No Big War in Donbass Coming, Both Russia and Ukraine Got What They Wanted, Russian Journalist Says
The recently escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine and Russia and the West over the lingering war in the Donbass region in Eastern Ukraine have subsided, and so has the threat of big interstate war as both Moscow and Kyiv…
Putin ‘Outlines’ to Biden Vague ‘Approaches’ to Political Settlement of Donbass War in Ukraine
In his call with US President Joe Biden on Tuesday, Russian President Vladimir Putin has “outlined approaches to a political settlement” of the ongoing Donbass War in Eastern Ukraine, the Kremlin press serviced announced in a release.
Biden Offers Putin US-Russian Summit Meeting ‘in Third Country’ in Phone Call over Ukraine War Escalation
US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation on Tuesday, seemingly focused on the escalation in the ongoing war in Ukraine, with the American leader proposing a bilateral summit meeting “in a third country,” the…
‘God Help Us if She Becomes President,’ Ex-US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley Says on Kamala Harris and Migrant Border Crisis
Former US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has lambasted America’s Vice President Kamala Harris on her actions, or, rather, inaction with respect to the migrant crisis unfolding at the US-Mexican border.
No ‘Gestures’ to Lure Iran to Nuclear Deal Reboot Talks, New US Administration Says
The new US administration of President Joe Biden reiterated on Thursday that it had no intention of making unilateral “gestures or incentives” in order to attract Iran to negotiations on rebooting the 2015 Iranian nuclear program deal.
Assassination of Iranian Nuclear Program Chief Scientist ‘a Terrorist Attack’, Iran’s Defense Ministry Says
The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear program scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been a “terrorist attack”, the Iranian Ministry of Defense has stated, confirming the breaking news story on Friday afternoon.
‘Mastermind’ Scientist of Iran’s Nuclear Program Assassinated outside Tehran
The leading scientist for Iran’s controversial nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, has been assassinated in an assault outside of the Iranian capital Tehran.
US to Cut Drastically Troops in Afghanistan, Iraq before Trump Goes, Pentagon Confirms
The US Department of Defense has confirmed what has been circulated as unconfirmed media reports in the past few dates: outgoing President Donald Trump is going to reduce dramatically the remaining American forces in Afghanistan and Iraq before he leaves…
Iran Vows ‘Crushing Response’ to Any US Attack over Reports on Trump’s Bombing Musings
Any potential American assault against Iran would be met with a “crushing response”, an Iranian government spokesperson has said in reaction to reports in US media that outgoing President Donald Trump just recently considered striking the Iranian nuclear program.
Trump Mulled Bombing Iran over Nuclear Program in ‘Lame Duck’ Election Aftermath, Report Says
US President Donald Trump, who appears to have lost his reelection bid, considered attacking Iran because of the Iranian nuclear program, mulling the option last week despite the seeming status of a “lame duck” president with several weeks left to…
Ally McConnell Lambasts Trump for Plans to Pull Out US Troops from Iraq, Afghanistan
US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, who has been a close ally of outgoing President Donald Trump, has criticized him for potential plans to cut dramatically the number of American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Iran Eager to Seize ‘Any Opportunity’ to Lift US Sanctions in Wake of Trump’s Election Defeat by Biden
Iran’s government is going to try to use “any opportunity” to get the US sanctions over its nuclear program lifted, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated in the wake of the 2020 US presidential election
Germany to Stand ‘Side by Side’ with America Led by Biden, Merkel Vows
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, whose strained relations with outgoing US President Donald Trump have been no secret, has sent a strong message of support to projected US President-elect Joe Biden, vowing a resurgence of the key Trans-Atlantic alliance between the…
Trump Welcomes North Korean Leader Kim’s ‘Wise Decision’ Not to Target Guam
US President Donald Trump has declared that North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has made the right decision by not going ahead with a military plan to “envelop” the US Pacific territory of Guam with ballistic missile fire.
Britain, Germany Resent Trump’s ‘Blame on Both Sides’ Stance on Charlottesville Violence
Some of America’s closest allies have condemned US President Donald Trump for his comments there was “blame on both sides” for the violence during Saturday’s far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Vietnam Gets US Defense Assurance amid Tension with China in South China Sea
The US Department of Defense has promised Vietnam deeper defense cooperation amid ongoing tensions between the latter and China over territorial claims in the South China Sea.
Putin Deems New US Sanctions against Russia ‘Special Cynicism’ as Moscow Hit over Ukraine, Election Meddling
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that if the bill on new US sanctions against Russia is adopted, that would constitute “special cynicism”.
US Mulls Violating Iranian Nuclear Deal Although Iran Keeps It, Tillerson Says
The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering whether to break the 2015 deal on the Iranian nuclear program, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said, while admitting that Iran is upholding the deal’s terms.