The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, a measure passed by the House, would require the US secretary of state to certify each year that Hong Kong retained its autonomy in order to receive special treatment as a major financial center.
President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments until European parties to the pact save it by protecting Iran's economy from US penalties.
Several Gulf states have violated every negotiating tactic in their dealings with Israel and are giving away the keys to a kingdom that isn't theirs to give.
In a wide-ranging question-and-answer event at the London Film Festival, De Niro said Trump was attempting to "upend" Americans' views of typically non-partisan entities like the CIA and FBI.
As part of the initial deal, Beijing has agreed to limited measures that could see better ties between the two countries while the US will suspending a tariff hike that was due to take effect on Tuesday.
Partnering with Turkey’s enemy to defeat Daesh was a politically convenient workaround that has come back to haunt the US.
While its NATO ally Turkey has repeatedly offered military assistance to the US to help defeat Daesh, Washington still sided with a terror group affiliate the YPG, endangering a decades-old partnership.
US President Donald Trump has admitted to working with groups on US and Turkish terror lists. He has also given mixed signals about his position about Turkey going into northern Syria, threatening his NATO ally with economic destruction.
The West's fetishisation of the YPG in northern Syria is ignorant and insulting to all Kurds - and that's just one part of a broad narrative riddled with hypocrisy and an ignorance of history.
The Oath Keepers will supply guards for a presidential campaign rally supporting the Republican leader in the state of Minnesota on Thursday.
High-level trade discussions between the two sides are set to start later on Thursday. But, according to media reports the pair had made no progress in preliminary, lower-level talks.
The first minister-level meetings in more than two months between the world's two biggest economies are set to begin on Thursday.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2019 TRT World.