Israel: Gantz rejects Netanyahu's proposal of a coalition

Sep 19, 2019 Global
Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz
Netanyahu's surprise move was an abrupt change of strategy for the right-wing leader. Its rejection could spell weeks of wrangling after Tuesday's election

European Union: The risk of a Brexit without agreement is 'very real'

Sep 18, 2019 Global
Jean-Claude Juncker in a debate in the European Parliament on the process of leaving Britain.
In the worst-case scenario, a Brexit without an agreement could involve serious trade disorders, supplies of medicines, fresh foods, among others

Iran rules out talks as Trump links Tehran to Saudi oil attack

Sep 17, 2019 Global
Iran Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
Iran's supreme leader ruled out talks with Washington after President Donald Trump blamed Tehran for an attack on Saudi oil facilities that knocked out half the kingdom's output

British PM "cautious" ahead of Brexit talks with EU's Juncker

Sep 16, 2019 Global
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson talks with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.
With less than seven weeks until Britain is due to leave the European Union, Johnson has yet to reach an agreement with Brussels on how to manage the separation

New storm hits devastated Bahamas

Sep 13, 2019 Global
An aerial view shows the devastation after Hurricane Dorian that hit the Abaco Islands in the Bahamas
A new storm on Friday caused heavy rains and winds in the Bahamas, after the devastation suffered weeks before by Hurricane Dorian

Ireland says EU would respond positively to British move on Brexit

Sep 12, 2019 Global
Brexit advertising located in London.
The Irish government is negotiating with the European Commission about what checks it would have to impose on the border to protect the EU single market

Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful

Sep 11, 2019 Global
View of the Parliament of the United Kingdom during a session
With seven weeks until Britain is due to leave the EU, the government and parliament are locked in conflict over the future of Brexit

Trump fires foreign policy hawk Bolton, citing strong disagreements

Sep 11, 2019 Global
President of the United States, speaking with John Bolton during a meeting.
The announcement followed an acrimonious conversation on Monday that included their differences over Afghanistan, said a source familiar with the matter

As China trade war escalates, 2020 U.S. Democrats scramble over their message

Sep 09, 2019 Global
Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden participates in a forum in New Hampshire.
Regardless of ideology, most Democrats seeking their party’s presidential nomination have been treading cautiously on China

The Brexit drama seems to have no end

Sep 08, 2019 Global
Pro and anti-Brexit protesters collide in Parliament Square
The future of the United Kingdom is uncertain and even more so when Johnson announced a recession the parliament that would last about a month

These are the benefits of political incorrect speeches

Sep 06, 2019 Global
Man giving a speech.
Politically incorrect speech might be a powerful way to appear authentic

Russia announces manufacture of new missiles

Sep 05, 2019 Global
The president of Russia, Vladimir Putin, in the Eastern Economic Forum.
With the statement, Putin says he had tried to reduce the arms race with his rival, the United States, but received no response

'Everything is gone:' Bahamians struggle in Dorian's devastating wake

Sep 05, 2019 Global
Waves crashing onto the pier.
Stunned residents of the Bahamas surveyed the wreckage of their homes and officials struggled to assess the number killed by Hurricane Dorian

Hong Kong protests overshadow Merkel trip to China

Sep 04, 2019 Global
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany
Merkel's trip starts on Thursday and she's going to try and push Beijing to open up its markets and embrace fairer competition

Brexit showdown: British lawmakers bid to block PM leaving EU with no deal

Sep 03, 2019 Global
British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.
The outcome of the Brexit crisis remains uncertain with a range of options from a turbulent no-deal exit to abandoning the entire endeavor
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