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  • Trump blames bad Russia ties on FBI 'witch hunt'

    US President Donald Trump sets the scene for his summit with Vladimir Putin by blaming the chill in relations with Moscow on the investigation into Russian interference in his election victory.

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    UK PM May says Donald Trump told her to sue the EU over Brexit

    British Prime Minister Theresa May says US President Donald Trump had previously advised her to sue the European Union as part of her Brexit strategy, disclosing a piece of advice Trump says last week she had ignored.

  • Trump picks conservative judge Kavanaugh for Supreme Court

    President Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh for the US Supreme Court as he aims to entrench its conservative control for years to come, but the federal appeals court judge faces a tough confirmation fight in the bitterly divided Senate.

  • Under fire for ethics scandals, US EPA chief Pruitt resigns

    US Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, who had been lauded by US President Donald Trump for his aggressive efforts to roll back environmental regulations, resigns yesterday under heavy fire for a series of ethics-related controversies.

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    Trump narrows US Supreme Court list

    US President Donald Trump says he plans to announce his nominee to replace retiring US Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy on July 9, and that he has narrowed his list of candidates.

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    Trump threatens 20 percent tariff on all imported EU cars

    US President Donald Trump threatens to impose a 20 percent tariff on cars imported from the European Union, after the bloc's additional tariffs on dozens of American products took effect.

  • Trump orders end to family separations at US border

    US President Donald Trump backs down and abandons his policy of separating immigrant children from their families on the US-Mexico border, after images of youngsters in cages sparked outrage at home and abroad.

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    Trump threatens more tariffs on China

    US President Donald Trump threatens to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies quickly escalated.

  • Democrats, activists rally against Trump's family separation policy

    Democratic lawmakers join protesters outside immigration detention facilities in New Jersey and Texas on Sunday for Father's Day demonstrations against the Trump administration's practice of separating children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.

  • Former Trump campaign head Manafort sent to jail

    US President Donald Trump's former election campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is sent to jail pending trial after being charged with witness tampering, the latest episode in his long fall from grace.

  • Trump-Kim summit makes momentum to overcome tension: Dhaka

    Bangladesh welcomes the historic Summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un which has generated 'momentum' to overcome long-drawn tensions.

  • A watershed moment for global politics

    Since Egypt's President Anwar Sadat shook hands with declared enemy country Israel's Prime Minister Menachem Begin under the appreciating eyes of US President Jimmy Carter on the manicured lawns of Camp David more than four decades ago, no other handshake at that political level has drawn as much global attention as the one between North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in the serenity of Singapore's Sentosa Island this Tuesday.

  • Trump accuses OPEC of driving up oil prices

    US President Donald Trump accuses the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries of driving up oil prices, in a fresh swipe at the cartel's agreement to cap production.

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    Fair trade, fool trade: Trump

    US President Donald Trump fires off a volley of tweets venting anger on NATO allies, the European Union and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of a divisive G7 meeting over the weekend.

  • Trump torpedoes G7 trade talks, threatens auto tariffs

    US President Donald Trump throws the G7’s efforts to show a united front into disarray after he became angry with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and says he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry.

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    Trump wants Russia at G7 meeting

    US President Donald Trump says Russia should also be attending a Group of Seven nations summit, as he prepared to fly into a chilly reception at the meeting in Canada, where other G7 leaders are set to clash with him over trade.

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    Trump to host Ramadan dinner Wednesday: CNN

    After cancelling the traditional 'iftaar' or Ramadan dinner last year, US President Donald Trump resumes the celebration of Muslim holy month by hosting a dinner at the White House on Wednesday, reports CNN.

  • Trump calls off meeting with NKorea's Kim

    US President Donald Trump calls off his planned June 12 summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a letter released by the White House.

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    ‘Trump's blocking of critics on Twitter violates Constitution’

    A US judge in New York rules that President Donald Trump may not legally block Twitter users from his account on the social media platform based on their political views.

  • Trump seeks to placate NKorea's Kim over uncertain summit

    US President Donald Trump seeks to placate North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un after Pyongyang threatens to scrap an unprecedented summit, saying Kim's security would be guaranteed in any deal and his country would not suffer the fate of Muammar Gaddafi's Libya, unless that could not be reached.

  • Trump calls Jerusalem embassy move 'a great day for Israel'

    US President Donald Trump hail the scheduled opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem as "a great day for Israel," even as deadly clashes erupted between Palestinians and Israeli security forces on the Gaza border.

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    Trump-Kim to meet June 12 in Singapore

    US President Donald Trump announces his historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Singapore on June 12.

  • Trump to announce decision on Iran nuke deal

    US President Donald Trump is to announce whether he will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal or stay in and work with European allies who have struggled to persuade him that it has successfully halted Iran's nuclear ambitions.

  • Trump sends letter to PM, assures of continuing pressure for Rohingya repatriation

    US President Donald Trump assures Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of continuing his country's pressure for the safe and voluntary return of the Rohingya people to their homeland as he sent a letter to the premier in this regard.

  • Trump should win the Nobel Peace Prize, says SKorea's Moon

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says US President Donald Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the standoff with North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme.

  • Trump threatens to shutdown if no funding for wall

    US President Donald Trump threatens to shut down the federal government in September if Congress did not provide more funding to build a wall on the border with Mexico.

  • The West's Crisis of Confidence

    In an age defined by US President Donald Trump's rage, Russian President Vladimir Putin's revisionism, and Chinese President Xi Jinping's unbridled ambition, the international order is becoming increasingly disorderly, dysfunctional, and even dangerous. How did we arrive at this state of affairs? And how can we leave it behind?

  • Comey notes on Trump meetings published

    Former FBI Director James Comey in memos recounting conversations with US President Donald Trump last year says Trump repeatedly raised concern over salacious allegations in an intelligence dossier, the need for loyalty and ferreting out leakers.

  • Trump, allies praise Syria strikes as Moscow seethes

    US President Donald Trump and his British and French allies hail their joint strikes in Syria in response to its alleged use of chemical weapons, warning Damascus that any repetition would be met with renewed firepower.

  • US, UK, France launch air strikes in Syria

    The United States, British and French forces strike Syria with more than 100 missiles in the first coordinated Western strikes against the Damascus government, targeting what they called chemical weapons sites in retaliation for a poison gas attack.