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Trump, Abe at odds on North Korea missile launches

Sunday  14:41,   25 august 2019
reuters

G7-SUMMIT/KOREA-NORTH (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1-Trump, Abe at odds on North Korea missile... >>>

Trump says hasn't discussed G-7 outreach to Iran

Sunday  14:40,   25 august 2019
thehill

President Trump on Sunday tamped down talk of a united outreach to Iran from Group of Seven (G-7) nations, saying the U.S. would do its own "outreach" to Tehran. © Getty Images Trump says hasn't discussed G-7 outreach to Iran The president told... >>>

Europe’s Brexit Unity Under Pressure as Johnson Makes G-7 Debut

Sunday  14:40,   25 august 2019
bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday stepped up his campaign to convince the European Union to reopen Brexit negotiations, using the Group of Seven summit in France to test the bloc’s united front. © Photographer: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images >>>

Bali fights back as tons of floating plastic threaten to spoil once-pristine paradise

Sunday  14:25,   25 august 2019
nbcnews

“If we in Bali can set an example so all of Indonesia and other countries stopped using plastic bags too, that would be very good,” he says. According to Denpasar Mayor Ida Bagus Rai Mantra, in June 2018 when he began introducing his anti-plastic... >>>

Turkey Sees U.S. Deal as Start of Wider Purge of Kurdish Militia

Sunday  14:10,   25 august 2019
bloomberg

Turkey sees its deal with the U.S. to carve out a narrow security zone in northern Syria as just the beginning, two Turkish officials said, with Ankara determined to purge Kurdish fighters from a much larger section of the border region. ©... >>>

Trump says world leaders 'getting along very well' at G-7 summit despite trade tensions

Sunday  14:00,   25 august 2019
nbcnews

Trump arrived at the summit Saturday amid an escalating trade war with China and threatening to start another with Europe. But the president has struck a softer tone since landing in France. "Thus far, this has been a really great G-7," he said... >>>

Trump, for first time, signals regret China trade war has escalated

Sunday  13:25,   25 august 2019
washingtonpost

Asked about economic battle with China, Trump says he has “second thoughts about... >>>

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion

Sunday  10:40,   25 august 2019
nytimes

PARIS — As the Amazon burned and the world faced an ecological disaster, President Emmanuel Macron of France bluntly criticized Brazil’s leader this week and threatened to kill a major trade deal between Europe and Brazil. President Trump, on the... >>>

Trump expresses confidence on Brexit talks

Sunday  10:25,   25 august 2019
msn

President Donald Trump says he has confidence in new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to carry out Brexit talks with the European... >>>

Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

Sunday  09:10,   25 august 2019
msn

Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international... >>>

Trump's aides are reportedly seething over the French president's handling of the G7 summit

Sunday  08:50,   25 august 2019
businessinsider

Trump administration officials reportedly believe France was trying to isolate Trump by focusing much of the summit on climate... >>>

Russia says it launched 2 ballistic missiles in the Arctic Ocean as part of combat training

Sunday  07:00,   25 august 2019
cnn

The missiles launch took place from two nuclear-powered... >>>

Hong Kong police arrest 29 as city returns to violence, further protests planned

Sunday  04:55,   25 august 2019
reuters

Hong Kong police arrest 29 as city returns to violence, further protests... >>>

South Korea begins military drills around disputed island amid feud with Japan

Sunday  04:30,   25 august 2019
reuters

South Korea begins military drills around disputed island amid feud with... >>>

Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes near Damascus, claims it foiled 'large-scale attack'

Sunday  03:00,   25 august 2019
cnn

The Israeli military Saturday said it foiled a "pending large-scale attack" by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in Israel with a series of airstrikes near Damascus. © Getty Images Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu during... >>>