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Wife of ex-Nissan boss Ghosn appeals to French government for help

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 7:29am
The wife of former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn has left Japan and flown to Paris to appeal to the French government to do more to help him.

Turkey says 'irresponsible' Netanyahu cannot change West Bank status

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 6:54am
Turkey on Sunday criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as "irresponsible" for saying he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins Tuesday's election.

Explainer: Israeli parties running in the 2019 election

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 6:31am
Israelis vote in a national election on Tuesday. Polls show that veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seeking a fifth term in office, is best positioned in the tight race to win and head the next government. His decade-long dominance of Israeli politics has been the biggest issue of the campaign.

France's Macron to declare April 7 as commemoration day of Rwandan genocide

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 5:24am
French President Emmanuel Macron wants to declare April 7 as a national day of commemoration of the Rwandan genocide, his Elysee office said in a statement on Sunday.

Compromise with Labour is possible to secure Brexit: UK's Leadsom

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 5:14am
Britain's government has been forced to talk to Labour's Jeremy Corbyn to save Brexit, Andrea Leadsom, its leader in the House of Commons, said on Sunday, suggesting ministers were ready to compromise with the opposition leader.

Japanese prosecutors ask judges to question Ghosn's wife: NHK

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 9:01pm
Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question Carlos Ghosn's wife in connection with funds allegedly misappropriated by the former Nissan Motor chairman, Japan's public broadcaster NHK said on Sunday.

Iran to blacklist U.S. military if Washington designates Guards as terrorists: MP

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 7:00pm
Iran may put the U.S. military on its terror list if Washington designates the Iranian elite Revolutionary Guards as terrorists, a senior Iranian lawmaker said on Saturday.

Venezuelans rally to demand power, water and end to Maduro

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 6:54pm
After weeks of power cuts and limited access to water, tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido and protest against President Nicolas Maduro, who they accuse of wrecking the economy.

President Trump says has not read Mueller report

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 5:50pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had not read Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report investigating contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia that his Democratic opponents say should be released in full.

Israel's Netanyahu says plans to annex settlements in West Bank if reelected

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 5:06pm
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that he would annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank if he wins another term in office, a last-minute pre-election promise likely to enrage Palestinians and the Arab world.

UK's May says greater risk of no Brexit the longer it takes to find compromise

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 4:59pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday that the longer it takes to find a comprise with the opposition Labour Party to secure a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal, the less likely it is that Britain will leave the European Union.

UK opposition leader: I'm waiting for May to move Brexit 'red lines'

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 4:15pm
Prime Minister Theresa May has yet to move the "red lines" that have blocked a deal for Britain to leave the EU, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday, after May launched talks with him in a last-ditch bid to save Brexit.

UK PM May has plan to offer Labour Brexit customs arrangement: Sunday Times

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 4:14pm
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government has a plan to enshrine in law a customs arrangement with the European Union in a bid to win over the opposition Labour Party to back a Brexit deal, The Sunday Times newspaper reported.

Trump says he made Golan Heights decision after a quick history lesson

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 4:07pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he made the controversial decision to recognize Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights after getting a quick history lesson during a conversation on a different subject.

Second Brexit vote would be 'ultimate betrayal': leader of lower UK parliament

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 3:55pm
A second public vote on Britain's membership of the European Union would be the "ultimate betrayal", Andrea Leadsom, the leader of the House of Commons or lower house of parliament, wrote in the Sunday Telegraph newspaper.

Low expectations, no quarrels and Libya accord rescue G7 summit

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 3:07pm
The Group of Seven nations ended a foreign ministers' meeting in western France without quarreling on Saturday, as they looked to lay the groundwork for a leaders' summit in August despite the absence of the U.S. Secretary of State.

France's Macron, U.N.'s Guterres want political solution to Libya crisis

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 3:02pm
French President Emmanuel Macron discussed by phone the situation in Libya with U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres, on Saturday, the French Presidency said in a statement.

UK PM May says choice between leaving EU with deal or no Brexit: The Observer

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 3:00pm
Prime Minister Theresa May said there was now a clear choice between Britain exiting the European Union with a deal or not leaving at all as she tries to find a compromise with the opposition Labour Party, The Observer newspaper reported.

U.S. government says it could take two years to identify families separated at border

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 2:04pm
It could take the U.S. government up to two years to identify potentially thousands of additional children separated from their parents by the authorities at the southern border, the government said in a court filing.

Iran's Khamenei urges Iraq to force out U.S. troops 'as soon as possible'

Sat, 04/06/2019 - 1:06pm
Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iraq on Saturday to demand U.S. troops leave "as soon as possible", during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that showed off Tehran's strong influence in Baghdad despite U.S. pressure.