Monday, February 20, 2017 Headlines & Global News


Nato must increase defence spending

Mike Pence: Nato Must Boost Defence Spending

Feb 20, 2017 02:38 PM EST

Donald Trump and Mike Pence want Nato countries to increase their military spending. The goal should be at least 2 per cent of their economy on defence.

More than 100 militants have been killed by Pakistan

Pakistan kills more than 100 militants after shrine attack

Feb 19, 2017 10:15 AM EST

A suicide bomber blew himself killing many people at a shrine in Pakistan, thus, the government has killed many terrorists and it has also fired rockets against Afghanistan.

NATO military operations in Bulgaria

US troops take part of NATO operations in Bulgaria

Feb 19, 2017 10:15 AM EST

This move comes at a tenuous time in the relationship between Russia and US, Trump voiced unusually strong support for NATO. Vladimir Putin declared that NATO is provoking them constantly.

Two-state solution for Israel and Palestine is backed off by Trump

Trump Backs Off From 2-State Solution for Israel, Palestine

Feb 16, 2017 12:42 PM EST

Trump declared, "I'm looking at two-state and one-state, and I like the one that both parties like." UN Secretary-General stated that the Palestinians and Israelis must not abandon a two-state solution.

Nato wants confrontation with Russia according to Putin

Putin: Nato Wants Confrontation With Russia

Feb 16, 2017 12:39 PM EST

The Russian leader states that NATO meddles in the domestic affairs of Russia, he added that 386 agents from foreign intelligence services were busted last year.

Trump hits back at US media

Trump Hits US Media on Russia Contacts Reports

Feb 16, 2017 08:24 AM EST

The latest allegations reignited tensions between the US president and his own intelligence services, Trump accused them of giving information illegally to the media.

Michael Flynn resigns over Russia issues

Michael Flynn Resigns as Trump's National Security Adviser

Feb 15, 2017 11:41 AM EST

US officials declared that Flynn talked about the sanctions against Russia and hinted that Trump might be willing to lift them. That kind of conversation could be a violation of a federal law, the Logan Act

An appeals court refused to reinstate U.S. President Donald Trump's ban

Defeat for Trump: Court refuses to reinstate travel ban

Feb 13, 2017 11:12 AM EST

Court rejected to reinstate Trump travel ban, the lawyers for the challenging states convinced the judges that re-imposing the order would create more chaos.

Disney warns trade war with China would be negative

Disney CEO warns China trade war would be damaging

Feb 08, 2017 04:03 PM EST

The relationship between China and Disney is very important from a movie, parks and consumer products perspective. The Disney CEO dislikes Trump's economic and immigration policy.

Trump bid to restore travel ban was rejected

US court rejects Trump bid to restore travel ban

Feb 06, 2017 08:35 AM EST

Trump issued a ban that violated the freedom of religion rights by targeting Muslims, but many affected countries have praised the revocation of the travel ban.

US President Trump speaks with Australian Prime Minister Turnbull

Trump in 'worst call' with Turnbull on US-Australia refugee deal

Feb 02, 2017 07:07 PM EST

A total of 1,254 refugees are being held in two camps, 871 on Manus Island and 383 in Nauru. Australia and US are discussing about the future of these refugees.

Rex Tillerson has been confirmed to become President Trump’s secretary of state.

Rex Tillerson confirmed as top US diplomat in Trump cabinet

Feb 02, 2017 07:07 PM EST

One of Tillerson's challenges will be related with Trump's order to ban immigration, he will also have to improve relations with Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto.

Trump signed two executive orders related to domestic security and to begin the process of building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump orders to build Mexico wall

Jan 25, 2017 08:13 PM EST

The US President issued an order to build the wall and wants Mexico to reimburse United States for this, Trump declared that a nation without borders is not a nation.

Trump Refuels Fights With Intelligence Agencies

Donald Trump plans to advance Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.

Jan 25, 2017 07:18 AM EST

For years environmentalists opposed fiercely the construction of Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, but now that Trump is in office that project could become a reality.

Is Russia meddling in the political life of USA?

US investigating Mike Flynn calls with Russian ambassador

Jan 24, 2017 10:40 AM EST

Calls between Mike Flynn and the Russian ambassador have been captured by US intelligence officials. The officials are worried about it.

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