Donald Trump obstructed justice by trying to shut down the probe. He issued a report, a...

US Convenes Economic Peace Conference in Bahrain
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 17:37 WIB | Global

White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Tuesday an economic plan to promote prosperity for the Palestinians must be approved by them as a necessary precondition for peace. Speaking at Tuesday's opening of an economic workshop in Bahrain to jumpstart the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, Kushner also said Palestinians cannot achieve prosperity without a fair political solution. "Agreeing on an economic pathway forward is a necessary precondition to resolving the previously unsolvable political issues," Kushner said. "To be clear, economic growth and prosperity for the...

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