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HANDSHAKE: Macron unshaken by Trump power grip

Brussels, Belgium | AFP |  Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with US counterpart Donald Trump Thursday. Former reality TV star Trump is known to make visitors flinch with a strong …

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Tensions deepen between Saudi, Iran, US after Trump visit

IRAN: US “simply milking” Saudi Arabia for billions of dollars Tehran, Iran | AFP |  The yawning gap between Tehran and Washington has grown even wider with US President Donald Trump’s latest efforts to isolate Iran, which accused the United States of “milking” Saudi Arabia for petro-dollars. Trump’s choice of Saudi …

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Philippines’ Duterte heads to Russia in blow to US

Manila, Philippines | AFP |  Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte flew to Russia on Monday to meet his hero, seek arms and steer his nation’s foreign policy further away from longtime ally the United States. The five-day trip will cement a dramatic improvement in relations with Russia since Duterte came to …

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Trump urges Muslim leaders to confront extremism

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP |  US President Donald Trump on Sunday urged Islamic leaders to take a stand against violence done in the name of religion, describing the struggle against extremism as a “battle between good and evil”. In a highly anticipated speech in Saudi Arabia, Trump lashed out …

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US, Saudi agree arms deals worth almost $110 billion

GE signs $15 bn of Saudi deals, MoUs during Trump visit Riyadh, Saudi Arabia | AFP | Washington has agreed arms deals with Saudi Arabia worth almost $110 billion, a White House official said Saturday, the first day of President Donald Trump’s visit to the traditional US ally. “This package of …

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