Donald Trump has been lambasted for his reported remarks

South Africa has summoned the United States' senior diplomat in the capital Pretoria over President Donald Trump's recent disparaging comments about African nations and Haiti. Mr Trump has been accused of describing African nations as “shithole countries” during a meeting with US senators last week. [Read More...]

Japan to provide $3 million to Myanmar for Rohingya return

Myanmar's State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, right, and Japanese Foreign Minister, Taro Kono hold a joint press conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Naypyitaw, Myanmar Friday, Jan. 12, 2018. Myanmar's State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, right, shakes hands with Japanese … [Read More...]

Breakthrough in German government coalition talks

Leaders of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative Union bloc and the center-left Social Democrats agreed early Friday on the basis to move ahead with coalition negotiations, after marathon overnight talks. Merkel's Christian Democratic Union, the Bavarian-only Christian Social Union and the Social Democrats produced a 28-page … [Read More...]