Washington needles Germany with threat of US troops relocation to Poland

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Andrzej Duda, burden sharing, defence spending, Donald Trump, Fort Trump, Germany, Nato, News, Poland, Ramstein Air Base, United States, US troops|

Washington has talked for some time of relocating US troops from Germany because of its annoyance with Berlin's military spending shortfalls. But President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to Poland in September could give it another twist.

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Trump cancels Denmark visit after PM refuses to sell Greenland to US

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Arctic, Donald Trump, Greenland, News|

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday (20 August) called off a visit to Denmark scheduled for early September after the country’s prime minister rebuffed his idea of purchasing Greenland.

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Trump unsettles G7 with support for Russia return

By |avgust 21st, 2019|Biarritz Summit, Donald Trump, G7, News, Vladimir Putin|

President Donald Trump on Tuesday (20 August) gave a foretaste of his convention-wrecking diplomacy at next weekend's G7 by calling for Russia - expelled from the group of democracies - to be readmitted.

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Gibraltar decides to free seized Iranian tanker, US threatens sanctions on crew

By |avgust 16th, 2019|Britain, Donald Trump, Grace 1, Iran, News, Strait of Hormuz, tanker, United States|

Britain's Mediterranean territory Gibraltar decided on Thursday (15 August) to free a seized Iranian oil tanker, but did not immediately indicate when or if the ship would set sail after the United States launched a new, last-minute legal bid to hold it.

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Trump security adviser to urge tougher UK stance on Iran and China

By |avgust 12th, 2019|Donald Trump, Huawei, Iran, Iran deal, John Bolton, News, security, UK|

John Bolton, US President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, arrived in London on the weekend for talks at which he is expected to urge Britain to toughen its stance on Iran and Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei.

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Trump accuses France’s Macron of sending ‘mixed signals’ to Iran

By |avgust 9th, 2019|Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, G7 summit, Iran, News|

US President Donald Trump on Thursday (8 August) said no one is authorized to speak to Iran on behalf of the United States, and he accused French President Emmanuel Macron of sending "mixed signals" to Tehran over possible talks.

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US, Britain back rapid trade deal post-Brexit

By |avgust 8th, 2019|Brexit, Dominic Raab, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Mike Pompeo, News, trade, UK, US|

The top US and British diplomats said Wednesday (7 August) they were prepared to move "as soon as possible" on a trade deal after Britain's planned withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October. 

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British ministers in US to ‘fast-track’ post-Brexit trade deal

By |avgust 7th, 2019|Boris Johnson, Brexit, Donald Trump, News, trade, UK, US|

Britain was seeking to fast-track a crucial post-Brexit trade deal with the United States on Wednesday (7 August) after new Prime Minister Boris Johnson dispatched his top diplomat and foreign trade minister to Washington.

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France sees red over Trump wine tax threat, cheaper vintages seen worst hit

By |julij 31st, 2019|Donald Trump, France, News, trade wars, United States, Wine|

American lovers of fine French wine are likely to keep stocking their cellars and uncorking bottles despite US President Donald Trump's threat to impose a tax in a potential new trade war. But makers of cheaper French vintages are concerned.

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Despite soaring sales, Huawei is ‘preparing for the worst’

By |julij 30th, 2019|5G, China, Donald Trump, EU, Huawei, News|

The Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is ‘preparing for the worst but hoping for the best’ in the run up to 19 August, the expiration date for the temporary reprieve on the US trade ban of Huawei equipment, according to the company’s Vice-President for Europe, Abraham Liu.

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