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The G7 finance chiefs don't know what to think about Trump's plans

The G7 finance chiefs don't know what to think about Trump's plans

Finance Minister Taro Aso and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday agreed that the two countries will cooperate in strengthening sanctions on North Korea. "We can discuss, we can have different appreciations, but we are in the same world and in the same boat", he said. A senior Japanese finance ministry official said on Saturday uncertainties remained over how quickly the US Federal Reserve would raise interest rates, but the biggest question mark was over possible US tax cuts ...



Pope Francis Looks Mortified to be Taking Photo With Donald Trump

Neither Trump nor the Pope revealed what their conversation entailed and neither the White House nor the Vatican offered any immediate clues, leaving those curious about the first meeting between the two starkly different world leaders thirsting for more.


President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

Thousands of people are expected to join a protest march against the summit near Taormina. Germany is rejecting USA suggestions that bilateral deals might be possible between the US and European Union members. On shore they unveiled a 4-meter (13-foot) Statue of Liberty in a life jacket that symbolized the plight of migrants and the threat of rising seas, one effect of climate change.


Netanyahu Orders Cabinet To Attend Trump Arrival Ceremony

Netanyahu Orders Cabinet To Attend Trump Arrival Ceremony

One point of contention was the fate of east Jerusalem , which Israel captured in the 1967 Middle East war. Nevertheless, many observers believe that what is reasonable to expect is an announcement by the president of a rejuvenated peace talks with a one year target date for completion.



Asean, China move to next stage on South China Sea negotiations

In remarks that could infuriate China , Duterte hit back at domestic critics who said he has gone soft on Beijing by refusing to push it to comply with an award previous year by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, which ruled largely in favor of the Philippines.