Sunday, January 21, 2018

Trump Signs Executive Order on TPP

By Elena Holodny, BUSINESS INSIDER President Donald Trump has signed an executive order regarding his intent to pull the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. It's a "great thing for the...

Senate Committee Approves Tillerson for Secretary of State

By Nicole Gaouette, CNN POLITICS NEWS Former ExxonMobil chief executive Rex Tillerson won the backing of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Monday to be secretary of state when it voted 11-10...

Japanese hotel takes flak after calling the Nanjing massacre as “lie of Chinese government”

The APA group, which operates more than 400 hotels in Japan and entered the US market in 2015,  has experienced a boycott from Chinese guests. In January 14th, 2017, Two...

These Stunning Photos Show the Reality of Life for Homeless People Around the World

PICTURED BY HANNAH FERRETT, The Sun Shine Gonzalvez took the images in the UK, New York and Spain as she wanted to spotlight people who are often ignored. A PHOTOGRAPHER has spent years...

Syria Talks Set to Begin in Astana as Ceasefire Holds

By Zena Tahhan & Dylan Collins, AlJazeera News The Astana meeting marks a distinct change from what has previously been a diplomatic process led by UN, say analysts. Astana, Kazakhstan -  Key...

America’s Secret War in Laos

By Joshua Kurlantzick, The Economist A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA. THE bombing of Laos in the 1960s and early...

The Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh ‘to quit and leave’

By BBC News, The Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh is to step down and leave the country, officials involved in negotiations say. West African mediators spent several hours with Mr Jammeh on...

Turkish Assembly Passes Polemic Bill to Boost Erdogan Powers

By Assosiated Press Staff, AP News ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has approved a contentious constitutional reform package, paving the way for a referendum on a presidential system that...

Mexico Extradites Top Drug Lord ‘El Chapo’ to U.S.

By REUTERS staff Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been extradited from a prison in northern Mexico to the United States, the Mexican government said on Thursday,...

Divided French Left Struggles to Block Marine Le Pen

By EMILY TAMKIN, FOREIGN POLICY  The French presidential election in May has become surprisingly important, coming as it does on the heels of Brexit, Donald Trump’s victory in November, and a...