The Hill: International Policy 7 April 2018

Five things to know about Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska

The Trump administration's decision to hit dozens of Russian oligarchs, companies and government officials with sanctions on Friday took direct aim at those close to President Vladimir Putin. Among those hit by the penalties was Oleg Deripaska...

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Trump offers condolences to Canada following hockey team crash

President Trump spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday to offer his condolences to the nation after a bus crash killed over a dozen junior league hockey team members. Trump offered his "highest respect and...

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Only 10 diplomatic staff left at US Embassy in Cuba

Only 10 diplomatic staff now remain at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, after a series of mysterious sonic "attacks" that lead to the U.S. reducing its presence there.A new State Department list shows just 10 diplomats, including one consular officer,...

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Several dead after car drives into crowd in western Germany

Multiple people are dead and others are injured after a car rammed into a crowd of people in the city of Münster, Germany, police said.Germany's Interior Ministry says at least four people have died, German news agency DPA reported. A police...

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Secret US-North Korea talks reportedly underway to prepare for summit

The United States and North Korea have been directly communicating in secret to prepare for the upcoming summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, CNN reported Saturday, citing administration officials.Officials ...

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Russia demands meeting with UK foreign secretary over ex-spy poisoning

Russia says that it wants to meet with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to discuss the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal last month, which spurred heightened diplomatic tensions between Moscow and the West.The...

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Palestinian journalist killed by Israeli soldiers

A Palestinian journalist was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border, The Washington Post reported.Yasser Murtaja, 31, was one of two Palestinians who died Saturday of injuries sustained during protests at the border. The...

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