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Trump at G7: US President arrives for summit as global disputes threaten unity

Saturday  13:45,   24 august 2019
cnn

As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France's Atlantic coast for a weekend of talks few believe can solve any of it. © Susan Walsh/AP In this August 21, 2019 photo,... >>>

British government welcomes China's release of Hong Kong consulate employee

Saturday  13:25,   24 august 2019
reuters

British government welcomes China's release of Hong Kong consulate... >>>

G-7, Amazon wildfires: 5 things to know this weekend

Saturday  12:25,   24 august 2019
usatoday

It's been one year since John McCain died, 400 years since the first recorded landing of enslaved Africans in America and more things to start your... >>>

The Trump-Boris Johnson relationship is set to get a key test at G-7 meeting

Saturday  11:41,   24 august 2019
nbcnews

Analysis: The U.S. and U.K. leaders share many similarities but can their friendship survive divergent political and policy... >>>

Iran says it has test fired 'new missile'

Saturday  11:41,   24 august 2019
msn

The head of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says it has successfully test-fired a "new missile" amid growing tensions with the United States and the unraveling of the nuclear deal with world powers. © Provided by The Associated Press In this... >>>

Why is part of the Amazon burning?

Saturday  08:30,   24 august 2019
msn

The thousands of fires burning in the Amazon don't look like the major forest fires of Europe or North America -- instead, they are fueled mainly by branches, vegetation and other byproducts of deforestation in cleared areas, experts say. The... >>>

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

Saturday  07:05,   24 august 2019
msn

An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington now lists its destination as a port in... >>>

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned 'stress test' protest

Saturday  06:20,   24 august 2019
reuters

Hong Kong airport operating normally despite planned 'stress test'... >>>

Israeli strikes in Iraq renew call for US exit

Saturday  05:15,   24 august 2019
latimes

News that Israel was behind airstrikes in Iraq has reinvigorated calls to oust U.S. forces from the country. © Andrew Harrer/Sipa USA/TNS U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks as Klaus Iohannis, Romania's president, listens during a meeting in... >>>

Trump, Danish leader had ‘constructive’ call after war of words, both U.S. and Denmark say

Saturday  02:20,   24 august 2019
washingtonpost

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen earlier called the president’s idea of buying Greenland “absurd”; Trump called that... >>>

World Leaders’ G7 Expectations: A Nice Chat, Some Good Wine, No Unity With Trump

Saturday  02:20,   24 august 2019
nytimes

As President Emmanuel Macron of France prepares to host Mr. Trump and leaders from some of the world’s leading democracies in the south of France this weekend, the United States’ closest allies have all but given up on the idea that the Group of 7... >>>

Trump says he offered Bolsonaro assistance with Amazon rainforest fires

Saturday  02:00,   24 august 2019
thehill

President Trump on Friday said he offered assistance Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro if needed to address wildfires that are engulfing parts of the Amazon Rainforest.Trump tweeted that U.S. has "very exciting" trade prospects with Brazil, and... >>>

Russia's first seaborne nuclear power plant sets sail across Arctic

Saturday  01:30,   24 august 2019
reuters

Russia's first floating nuclear power plant set sail on Friday from the Arctic port of Murmansk to provide power to one of the country's most remote regions, sparking environmental concerns. Developed by the Russian state nuclear company Rosatom,... >>>

U.K.’s Johnson Plays Down Hopes of Quick Brexit Deal With EU

Saturday  01:15,   24 august 2019
bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson dropped his trademark optimism over his ability to negotiate a new Brexit deal with the European Union, warning people not to “hold their breath” over the prospect of a quick breakthrough. © Finnbarr Webster/Pool... >>>

US to open Greenland consulate amid increased interest

Saturday  01:00,   24 august 2019
msn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is planning to open a U.S. consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades amid increased strategic and economic interest in the Danish territory. The State Department says in a letter to Congress that >>>