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Trump, France’s Macron face differences at glitzy state visit

April 24, 2018 By Jeff Mason and Marine Pennetier WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump treated French President Emmanuel Macron to a colorful welcome ceremony at the White House on Tuesday during a state visit that threatened to expose differences on Iran, trade and Syria between two close allies. A 21-gun salute echoed across […]

EU edges closer to new Iran sanctions ahead of Trump deadline, envoys say

April 18, 2018 By Robin Emmott and John Irish BRUSSELS/PARIS (Reuters) – European Union governments are showing more support for the idea of new sanctions on Iran proposed by Britain, France and Germany as a way of dissuading U.S. President Donald Trump from pulling out of the 2015 nuclear deal, diplomats say. London, Paris and […]

Trump says Syria attack ‘could be very soon or not so soon’

A man walks with his bicycle at a damaged site in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh April 12, 2018 By Makini Brice, Guy Faulconbridge and Vladimir Soldatkin WASHINGTON/LONDON/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump cast doubt on Thursday over the timing of his threatened strike […]

Sierra Leone heads to the polls to seek successor to Koroma

March 31, 2018 By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) – Sierra Leone voted on Saturday in a poll delayed by fraud allegations to choose a successor to President Ernest Bai Koroma who leaves a country still struggling after the Ebola epidemic. The face-off between opposition leader Julius Maada Bio and ruling party standard-bearer Samura Kamara was […]

Keep shouting, don’t become anesthetized, pope tells young people

Pope Francis blesses faithful gathered to attend the Palm Sunday Mass in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, March 25, 2018 REUTERS/Tony Gentile March 25, 2018 By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis, starting Holy Week services leading to Easter, urged young people on Sunday to keep shouting and not allow the older […]

U.S. tariffs, China trade tensions overshadow G20 finance meeting

Argentina’s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne and Germany’s Finance Minister Olaf Scholz leave a news conference during the 2018 G20 Conference entitled “The G20 Agenda Under the Argentine Presidency”, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 18, 2018. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian March 19, 2018 By David Lawder and Luc Cohen BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Worries about the potential for […]

Trump to visit Peru, Colombia in April

U.S. President Donald Trump gives out pens he used to sign presidential proclamations placing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to workers from the steel and aluminum industries at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis March 10, 2018 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will travel to the […]

U.N. says Russia’s eastern Ghouta aid plan not enough

Smoke rises from the besieged Eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria. REUTERS/ Bassam Khabieh March 1, 2018 By Stephanie Nebehay and Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) – A Russian plan for a five-hour pause in fighting in Syria’s eastern Ghouta needs to be expanded to allow aid deliveries to enter and civilians and medical cases to leave, […]

Brazil’s Temer says he will not run in October presidential election

Brazil’s President Michel Temer arrives to the Military Defense Council meeting in Brasilia, Brazil February 22, 2018. REUTERS/Adriano Machado February 23, 2018 BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s President Michel Temer said on Friday that he will not run in the October 7 election and denied that a federal security intervention in Rio de Janeiro […]

Iranian president pledges to stick to nuclear deal commitments

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Muslim leaders and scholars in Hyderabad, India, February 15, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui February 17, 2018 NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday it would adhere to commitments under its 2015 international nuclear agreement, signed with six world powers to limit its disputed nuclear […]