In developed and developing nations alike, it’s become the norm that when you don’t like the results of a referendum or election you simply cry, ‘Foul!’ The Indonesian presidential election is only the latest example.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner is the latest political leader to attempt to bring an end to one of the world’s longest running conflicts. His peace plan is almost two years in the making and remains under wraps. But Kushner appears set to unveil his plan in June.
Last week, Trump said he was willing to hold a third summit with Kim, and in the meantime, would keep his harsh sanction on Pyongyang in place — even threatening to increase them.
Brad Parscale, Trump’s campaign manager, made a statement that Trump ‘is in a vastly stronger position at this point than any previous incumbent president running for re-election, and only continues to build momentum.’
The trade war has been marred by retaliatory tariffs that have cost billions of dollars, restricted supply chains and volatile financial markets, to two of the largest economic power houses. ‘I think we’re hopeful that we’re getting close to the final round of concluding issues,’ Mnuchin said on Saturday.
The panel has given the Internal Revenue Services until 23 April to hand the documents back over to the White House. These documents include over six years of Trump’s personal and business filings, under the order of a 1920s law.
The sudden news of Assange’s arrest shocked many as it was received on Thursday night in Australia. But even more shocking was the reasoning why, which his lawyer has deemed nothing more than ‘outrageous allegations’.
According to Britain’s Supermarket Co-op, apparently gingerbread men — who to the best of our knowledge have always appeared rather gender neutral — can leave some of their customers feeling excluded.
In the Oval Office yesterday, Trump and Moon discussed the possibility of an inter-Korean summit with the North Korean leader — in order to revamp the discussions of denuclearisation, RAW reports.
If the Australian government truly believes in the freedom of speech and truth, this is a fight they should be standing up for. Not, rather, looping Mr Assange in with every other terrorist or lawbreaker that commits crimes off Australian soil.
Apparently believing they’re involved in a game of playground name-calling, the Iranian government has designated the United States Middle East-based Central Command a terrorist organisation.
As we’ve seen in the Middle East, endless negotiations and light-footed diplomacy have proven abject failures for more than half a century. So the world can only hope that hawkish Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s record fifth term election win will lead down the path of peace, as US President Donald Trump hopes.
Upon recent findings that EU subsidies to Airbus ‘has adversely impacted the United States’, US President Donald is pulling one of his classic moves, threatening tariffs on US$11 billion (AU$15 billion) worth of European products.
European Union leaders have agreed to give British Prime Minister Theresa May a second delay on Brexit…provided she accepts certain conditions. With all conditional matters expected to be finalised today, one major condition is that Britain holds European parliament elections, so as to limit Britain’s ability to undermine the bloc.
The British parliament has passed legislation that gives lawmakers the control to scrutinise, as well as change May’s request that the EU approve the delay of Brexit until 30 June.
According to White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, Trump’s tax returns will never be given to Democratic Lawmakers.
The witch hunt intended to lay the groundwork to impeach US President Donald Trump was an embarrassing flop for the alt-left. One which cost US taxpayers roughly US$35 million (AU$49 million) and led to deep and dangerous partisan divisions within the world’s last superpower.
NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg says all allies must commit to increased defence spending, to avoid uneven burden-sharing within the NATO.
According to White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, these latest talks saw a first from China, who finally acknowledged problems of intellectual property theft, forced technology transfer and hacking.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, is trying to muffle a controversy that flared up last week, when Nevada politician Lucy Flores claimed Biden made her feel ‘uneasy, gross, and confused’ when he kissed the back of her head at a 2014 campaign event.
It’s looking like it is never going to happen. No matter how many attempts she makes, British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal just won’t be accepted by parliament.
As reported by RAW, officials say that the Trump administration are curbing the influx of asylum seekers into the US by sending more of them back to Mexico while waiting for their asylum claims to be heard by US courts.
When US President Donald Trump first spoke out against fellow NATO members, the left-wing press tried to paint Trump as clueless and reckless in matters of foreign affairs.
Under the new laws, a sexual act between two men, or even between an unmarried heterosexual couple is punishable by being stoned to death, or by being whipped 100-times. The penalties for homosexual activity are slightly less severe — subject to being whipped 40-times or being jailed for 10 years.
If not for the machinations of powerful vested interests, the UK would have amicably parted ways with the EU by 29 March. This was, after all, what the majority of voters decided in the 23 June 2016 referendum.
Trump stated that if a citizenship question was not added to the 2020 census, the questionnaire would be ‘meaningless’.
Friday, 29 March saw MPs reject May’s deal for a third time. Downing Street has clarified that she will be bringing the deal back to the Commons for a fourth vote — perhaps on Tuesday or Wednesday.
While no one has been able to completely denuclearise the state, US President Donald Trump and his administration have gotten the closest. And Trump is keeping up the pressure.
The numbers are staggering, suggesting as many as 1.2 million people could be detained for illegally crossing into the US from Mexico this year. That’s the equivalent to the population of Adelaide — remaining in the US for years before being processed.
Let’s say you’re the leader of a small island nation of 23.5 million people. And only 150 kilometres of open water separate your nation from a much larger country. One with 1.4 billion people. Let’s also say this larger nation doesn’t recognise your independence. And it frequently flaunts its military might as it threatens to force you into its unwanted embrace.