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Trump to withdraw from Paris Agreement

Trump will announce his decision on the fate of USA involvement in the Paris agreement sometime this week. Supporters of the climate pact are concerned that a U.S. The American public is largely in favour of the Paris deal and could be given the misleading impression that their government is addressing the climate issue by simply staying put, despite tearing down Barack Obama-era climate policies such as the Clean Power Plan at the same time.


Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Axios

Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Axios

At this weekend's G7 Summit in Sicily, European Union officials and the leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Britain reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris agreement . The choice is between a formal withdrawal that could take three years or leaving the United Nations treaty that the accord is based on, which would be quicker but more extreme, according to Axios .


Horrific Kabul bombing kills 80, hundreds wounded (Sixth Lead)

Horrific Kabul bombing kills 80, hundreds wounded (Sixth Lead)

The bombing took place in the diplomatic quarter near the German Embassy and also wounding more than 350 people. "The blast was so huge that it dug a big crater as deep as four meters", or 13 feet, Gen. Ismail Kawasi, spokesman for the public health ministry, confirmed that so far more than 60 wounded in the explosion were admitted to different Kabul hospitals.


Trump returns to White House after first global trip

Trump returns to White House after first global trip

Nevertheless, Trump managed to do plenty of things during his visit. President Donald Trump used his centrepiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded USA leaders for decades.


Coal, solar stocks fall as U.S. set to ditch Paris climate deal

Coal, solar stocks fall as U.S. set to ditch Paris climate deal

Climate action is unstoppable. And it could trigger further efforts to erode the landmark climate accord. That sounds a lot like the North American Free Trade Agreement, which is a growing source of tension between Ottawa and Washington , DC, as last week Trump began the countdown to renegotiate its terms.


US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned

US, Turkey dispute fighting in DC as ambassador summoned

Mr Erdo─čan's recent visit to the White House was his first in years, after US-Turkey relations declined significantly under former President Barack Obama. Shortly after the incident, hawkish republican Senator John McCain and some other lawmakers expressed outrage and called for the Turkish ambassador to be expelled.