U.S. extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

World / Politics Mar 31, 2020

U.S. extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers

The Trump administration on Monday renewed several waivers on U.S. sanctions against Iran, allowing Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's civilian nuclear facilities without drawing American penalties. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signed off on the waiver extensions but couched ...

'The West is winning': Misgivings in Europe as U.S. takes on China

World / Politics Feb 16, 2020

'The West is winning': Misgivings in Europe as U.S. takes on China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo defended on Saturday his nation's global role despite misgivings in Europe, vowing that Western values would prevail over Russian and Chinese desires for "empire." Seeking to reassure Europeans troubled by U.S. President Donald Trump's "America first" rhetoric, his ambivalence ...

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend Davos forum

Business Jan 21, 2020

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend Davos forum

Venezuela's opposition leader, Juan Guaido — who declared himself acting president last year — will attend this week's World Economic Forum in Davos, lawmaker Stalin Gonzalez told AFP on Monday. Guaido is currently in Colombia, where he is due to meet with U.S. Secretary of ...