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Macron, Trudeau 'bromance' fires up internet

The reaction to the telegenic pair's encounter in the picturesque, hillside town of Taormina provides some light relief from a summit otherwise devoted to thorny issues such as climate change and the threat of extremism

The reaction to the telegenic pair's encounter in the picturesque, hillside town of ...

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Macron, Trudeau 'bromance' fires up internet

(UPDATED) US partners hit deadlock in their attempt to persuade Donald Trump to keep the ...

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Trump rows shadow 'toughest G7 in years'

'Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying ...

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Trump berates NATO for dodging defense dues

The US is worried that if North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is not stopped, other countries ...

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U.S. fears nuclear arms race in Asia-Pacific – Australia

'His status does not allow him to talk about the politics of any country, let alone ...

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Ecuador's Moreno warns Assange not to interfere in politics

The United States, which is the biggest contributor to the United Nations, is eyeing ...

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U.S. funding cuts would make it 'impossible' for UN to do its work

The gift from Bezos, who also owns the Washington Post newspaper, is announced at the ...

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Amazon's Bezos gives $1 million to press freedom watchdog

As president of the COP23, Fiji aims to have an 'inclusive, participatory, transparent' ...

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Inclusivity to guide Fiji's presidency in COP23 climate talks

As the uncertainty over the US' participation in climate talks looms large, the ...

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Germany, Fiji push for continued cooperation in climate talks

Right climate policies can help governments 'generate growth that will significantly ...

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Economic growth, climate policies can go together – OECD report