June 3, 2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions are ‘economic terrorism’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Iran will not be intimidated by President Donald Trump’s "art of the deal pressure" by using economic sanctions to push Iran to negotiate a new nuclear deal, the country's top diplomat told ABC News. In an exclusive interview, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif also told This Week co-Anchor Martha Raddatz that "there will be consequences" if the United States keeps up its economic pressure campaign against Iran’s people. There was jubilation in the streets of Tehr..
June 3, 2019

Afghan female leaders urge Trump administration to stand up for their rights in Taliban peace talks

KeithBinns/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The United States' chief negotiator for Afghanistan left Washington on Friday for stops around the globe to rally support for his talks with the Taliban before a seventh round of meetings with the militant group's leaders. But there's one constituency that's consistently voiced their concerns about the U.S. talks and is ringing the alarm again. In interviews, several prominent female Afghan leaders said these talks are an issue of life and de..
June 3, 2019

Welcome to The Trump Arms: The London pub welcoming president during UK visit

Guy Davies/ABC News(LONDON) -- Tucked away in a quiet corner of West London, thousands of miles away from Washington, a pub has been renamed The Trump Arms in honor of the state visit by the president of the United States. This will be the second time the landlord of the Irish pub, 53-year-old Damien Smyth, is making the gesture. The first time, in July 2018, pictures showing the newly dubbed The Trump Arms packed with patrons offered an alternate view of the president's visit, after other..
June 3, 2019

Out-of-control cruise ship crashes into tourist boat on busy Venice canal

Simone Padovani/Awakening/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- An out-of-control cruise ship in Italy crashed into a dock and tourist boat on a busy Venice canal Sunday, injuring multiple people. The crash occurred in the Giudecca canal around 8:30 a.m. local time while maneuvering toward Venice's cruise terminals for mooring, according to a statement form the cruise ship company, MSC Cruises. As the ship pulled in, accompanied by tugboats, it collided with the dock at San Basilio and a river boat tha..