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Trump has ‘weakened’ the West, hurt EU interests: German FM.

Germany unleashed a volley of criticism Monday against US President Donald Trump, slamming his “short-sighted” policies that have “weakened the West” and hurt European interests.

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Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State: McCain.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the so-called Islamic State group, according to veteran US Senator John McCain who

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UK election rivals May and Corbyn set out opposing EU ‘no deal’ stances.
- May 30, 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May said she would walk away from divorce talks with the European Union without a deal if she had to, but her rival in next week's ...
Top economists urge ‘strong carbon price’ in climate fight.
- May 30, 2017
Leading economists called Monday on the international community to price carbon at up to $100 (89 euros) a tonne by 2030, saying this was "indispensable" in the fight to slash ...
Tiger Woods: Alcohol ‘not involved’ in arrest.
- May 30, 2017
Golfer Tiger Woods says alcohol was "not involved" in his arrest while driving in Florida early on Monday. The player, who was charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI), blamed "an ...
Moscow storm: 11 killed as high winds strike Russian capital.
- May 30, 2017
At least 11 people died when a severe thunderstorm hit the Russian capital Moscow, health officials say. Hundreds of trees were toppled by the storm, and more than 50 people sought ...
UK police seek information about Manchester attacker’s suitcase.
- May 30, 2017
British police released a picture of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on Monday that showed him wheeling a blue suitcase on the day of the suicide attack last week, asking the ...
Manchester marks week since attack as intelligence questions grow.
- May 30, 2017
A bell tolled in Manchester on Monday at the exact time when a suicide bomber struck a week before outside a teenage pop concert killing 22 people, as Britain's intelligence ...
Macron, Putin hold ‘frank’ talks on Syria, Ukraine.
- May 30, 2017
France's President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin sought to improve their countries' strained ties Monday during talks at Versailles palace the French leader described as "extremely frank." Their ...
Egypt to press ahead with air strikes after Christians attacked.
- May 30, 2017
Egypt made clear on Monday that it planned to press ahead with air strikes against Islamist militants in neighbouring Libya who it says were responsible for killing Egyptian Christians in ...
Beware new +252 telephone scam, Swedish police warn.
- May 29, 2017
Police in Sweden are warning the public to avoid answering calls from unknown foreign numbers after apparent telephone scammers from Somalia targeted Swedish phones. A host of suspicious calls from numbers ...
Turkish Red Crescent aims to reach 12m poor people.
- May 29, 2017
Turkey’s Red Crescent aid organization, Kizilay, is planning to reach millions of people across the world with food aid during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, the agency said Sunday. Speaking ...
Portland attack: $600,000 raised for ‘heroes’ killed defending Muslim teen.
- May 29, 2017
More than $600,000 (£468,000) has been raised for the families of the three US men attacked while defending a Muslim teenager and her friend on a train. Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche and ...
Drought, Displacement Impacting Somali Children.
- May 29, 2017
Severe drought has left six million people in Somalia in need of food and medical assistance. Aid agencies warn children are the most at risk. For VOA,
Macron hosts Putin in latest diplomatic test.
- May 29, 2017
France's new President Emmanuel Macron was to host Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday in the latest test of his diplomatic mettle after vowing firm stands on Ukraine and Syria. "It ...
My gender has helped me with Trump, Conway says
- May 29, 2017
White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is pushing back against claims of gender inequality in the White House, asserting that her gender has actually “helped with” handling President Donald Trump. The former ...
Moroccans rally against police hunt for activist
- May 29, 2017
Hundreds of Moroccans have taken to the streets in the northern city of al-Hoceima to protest a police hunt for an activist leader and the arrest of at least 20 ...
Senior Palestine official slams Israeli cabinet meeting held under al-Aqsa
- May 29, 2017
A senior Palestinian official has said Israel’s convening a cabinet meeting in the tunnels under the al-Aqsa compound is a "provocation." “We condemn in the strongest terms the latest provocation by ...
Some members of Manchester network terror still at large: UK interior minister
- May 29, 2017
Some members of the terror network, whose activities led to Monday’s deadly attack in Manchester, are still potentially at large, says the British interior minister. Amber Rudd made the comments on ...
France: Russian important factor in solving many international problems
- May 29, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron has said that Russia is a key factor in solving many international problems. "Many international problems cannot be resolved without Russia,” said Macron ahead of a meeting with Russian ...

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