US lawmakers slam Trump as ‘weak’ in Russia summit; new sanctions may be imposed soon

Leading U.S. lawmakers, including numerous Republicans, criticized President Donald Trump on Monday for failing to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin over Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as the two heads of nuclear powers stood side-by-side at a joint news conference. Trump, speaking in Helsinki after his first summit with Putin, said he saw […]

Russia Says Shot Down Drones Near Syria Air Base

The Russian military says it has downed unidentified drones near its Hmeimim airbase in western Syria. Russian news agencies quoted an air base spokesman as saying on July 1 that all the drones involved were destroyed by antiaircraft weapons. The base was not damaged and no staff were injured during the incident, which occurred after […]

575 arrested as women protested in Washington against Trump’s immigration policy

By Marissa J. LangJune 28Email the author A large group of mostly women protest at the Trump International Hotel before marching to the Justice Department and Hart Senate Office Building on Thursday. (Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post) They came from all over, took planes and buses from 47 states, slept at friends’ homes or in […]

The only thing certain ahead of Kim Trump talks will be their “unpredictability”

By ZEKE MILLER and CATHERINE LUCEY President Donald Trump’s seat-of-the-pants foreign policy is facing its toughest test yet as he attempts this week to personally broker an end to North Korea’s nuclear program with Kim Jong Un. Trump is calling it a “mission of peace.” The impulsive American president, who over the weekend called into […]

Ex-Israeli PM Barak calls for 2 state solution, easing the humanitarian situation in Gaza’

In an interview with FRANCE 24, former Israeli PM Ehud Barak reacted to the cancellation of a football match between Israel and Argentina, PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Europe, as well as the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal. Barak supports a two-state solution in the Middle East, calling it “the only long-term possible […]