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Trump infuriated European leaders by raising the money question. " Many NATO countries have agreed to step up payments considerably, as they should". A spokesman for Mr Juncker, president of the European Commission, which had been negotiating a free trade deal with Washington known as the TTIP before Mr Trump's upset election victory, said the two sides would work to increase trade.
  • Trump And The Mideast: Looking At The Bigger Picture

    Trump And The Mideast: Looking At The Bigger Picture

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    Other parts of the speech included pledges to defend Israel against common enemies, including Iran . According to the Times of Israel , son-in-law and aide to the United States president, Jared Kushner, told Israeli opposition leader Isaac Herzog on Tuesday, before their departure, that the White House was preparing to quickly act on promises made to restart peace talks between the Israel and the Palestinians.
  • Following Trump's trip, Merkel says Europe can't rely on US anymore

    Following Trump's trip, Merkel says Europe can't rely on US anymore

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    Europe can no longer completely rely on its allies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday, pointing to bruising meetings of G7 wealthy nations and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation last week. President Trump has said he will make a decision in the coming week. Merkel added that she hopes Germany's relationship with France will strengthen and flourish under new French President Emmanuel Macron , who is staunchly pro-European.
  • Charles Krauthammer: Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

    Charles Krauthammer: Middle East Peace Starts In Saudi Arabia

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    Whether bowing his head to receive the King Abdulaziz al Saud Collar from Saudi Arabian King Salman , gathering around the "glowing orb" at the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh or standing at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, Trump played the leader of a superpower.
  • KISS cancels Manchester concert, London TV premieres scrapped

    KISS cancels Manchester concert, London TV premieres scrapped

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    The level had been raised to "critical" after Monday's deadly bombing. The Army troops deployed as a result of Operation Temperer will be reduced from Monday night. Police said they have arrested a large part of the network behind the bombing, which killed 22 people at a concert hall, and three more men were arrested over the weekend as police continued to close in on the group.
  • US official mulling greatly expanding airplane laptop ban

    US official mulling greatly expanding airplane laptop ban

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    He said terrorists are "obsessed" with the idea of "knocking down an airplane in flight, particularly a USA carrier, if it's full of mostly US folks". Kelly has said he is considering expanding that restriction to all worldwide flights coming to and departing from the U.S. When the host asked him if he would ban laptops from all global flights, he answered: "I might".
  • Ariana Grande to perform benefit concert in Manchester for bombing victims

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    Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, Britain's top counter-terror officer, said detectives have made "immense" progress in the investigation and are confident they have arrested some "key players". Dozens of IS fighters were killed in USA strikes in Syria on Friday, while masked gunmen killed at least 28 people in an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt.
  • Rights group says Chechen officials humiliated gay detainees

    Rights group says Chechen officials humiliated gay detainees

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    The report's details came from interviews with four escaped detainees, journalists who documented the crackdown and representatives with the Russian LGBT Network. Numerous men released have fled Chechnya , but while they remain in Russian Federation they face the double risk of being hunted down and harmed by Chechen security forces and by their own relatives.
  • Trump wants to leave Paris climate deal, sources say

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    Shortly before the communique came out, Trump issued a tweet saying he would make his "final decision" on the Paris Agreement next week . The reaction was swift and critical. At the summit's end, Mr Trump gave no closing press conference, presumably to avoid questions on his son-in-law Jared Kushner's reported plans to set up a secret communications channel with Russian Federation, reported The Guardian.
  • Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

    Iran accuses U.S. of 'Iranophobia', arming 'dangerous terrorists'

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    Rejecting US warnings about testing missiles, Rouhani said Iran's weapons were defensive and the country would test them whenever it deemed necessary. The Sunni kingdom and Shiite power Iran haven't had diplomatic relations since early 2016. Military power is only a part of the strength and we are fully aware of that.
  • Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror

    Survivors of Egypt Christian bus attack recount their horror

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    Videos of the attack began to surfaced on social media networks on Sunday, two days after 29 were killed in the attack on a desert road south of the capital. Friday's attack in Minya was the fourth of its kind since December, when a suicide bomber targeted St Mark's Coptic Cathedral in Cairo , leaving at least 29 dead.