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Trump blasts North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders for anti-terror, immigration efforts

Trump blasts North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders for anti-terror, immigration efforts

President Trump's first trip overseas has been colorful, to say the least. What he said at the gathering today is unlikely to provide those allies much reassurance. JENS STOLTENBERG: It is our solidarity that keeps our nations safe. Stoltenberg said joining the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also improve our coordination within the coalition".


France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel

France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel

But as a 39-year-old who has never held elected office, Macron clearly was excited about the appearance with the United States president, which cemented his status as a new global player - and as a formidable handshaker. Oh and someone in the past totally blocked Trump's offer to shake hands! By now, world leaders appear to be well aware of Trump's handshake strategy.



Disappointment over OPEC decision weighs on crude

It was meant to demonstrate a commitment to do whatever is necessary to bring inventories down to their five-year average level, Bloomberg Gadfly columnist Julian Lee said . Light sweet crude oil ( WTI ) futures plunged 2.46 dollar or 4.79 percent to close at USD 48.90 a barrel at the New York-based commodity exchange NYMEX.



Wayne Rooney 'more or less' decided on Manchester United future

We didn't, ' Bosz told his post-match press conference. We fought hard for this since the beginning. "If we could, we would change obviously the people's lives for this cup - immediately, we wouldn't think twice". "That's the way I look at things". "It means everything. It means the third trophy, it means going back to the Champions League, it means winning a European trophy, it means playing European Super League in Macedonia next August".


5 killed in Jakarta bombing

5 killed in Jakarta bombing

The injured victims were treated at the Premier Hospital and Hermina Hospital in East Jakarta . Reports said the bombers died while five other police officers and five civilians were injured in the assault, which left body parts and glass strewn across the road outside the Kampung Melayu terminal in a working-class district.



Led coalition strike militia convoy in Syria

Coalition forces, it went on to assert, had been operating near Al-Tanf "for many months, training and advising vetted partner forces" engaged in the fight against the Daesh terrorist group. One of the US officials , who spoke on condition of anonymity, speculated that the group might have been trying to establish a position near the garrison in Syria used by USA and US -backed forces around the town of At Tanf.