Saudi Arabia Promised More Oil. So Why Are Prices Rising?

Saudi Arabia Promised More Oil. So Why Are Prices Rising?

LONDON — When main oil producers final met in Vienna, they mentioned they might curb rising costs by ramping up manufacturing. Why, then, are oil costs nonetheless going up? Officials from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, and different main oil producers like Russia pledged last month to extend whole output by round 1 […]

Malta Cracks Down on a Humanitarian Ship That Carried Migrants

Malta Cracks Down on a Humanitarian Ship That Carried Migrants

ROME — On Monday, it was Malta’s flip to get robust on immigration in Europe. Prosecutors introduced authorized fees in opposition to a nongovernmental group energetic within the rescue of migrants within the Mediterranean, arguing in a listening to that the captain of the Dutch vessel Lifeline had entered the nation’s waters illegally and lacked […]

In U.S. and Europe, Migration Conflict Points to Deeper Political Problems

In U.S. and Europe, Migration Conflict Points to Deeper Political Problems

LONDON — Major political conflicts are taking part in out each within the United States and in Europe over immigration and refugees. While the clashes may look related on the floor, and do in actual fact share a lot in frequent, they’re additionally completely different in refined however essential methods. A side-by-side comparability means that […]

Trump Travel Ban: How It Affects the Countries

Trump Travel Ban: How It Affects the Countries

To President Trump’s supporters, the Supreme Court decision upholding his journey ban from seven nations — 5 with Muslim majorities — was an affirmation by the best court docket within the land of his proper to safe America’s borders and shield it from terrorism. To opponents, the ruling validated an anti-Muslim agenda that betrayed American […]

U.N. Imposes Sanctions on 6 for Trafficking Libyan Migrants

U.N. Imposes Sanctions on 6 for Trafficking Libyan Migrants

The United Nations known as Mr. Ghermay “one of the most important sub-Saharan actors involved in the illicit trafficking of migrants in Libya.” The sanctions go into impact instantly. “Last fall, images of migrants being sold as slaves in Libya shocked our conscience, and the Security Council vowed to take action,” Nikki Haley, the American […]

Libyan Factions Agree to Elections Despite Deep Divisions

Libyan Factions Agree to Elections Despite Deep Divisions

PARIS — The leaders of rival Libyan factions agreed Tuesday to work collectively on a authorized framework for holding presidential and parliamentary elections this December in a deal being pushed by France’s president to carry stability to Libya and stem the move of migrants to Europe from its shores. It was newest of quite a […]

Opinion

Opinion

President Trump’s abrupt determination to cancel the planned summit meeting with Kim Jong-un is no surprise, given the many years of unstable relations between the United States and North Korea. It’s additionally not essentially dangerous information — if it implies that the Trump administration will now take the time to do the preparation wanted to […]

Why Libya Continues to Burn

Why Libya Continues to Burn

“The Burning Shores” begins with the dictator, Muammar Qaddafi, absolutely probably the most flamboyantly eccentric rulers ever to commandeer a rustic. The son of a nomad, Qaddafi was born in a tent and sometimes lived in a single, appreciated to don dramatic navy uniforms or conventional robes, and gave each signal of being mentally unhinged. […]

Why North Korea Is Angered by ‘Libya Model’ in Nuclear Talks

Why North Korea Is Angered by ‘Libya Model’ in Nuclear Talks

When North Korea abruptly threw a historic summit assembly with the United States into query on Wednesday, it cited — 5 occasions — the destiny of one other nation and one other chief, half a world away, for example of why nobody ought to belief American efforts to disarm one other nation. The nation was […]

Britain Apologizes for Role in Libyan Dissident’s C.I.A. Nightmare

Britain Apologizes for Role in Libyan Dissident’s C.I.A. Nightmare

The apology comes at a very unwelcome time for the C.I.A. because the Trump administration’s nominee to steer the company, Gina Haspel, has been beneath intense scrutiny this week over her function at a secret detention website in Thailand, the identical nation the place the Libyan couple was as soon as held. Mr. Belhaj, who’s […]