Tag Archives: International relations

21Jan/17

Mexicans build makeshift wall around US embassy in Trump protest

Demonstrators in Mexico City use boxes to build a makeshift wall outside the US embassy to protest new US President Donald Trump. Continue reading

12Jan/17

Former MI-6 spy revealed as author of Trump dossier

Former British Intelligence agent Christopher Steele is believed to have written a dossier on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

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12Jan/17

Moscow’s Ritz Carlton Hotel named in Trump dossier – reports

Moscow’s Ritz Carlton Hotel is named in a dossier containing allegations of compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump reportedly collected by Russian operatives. Trump dismissed claims reported by media outlets as “unsubstantiated”.
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12Jan/17

Angry Trump blames U.S. intelligence for ‘phony’ Russia dossier

President-elect Donald Trump says U.S. intelligence agencies might have leaked a dossier of what he called “fake news” about how Russia had tried to sway his actions, and slams two news organizations for reporting unsubstantiated claims about his ties to Moscow.

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08Dec/16

25 years after Maastricht, European Union in existential crisis

Twenty-five years after European leaders concluded the Maastricht agreement on the funding of the ‘European Union,’ new challenges threaten the 28-member bloc.

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25Nov/16

Green Party calls for U.S. presidential election recount

Green Party candidate Jill Stein says she has raised over $3 million to force recounts of election results in three states where Donald Trump scored narrow wins. Diane Hodges reports. Continue reading

23Nov/16

White House: We will not undermine ability to implement Iran nuclear deal

White House says it will not sign any legislation that would undermine the ability to implement the Iran nuclear deal.

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22Nov/16

Trump’s announcement to sink Asia trade pact will hurt U.S.’s reputation, analysts say

Analysts say Trump’s announcement the U.S. will withdraw from the TPP (Trans Pacific Partnership) will hurt America’s ability to negotiate trade deals in the future, might impact US companies across different sectors.

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16Nov/16

New era for Global trade gets underway at APEC

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Lima from November 19-20 will take place just two weeks after the election of Donald Trump affirming his protectionist trade policies, and killing off any chance for a U.S. pivot to Asia through TPP. One expert says the result will be a heightened profile for Asia in Latin America.

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