Articles Tagged 'us'
Turkey’s purchase of Russian missile system ‘defies Nato’
Turkey’s insistence on buying a missile system from Russia is striking a note of disunity as the alliance prepares to mark its 70th anniversary in… READ MORE
2 more US service members’ remains ID’ed in North Korea handover
Two more U.S. service members have been identified from the 55 boxes of war remains that North Korea returned in July, officials said Monday.
The… READ MORE
Helsinki update: Russia ready ‘to charge’ US officials for financial ‘crimes’
Russia wants to charge former Ambassador Michael McFaul and several U.S. intelligence officials with financial crimes, Russian officials revealed Tuesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin broached… READ MORE
New York Dem running for US House seat backs gun ban — but won’t say so publicly
A Democratic congressional candidate in New York state said she supports a ban on some firearms, but admitted that she will never say so in… READ MORE
Trump meets Putin after blaming US for bad relations
President Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than two hours in a one-on-one setting Monday in Helsinki, Finland, hours after blaming the… READ MORE
US crude surges 3% to 3½-year high, settling at $71.14, after US quits Iran nuclear deal
Oil prices finished Wednesday’s session at new 3½-year highs after U.S. President Trump abandoned a nuclear deal with Iran and announced the “highest level” of… READ MORE
US missions in Turkey to resume full visa services after row
US missions in Turkey are to resume full visa services following security assurances from Turkey’s government on US consular staff.
The US had suspended all… READ MORE
U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate
The United States announced sanctions on two of North Korea’s most prominent officials behind its ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer… READ MORE
US kills 17 ISIS militants in Libya airstrike
An American airstrike in Libya killed 17 Islamic State fighters and destroyed three vehicles Friday evening.
U.S. Africa Command said in a statement U.S. forces… READ MORE
US, North Korea have been in backchannel talks for months: Report
President Trump’s administration has maintained a direct backchannel to the North Korean regime over the last several months, even as the two countries continue to… READ MORE