U.S., U.K. officials meet as Boris Johnson's Huawei decision nears

Business / Tech Jan 14, 2020

U.S., U.K. officials meet as Boris Johnson's Huawei decision nears

British and American officials are meeting as U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government prepares to decide on whether there's a future for Chinese equipment maker Huawei in the country's next-generation telecom networks, his spokesman said Monday. U.S. officials responsible for national security and telecommunications were ...

Iran sends mixed signals as tensions with U.S. apparently ease

World Jan 10, 2020

Iran sends mixed signals as tensions with U.S. apparently ease

Iran sent mixed signals Thursday as tensions with the U.S. appeared to ease, with President Hassan Rouhani warning of a "very dangerous response" if the U.S. makes "another mistake" and a senior commander vowing "harsher revenge" for the killing of a top Iranian general. Both ...

Putin says Trump was impeached for 'far-fetched' reasons

World / Politics Dec 20, 2019

Putin says Trump was impeached for 'far-fetched' reasons

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump was impeached for "far-fetched" reasons, calling the move by Democrats a continuation of their fight against the Republican leader. "It's simply a continuation of internal political struggle," Putin said at his end-of-year news conference ...

Business Dec 19, 2019

Political coverage row puts BBC funding under threat

Britain's new government is taking aim at the BBC, accusing it of bias in reporting the recently concluded elections that gave Prime Minister Boris Johnson a sweeping mandate. The row over perceived partiality from the corporation and ensuing threats about its license fee funding have ...