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Cohn explains Trump jab at Germany

Cohn explains Trump jab at Germany

According to the Süddeutsche Zeitung there was concern that Trump didn't understand that the USA negotiates trade deals with the European Union as a whole, and not with individual member states. He has pushed back against earlier G-7 agreements to "fight all forms of protectionism". The 45th POTUS does not seem to like trade deals, and he previously attacked automakers like Toyota , but the Japanese brand does have factories in the USA.



Australian Sara Zelenak confirmed dead in London terror attack

An Australian nurse and a man from France have been named among the victims of the London Bridge terror attack on Saturday night. Speaking to radio station 3AW on Wednesday, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he had been in contact with both women's families.


UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

UAE bans expressions of sympathy towards Qatar

The lack of access to Bahraini, Emirati, and Saudi airspace could have a devastating effect on Qatar Airways' operations. Qatar's leader, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait and, in order to allow Kuwait to mediate, made a decision to put off a planned speech to the nation, the minister said.



In Response To Trump's Tweets, Some US Envoys Push Back - Diplomatically

The reports said Sessions does not want to resign and instead seeks the freedom to do his job. Sessions remains at the Justice Department, where a spokeswoman told CNN that he is not stepping down. Trump did not accept Sessions' offer at the time, and Sessions apparently has no plans to quit in the near future. Sessions' recusal "has thrown a lot of this into a tail spin", the official said, setting off a chain reaction that eventually led to the appointment of a special counsel, former ...



Donald Trump backs Saudi Arabia over Qatar row, then urges 'unity'

Qatar has for years parlayed its enormous gas wealth and media strength into broad influence in the region. Mr Trump's visit appears to have emboldened Riyadh and its allies, which see Qatar as a maverick that backs Islamist groups and is close to Iran.



London Bridge: third attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

The other attacker Rachid Redouane , 30, was known to police but with no intelligence suggesting an attack. After three deadly attacks in less than three months, police said they could hardly keep tabs on 3,000 people on the terror watch list and 20,000 who have been on the intelligence radar in the past, even with sweeping new surveillance laws, particularly for online communications.