Live Briefing: Trump Calls U.S. Ties to NATO ‘Very Strong’: Live Updates

Live Briefing: Trump Calls U.S. Ties to NATO ‘Very Strong’: Live Updates

Presidents have been trying unsuccessfully for years to get Germany and other rich NATO Nations to pay more toward their protection from Russia. They pay only a fraction of their cost. The U.S. pays tens of Billions of Dollars too...
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Nato states to up defence spending – Trump

Nato states to up defence spending – Trump

US President Donald Trump says Nato countries have agreed to increase their military spending. Speaking after a two-day summit in Brussels, he said allies had committed to spending more than 2% of their annual output (GDP) on defence budgets. The...
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NATO holds unplanned meeting as Trump ramps up rhetoric

NATO holds unplanned meeting as Trump ramps up rhetoric

Leaders from countries in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held an unplanned session on Thursday as US President Donald Trump ramped up his demand for member countries to increase their contribution in the alliance. Trump reportedly singled out Ge...
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11 Lessons about Srebrenica genocide ‘unwelcome’ in Brussels

11 Lessons about Srebrenica genocide ‘unwelcome’ in Brussels

An exhibit titled Genocide in Srebrenica: Eleven Lessons for the Future has opened in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, after it was turned away from its original event location in Brussels by certain members of the European Parliament (EP) for displaying &#8...
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Trump attacks on defence spending prompt special session at NATO summit

Trump attacks on defence spending prompt special session at NATO summit

NATO summit tries to move past transatlantic tensions Read more Croatia to meet France in World Cup final Read more EU ministers in tense meeting over migrant response Read more Japan flood toll nears 200 amid disease outbreak fears Read...
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Africa:Finally, Buhari Ready to Sign Africa Free Trade Agreement

Africa:Finally, Buhari Ready to Sign Africa Free Trade Agreement

Photo: Nampa The cabinet is expected to review and make a decision on the Africa free trade agreement, signed on Sunday by President Hage Geingob. By Chijioke Nelson and Terhemba Daka President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with visiting President Cyril...
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Asos shares hit by sales warning

Asos shares hit by sales warning

Image copyright Asos Shares in Asos have fallen more than 10% after the online clothing giant said sales growth this year would be at the lower end of forecasts. The drop in its shares came despite Asos reporting a 22%...
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‘Virtual reality cured my fear of heights’

‘Virtual reality cured my fear of heights’

Image copyright Fay Nugent Image caption Fay celebrating her achievement at a rooftop bar Fay Nugent developed a fear of heights in her 30s. “It began after I went on a girls’ weekend away,” she says. “We had gone on...
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Africa:As Planet Heats Up, Conflicts Do Too

Africa:As Planet Heats Up, Conflicts Do Too

By Margaret Besheer As the planet heats up from the effects of climate change, so, too, can conflicts. At the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday, diplomats discussed the importance of recognizing global warming as a risk factor that can exacerbate...
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Thailand cave: Museum and film in the works for Tham Luang

Thailand cave: Museum and film in the works for Tham Luang

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionRescuers carry one of the boys on a stretcher The cave complex in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their football coach were trapped for more than two weeks is set to...
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