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  • McCain tells Europe: Trump contradicts himself
    Mccain_tells_europe-_trump_contradicts_himself 2017-02-18 05:12:25 UTC
    John McCain slams Donald Trump in Munich speech without using his name. By Phil Stewart and Robin Emmott | MUNICH, GERMANY - Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to...
  • Tony Blair urges Britons to 'rise up' against Brexit
    Tony_blair_urges_britons_to_'rise_up'_against_brexit 2017-02-17 20:21:45 UTC
    Tony Blair urges Britons to 'rise up' against Brexit. By William James | LONDON - Former British prime minister Tony Blair issued a battle cry against a so-called 'hard Brexit' on Friday, calling on voters, businesses and campaigners to "ri...
  • Germany And Canada Strongest Defender Of Unalienable Rights
    Germany_and_canada_strongest_defender_of_the_'unalienable_rights' 2017-02-18 09:02:11 UTC
    Among 'last defenders' of liberal world order, Merkel does the heavy lifting It seems an ice age since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Germany's Angela Merkel were anointed the last defenders of the liberal international order. But it was ...
  • U.S. backs away from commitment to Palestinian state
    U.s._backs_away_from_commitment_to_palestinian_state 2017-02-15 23:08:56 UTC
    By Luke Baker and Matt Spetalnick | WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday dropped a U.S. commitment to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a longstanding bedrock of Middle East policy, even as he urged Israeli Prime...
  • Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change
    16929 2017-02-09 09:55:52 UTC
    Germany Sets High Bar for G20 Summit: Free Trade, Resisting Currency Wars and Fighting Climate Change. By Noah Barkin and Jan Strupczewski BERLIN/BRUSSELS - Germany will press the Group of 20 to reaffirm its commitment to promoting free trad...
  • London protest for the second time in a week against Trump
    London_protest_for_the_second_time_in_a_week_against_trump 2017-02-04 20:42:20 UTC
    LONDON (REUTERS) - Several thousand people demonstrated outside the U.S. embassy in London on Saturday against President Donald Trump and his temporary ban on refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United Sta...
  • This Der Spiegel Trump cover is stunning
    16920_this_der_spiegel_trump_cover_is_stunning 2017-02-04 04:37:43 UTC
    Edel Rodriguez came to the United States from Cuba as a political refugee in 1980. Like many immigrants, he was angered by President Trump's executive order temporarily banning entry to the United States for travelers from seven Muslim-majority co...
  • United States to issue new Iran sanctions
    United_states_to_issue_new_iran_sanctions 2017-02-02 23:47:39 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Trump is poised to impose new sanctions on multiple Iranian entities, seeking to ratchet up pressure on Tehran while crafting a broader strategy to counter what he sees as its destabilizing behavior, people familiar with th...
  • Canada abandons plans to change the country's electoral system
    Canada-politics-justin-trudeau-1 2017-02-01 20:07:29 UTC
    The Canadian government on Wednesday abandoned plans to change the country's electoral system, breaking a major campaign promise in a move that prompted one opposition politician to call Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "a liar." The reversal of t...
  • Trudeau says Canada will take refugees banned by U.S.
    Trudeau_says_canada_will_take_refugees_banned_by_u.s 2017-01-29 19:36:34 UTC
    TORONTO (AP) –Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump: Canada will take you. He also intends to talk to Trump about the success of Canada’s refugee policy. Trudeau reacted to ...
  • Global backlash against Trump's immigration order
    Global_backlash_against_trump's_immigration_order 2017-01-29 19:07:00 UTC
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the global fight against terrorism was no excuse for the measures and "does not justify putting people of a specific background or faith under general suspicion." A global backlash against U.S. President Don...
  • U.N. agencies urge Trump to allow refugees entry
    Refugees_welcome_germany 2017-01-29 19:07:37 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency and International Organization for Migration (IOM) called on the Trump administration on Saturday to continue offering asylum to people fleeing war and persecution, saying its resettlement progr...
  • German engineers don't care about Trump and Brexit
    Engineers-_'hardly_any_us_or_uk_competitors_exist_for_german_products' 2017-01-29 19:07:46 UTC
    German engineers: 'Hardly any US or UK competitors exist for German products' German engineers are confident about German products and expect no hit to business from the presidency of Donald Trump or Britain's decision to leave the European Uni...
  • Germany eyes to fill the void created by Trump’s TPP Withdrawal
    Germany_eyes_to_fill_the_void_created_by_trump%e2%80%99s_tpp_withdrawal 2017-01-29 19:08:12 UTC
    German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, said Germany and Europe should stand ready to fill the void created by Trump's cancellation of a major trade deal with Asia, and other protectionist measures. Mr Gabriel outlined his priorities in a firs...
  • Mexico's President Cancels His Visit to the White House
    Mexico's_president-_we_will_not_pay_for_the_wall 2017-01-26 17:17:47 UTC
    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday he had scrapped plans to meet Donald Trump next week after the U.S. president tweeted Mexico should cancel the meeting if it was not prepared to pay for his proposed border wall. "This morni...
  • Canada's PM Justin Trudeau speaks with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto ahead of Trump talks
    Canada_pm_justin_trudeau_speaks_with_mexican_president_enrique_pena_nieto_ahead_of_trump_talks 2017-01-23 04:40:18 UTC
    Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto agreed in a phone call with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday to join forces to encourage economic integration in North America, according to a statement from Peña Nieto's office. The call cam...
  • Israel approves hundreds of settlement homes in East Jerusalem
    Israel-palestinians_un 2017-01-22 19:28:30 UTC
    By Maayan Lubell | JERUSALEM Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements in expectation that U.S. President Donald Trump will row back on the previous administration's criticism of such pro...
  • Women protest against Trump on streets of Europe's capitals
    Day_1-_trump_presidency_faces_global_protests_-_women's_march 2017-01-22 07:34:18 UTC
    By Stephen Addison and Shadia Nasralla | LONDON/VIENNA (Reuters) - Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expec...
  • Day 1: Trump presidency faces global protests - Women's march
    Day_1-_trump_presidency_faces_global_protests_-_women's_march 2017-01-22 19:56:24 UTC
    By Scott Malone and Ginger Gibson | WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncin...
  • Senegalese troops enter The Gambia to back Adama Barrow as president as strongman Jammeh refuses to stand down
    16867 2017-01-19 20:53:31 UTC
    Senegalese troops enter The Gambia to back Adama Barrow as president as strongman Jammeh refuses to stand down. By Tim Cocks and Emma Farge | BANJUL/DAKAR Senegalese troops entered neighboring Gambia on Thursday, an army spokesman said, ...
  • EU preparing for Greek aid without the International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    Minister_of_finance_of_germany_wolfgang_schaeuble_and_the_greek_prime_minister_alexis_tsipras 2017-01-18 08:36:01 UTC
    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble is preparing for a continuation of aid for Greece without the involvement of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Germany's Bild newspaper reported on Wednesday. Talks between Athens and foreign lend...
  • Globalization not to blame for world's ills: China's Xi
    Globalization_not_to_blame_for_world's_ills-_china's_xi 2017-01-18 08:13:17 UTC
    "No one will win from a trade war," says Xi. Economic globalization has become a "Pandora's Box" for many, but global problems are not caused by it, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday. Xi told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Sw...
  • European leaders concerned: Putin agrees with Trump that NATO is obsolete
    16854_europe_concerned-_putin_agrees_with_trump_that_nato_is_obsolete 2017-01-17 08:52:08 UTC
    By Tom Körkemeier and Andreas Rinke | BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance. Frank-Walter...
  • Iraqi forces 'retake Mosul University' from ISIS
    Iraqi_forces_'retake_mosul_university'_from_isis 2017-01-14 21:33:04 UTC
    Army says it has seized strategic university complex used as base by ISIS fighters following two days of fierce clashes. By Isabel Coles and John Davison (Reuters) | MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD Iraqi special forces drove back Islamic State militants...
  • "ISIS's days in Mosul are quickly coming to an end": Iraqi forces/ U.S. Air Force
    Iraqi_forces-_%22isis's_days_in_mosul_are_quickly_coming_to_an_end%22 2017-01-13 21:57:56 UTC
    By Isabel Coles and John Davison | MOSUL, IRAQ/BAGHDAD Iraqi special forces stormed a sprawling university complex in northeast Mosul on Friday and pushed Islamic State back in nearby areas to reach two more bridges across the Tigris River, the m...