Renewed talks between Washington and Pyongyang Saturday quickly fell apart, as North Korean diplomats said the US brought nothing new to the table. With past talks collapsing due to US intransigence to compromise, future talks are unlikely to be any more effective, no matter how great a negotiator US President Donald Trump believes himself to be.
The Turkish armed forces reportedly launched an attack on Kurdish forces in eastern Syria on Monday, just hours after US troops withdrew from border areas. However, a former diplomat to Syria said that while Damascus can’t come to the rescue, Turkish control will be limited in the east, and the US exiting the war simplifies the issue.
French President Emmanuel Macron has stated that by the end of this week Brussels will decide whether to accept British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s revamped Brexit deal.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced earlier in October that Ankara may launch a military operation in Syria to clear the border area of Kurdish fighters. Meanwhile, the White House noted that US forces would not support the Turkish military operation and would withdraw from the area.
Germany’s Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has called for closer cooperation between the EU and Turkey to help control the influx of refugees. Seehofer told Bild am Sonntag newspaper that if nothing is done, there will be “a refugee wave like in 2015 - maybe even greater than four years ago.”
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has warned of a refugee crisis "greater than four years before" unless the EU takes steps to prevent it, for instance by doing more to support Turkey.
In a recent development in the Afghanistan conflict, a Taliban delegation reportedly met with the US special representative for Afghanistan in Pakistan's capital of Islamabad on Thursday, spawning discussion over whether the suspended peace talks will enjoy a fresh start.
While attacking President Trump, the Dems and their donors remain silent about their own collusion with Ukrainian officials and tycoons. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel and US academic Sean D. Foreman have explained why the Dems, Hillary Clinton, and George Soros are the wrong people to push Ukrainegate against Trump.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in his recent speech in Ankara that the United States has not responded to Turkey’s expectations regarding the process of creating a safe zone, even though two months have already passed since reaching an agreement regarding the issue with the American side.
New Delhi (Sputnik): India can address its concerns over China's growing hypersonic missile arsenal by seeking cooperation with Russia in developing similar missiles through the bilateral BrahMos cruise missile programme, a security analyst has said.
North Korea and the US are set to begin working-level denuclearisation talks on Friday, 4 October, in Stockholm, Sweden. This comes after Pyongyang confirmed this week that it had successfully tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile, or SLBM. But experts point out that the timing of the launch is no coincidence.
Democrats have lashed out at US President Donald Trump, accusing him of breaking his oath of office by calling on China to investigate the former vice president and now Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Mass protests erupted in Ecuador Thursday as thousands rallied across the country against the government's economic reforms, namely the decision to curb decades-old fuel subsidies.
European Council President Donald Tusk has stated that Brussels is open, but not convinced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s revamped Brexit deal, which would entail Northern Ireland leaving the customs union, but remaining in the EU’s single market for goods. The aim is thereby to avoid undercutting the 1998 Good Friday Peace Agreement.
Problems stemming from Sweden's openness towards asylum-seekers are, at long last, getting the attention of the country's mainstream media. Sweden-based academics Bilyana Martinovski and Anders Hellström explain why the press is finally paying attention.
Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno announced the adoption of a package of measures under an agreement with the IMF aimed at stimulating the economy.
House Democrats are racing against the clock to carry out an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel and a US lawyer known by the alias Techno Fog explain what's behind the Dems' actions around Ukrainegate and why the party may end up losing its frontrunner as collateral damage.
The British government has put its revamped Brexit deal to parliament, after already having presented it to the EU’s powers that be. Dr Connal Parr, Lecturer in History at Northumbria University, expressed his views on the issue.
Speaking at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has outlined plans to boost the UK’s economy after Brexit, whilst challenging Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s leftist policies. Journalist David Lindsay gave his views on the matter.
At least 18 Iraqis have died in recent days during anti-government protests as people demand improved living standards, employment opportunities and public services, the poor status of which have persisted, despite the defeat of Daesh in the country almost two years ago.