Posts by Newsmaker

Syria Likely to Turn to Russia for Fuel

Syria Likely to Turn to Russia for Fuel

The impounding last week off the coast of Gibraltar by British marines of an Iranian tanker loaded with oil destined...

German Defense Minister Resigns to Pursue EU’s Top Job

German Defense Minister Resigns to Pursue EU’s Top Job

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Cabinet to focus on becoming...

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10% As Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows

Bitcoin Drops More Than 10% As Scrutiny of Cryptocurrencies Grows

Bitcoin slumped more than 10% over the weekend to a two-week low as fears of a crackdown of cryptocurrencies grew...

Codebreaker Alan Turing To Be Face of New British Banknote

Codebreaker Alan Turing To Be Face of New British Banknote

Codebreaker and computing pioneer Alan Turing has been chosen as the face of Britain’s new 50 pound note, the Bank...

Britain’s Top Diplomat: Iran Nuclear Deal Can be Saved 

Britain’s Top Diplomat: Iran Nuclear Deal Can be Saved 

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday that the international deal on Iran’s nuclear program “isn’t dead yet,” and that...

US Firms May Soon Be Allowed to Restart New Huawei Sales

US Firms May Soon Be Allowed to Restart New Huawei Sales

The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to restart new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according...

More Than 2 Dozen Detained at Moscow Election Protest

More Than 2 Dozen Detained at Moscow Election Protest

Updated July 14, 5:50 pm Russian police have detained more than 25 demonstrators outside the Moscow Election Commission headquarters after...

Annual Bastille Day Showcases European Defense Solidarity

Annual Bastille Day Showcases European Defense Solidarity

Updated July 14, 2019, 8:40 p.m.PARIS — World leaders joined French President Emmanuel Macron for the country’s traditional Bastille Day...

Djokovic Defeats Federer in Longest Wimbledon Final

Djokovic Defeats Federer in Longest Wimbledon Final

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic outlasted Roger Federer of Switzerland in five sets (7-6 1-6 7-6 4-6 13-12) to capture his 5th...

Brexiters Blamed For Embarrassing Diplomatic Cables

Brexiters Blamed For Embarrassing Diplomatic Cables

Brexiters are being blamed for the leaking of cables written by Britain’s former ambassador to the U.S. in which the...

Moscow Protesters Demand Opposition Candidates Be Included on City-Council Ballots

Moscow Protesters Demand Opposition Candidates Be Included on City-Council Ballots

Around 1,000 people have gathered in central Moscow to demand that opposition candidates be included on ballots for the September...

Macron Showcases Europe Military Prowess at Paris Parade

Macron Showcases Europe Military Prowess at Paris Parade

President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday sought to showcase European military cooperation in France’s annual Bastille Day parade at a time...