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Trump to attend NATO summit in Brussels

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PARIS: U.S. President Donald Trump will attend a summit of leaders of NATO nations on May 25 in Brussels, the White House said on Tuesday. Trump’s visit will give him an opportunity to press his case for why many NATO allies need to boost defense spending to help spread the ...

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NATO head calls on Turkey, Netherlands to defuse row

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BRUSSELS: NATO head Jens Stoltenberg on Monday called on two of the alliance’s members, Turkey and the Netherlands, to defuse their escalating dispute. “Robust debate is at the heart of our democracies but so is mutual respect,” Stoltenberg said. “I would encourage all allies to show mutual respect, to be ...

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ECO sees connectivity as key to prosperity

ISLAMABAD: Leaders of the Economic Cooperation Organisation member states agreed here on Wednesday to collectively combat terrorism and vowed to cooperate in fields like trade, energy and infrastructure development. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the ECO member countries needed to work as a unit for progress and prosperity. He said ...

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‘Become a suicide bomber’ Mysterious posters spring up across London

LONDON: Mysterious posters inscribed with a message ‘Become a Suicide Bomber’ put up across London attributing them with the Royal Navy has sparked fury. At first glance it appears to be what it called “unusually-worded recruitment advertisements for the Royal Navy…”  The posters read, “become a suicide bomber” and features ...

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UK speaker John Bercow opposes a Trump address to parliament

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LONDON: The Speaker of Britain’s House of Commons said he was “strongly opposed” to allowing Donald Trump to address members of parliament during the US president’s state visit later this year. John Bercow said such a speech was “not an automatic right, it is an earned honour” – and one ...

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Theresa May meets Trump with eye on Brexit future

LONDON: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May will this week be the first foreign leader to meet with Donald Trump since his inauguration, aiming to discuss a key post-Brexit trade deal with the US. The visit has been presented as a diplomatic coup in Britain, where the idea of the “special ...

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May promises to tackle Trump on ‘unacceptable’ comments

LONDON: Theresa May has promised that she will not flinch from challenging Donald Trump about “unacceptable” statements when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet him as president this week. But the prime minister declined to say if she would criticise some of Mr Trump’s remarks about women, which ...

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Trump lands in Washington DC

  WASHINGTON: The reality of the moment, that the real estate mogul and reality show star will recite the oath of office Friday, is finally taking hold. At noon Friday, the most divisive campaign in recent history – and a similarly contentious transition period, marked by Trump’s attacks on Rep. ...

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