Initial signs of progress were seen in Washington, where Democrats and Republicans are looking for a way out of their impasse on budget and debt issues. G20 finance ministers urged US lawmakers to find a compromise.
With Russia expelling hundreds of American embassy employees, the US is making drastic cuts to the way visas are issued to Russians. In doing so, the US is damaging its own interests, says DW's Miodrag Soric.
In the first major policy address on Afghanistan during his presidency Donald Trump said that he was ready to send more US troops to the country. Here are five takeaways from President Trump's speech.
The US embassy said it had no alternative but to cut visa services given the sharp reduction in embassy staff ordered by the Kremlin. Moscow accuses the US of trying to provoke Russians against their own government.
The planned expulsion of US diplomats in Russia is ostensibly a reaction to a sanctions bill passed last week by Congress. But the reality is more complicated as is trying to predict the Trump administration’s response.
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