President Trump’s approval rating ticks upwards
19 March 2018 | 4:57 am
Peterson Institute for International Economics Senior Fellow Jacob Kirkegaard weighs in on President Trump's approval rating.
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Talking Europe speaks to Kersti Kaljulaid, who was the first and only female president of Estonia, from 2016 to 2021. Her name has been linked to the top job in NATO, as Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is expected to step down this autumn. We discuss her potential interest in the job, as well as her view on the current levels of support for Ukraine, both in NATO and the European Union.
As South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol heads to Washington for a visit, the Financial Times is reporting that the White House has asked Seoul to urge its chipmakers (Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix) not to fill the China shortfalls of US rival Micron in the event of a ban by Beijing. Such a move would be the latest in an escalating tech rivalry between the United States and China. Also in this edition, we take a closer look at Chile's decision to nationalise its lithium supply.
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The accuser in one of the many trials facing Donald Trump has spoken in court about her accusations of rape. Trump is being sued for defamation after calling his accuser a liar.
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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will meet Syrian President Bashar Assad in his first trip to Syria since the war broke out in 2011. Iranian forces played a major role in defending Assad's government.
Angola’s president Joao Lorenco told FRANCE 24 that he did not think an all-out war between Rwanda and DRC was on the horizon. He said he was hopeful that his mediation efforts to restore peace in the DRC's east would bear fruit. He explained that the M23 rebel group was upholding a ceasefire reached a few weeks ago and that the next step was for the group to be cantoned and disarmed.
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