A top German diplomat says the United States must not determine the European energy policy after President Donald Trump launched a sharp public attack on Germany for supporting a Baltic Sea gas pipeline deal with Russia.
US shouldn't interfere in European energy policy: German diplomat
US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has met with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to discuss the mysterious disappearance of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as both sides face international pressure over the fate of the US-based commentator who is believed to have been murdered at the Saudi consulate in the Turkish city of Istanbul.
Pompeo meets King Salman, son over Khashoggi, thanks them for ‘strong partnership’
Russian and British companies could switch to settlements in rubles and pounds, abandoning US currency transactions, in the event of political and economic necessity, said a Russian official.
Russia, UK may switch to settlements in national currencies
North Korea's state media on Tuesday slammed the United States for an "evil" attempt to maintain sanctions against Pyongyang, accusing President Donald Trump of blocking progress in inter-Korean relations.
N. Korea slams US for 'evil' sanctions push
Iran’s envoy to the United Nations slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.
Iran: US unilateral sanctions to violate basic human rights
Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft with Bill Gates in the 1970s and later went on to become an investor, philanthropist and sports team owner, died Monday after his latest battle with cancer at age 65.
Microsoft cofounder, investor, philanthropist Allen dead at 65
US voters are expressing significantly more interest in turning out to vote in one of the most polarized midterm congressional elections in decades, with Democrats enjoying more support than President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans, according to a new survey.
US voters more likely to cast ballots in this year’s congressional elections: Poll
US President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated that he made no deal with Turkey to lift US sanctions in exchange for the release of an American pastor who had been detained there and returned to the United States over the weekend.
Trump reiterates: No sanctions deal with Turkey over pastor
A string of prominent cancelations of conference attendance
Saudi Arabia’s currency fell to its lowest level in two years and its international bond prices slipped on Monday over fears that foreign investment inflows could shrink as Riyadh faces pressure over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi currency weakest in two years due to Khashoggi case
The Five Eyes US-led intelligence alliance has started to exchange classified information on China's foreign activities with other nations concerned about Beijing's growing power, according to a report.
US-led intelligence alliance builds coalition to counter China

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