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Mali: Emmanuel Macron Visits French Troops in Northern Mali

At the end of his first week in office, Macron flew into Gao, a city in Mali's deeply-troubled north, where he will hold talks with his Malian counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. At a joint news conference with Keita, he also asked Germany to provide more support to French-led efforts to eradicate the extremists. He visited German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin a day after his inauguration on Sunday.



Macron Explains Tense Handshake With Trump, Calls It 'Moment Of Truth'

The two leaders' knuckles went white during the handshake, according to observers , and Trump seemed to want to disengage first. "I don't believe in diplomacy of the public invective but in bilateral dialogues". As their vigourous handshake continued over several seconds, Mr Macron and Mr Trump also looked each other fixedly in the eyes until the United States president attempted to disengage.



Indian PM, French leader talk climate in Paris

Timing may thwart US President Donald Trump's move to quit Paris climate pact. He met the newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron at Elysee Palace, his official residence, in Paris . President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw. Putin said the cooperation is not limited to direct supplies of the latest Russian military equipment to India.



Trump talks trade with EU amid lingering differences

The harsh tone had a toll, as Trump was left largely on his own after the speech as leaders mingled and laughed with each other, leaving the U.S. president to stand silently on a stage ahead of a group photo. The PM added: 'It is natural that the president of the United States is in the front row'. Stoltenberg admitted that members varied in many aspects and difference emerges including "political perspectives", urging allied members to "rise above those differences" and "unite around their ...


PM May's lead falls to 3 pct points

PM May's lead falls to 3 pct points

May's Conservatives had 330 seats when the snap election was called last month. Prime Minister Theresa May is on track to win 313 seats in Britain's parliament in next week's election, falling 13 seats short of a 326 seat majority, according to a projection by polling company YouGov (LSE: YOU.L - news ) on Friday.



Corbyn: It's a shame PM has not joined in head-to-head debate

Leaving the European Union would mean "there is no longer a legislative authority over United Kingdom law within the European Union or parliamentary consent for it". He added: "It's a question of whether the community gets together to support everybody or we just let the rich get richer and the rest suffer". The party has already pledged to scrap tuition fees if it comes to power on June 9, and has also promised to pay off the loans of students starting in September.