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BELLWETHER: Merkel, You Might Not Like Trump, But You Need Him

This will change". Short of a change of leadership in the U.S., Trump could start to rebuild his relationship with Germany and Europe through a foreign policy stance that respects the importance of this long-standing alliance. The German leader reiterated the main thrust of her remarks on Tuesday, saying the "current situation" gives Europe more reasons " to take our destiny into our own hands ".


States seek to fill the void after Trump dumped the climate pact

States seek to fill the void after Trump dumped the climate pact

She said his decision is a mistake that has far reaching implications on the role of the USA and its dealings with other countries. The market reaction reflects concerns, raised by some coal companies in recent months, that a USA exit from the Paris Climate Agreement could unleash a global backlash against coal interests outside the United States.



Philippine Soldiers Killed in Friendly Fire Airstrike in Marawi

The Daesh-linked Maute group has proven to be a fierce enemy, clinging on to the heart of Marawi City through days of air strikes the military has said are " surgical " and on known rebel targets. "We believe he is still there, and we believe that is why they are putting up a very stiff resistance in the areas that they are still being held up and being cleared", Padilla told reporters in Manila , the capital.


US House committee subpoenas ex-National Security Adviser

US House committee subpoenas ex-National Security Adviser

A source close to Flynn said Tuesday that the former national security adviser would comply with a series of Senate subpoenas issued for documents from Flynn and his businesses. Three subpoenas are related to questions about how and why the names of associates of President Donald Trump were unredacted and distributed within classified reports by Obama administration officials during the transition between administrations.


Sri Lanka seeks worldwide help after deadly flooding, landslides

Sri Lanka seeks worldwide help after deadly flooding, landslides

According to residents, many people remained locked in their villages as a result of natural disasters. Meanwhile, Indian Navy's medical and rescue teams are on work in the Sri Lankan city of Kalutara, amid major landslide and flooding in the region.


36 die from smoke in Philippine casino after gunman set fire

36 die from smoke in Philippine casino after gunman set fire

He said they suspect that the gunman was mentally disturbed. Casinos in the Philippines are popular with foreign gamblers. "Most of the victims were women who were found dead inside the bathroom", he added. The man ransacked a room and stole gaming chips, Dela Rosa said. He said it seemed like the gunman was focused on the gambling table and stealing chips.