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Greek PM Alexis Tsipras: “A precondition is the other side, particularly Turkey, come to negotiations in similar spirit, putting aside aggressive rhetoric.”
Trump broke with decades of precedent last month by taking a congratulatory telephone call from Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, and he has also said the “One China” policy was up for negotiation.
Nine Democratic senators asked President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. attorney general, Senator Jeff Sessions.
President Barack Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence analyst behind the biggest breach of classified materials in U.S. history, the White House said.
“I want to be clear: What I am proposing cannot mean membership of the single market,” Prime Minister Theresa May told an audience of foreign diplomats and Britain’s own Brexit negotiating team at a mansion house in London.
“Prostitution is ugly social phenomenon,” Putin said, adding people who stand behind “fabrications” being used against Trump “are worse than prostitutes.”
A brief statement said Rhodes was in Cuba for “official meetings, cultural engagements, and to witness the signing of a U.S.-Cuba Law Enforcement Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).”
USA POLITICS: After Fallout With John Lewis, Trump Meets With Martin Luther King III Who Deemed the Meeting ‘Constructive’
Martin Luther King III said while he disagreed with the president-elect’s comments, he believed “at some point in this nation we’ve got to move forward.”
US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel may have got off to a rocky start but his impending departure has sparked a wave of nostalgia and trepidation in Berlin.
Russia, Assad set the new diplomatic effort in motion after Syrian rebels suffered major defeat last month by losing control of districts of eastern Aleppo.
Khaled Ali, a leading human rights lawyers said, “It is Egyptian land and cannot be given up according to the Egyptian constitution.”
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who has praised Putin as “very smart”, has signaled he wants to improve strained ties with Russia.
USA POLITICS: ‘God Can Triumph Over Trump’: Martin Luther King’s Daughter Bernice King Says, Gets Thunderous Applause
Bernice King told the audience, “Don’t be afraid of who sits in the White House. God can triumph over Trump,” she said, drawing a standing ovation.
“Spontaneity is not something that protects national security interests,” The outgoing CIA director John Brennan declared.
CHINA POLITICS: Beijing Has No Choice But to ‘Take Off the Gloves’ If Trump Continues On Taiwan: China Daily Says
“If Trump is determined to use this gambit in taking office, a period of fierce, damaging interactions will be unavoidable,” the China Daily said.
Some 70 countries on Sunday reaffirmed that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned they would not recognize any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations.
Barnier tweeted: “When asked on equivalence I said: EU would need special vigilance on financial stability risk, not special deal to access the City.”
Obama administration’s preliminary decision to ease sanctions on Sudan came with approval of the Trump administration and after months of secret meetings.
President-elect Trump: “If you get along and if Russia is really helping us, why would anybody have sanctions if somebody’s doing some really great things?”
USA POLITICS: Sabotage! How Al Sharpton, Angry Civil Rights Activists Vow to Disrupt Trump’s Inauguration
Civil rights leader the Reverend Al Sharpton said. “Donald Trump and his administration need to hear our voice and our concerns.”