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US allies fret as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Tillerson

BRUSSELS/BERLIN: On the eve of his trip to Europe, Rex Tillerson gave a speech last week that European allies had waited months to hear: an “ironclad” promise of U.S. support to its oldest allies. The relief in European capitals lasted…

Trump trip leaves US and allies lost in translation

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s first trip overseas was supposed to be about building bridges and clarifying his administration’s intentions to friends and foes alike. But the US president heads for home Sunday with some of Washington’s…

Russia-announced ceasefire to start in Syria’s Aleppo

BEIRUT: A Russia-declared unilateral ceasefire is to take hold in Syria's Aleppo Friday even as rebels stepped up a week-old assault to break a government siege of the city's eastern districts. Regime ally Russia, which announced the…