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Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will delay by six months a decision on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos.

Philippines says envoy recalled over Canada trash row

Philippines says envoy recalled over Canada trash row

The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada, Manila's foreign minister said Thursday, in an escalation of a festering diplomatic row over tonnes of trash dumped in the Southeast Asian nation.

Trump denies planning to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran

Trump denies planning to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran

President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a report that he is considering sending 120,000 troops to counter Iran, but didn't rule out deploying ‘a hell of a lot more’ soldiers in the future.

UN kicks off major climate change effort

UN kicks off major climate change effort

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has kicked off a major United Nations push for progress on what he calls the defining issue of our time: climate change.

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, ...

Assange jailed for 50 weeks for UK bail breach

Assange jailed for 50 weeks for UK bail breach

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was sentenced Wednesday to 50 weeks in jail for breaching a British court order seven years ago, when he took refuge in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid extradition to Sweden.

Diplomacy and science must work in partnership: US diplomat

Diplomacy and science must work in partnership: US diplomat

Diplomacy has to work closely and collaboratively with advancements in science to tackle the challenges that the world faces in the modern era, noted a US diplomat.

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

UN envoy to Libya warns of 'conflagration'

The UN's Libya envoy warned Thursday of ‘a widening conflagration’ in the North African country, saying international divisions had encouraged strongman Khalifa Haftar to launch his assault on Tripoli.

London police fire shots after vehicle rams Ukraine embassy car

London police fire shots after vehicle rams Ukraine embassy car

Police opened fire outside Ukraine's embassy in London on Saturday after a vehicle rammed into the ambassador's parked car and then drove at officers called to the scene.

G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes

G7 urges greater role for women in peace processes

Foreign ministers from the world's seven most developed nations on Saturday urged a greater role for women in solving conflicts, saying that peace settlements with female involvement were more likely to endure.

Greek PM visits North Macedonia in afterglow of name deal

Greek PM visits North Macedonia in afterglow of name deal

Greece's prime minister landed in Skopje on Tuesday for a historic visit to the newly renamed North Macedonia to join in marking the end of a decades-long identity row between the two countries.

New Zealand PM touts 'important' China ties amid Huawei spat

New Zealand PM touts 'important' China ties amid Huawei spat

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Monday played up her country's ‘critically important’ ties with China while President Xi Jinping called for ‘mutual trust’ amid tensions ...