1. After shaking hands, Trump and Kim will meet one-on-one with only translators in the room before expanding the meeting to Secretary of State Mike...
      


  2. Three British lawmakers on Monday endorsed reports that women activists detained in Saudi Arabia have been tortured, and said responsibility for what is likely...
      


  3. The European Union on Monday said it had extended sanctions against Russia, imposed over the annexation of Crimea and supporting rebels in eastern Ukraine,...
      


  4. Since 2000, at least half of the world’s fastest-growing economies have been in Africa. And by 2030, Africa will be home to 1.7 billion...
      


  5. The websites of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News became unavailable to readers in most European countries...
      


  6. So apparently, the White House lashed out at China after the country's aviation authority sent letters to several major airlines scolding them for referring...
      


  7. Relations between the UK and the EU are not at the highest level. The key question is what will be the cost of the...
      


  8. China's predatory lending to corrupt African countries may bear dividends soon. With all of the predatory loans that China has made to Venezuela's government, it...
      


  9. China and Germany defended their business ties with Iran on Wednesday in the face of President Donald Trump’s warning that any companies trading with...
      


  10. Russian President Vladimir Putin's extending his rule over the world’s largest country for another six years at a time when his ties with the...
      


  11. New U.S. sanctions against Iran took effect on Tuesday, and President Donald Trump, who defied Washington’s allies to impose them, pledged that firms doing...
      


  12. "Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will seek to annul an $8.7 billion arbitration award to U.S. oil producer ConocoPhillips as he moves to preserve...
      


  13. South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in said on Monday there could be more impromptu talks and summits with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, as U.S....
      


  14. As never before, Pakistan with former cricket star Imran Khan (new PM) has a chance to separate army influence in public and political sphere,...
      


  15. Emmanuel Macron’s strategy for next year’s European elections is taking shape and the French president sees it in stark terms - an open battle...
      


  16. Strategically it was a very good timing, place and the way the attack on Iranian tanker was conducted. Place: Near Jeddah, the largest city on...


  17. Starting next week the Muslim sultanate of Brunei will make gay sex and adultery punishable by death. Theft will be punished by amputation of the...
      


  18. I hear sabre-rattling from Ankara. Anyone willing to make a guess where this piece of drama is heading?
      


  19. I hadn't noticed, but apparently, MBS has not been seen in public since April 12. Speculation abounds, with Iran quick to start a rumor...
      


  20. Prime Minister Theresa May requested a three-month delay to Brexit on Wednesday after her failure to get a deal ratified by parliament left the...
      


  21. In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier,...
      


  22. North Korea abruptly withdrew its staff from a liaison office with South Korea on Friday, a development that is likely to put a damper...
      


  23. China’s foreign minister on Friday promised “all necessary measures” to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad amid legal clashes between tech giant Huawei and...
      


  24. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said on Friday a report by the Axios news website, that cited sources as saying President Donald Trump wanted...
      


  25. So, now we learn that Assad has been aiding the Syrian Kurds to fight the Turks ... Keeping in mind that the Kurds are...
      


  26. **Feel free to add to this thread with any crazy or funny stories you find**  https://www.zerohedge.com/political/what-week-france-forces-facials-scotland-scotches-spankings It’s “violence” to mispronounce someone’s name Let me ask you a question–...
      


  27. European Parliament overwhelmingly passes new resolution on Saudi Arabia. Demands targeted UN special report on human rights for Saudi. 525 votes in favor, 29 opposed,...
      


  28. Pres. Trump's national security adviser John Bolton meets with Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin in Moscow, says he looks forward to discussing "how to improve...
      


  29. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-univision/venezuela-to-deport-univision-team-after-maduro-shown-garbage-eating-video-idUSKCN1QF05F   This is not good for Maduro at all......... Univision Reporter Jorge Ramos is a "Trump hater",  and even HE thinks Maduro should go.......   Ramos apparently asked...


  30. The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world, except the U.S., just shy of a year...