International Affairs


President Trump Affirms One China Policy

After a contentious start to their relationship, Presidents Donald Trump of the United States and Xi Jinping spoke Thursday night, the first time during Trump’s administration. At Xi’s request, Trump reaffirmed the United States’s commitment to the “One China” policy. The “One China” policy recognizes Taiwan as part of the […]

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Bill O’Reilly Declines Kremlin Apology

On Monday, the Kremlin requested an apology from Fox News host Bill O’Reilly after the host called Russian President Vladimir Putin “a killer” during his Super Bowl interview with President Donald Trump. “We consider such words from the Fox TV company to be unacceptable and insulting, and honestly speaking, we […]


Republicans Reassure Australia Over Trump Call

  Last Saturday, President Trump was in a call with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull when he abruptly hung up over a disagreement, officials say. Prime Minister Turnbull had asked Trump to honor a deal made under President Obama that required the United States to take in 1250 refugees from […]

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Mexican President Cancels Visit with President Trump

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tweeted on Thursday that he has cancelled a meeting with American President Donald Trump. He first tweeted, “Mexico reiterates its willingness to work with the United States to achieve agreements in favour of both Nations.” He then followed up with, “This morning we have informed […]


UK Supreme Court Rules Parliament Must Vote on Brexit

The United Kingdom Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that the British Parliament must vote on leaving the European Union, otherwise known as the Brexit, before Prime Minister Theresa May can trigger the European Union’s Article 50. The judges voted against the government in an 8-3 vote. May had wanted to […]

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