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As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

3:04am BST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday cut hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico.

Sorge um Frieden und Öl-Versorgung nach Attacken auf Tanker

14 Jun 2019

Dubai/Washington Die jüngsten Angriffe auf zwei Tankschiffe schüren Sorgen um den Frieden in der Golf-Region und die weltweite Energieversorgung.

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion

14 Jun 2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation. | Video

US-Militär nach Tanker-Angriffen - Krieg mit Iran nicht in unserem Interesse

14 Jun 2019

Dubai/Washington Nach den mutmaßlichen Angriffen auf zwei Öl-Tanker im Golf von Oman spitzt sich der Streit zwischen den USA und dem Iran zu.

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail

10 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released. | Video

U.S. suspension of trade program with India 'a done deal': U.S. official

31 May 2019

WASHINGTON The suspension of a U.S. trade preference program with India is a "done deal," a senior State Department official said on Thursday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his second term.

IMF denies pressuring Venezuela to release economic data

30 May 2019

WASHINGTON/CARACAS The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence, while two sources said the country's surprise data release this week was due to pressure from China.

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff

01 May 2019

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from leaving the country.

Tension grows between U.S. and Russia over Venezuela standoff

01 May 2019

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW The United States and Russia traded warnings against interfering in Venezuela on Wednesday, a day after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow of stopping President Nicolas Maduro from leaving the country.

Venezuela foreign minister says Maduro in control, blames Washington for violence

30 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza on Tuesday denied there was a military coup attempt underway to oust President Nicolas Maduro and accused opposition leader Juan Guaido of operating under orders from Washington.

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