Statue of Liberty in a life jacket at G-7 protest

The G7 members include the United States , Canada, Britain , France , Germany , Italy and Japan . The stalemate on climate change was mirrored by divisions between the USA and the other six G7 countries over trade and migration at the annual summit , described by officials as the toughest in years.

Montenegro's Markovic Shrugs Off Trump Shoving Incident At NATO Summit

Back home in America, the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) seemed embarrassed by Trump's demands and scolded him for it. " President Trump's failure to stand firmly behind that pledge is certain to worry our allies and embolden Vladimir Putin and others who want to see the alliance falter".

Auto bomb kills 18 in Afghanistan

Auto bomb kills 18 in Afghanistan

At least 18 persons were killed when a suicide auto bombing struck a crowded area in Afghanistan's Khost city on Saturday, an official said. It comes as militants attacked security forces in the Qadis District of the northwestern province of Badghis, spokesman for the provincial governor Zahir Bahand confirmed, according to Reuters.

Iran will continue missile programme, says President Hassan Rouhani

Reformist candidates swept municipal elections in Iran's capital, taking all 21 seats in Tehran as moderate President Hassan Rouhani won a second term, state media reported Monday. Mr Rouhani added that it was Iran's allies in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq that had been leading the fight against the Islamic State group and other jihadists.

China says India-Singapore naval drill should not hurt other countries' interests

Lin added that the issue should be dealt with through multilateral discussions, based on the principles of shelving differences and seeking joint development of resources. Deputy Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin , head of the Chinese delegation, said the new draft framework "will be an internal document and nobody should publish it", because keeping the details confidential was key to "future consultations" with the ASEAN nations.