Trump signs order withdrawing U.S. from TPP deal
24 January 2017 | 4:00 am
U.S. President Donald Trump signs an executive order formally withdrawing the United States from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
2 Jan 2021
The British parliament voted for an EU-UK trade deal to avert the feared prospect of a cliff-edge no-deal Brexit in less than two days' time. Members voted overwhelmingly in favor of the deal.
5 Jan 2021
In a rare move among Silicon Valley giants, over 200 employees at Google and its parent company Alphabet have formed a labor union. Their move coincides with growing scrutiny of influential high-tech operators worldwide.
14 Jan 2021
The House has reached enough votes to make Donald Trump the first US president to be impeached twice. Lawmakers have accused Trump of "incitement of insurrection" following the Capitol storming.
28 Apr 2021
The vote is the final step toward ratifying the EU-UK agreement and marks the last chapter of the Brexit saga that began almost five years ago. Relations between Brussels and London have already begun to sour.
2 May 2021
The EU has ratified the bitterly debated trade deal between the bloc and its former member, Britain. The bare bones deal was agreed last-minute in December last year.
13 May 2021
The new EU-OACPS Partnership Agreement is only a few weeks old, but already many in Africa are calling for an update. What are the reasons for the dissatisfaction?
5 Jun 2021
In 'The United States vs. Billie Holiday', director Lee Daniels focuses on a period of Holiday's life that was marred by government persecution. The blues singer persisted in performing protest song "Strange Fruit", a wrenching description of the racist and murderous practice of lynching. Her act of resistance attracted unwanted attention from the authorities. FRANCE 24's film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us how the biopic argues for Holiday's rightful place as a civil rights activist as well as a gifted entertainer.
13 Jun 2021
Norwegian Prime minister Erna Solberg tells a press conference that Norway and the UK have concluded the Scandinavian country's most comprehensive free trade agreement ever, but warns that some trade barriers remain and that trade access will be inferior to what the two countries enjoyed when the UK was an EU member. of Prime minister Erna Solberg
18 Jun 2021
More than 13,000 Nigerian students currently studying in the United States.
15 Jun 2021
US President Joe Biden meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg before the start of the NATO heads of state summit in Brussels and says he wants "all of Europe to know that the United States is there," with respect to Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. Article 5 provides that if a NATO Ally is the victim of an armed attack, each and every other member of the Alliance will consider this act of violence as an armed attack against all members and will take the actions it deems necessary to assist the Ally attacked.
16 Jun 2021
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison announce a new post-Brexit free trade deal between their countries. It follows similar UK trade deals reached with Japan and the European Union following London's divorce with Brussels. On 1 February 2021, the UK formally applied to join the CPTPP, a trade agreement among Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam.
19 Jun 2021
Australia and the UK have signed a free trade deal as Britain seeks to find alternative markets in the wake of Brexit. The deal was hailed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as "a new dawn" in relations.
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US Defense Secretary Austin has said Germany would continue to exercise leadership, despite Berlin not yet approving its Leopard 2 tanks for delivery to Ukraine.
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Father Victor Ntambwe is not content with just reciting psalms during mass on Sunday mornings in Congo's capital. With presidential elections just months away, he has more earthly concerns.
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Kurds living in Sweden are concerned over an agreement reached between the Swedish and Finnish governments and Turkey, which has threatened to block the two countries from joining NATO over their alleged harboring of Kurdish militants.
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The Paris Peace Accords 50 years ago began the withdrawal of US forces from Vietnam. DW looks at how Germany's support for Vietnam during the war was divided by east and west.
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Holocaust survivors and concentration camp memorial sites are taking to the video-based social media platform to raise awareness among young users.