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  • U.S. President Donald Trump makes his way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on June 9, 2017.

    U.S. President Donald Trump will get a chance to patch up trans-Atlantic ties this week when he meets with NATO allies.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a signing ceremony following the talks at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia July 4, 2017.

    Strategic ties between Russia and China were appraised in glowing terms as Chinese President Xi Jinping concluded a two-day visit to Russia.

  • North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the intermediate-range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2's launch test in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency, May 22, 2017.

    The U.S. confirmed North Korea's latest missile launch was an ICBM, as the North had boasted, with Tillerson calling it a "new escalation."

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON, July 4- The United States now believes North Korea probably test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, but is still reviewing the data, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday, as experts cautioned the U.S. state of Alaska may now be within range. If confirmed as an ICBM, it would mark a...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON, July 4- The United States now believes North Korea probably test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile, but is still reviewing the data, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday, as experts cautioned the U.S. state of Alaska may now be within range. If confirmed as an ICBM, it would mark a...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched a first intercontinental ballistic missile,, which analysts said could put all of the U.S. state of Alaska in range for the first time. North Korea has said it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. WASHINGTON/ SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched a first intercontinental ballistic missile, which analysts said could put all of the U.S. state of Alaska in range for the first time. North Korea has said it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of...

  • *Trump:' Perhaps China will put a heavy move on North Korea'. SEOUL, July 4- North Korea said on Tuesday it successfully test-launched a first intercontinental ballistic missile, which some analysts said could put all of the U.S. state of Alaska in range for the first time. North Korea has said it is working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of striking the...

  • French President Emmanuel Macron at a press conference at the Chancellery on May 15, 2017 in Berlin, Germany.

    European stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with the benchmark index pulling back from its biggest rally in more than two months amid geopolitical concerns.

  • Allegations of Russian meddling in last years U.S. election have alarmed both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who are pushing to extend tough sanctions placed on Russia following its 2014 annexation of Crimea, a peninsula belonging to Ukraine. Lawmakers including Republican Senator Cory Gardner are also concerned Russia has prolonged the civil war...

  • Cars pass by a billboard showing US President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin placed by pro-Serbian movement in the town of Danilovgrad on November 16, 2016.

    A meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump will take place on the sidelines of a G-20 summit in Hamburg on July 7, Russian news agencies quoted Kremlin foreign policy aide Yuri Ushakov as saying on Tuesday.

  • Allegations of Russian meddling in last years U.S. elections have alarmed both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who are pushing to extend tough sanctions placed on Russia following its 2014 annexation of Crimea, a peninsula belonging to Ukraine. Lawmakers including Cory Gardner, a Republican senator from Colorado, are also concerned Russia has...

  • Allegations of Russian meddling in last years U.S. elections have alarmed both Republican and Democratic lawmakers, who are pushing to extend tough sanctions placed on Russia following its 2014 annexation of Crimea, a peninsula belonging to Ukraine. Lawmakers including Cory Gardner, a Republican senator from Colorado, are also concerned Russia has...

  • Trump will hold separate meetings with various leaders in Hamburg, including host German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and a potentially difficult first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The White House said that in a separate conversation with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Trump "underscored his appreciation for Italys efforts to...

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- President Donald Trump will use fast-growing supplies of U.S. natural gas as a political tool when he meets in Warsaw on Thursday with leaders of a dozen countries that are captive to Russia for their energy needs. Exports from the United States would help reduce their dependence on Russia. Increased U.S. gas exports to the region would help...

  • WASHINGTON, July 3- President Donald Trump will use fast-growing supplies of U.S. natural gas as a political tool when he meets in Warsaw on Thursday with leaders of a dozen countries that are captive to Russia for their energy needs. Exports from the United States would help reduce their dependence on Russia. Increased U.S. gas exports to the region would help...

  • Traditional Russian wooden nesting dolls, Matryoshka dolls, depicting US President-elect Donald Trump (L) and Russian President Vladimir Putin are seen at a gift shop in central Moscow on January 16, 2017

    Since Trump took office, the U.S. and Russia have been on opposing sides over the conflict in Syria, Newsweek reports.

  • *Wants to supply gas in Europe where Gazprom not present. MOSCOW, June 30- Russia's Rosneft, the world's top listed oil producer, wants to supply gas in parts of Europe where Gazprom is not present to avoid the risk of losing those markets to U.S. liquefied natural gas, a Rosneft executive said. It has lost its exclusive rights to ship seaborne LNG overseas to Rosneft...

  • *Wants to supply gas in Europe where Gazprom not present. MOSCOW, June 30- Russia's Rosneft, the world's top listed oil producer, wants to supply gas in parts of Europe where Gazprom is not present- or Moscow risks losing the market to U.S. liquefied natural gas, a Rosneft executive said. It now wants permission to export to the parts of Europe in which Gazprom does not...

  • Trump and Putin set for first meeting next week

    Peter Trubowitz, professor of international relations and director at United States Centre at LSE, explains why the meeting between Presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump will be “high risk”.