Poland shuns Israel talks over ‘racism’

Poland shuns Israel talks over ‘racism’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (L) met Mr Netanyahu in Warsaw this month A summit of central European leaders in Israel has been cancelled because of an Israel-Poland row over the Holocaust. Poland withdrew after being angered by comments from Israeli leaders about Polish complicity in the Holocaust.In particular, Israel’s acting…

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Madrid mass protest over Catalonia talks

Madrid mass protest over Catalonia talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionProtesters angered by the government’s outreach to Catalan separatists call for new elections in Spain Tens of thousands gathered in Madrid for a protest by right-wing parties opposed to a Spanish government plan to ease tension in the Catalonia region.The centre-right Popular Party (PP) and Ciudadanos (Citizens)…

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Trump condemns wall talks in NYT interview

Trump condemns wall talks in NYT interview

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The interview came after Mr Trump contacted the New York Times’ publisher US President Donald Trump has dismissed the federal investigation into alleged Russian collusion in the 2016 election and talks about a proposed border wall.His lawyers had been reassured he was not a target in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s…

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Trump denies hiding detail of Putin talks

Trump denies hiding detail of Putin talks

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Trump (left) with Mr Putin in Helsinki in July 2018 US President Donald Trump has denied hiding details of conversations with Russia’s Vladimir Putin, saying he is “not keeping anything under wraps”.The Washington Post alleges that on at least one occasion in 2017 he took away his interpreter’s notes…

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Trump walks out of shutdown talks

Trump walks out of shutdown talks

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionUS shutdown: “My son wants to sell art to pay our bills” President Donald Trump has walked out of a meeting with Democratic leaders as negotiations broke down on the 19th day of a partial US government shutdown.Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer stuck by their refusal to…

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