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Venezuela oil minister says economy, oil industry under U.S. siege

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 10:54am
Venezuelan Oil Minister Manuel Quevedo said on Sunday his country's economy and oil industry was under economic and financial siege by the U.S. government.

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 10:49am
Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party's 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for escalating tensions with Iran that could lead to war.

European mainstream politicians see hope in downfall of Austrian far right leader

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 10:30am
Politicians from Europe's mainstream parties called on voters to stand against the far right, after a video sting brought down the leader of Austria's Freedom Party, hurting the momentum of nationalists days before a European parliamentary election.

Saudi energy minister says attacks put security of oil supply at risk

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 9:49am
Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Sunday that recent attacks on Saudi energy assets had put security of oil supply at risk but not affected his country's output.

Blast injures South African tourists near Egypt's Giza pyramids: security sources

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 9:43am
An explosion targeting a tourist bus injured at least 12 people on Sunday, mostly South African tourists, near a new museum being built close to the Giza pyramids in Egypt, two security sources said.

Swiss voters approve tighter gun control, avoid EU clash

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 9:30am
Swiss voters agreed by a nearly two-to-one margin on Sunday to adopt tighter gun controls in line with changes to European Union rules, heading off a clash with Brussels.

Swiss voters approve tax and pension overhaul

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 9:30am
Voters in Switzerland approved on Sunday a shake-up of the corporate tax system, heading off what its finance minister had called an existential threat to the country's role as a business hub.

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 9:15am
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win.

UK PM May to make 'new, bold offer' in Brexit bill, Labour skeptical

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 7:54am
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new, bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she leaves office.

UK's opposition will not back 'fundamentally' unchanged Brexit bill

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 5:21am
The leader of Britain's opposition said he would not support Prime Minister Theresa May's new attempt to push through her Brexit bill if it was fundamentally the same as the bill that had been defeated three times before.

Austrian chancellor, president to discuss election after far-right video scandal

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 4:24am
Austria's chancellor and president will discuss a date on Sunday for an early parliamentary election and the makeup of a caretaker government, after a video sting brought down the leader of the far-right junior partners in the ruling coalition.

Modi’s jobs deficit: J&J’s largest India plant idle three years after completion

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 3:20am
It was supposed to be Johnson & Johnson's biggest manufacturing plant in India. It was to eventually employ at least 1,500 people and help bring development to a rural area near Hyderabad in southern India.

Argentine political fixer emerges from shadows to mount surprise presidential bid

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 10:08pm
After decades pulling political strings behind the scenes as a cabinet chief and strategist for Argentine presidents, Alberto Fernandez now aims to win the top job himself.

Australia's conservative government revels in 'miracle' re-election

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 9:19pm
Australia's conservative government celebrated on Sunday its surprise election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls, with U.S. and Israeli leaders welcoming Prime Minister Scott Morrison's return to office.

Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 8:27pm
Saudi Arabia wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination" following last week's attacks on Saudi oil assets, a senior official said on Sunday, adding that the ball was now in Iran's court.

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 8:10pm
U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior.

UAE calls for Arab unity at 'critical' time after tanker attacks

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 8:03pm
The United Arab Emirates said on Sunday that "critical circumstances" in the region require a united Gulf Arab and Arab stand, amid heightened tensions with Iran following last week's attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the UAE.

Saudi Arabia says does not want war but ready to respond with 'all strength'

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 8:03pm
Saudi Arabia will do its best to avoid war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength and determination," following last week's attacks on Saudi oil tankers and installations, a senior official said on Sunday.

At campaign rally, Biden decries Democratic 'anger' and pledges unity

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 5:38pm
Seeking to build on early momentum in his 2020 presidential bid, former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday condemned "anger" within his own Democratic Party and pledged to work to unify the country in the wake of Donald Trump's presidency.

UK PM May says Brexit legislation to have 'improved package of measures'

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 5:16pm
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a "new bold offer" to lawmakers with "an improved package of measures" in a final attempt to get the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement Bill through parliament before she leaves office.