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Germany's Gabriel says ties with US 'difficult', will improve

This is while Merkel suggested Monday that Germany and other European countries could no longer rely on the USA under Trump's presidency. The remarks came soon after G7 and NATO summits, where news reports suggested that not all was well between her and Trump, who is leading the United States towards a more protectionist stance on economic issues and has called for NATO to pay for their share of expenditure of the Atlantic alliance.


Indian Navy rescues 33 people in cyclone-affected Bangladesh

Indian Navy rescues 33 people in cyclone-affected Bangladesh

In, about 150,000 people were evacuated. The border area that bore the brunt of the storm is home to refugee camps for Muslim Rohingyas who have fled from their homes in northwest Myanmar to escape communal violence and Myanmar army crackdowns.



Top Trump aide exits as wider White House overhaul expected

Mike Dubke , a Republican consultant, is leaving the communications post after just three months on the job. "Those who do not oppose these United States policies will become complicit", Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, who also serves as Merkel's deputy, told Rheinische Post newspaper on Tuesday.



Amid US doubt, United Nations chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

While Guterres did not mention Trump or his administration in his speech, but later responding to a question from the audience, he said the United Nations believes "it would be important for the U.S. Doing so would be to pull out from the most decisive action the modern world has taken to roll back our ongoing climate disaster. Almost 200 nations, including the USA, agreed in 2015 to voluntarily reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.


Trump tweets against Germany

Trump tweets against Germany

Ms Merkel talked to PM Modi in Berlin about developing cooperation with India. "We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands, of course in friendship with the United States , in friendship with Great Britain, with other neighbors wherever possible, also with Russian Federation ..." After hosting Mr Modi, Mrs Merkel is due to meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday.