The U.S. has warned Germany that if Chinese tech companies such as Huawei help build its new 5G telecom infrastructure, U.S. agencies might not share as much intelligence with the German government as they now do. Germany, anxious to not get sucked into the maelstrom of an ongoing US-China spat over a multitude of issues including trade, has taken a cautious stance on the issue.
The ministry said that the government will also continue to push for "close communications between the leaders of the South and the North" to advance inter-Korean relations, and establish peace on the Korean Peninsula. Trump and Kim's Vietnam meeting ended abruptly without a deal on North Korean denuclearisation in return for sanctions relief . He insisted the North has to remove all its weapons of mass destruction, .
Elijah Cummings said in a statement . Trump's new request for wall funding comes just weeks after he ended a record 35-day partial government shutdown, a dispute that centered on his request for $5.7 billion for wall construction money. Democratic lawmakers, and even some Republicans, have already dismissed Trump's budget as a non-starter. But if you look more deeply, the year-to-year cut is more like 9 percent.
BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will sweep a majority of parliamentary seats up for grabs in the election starting April 11, a nationwide opinion poll has shown. Candidates contesting the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 will be required to furnish details of their social media accounts and the expenditure for campaigning on social media will be taken into account as well.
Malaysia's attorney general said that "good relations" between his country and Indonesia had led to Aisyah being freed, two years after she was detained for the murder. Speaking at the Indonesian embassy in Malaysia, Indonesian Justice Minister Yasonna Laoly reeled off a list of figures in government - from President Joko Widodo to the foreign minister - who had pushed for Aisyah's release.
Tory Brexiteers predicted that without an 11th hour concession from the European Union on the Northern Ireland backstop, Mrs May was heading for another crushing defeat in Tuesday's "meaningful vote" on her Withdrawal Agreement. "We will certainly analyse that very, very carefully", said Nigel Dodds of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), part of May's coalition government.