State Department silent as Trump forges foreign policy

Feb 8, 2017

State Department silent as Trump forges foreign policy

President Donald Trump’s two-week blitz of national security initiatives has shaken up world affairs, but Washington’s own foreign policy headquarters has fallen all but silent. While daily White House news conferences have become must-see political theater, the State Department has not held a press ...

Mass protests force Romania government climb-down

Feb 5, 2017

Mass protests force Romania government climb-down

Romania’s premier announced Saturday a dramatic reversal on legislation that had been seen as a retreat on corruption, after the biggest protests since dictator Nicolae Ceausescu was toppled and executed in 1989. Demonstrators vowed to keep up the pressure on the government, however, after ...