Articles tagged 'donald trump'

China-US tensions rise ahead of G20 Summit 28 November 2018 BEIJING - Hopes this week's meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 in Argentina will achieve a trade breakthrough are fading with analysts and business leaders expressing disappointment over intensifying tensions in the lead up to the summit. ...
ED begs Trump 28 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pleaded with the West to lift economic sanctions, as the United States continues to set tough conditions for their removal, the Daily News can report. Giving his inaugural speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, Mnangagwa, who...
Mnangagwa begs Trump 28 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has pleaded with the West to lift economic sanctions, as the United States continues to set tough conditions for their removal, the Daily News can report. [Adz] [GoogleAd]
Trump offered land to develop golf course 25 September 2018 HARARE - President Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered United States President Donald Trump an opportunity to develop a golf course in the resort town of Victoria Falls as he takes his charm offensive to White House. Wearing his trademark scarf with the colours of the Zimbabwean flag, Mnangagwa mad...
Trump slaps tariffs on $200bn of China goods 18 September 2018 US President Donald Trump has said he will impose 10 percent US tariffs on about $200bn worth of Chinese imports, but he spared some consumer products. The new tariffs will take effect from September 24, Trump said in a statement on Monday. It will increase to 25 percent on January 1 unless th...
America pushes for Zim dialogue 26 August 2018 HARARE - The United States of America has urged President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his political rivals to respect the rule of law, and to work together to enact necessary reforms that will prevent future poll disputes as was witnessed in the July 30 harmonised elections. This comes as oppositio...
Trump and Putin to hold talks in Helsinki in mid-July 9 July 2018 US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are set to hold talks in the Finnish capital Helsinki on July 16, the White House said on Thursday. The meeting, which comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow due in no small part to allegations of Russia...
Trump to meet Queen Elizabeth 5 July 2018 LONDON - When Donald Trump meets Queen Elizabeth next week, he will become the 12th U.S. President that the monarch has met during her 66 years on the throne, the longest in British history. Apart from Lyndon Johnson, Elizabeth has met every U.S leader since Harry S. Truman but no other U.S. p...
Trump demands increased defense spending from NATO allies 3 July 2018 WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump sent letters to the leaders of NATO allies, including Germany, Belgium, Norway and Canada, demanding that they increase their defense spending and threatening to alter the US global military presence if they do not, according to a report in the New York Times o...
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un meet 12 June 2018 SINGAPORE - Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have sat down for unprecedented talks between the leaders of two long-hostile nations, as the world watches anxiously for signs of a peace deal and an agreement on the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. Trump and Kim met privately from 9:05am loc...
Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un Singapore summit on June 12 6 June 2018 WASHINGTON - After what seemed like an endless back-and-forth, a highly-anticipated summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12 is officially on - again. Trump made the announcement on Friday after welcoming Kim Jong-un's right-hand man,...
N. Korea threatens to cancel Trump summit 16 May 2018 PYONGYANG - North Korea has said it may pull out of a summit with US President Donald Trump if the US insists it gives up its nuclear weapons. The highly anticipated meeting between Mr Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong-un is due to take place on 12 June. But in an angry statement, North Kore...
Lack of reforms annoys US 4 May 2018 HARARE - The United States' offer to lift sanctions on Zimbabwe could be on the verge of collapsing after Washington expressed irritation at the slow progress by President Emmerson Mnangagwa to draw up the reforms needed to ensure free and fair elections. In damning comments made at least thre...
Trump gives ED last chance 24 March 2018 HARARE - In a marked departure from its previous tough stance against Zimbabwe, the United States of America has given President Emmerson Mnangagwa and his administration significant encouragement — which should lead to the normalisation of relations between the two countries if Harare manages th...
US lifts ban on trophy hunting 10 March 2018 HARARE - The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has finally lifted a ban on elephant trophies imported from Zimbabwe. American press reported yesterday that FWS said it will now grant permits for sport-hunted elephant trophies on a “case-by-case basis”. This is a radical retreat ...
Trump wins order to silence porn star 8 March 2018 NEW YORK - US President Donald Trump obtained a restraining order against an adult film actress to prevent her from speaking publicly about their alleged affair, legal documents show. Mr Trump's personal lawyer obtained the order against Stormy Daniels in private arbitration proceedings last m...
Porn star to speak on alleged affair with Trump 15 February 2018 WASHINGTON - An adult film star who has been embroiled in allegations of an affair with President Donald Trump is free to tell her story, her manager has said. Stormy Daniels is no longer bound by a non-disclosure contract after Mr Trump's lawyer admitted he paid her, manager Gina Rodriguez sa...
Trump 'to be questioned under oath' in Russia probe 25 January 2018 WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would "love" to be questioned under oath by Russia collusion prosecutor Robert Mueller, saying it could happen in the coming weeks. Trump confirmed that his lawyers are in discussion with Mueller, who is leading the investigation into...
I love Trump for being frank with Africans: Uganda president 25 January 2018 KAMPALA - President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has given a speech declaring his "love" for US President Donald Trump. Earlier this month, Mr Trump was accused of referring to African nations as "shithole" countries during an immigration meeting. Mr Trump has denied making the remarks but US ...
Trump's latest travel ban blocked 18 October 2017 WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose travel restrictions on citizens from eight countries entering the US has suffered a court defeat. A federal judge slapped a temporary restraining order on the open-ended ban before it could take effect this week. The policy targe...
US targets anti-Trump activists' Facebook accounts 6 October 2017 NEW YORK - Two weeks ago, Lacy MacAuley was shocked when she opened her email inbox to find a message informing her that the US Department of Justice had served a warrant to Facebook to access her personal account. "I had heard that Facebook was fighting some warrants, but I certainly didn't g...
Trump snubs Mugabe 23 September 2017 HARARE - United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday snubbed President Robert Mugabe as he treated other African leaders to a working lunch on the sidelines of the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York. Trump was joined by South African President Jacob Zuma and leaders of Nige...
Trump's first UN speech slammed 20 September 2017 NEW YORK - Donald Trump's first major speech at the United Nations has been denounced by some of the member nations he singled out for criticism. The US president included Iran among "a small group of rogue regimes", and said the US would "totally destroy" North Korea if forced to do so. Ir...
Trump: I will close govt' to build Mexico wall 23 August 2017 NEW YORK - Donald Trump says he will close down the US government if necessary to build his wall along the Mexico border. The president told supporters at a "Make America Great Again" rally in Phoenix, Arizona, that the opposition Democrats were being "obstructionist". During the 80-minute ...
Trump a 'good fool': Mugabe 13 August 2017 HARARE - Donald Trump is a 'good fool' who stopped Hillary Clinton from becoming the United States president, President Robert Mugabe said. Mugabe said Clinton would have added more sanctions to Zimbabwe, which is already reeling under restrictions imposed some 17 years ago following the contr...