G7 summit talks open amid rising global crises

But discussions on that subject also hit stalemate because of differences with the U.S. at what EU President Donald Tusk called "the most challenging G7 summit in years". Along with the United States , the other members of the G-7 are Canada , France , Germany , Italy , Japan and Britain . Though he added that Trump was "interested in what the G-7 leaders have to say".

Trump's son-in-law 'discussed setting up secret line with Moscow'

The report, citing anonymous USA officials briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications, said ambassador Sergei Kislyak had been "taken aback" by the suggestion. Gorelick has not commented on the Washington Post report . Reuters previously reported only Flynn'€™s involvement in those discussions. The meeting was held in early December at Trump Tower in New York - Mr Trump's power base.

Pres. Trump omits defense pact in NATO speech

Markovic, looking stunned at first, quickly smiles and pats Trump's shoulder as a greeting. After a meeting with Trump, European Council President Donald Tusk said the leaders "discussed foreign policy, security, climate and trade relations".

Saudi Claim to Lead Muslims Gets a Trump Boost

Saudi Claim to Lead Muslims Gets a Trump Boost

Yet President Trump has embraced the Palestinians on equal footing with the Israelis. Business has always been key to the US' relationship with the kingdom, which started in 1932 with the award of Saudi Arabia's first oil concession to Socal, now known as Chevron.

World leaders condemn Manchester Arena terror attack

World leaders condemn Manchester Arena terror attack

Paris - World leaders on Tuesday expressed shock and horror at the suicide bombing in Manchester which killed at least 22 people , including children. Our thoughts are with the victims. German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her condolence said: "People in the United Kingdom can rest assured that Germany stands shoulder to shoulder with them".

G7 communique acknowledges split with US on climate

Trump's pending review of USA climate policies and decision not to make up his mind before the Taormina summit has braced environmentalists for the possibility of bland language that says little after years of increasingly stronger commitments to reduce reliance on fossil fuels and emissions under the Paris Agreement .