Haiti: US, EU diplomats back rival to acting PM Joseph
24 July 2021 | 2:49 pm
"Core Group" ambassadors have urged Ariel Henry, designated as PM by President Moise before his death, to form a government. The move seems to bypass the current acting leader, Claude Joseph.
The joint military drills are part of the US effort to strengthen its alliances in the Indo-Pacific to counter China's aggressive actions in the region.
Joe Biden’s trip to Belfast was to commemorate the Good Friday Agreement anniversary. But some locals hoped he might also help end Northern Ireland's political deadlock. They were to be disappointed.
More than 50 Pentagon documents, some classified as secret, have recently surfaced online. They deal with various geopolitically significant developments — and put the US government in an uncomfortable position.
A man believed to have leaked secret documents is a gun enthusiast in his 20s according to a Washington Post report.
The person who leaked US classified documents prompting a national security investigation is a gun enthusiast in his 20s who worked on a military base, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing fellow members of an online chat group.
First, France's Macron said Europe shouldn't follow the US on Taiwan. Then, Germany's top diplomat said France's China policy reflected the policy of the EU as a whole. How are these comments seen in Taiwan?
Emmanuel Macron's comments on Taiwan caused a stir. They also drew attention to EU strategic autonomy, a pet project he has promoted for years. But how realistic is it?
"A challenge that European democracies are totally unprepared for." That was the reaction of one MEP to images that recently went viral on social media. The pictures, generated by artificial intelligence, purported to show French President Emmanuel Macron collecting rubbish, and former US president Donald Trump being arrested.
US Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito temporarily halted a lower court ruling that imposed restrictions on the pill. Abortion rights advocates welcomed the move.
The 21-year-old made his first court appearance in Boston a day after his arrest. He will remain in custody pending a detention hearing next week.
Talking Europe interviews Irene Tinagli, who chairs the European Parliament's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs, and is a prominent member of Italy's Democratic Party (PD). She calls for the completion of the EU's Banking Union to protect people's deposits, and for an EU budget that is up to the challenges the bloc faces today.
Western navies regularly conduct "freedom of navigation operations" in international waterways such as the Taiwan Strait. The latest transit comes just days after China staged war games around the island of Taiwan.
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