Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:19:04 +0000
Trump’s remarks that Middle Eastern states ‘wouldn’t last a week’ without U.S. cause anger in the region
As French President Emmanuel Macron visited Washington, President Trump appeared to take aim at Western allies in the Middle East — implying that they would crumble within “a week” if the United States didn't protect them. “Countries that are in the area, some of which are immensely wealthy, would not be there except for the United […]
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:07:17 +0000
Is President Trump finally heading to Britain? The saga of his long-delayed visit.
This week, the White House announced that President Trump would finally be visiting Britain. The date is set for July 13. It has been a long time coming. Since he entered office last year, there has been persistent talk of Trump visiting Britain. The United Kingdom is one of the United States’ strongest allies, and a trip […]
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 11:00:29 +0000
The 7 times Macron sounded a lot like Obama during his speech to Congress
During French President Emmanuel Macron’s state visit to Washington, his interactions with President Trump may have appeared like the true beginning of an unlikely friendship, or bromance. But as my colleague Ishaan Tharoor summarized, after repeatedly hugging Trump, Macron tore down his worldview — delivering a clear rebuke of his core policy stances during a speech in Congress. In […]
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:59:09 +0000
He was linked to war crimes. Now he’s Colombia’s ambassador in Seoul.
Last week, South Korean President Moon Jae-in received the credentials of six new foreign ambassadors. Among them was the new Colombian ambassador to South Korea, Juan Pablo Rodr
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 18:50:18 +0000
After hugging Trump, Macron tears down Trumpism
Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Before French President Emmanuel Macron delivered an address at a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday, the headlines about his trip to Washington centered on […]
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:23:17 +0000
Latin America is the world’s most violent region. A new report investigates why.
Latin America is home to just 8 percent of the world's population, but 33 percent of its homicides. In fact, just four countries in the region — Brazil, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela — account for a quarter of all the murders on Earth. Of the 20 countries in the world with the highest murder rates, 17 are […]
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 16:22:46 +0000
North Korea’s mountain mystery: Is Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site still functional?
In upcoming talks between the United States and North Korea, one of the key details is a mystery at a 7,200-foot-high point in the country's north: Mount Mantap. This mountain hosts part of a facility, Punggye-ri, that has been the site of all six of North Korea's nuclear weapons tests. The most recent test, carried out underground on Sept. […]
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 14:55:01 +0000
‘Germany’s Grammy’ honored a pair vowing to ‘make another Holocaust.’ Now, the awards show is scrapped.
BERLIN — Germany's Echo Music Awards were long the equivalent of the Grammys, celebrating fame, money and, during its most recent ceremony, anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia, its critics say. Now, Germany's most prestigious music awards are being scrapped. The decision comes amid a public outcry after a rap duo was honored for lyrics that critics have described as deeply offensive. In their […]
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:29:36 +0000
Danish submarine inventor sentenced to life in prison for ‘heinous’ murder of journalist Kim Wall
The journalist was last seen alive last August leaving with Madsen aboard his submarine.
Can Macron save the Iran deal?
Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. French President Emmanuel Macron has a busy agenda in Washington, but the most pressing matter on the table is obvious: his bid to persuade President Trump not […]
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