French government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux says that the recall was prompted by months of "unfounded attacks" from Italian government members Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini.
The ICC's selective justice that seeks to primarily punish African leaders is ineffective and unjust. The only way for African nations to get out from under the court's impunity is to build their mechanisms for accountability.
It's too early to say whether the attempt in Europe to circumvent US sanctions will protect European-Iranian economic ties, but the US should support it to demonstrate that their beef is with the Iranian government, not its people.
As the US government reopens on Monday, after a five-week shutdown, S&P Global Ratings says the move has caused the loss of $6 billion to the US economy.
The shutdown has meant that the deeply flawed and problematic surveillance programs that target Muslims have not been able to operate - and this is a good chance for the government to reevaluate their effectiveness.
Syria's civil war and bilateral ties are high on agenda in one-day talks between Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Russian capital.
Algeria’s current president Abdelaziz Bouteflika might be 81-years old and ailing, but that may not stop him for running for a fifth term.
Leaked details of the US plan for a settlement between Palestine and Israel reveals that very little is being done to ensure that the deal is fair to Palestinians.
Trump, holed up in the White House with Congress adjourned for the weekend, warned of a much lengthier impasse and blamed the Democrats.
The partial government shutdown was on track on Friday to become the longest closure in US history as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess.
The Trump administration recently launched a new Africa policy to counter the ‘predatory’ practices of Russia and China, but many experts in the region say the US is too late to the game.
Germany's Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said he was expecting lower tax revenues that regularly exceeded expectations and weaker growth in 2019 as headwinds from trade frictions hamper exports.
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