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Trump's Tuesday Morning Tweets: Russians Must Be Laughing; Germans Owe Us

Now that the US President is back from his nine-day worldwide tour, he appeared to be reacting to recent reports , citing anonymous sources, that his son-in-law - Jared Kushner - is being focused upon in the ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the November election and that Trump is planning big changes within the White House staff.



At least 3 climbers die on Mount Everest

The three deaths over the weekend bring the toll to five so far this season, which has been hit by unpredictable weather, strong winds and unusually cold temperatures. More than a hundred mountaineers are expected to rush on Monday to the summit on the south face, to take advantage of this window that is likely to close quickly, according to forecasts.



Trump to withdraw from Paris climate deal

News of President Donald Trump's expected decision to pull the United States from a global climate deal has led to a swift and strong reaction from the United Nations. Trump aides including Steve Bannon, Stephen Miller, lawyer Don McGahn and Peter Navarro, along with EPA chief Pruitt, argued hard for leaving the accord.



Angela Merkel says Europe must step up as diplomatic player

Europe must step up as a player in world affairs, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, signalling that the European Union needs to take control of its destiny in the era of US President Donald Trump . Those comments, which sent shock waves through Washington , vented Europe's frustration with Trump on climate policy in particular. Trump returned to Washington over the weekend after his first worldwide swing, creating in the wake tensions with Europe.



India imposes curfew, cut telephone services in IHK

Police and security forces said they used "maximum restraint" before chasing them away. JKLF chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested and shifted to the Central Jail on Sunday. Still, thousands of people assembled in the southern Tral area to take part in the funeral of the rebel leader, Sabzar Ahmed Bhat, chanting slogans calling for Kashmir's freedom from Indian rule.



Donald Trump poised to pull USA out of Paris climate change deal

AFP | President Donald Trump's administration is poised to announce the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement , USA media reported on Wednesday. On Wednesday afternoon, Trump was to meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who has favored remaining in the deal. French President Emmanuel Macron spoke with Trump at length about the issue during a meeting in Brussels, and even at the Vatican, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin made his own ...