Trump announces decision on Paris climate deal

However, others on Trump's team are pushing him to withdraw, something he promised to do as a candidate.The White House signaled that Trump was likely to decide on exiting the global pact - fulfilling one of his principal campaign pledges - though top aides were divided.President Barack Obama's administration backed the deal, which was adopted in late 2015 and signed by the USA and 195 other countries previous year.If the USA leaves Paris, the agreement will be left with members who ...

Cuba warns of human trafficking risk due to frosty US ties

Cuba warns of human trafficking risk due to frosty US ties

The Obama administration instituted several changes related to U.S. The president hinted in a 2015 interview with The Daily Caller that opening trade relations with Cuba is "fine", but would consider terminating deals the Obama administration struck with Cuba.

Putin hosts Modi at Russia's economic showcase

On Friday, PM Modi will participate in the St Petersburg International Economic Forum as a Guest of Honour. The last one was in 1988 by the then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Merkel later hosted Modi over a luncheon meeting with senior leaders followed by the inauguration of the Indo-German Business Summit, where Modi set out India's stall as an investment-friendly destination and the world's fastest growing major economy and a "bright spot in the economic landscape of the world".

China and Europe take lead on climate as world waits on Trump

The U.S. Conference of Mayors said it strongly opposed Trump's action and vowed that American mayors would continue efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions blamed for global warming. "I am a transatlanticist". Alden Meyer, director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists advocacy group, said "I don't think any other countries will follow the US out of Paris, so if he does leave, Trump will be in splendid isolation with the leaders of Syria and Nicaragua".

Macron to meet Russia's Putin in France on May 29: Elysee

With France shouldering the bulk of European military operations overseas, and in particular in Africa, officials said the trip would also be an opportunity to outline his desire for a greater European role, something that France has been pushing for years, but with few tangible results.