Politics

  1. Trump says U.S. to exit nuclear treaty

    President Donald Trump said Washington will exit the Cold-War era treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons due to Russian violations, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow.
    Russia has condemned US plans to withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty and threatened to retaliate for a "very dangerous step".

    Region:
    World
    Category:
    Politics
    Trump says U.S. to exit nuclear treaty
  2. Brexit: May open to extending transition

    British Prime Minister Theresa May signalled on Thursday she would consider extending a so-called transition period “for a matter of months” after Britain leaves the European Union, a move her critics say is a betrayal of Brexit.

    Region:
    Europe
    Category:
    Politics
     May signalled on Thursday she would consider extending a so-called transition period “for a matter of months” after Britain leaves the European Union
  3. U.S. eyes more Venezuelan sanctions

    The United States plans to turn up sanctions pressure on Venezuela but sees less need to immediately target its energy sector, given sagging production from the OPEC member’s state-run oil company, a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday.

    Region:
    America
    Category:
    Politics
     The United States plans to turn up sanctions pressure on Venezuela
  4. Jair Bolsonaro is poised to win Brazil's presidency

    Brazilian far-right presidential frontrunner Jair Bolsonaro and his team are increasingly confident of winning this month’s election, and have switched on “cruise control” as they seek to glide to victory, top campaign sources say.

    Region:
    America
    Category:
    Politics
    Jair Bolsonaro is poised to win Brazil's presidency