Trump signs U.S.-Taiwan travel bill; China ‘strongly dissatisfied’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday signed legislation that encourages the United States to send senior officials to Taiwan to meet Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa, angering China, which views Taiwan as a wayward province. U.S. President Donald Trump departs after attending a Friends of Ireland event at the U.S. Capitol in Washington,... Lire la suite →


UN ‘deeply alarmed’ about civilians deaths in besieged Afrin

The United Nations has said that there were alarming reports about civilian deaths in the Syrian enclave of Afrin, where Kurdish forces were said to be blocking civilians from leaving the city. The UN rights office said it had been receiving “deeply alarming reports from Afrin in northwestern Syria about civilian deaths and injuries due to... Lire la suite →

US helicopter crashes in western Iraq

A US military aircraft has crashed in western Iraq with American soldiers on board, the US Central Command says.It says “rescue teams are responding” at the scene, and an investigation will be held to determine the cause of the crash. It provided no further details.Two US officials said a HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed near... Lire la suite →

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