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5/27/2019 9:05:51 AM

Trump becomes first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor

US President Donald Trump on Monday (May 27) became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito - an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm the US president when it comes to thorny trade talks.

  • British PM to resign on June 7, conservative leadership contest begins

    British PM to resign on June 7, conservative leadership contest begins

    Public: 5/24/2019 9:49:31 PM

    British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday (May 24) she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal.

  • At least 15 students die in India college fire

    At least 15 students die in India college fire

    Public: 5/24/2019 9:41:34 PM

    At least 15 students died Friday (May 24) in a fire in a building in India housing a college, officials said, with images showing people jumping to escape the blaze.

  • US unveils 17 criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Assange

    US unveils 17 criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Assange

    Public: 5/24/2019 9:12:08 AM

    The US Justice Department unveiled 17 new criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday (May 23).

  • US-China trade deal could include Huawei, Trump says

    US-China trade deal could include Huawei, Trump says

    Public: 5/24/2019 8:43:23 AM

    President Donald Trump on Thursday (May 23) for the first time linked a dispute over Huawei, which he views as a threat to American security, with a deal to resolve the US-China trade war.

  • Brexit-bound UK, Netherlands kick off EU elections

    Brexit-bound UK, Netherlands kick off EU elections

    Public: 5/23/2019 8:18:21 PM

    Voters in Brexit-bound Britain cast ballots Thursday (May 23) at the start of 28-nation EU elections in which eurosceptic, anti-immigration forces have vowed to create a political earthquake that will shake the Brussels establishment.

  • NATO uses all means to respond to cyber attacks ahead of EU election

    NATO uses all means to respond to cyber attacks ahead of EU election

    Public: 5/23/2019 7:58:37 PM

    The head of NATO told Russia and other potential foes on Thursday (May 23) that the Western military alliance was ready to use all means at its disposal to respond to cyber attacks.

  • China slams US pressure on Huawei pure 'economic bullying'

    China slams US pressure on Huawei pure 'economic bullying'

    Public: 5/23/2019 2:34:29 PM

    China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has slammed US moves against telecom giant Huawei as "economic bullying", and warned that Beijing was ready to "fight to the very end" in its trade war with Washington.

  • India's PM Modi wins general election victory, party says

    India's PM Modi wins general election victory, party says

    Public: 5/23/2019 2:27:34 PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign minister said on Thursday (May 23), as officials counted hundreds of millions of votes after the massive, multi-stage poll.

  • 6 died as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

    6 died as Indonesia plunges into post-election unrest

    Public: 5/22/2019 3:55:02 PM

    Demonstrations over the outcome of last month's presidential election gripped the heart of Indonesia's capital on Wednesday (May 22) after an overnight face-off between police and protesters in which, according to Jakarta's governor, six people were

  • Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records

    Trump loses lawsuit challenging subpoena for financial records

    Public: 5/21/2019 7:49:23 AM

    A US judge on Monday (May 20) ruled in favour of a US House of Representatives committee seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm, dealing an early setback to the Trump administration in its legal battle with Congre

  • US delays Huawei ban for 90 days

    US delays Huawei ban for 90 days

    Public: 5/21/2019 7:40:06 AM

    The US government on Monday (May 20) eased some restrictions imposed last week on China's Huawei, a sign of how the prohibitions on the telecommunications company may have far-reaching and unintended consequences.

  • Official count gives President Jokowi victory in Indonesian election

    Official count gives President Jokowi victory in Indonesian election

    Public: 5/21/2019 7:33:15 AM

    President Joko Widodo won last month's Indonesian election with 55.5 per cent of votes against 44.5 per cent for his challenger, retired General Prabowo Subianto, the election commission's official count said early on Tuesday (May 21).

  • Google and Android system cut ties with Huawei: Source

    Google and Android system cut ties with Huawei: Source

    Public: 5/20/2019 2:54:48 PM

    Alphabet Inc's Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing.

  • If Tehran attacks, it will be 'official end of Iran': Trump

    If Tehran attacks, it will be 'official end of Iran': Trump

    Public: 5/20/2019 8:51:03 AM

    President Donald Trump issued an ominous warning to Iran on Sunday (May 19), suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed.

  • Iran says it can 'easily' hit US ships, works to counter sanctions

    Iran says it can 'easily' hit US ships, works to counter sanctions

    Public: 5/18/2019 10:29:27 AM

    Iran said on Friday (May 17) it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top diplomat worked to counter U.S. sanctions and salvage a nuclear deal denounced by Presiden

  • China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with US in limbo

    China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with US in limbo

    Public: 5/18/2019 10:24:59 AM

    China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course.

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