WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Donald Trump is preparing to sign executive actions on his first day in the White House today to take the opening steps to crack down on immigration, build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border and roll back outgoing President Barack Obama’s policies.
BANJUL/DAKAR, (Reuters) – West African armies halted an operation in Gambia aimed at installing the country’s new president, Adama Barrow, yesterday so regional leaders could make one last attempt to convince longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh to step aside.
CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico, (Reuters) – Mexico extradited top drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to New York yesterday, ending a career that included two jail breaks and a leading role in a national drug war, the day before Donald Trump assumes the U.S.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – The Obama administration and Cuba continue to sign cooperation agreements this week, scrambling to complete negotiations on a range of issues with just days to go until Donald Trump is sworn in as U.S.
GENEVA, (Reuters) – China will build a “new model” of relations with the United States, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday in a speech that portrayed China as the leader of a globalised world where only international cooperation could solve the big problems.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said yesterday in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with the world’s largest trading bloc.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Barack Obama yesterday shortened the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. military intelligence who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified materials to anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks, the biggest such breach in U.S.
“The UK government cannot be allowed to take us out of the EU and the single market, regardless of the impact on our economy, jobs, living standards … without Scotland having the ability to choose between that and a different future,” said Sturgeon after May’s speech.
ROME, (Reuters) – A Rome court yesterday handed down eight life sentences for the murder of 23 Italian citizens in a conspiracy, known as Operation Condor, in which South American dictatorships hunted down and killed thousands of dissidents in the 1970s and 1980s.
OTTAWA, (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said yesterday he has been questioned by the country’s ethics watchdog in an unprecedented probe into a Bahamian holiday he took with the Aga Khan.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – The deep-sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 ended on Tuesday without any trace being found of the plane that vanished in 2014 with 239 people on board, the three countries involved in the search said.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – If Washington’s European allies had any hope that Donald Trump would sound less like Donald Trump now that he is days from the US presidency, his first European newspaper interview quickly buried it.
HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba and the United States yesterday signed an agreement to cooperate in the fight againstterrorism, drug trafficking, money laundering and other international criminal activities on the eve of president-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration.