Iran's Rouhani finds himself under U.S. pressure after election win

/ May 21, 2017

Iran's Rouhani finds himself under U.S. pressure after election win

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani was still celebrating his resounding re-election victory on Saturday when he came under pressure from the country’s long-standing foe the United States. Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, said Iranians had chosen ...

New South Korean president to visit U.S. next month

/ May 16, 2017

New South Korean president to visit U.S. next month

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit the White House next month for a summit with President Donald Trump amid worries over North Korea’s progress in building a nuclear and missile arsenal, Seoul’s presidential office said Tuesday. The agreement for the leaders to ...

No taboos at Elysee as Mrs. Macron signals change

/ | May 15, 2017

No taboos at Elysee as Mrs. Macron signals change

As Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, settle in to the Elysee Palace, their unconventional partnership stands as a symbol of the changes the new president is aiming to bring about in France. She’s almost 25 years his senior. They met when she taught ...