Tag: Mike Pompeo

US-Turkey deadline on Syria expires 1900 GMT Tuesday

Turkish military source said, as part of a 120-hour suspension agreed between Ankara and Washington. Turkey wants to set up a 120-kilometre (75-mile) "safe...

Pompeo urges NBA to stand up to China

The Chinese Communist Party is detaining and abusing more than one million Uighur Muslims in internment camps in Xinjiang. The NBA has dropped all...

Top aide to US Secretary of State Pompeo resigns

Lawmakers have said Pompeo is not cooperating with the subpoena. The State Department earlier this week blocked testimony by the US ambassador to the...

US did not approve Turkey’s attack on Syria, says Mike Pompeo

Pompeo defended Trump's surprise decision to pull back US forces. US Secretary of State says reports the US had allowed Turkey to launch the...

U.S. Secretary of State calls for EU to condemn Iran over tanker

The United Kingdom seized the tanker in July off the coast of Gibraltar in July. The tanker had sold its crude oil to the...

Pompeo confirms he was on call between Trump and Ukraine leader

Mike Pompeo confirmed on Wednesday that he had listened in on a call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukraine's leader that has caused...

China criticises new US sanctions over Iranian oil deals

China on Thursday criticised the United States for imposing new sanctions on Chinese entities. The US Treasury Department said on Wednesday it was imposing...

Afghanistan’s Taliban meets Chinese government in Beijing

The Taliban, which many had hoped would pave the way to a broader peace deal with the Afghan government and ending an 18-year war. ...

Pompeo to meet with Russia’s top diplomat Lavrov at UN

The two envoys last met in mid-May in Sochi, Russia. Washington and Moscow abandoned their 1987 Intermediate Nuclear Forces treaty. NEW YORK: US Secretary of...

Saudi Arabia shows attack site damage as Iran pledges tough defence

Iran denies involvement in the attack, which initially halved oil output from Saudi Arabia, the world's largest petroleum exporter. The attacks intensified a years-long...