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White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

White House says Trump spoke to Libyan commander Haftar on Monday

The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump spoke by phone to Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar and discussed "ongoing counterterrorism efforts" by the leader of a military assault on the capital of Libya in opposition to the country's internationally recognized government.

Trump to delay China tariff hike after trade talks 'progress'

Trump to delay China tariff hike after trade talks 'progress'

US President Donald Trump has vowed to delay a planned tariff increase on Chinese exports after both sides hailed "substantial progress" in trade talks, raising the prospect of a summit with President Xi Jinping to seal the deal.

On Day 28, no sign of end to US partial government shutdown

On Day 28, no sign of end to US partial government shutdown

As the partial US government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald Trump's demand for $5.7 billion to help fund a US-Mexico border wall.

Qatar a great place, Udeid an incredible base, says Trump

Qatar a great place, Udeid an incredible base, says Trump

US President Donald Trump has described Qatar as a great place and Al Udeid Air Force Base an incredible base.

Trump notes Strasbourg shooting to press for US border wall

Trump notes Strasbourg shooting to press for US border wall

US President Donald Trump pointed Wednesday to the mass shooting at a Christmas market in France to bolster his demands for funding to build a US border wall with Mexico.

Trump to discuss 'arms race' with China, Russia some time in the future

Trump to discuss 'arms race' with China, Russia some time in the future

US resident Donald Trump on Monday said he would discuss military developments with his counterparts from China and Russia in the future, in the hopes of ending what he described as an arms race with the countries.

Erdogan, Trump agree no 'cover-up' of Khashoggi murder should be allowed

Erdogan, Trump agree no 'cover-up' of Khashoggi murder should be allowed

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed Friday that no cover up of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder should be allowed, a Turkish presidential source said after a phone call between the two leaders.

China vows to hit back as Trump targets $200bn in goods

China vows to hit back as Trump targets $200bn in goods

Donald Trump ratcheted up pressure on Beijing as the new round of levies will bring the amount of goods hit by duties to roughly half of Chinese exports to the US.

Former Trump aide Manafort to cooperate in Russia probe

Former Trump aide Manafort to cooperate in Russia probe

Paul Manafort also pleaded guilty to two criminal counts, becoming the most prominent former Trump campaign official to plead guilty in Mueller's investigation.

'Shape up or we'll quit', Trump tells WTO

'Shape up or we'll quit', Trump tells WTO

Donald Trump has previously criticised the WTO's dispute settlement system as being unfavourable to the US.

Trump hails Kim, sees no need to resume US-South Korea war games

Trump hails Kim, sees no need to resume US-South Korea war games

Days after canceling a planned visit to North Korea by his top diplomat citing insufficient progress in denuclearization talks, US President Donald Trump hailed his personal relationship North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday and said there was no reason to resume war games with South Korea.

Trump unblocks more Twitter users after US court ruling

Trump unblocks more Twitter users after US court ruling

The 41 blocked users include a film producer, screenwriter, photographer and author who had criticised President Trump or his policies.