India has proposed retaliatory import duties of up to 100% to be levied from June onwards on a list of American goods in what appears to be a tit-for-tat policy against Washington’s increased tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has again urged leaders of Catalonia to form a new administration that could function and be viable, hinting that his government in Madrid may reject a future regional cabinet that includes jailed leaders of an outlawed independence movement.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington will increase the financial pressure on Iran by imposing the "strongest sanctions in history" on the Islamic Republic if Tehran refuses to change the course of its foreign and domestic policy.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki is set to hold a meeting with the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to urge the world's only permanent war crimes court to conduct a thorough investigation into Israeli atrocities following the latest massacre of dozens of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.
Russian authorities have harshly criticized a report by British MPs alleging that people close to the Kremlin were hiding and laundering money in the United Kingdom, saying the claims show that anti-Russia rhetoric in Britain has reached unprecedented levels.
President Donald Trump is becoming increasingly worried about the political risks of the US-North Korea summit in Singapore next month, the US administration and foreign officials told The New York Times.