Trump administration notifies U.N. of planned Paris climate accord exit

WNM | Nov 5, 2019 at 12:07 AM

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations that it will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the first formal step in a one-year process to exit the global pact to fight climate change, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed on Monday.

Chile cancels APEC trade summit and major climate gathering after riots

WNM | Oct 30, 2019 at 9:40 PM

hile withdrew on Wednesday as the host of an APEC summit next month at which the United States and China had been expected to sign a deal to ease a trade war that has hurt the global economy, as raging street protests gripped the South American country.

Iran, Russia take aim at U.S. military presence near Syrian oilfields

WNM | Oct 29, 2019 at 11:38 PM

Iran and Russia on Tuesday condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to maintain a military presence near oil fields in northeastern Syria, with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov saying any exploitation of resources would be illegal.