Political debates of 72nd UN General Assembly session opened in New York
Today a general political discussion in the framework of the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly opens in New York. More than 120 heads of state and government, as well as foreign ministers and heads of delegations, will give speaches during it.
Trump speaks of Ukraine addressing "threats to sovereignty"
President Donald Trump is delivering a major address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, where he is expected to discuss threats to global stability, including the Iran nuclear deal, nuclear-armed North Korea, and global terrorism.
ISIS claims responsibility for London terrorist attack
ISIS has claimed responsibility for London terrorist attack, as related to ISIS media Ataq informed, according to Reuters.
Apple releases new iPhone today
The long awaited iPhone 8 is officially launching later today on September 12. Tim Cook is expected to unveil the new iPhone at an event in California’s newly-built Steve Jobs Theatre.
Trump approves sending another 4,000 troops to Afghanistan
U.S. President Donald Trump has approved the decision to send additional 4,000 troops to Afghanistan, ahead of his address to the nation on Monday night, Fox News reports.
U.S. Special Operations Forces train with Ukrainian counterparts
As the U.S. special operations forces were invited this year to participate in Sea Breeze-2017, the Ukrainian-U.S. military exercise in southern Ukraine, the U.S. Special Operations Command Europe's Naval Special Warfare Command operators were “eager to sign up for the mission,” the U.S. Department of Defense reports.
US Senate rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head, - source
US Senate panel has rescinded a subpoena that would have forced Paul Manafort, a former campaign manager of President Donald Trump, to appear at a hearing on Wednesday as part of its probe into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election. This was reported by Reuters.
Trump made no concessions to Putin - media
Many courteous gestures were seen during the first meeting of U.S. and Russian leaders in Hamburg on the sidelines of the G20 summit, however everything suggests that Donald Trump has not in fact made any concessions to Vladimir Putin, which would have worried the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, Jerzy Haszczyński wrote for Rzeczpospolita, according to zn.ua.
Tillerson appoints Volker to be envoy between Ukraine and Russia
The United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appointed the former US Permanent Representative to NATO Kurt Volker to be the Special Envoy to Ukraine as Reuters reported.
Bloomberg: Manafort discloses $17 mln in payments for Ukrainian work
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, received $17.1 million for his work with a Ukrainian political party, according to a registration document he filed with the U.S. government, according to Bloomberg.
President met with U.S. Secretary of Energy
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a meeting with U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry.
Poroshenko: Meeting with Trump fruitful, detailed
The meeting of Ukrainian and U.S. leaders was a full-fledged and detailed one – that’s how President Petro Poroshenko put it at the briefing that took place in Washington on June 20.
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