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Mary Milliken

Glasgow climate summit at risk of failure, U.N. chief warns

Sep 16 2021

UNITED NATIONS United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said a critical meeting on climate change later this year in Scotland is at risk of failure due to mistrust between developed and developing countries and a lack of ambitious goals among some emerging economies.

'A fantasy' to think U.N. can fix Afghanistan, Guterres says

Sep 16 2021

UNITED NATIONS United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday said any suggestion the world body can solve Afghanistan's problems is "a fantasy" and that its capacity to mediate for a more inclusive Taliban government is limited. | Video

Vaccinated Mr President? New York wants proof, U.N. chief cannot enforce

Sep 15 2021

UNITED NATIONS U.N. chief Antonio Guterres stressed on Wednesday that he cannot ask world leaders to show they have been vaccinated against COVID-19, after New York City officials said proof should be required for anyone entering the U.N. General Assembly Hall. | Video

U.S. hears global demand for vaccines, but still studying how to allocate

Apr 30 2021

WASHINGTON The United States is hearing "huge demand" from countries around the world for vaccines not needed by Americans, but has not yet developed a criteria for allocating them, the U.S. State Department's coordinator for global COVID-19 response, Gayle Smith, said on Friday.

U.S. demands Russia explain American's detention on spying charges

Jan 02 2019

BRASILIA/MOSCOW The United States wants an explanation for why Russia detained a former U.S. Marine on spying charges in Moscow and will demand his immediate return if it determines his detention is inappropriate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. | Video

Pompeo says cooperation with Israel over Syria and Iran to continue

Jan 01 2019

BRASILIA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that the United States would continue to cooperate with Israel over Syria and in countering Iran in the Middle East, even as President Donald Trump plans to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.

Spanish PM Sanchez says he could compromise on budget, sees no snap election

Sep 27 2018

NEW YORK Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday he could relinquish his plans for more ambitious spending in order to secure passage of his government's 2019 budget in parliament, an important test for his four-month-old minority government. | Video

Worüber Trump und Putin in Helsinki wohl reden werden

Jul 16 2018

Moskau/Washington Die Präsidenten der USA und Russlands, Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin, kommen am Montag zu ihrem ersten Gipfeltreffen zusammen.

Worüber Trump und Putin in Helsinki wohl reden werden

Jul 14 2018

Moskau/Washington Die Präsidenten der USA und Russlands, Donald Trump und Wladimir Putin, kommen am Montag zu ihrem ersten Gipfeltreffen zusammen.

Exclusive: Half of Americans back Trump's handling of North Korea - Reuters/Ipsos poll

Jun 13 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Just over half of all Americans say they approve of how President Donald Trump has handled North Korea, but only a quarter think that his summit this week with Kim Jong Un will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Wednesday.

World News

Venezuelan government suspends negotiations with opposition

CARACAS/PRAIA (Reuters) -Venezuela on Saturday said it would suspend negotiations with the opposition that were set to resume this weekend, after Cape Verde extradited Colombian businessman Alex Saab, a Venezuelan envoy, to the United States on money laundering charges.