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Turkey protests over 'aggression' against bodyguards in US

Washington police eventually intervened, but not before almost a dozen protesters were injured , some suffering concussions and lost teeth. Turkey has summoned the American ambassador to complain about the behaviour of U.S. They have referred to the conduct of the Turkish officials as "deeply disturbing", and vowed to hold those responsible for the violence accountable. Video shows men in dark suits, which Washington D.C.


Germany's Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under Trump

Germany's Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under Trump

Speaking on the campaign trail after contentious summit meetings in Belgium and Italy, Ms. Merkel said: "The times in which we could rely fully on others, they are somewhat over". At a press conference that same day, the President made a cutting joke about the fact that the USA had monitored Merkel's phone for years. "We Europeans can do nothing against it".



Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports

Shortly after Mr Trump's remarks, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly made the rounds of Sunday television news shows to praise any so-called back channel communications , especially with Russian Federation, as "a good thing ". Last week reports claimed Mr Kushner had discussed setting up private back channels to the Kremlin with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak . Administration officials close to President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates ...



Theresa May announces 'dementia tax U-Turn'

Just 28% of those questioned approved and 47% disapproved of the scheme, which would allow the value of a person's home to be included in their assets when recouping the cost of care at home, with protection for £100,000 of the total. The only things he has left to offer in this campaign are fake claims , fear and scaremongering , ' she said. An ICM poll published on Monday showed the lead of May's party's had contracted to 14 percentage points from 20 points a week ago.


Amber Rudd to Angela Merkel: You can depend on the UK

Amber Rudd to Angela Merkel: You can depend on the UK

On the German side, Merkel had recently said , "The times when we could rely on the other have passed". "The times", she said, "in which we can entirely depend on others, are gone". Merkel put European unity and independence ahead of ties with the U.S. and United Kingdom in her Sunday speech in Munich, during an event organized by the Christian Social Union (CSU), the Bavarian sister party of Merkel's ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU).



"Atlanticist" Merkel rams home frustration with Trump after summits

In some of his toughest criticism of the Trump administration to date, Sigmar Gabriel said major arms deals signed between the USA and Saudi Arabia last week demonstrated that the Trump administration is going the wrong way. President Donald Trump has announced he is close to making a decision on the landmark Paris accord on climate change, and is reported to have told close advisors he intends to walk away from the multination deal.