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At U.N., Trump to tout leadership as U.S. seeks to tackle Iran and China

4:12am IST

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS U.S. President Donald Trump will tout U.S. leadership and a collective approach to challenges while at the United Nations next week, said a senior administration official on Friday, as Washington seeks to use the gathering of world leaders to build support to take on Iran and call out China over rights abuses.

Trump welcomes Australia's PM, cementing strong trade, security ties

5:17am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Australia's prime minister on Friday for only the second state visit of his administration, signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran. | Video

U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack

12:47am IST

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and U.S. officials have blamed on Iran. | Video

Trump pressured Ukraine president to investigate Biden: reports

5:04am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured Ukraine's president to investigate Joe Biden, one of Trump's chief political rivals, in a July phone call, according to reports on Friday by the Wall Street Journal and other U.S. media outlets. | Video

U.S. sanctions Iran's central bank, fund after Saudi oil attack

20 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The United States on Friday imposed another round of sanctions on Tehran, including on Iran's central bank and a development fund, following last week's attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that Riyadh and U.S. officials have blamed on Iran.

After Bolton fireworks, Trump picks low-key hostage negotiator to replace him

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump picked U.S. hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien on Wednesday as his fourth White House national security adviser, turning to a low-key choice for the position after the boisterous tenure of John Bolton. | Video

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach over whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities, showing little enthusiasm for confrontation as he seeks re-election next year.

Wary of conflict with Iran, Trump takes go-slow approach to attack on Saudi oil

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 Known for acting on impulse, President Donald Trump has adopted an uncharacteristically go-slow approach to whether to hold Iran responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities, showing little enthusiasm for confrontation as he seeks re-election next year.

Trump says he does not want war after attack on Saudi oil facilities

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON/DUBAI U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday it looked like Iran was behind attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia but stressed he did not want to go to war, as the attacks sent oil prices soaring and raised fears of a new Middle East conflict. | Video

Iran rules out talks as Trump links Tehran to Saudi oil attack

17 Sep 2019

* Trump ties Iran to Saudi oil attack, but says does not want war

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