President Trump

US seeks more sanctions on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS. – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned yesterday that failure to curb North Korea’s nuclear and missile abilities could lead to ‘‘catastrophic consequences,’’ while China ...
Emmanuel Macron

Survey points to Macron victory

PARIS. – A new Odoxa survey of voter intentions said centrist Emmanuel Macron would win the French presidency in a May 7 vote, but that his share of the vote would be 59 percent, down four perc...
President Trump

Xi, Trump discuss ties, Korean Peninsula

BEIJING. – Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Donald Trump yesterday discussed bilateral ties and the situation on the Korean Peninsula on the phone, pledging close contact by ...
Queen Elizabeth

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91

London. – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her 91st birthday yesterday, with the world’s longest-reigning monarch taking a step back from royal duties to allow the younger generation to ...
Theresa May

Parly backs May on poll

LONDON. – Prime Minister Theresa May won parliament’s backing for an early election on yesterday, a vote she said would strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union and help hea...
Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Death toll rises to 113 in Peru

Lima. – The death toll from flooding and mudslides plaguing Peru since the start of the year has risen to 113 people, including five killed last weekend, officials said on Tuesday. The natural ...