Boris Johnson Accepts Emmanuel Macron’s Deadline For A Brexit Deal

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“Everyone understands that we need to know by the end of this week where this is heading.” Boris Johnson has accepted that he has until the end of the week to save his Brexit plan, it is understood. French President Emmanuel Macron told … Read More

As global leaders meet, the Amazon rainforest burns

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Firefighters in the Brazilian Amazon basin state of Mato Grosso battle a forest blaze in the municipality of Sorriso The fires that burned through the Amazon rainforest last month sparked international outcry and offers of help, but as world leaders … Read More

Europeans once hoped the British would reverse Brexit. Now, many can’t wait for them to leave

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European Council President Donald Tusk meets with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, on Aug. 25. Tusk said in April that he still dreamed of a Brexit reversal. (Andrew Parsons/Pool/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) BRUSSELS — Wistful … Read More

Trump reiterates to Macron the US will not drop Iran sanctions

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© Getty Images President Trump on Thursday spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron and reiterated to him that the United States would not relieve Iran of economic sanctions. The two leaders also agreed it was imperative to “curb Iran’s actions threatening freedom of … Read More

One empty chair at G-7 climate meeting: Trump’s

From the left, French President Emmanuel Macron, Egyptian President and Chairman of the African Union Abdel Fattah al-Sissi, Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a work session focused on climate in Biarritz, southwestern France, Monday, Aug. … Read More

World powers need to help the US win a trade deal with China, says ex-Trump negotiator

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KEY POINTS One “critically important” thing to a trade deal is unity from allies — and it is in the “self-interest” of Europe, Japan and others to work with the U.S. on those trade issues, he added, said former top White … Read More

Macron: ‘I’m the hard boy of EU’ – French leader issues Boris with a fresh Brexit warning

EMMANUEL MACRON declared himself the “hard boy” of Brexit today but said he is ready to respect the decision made by British voters to quit the European Union. The French President challenged Mr. Johnson to deliver a solution to break … Read More

Boris Johnson heads to Germany to meet Angela Merkel as Brexit tour begins

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Boris Johnson will travel to Germany tonight to meet Angela Merkel over Brexit (Picture: PA/Reuters) Boris Johnson is beginning a week of meetings with EU and world leaders in Germany where he will meet with German chancellor Angela Merkel. The … Read More

EU countries agree plan to handle migrants and refugees

Macron says 14 states back mechanism to redistribute people saved in the Mediterranean The rescue ship Alan Kurdi picking up 44 people from a wooden boat in the Mediterranean this month. Photograph: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye/EPA The French president, Emmanuel Macron, has said … Read More

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