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Agencies returning copies of Senate report on torture, frustrating Democrats

Agencies returning copies of Senate report on torture, frustrating Democrats

The Trump administration has begun returning copies of a voluminous 2014 Senate report about the CIA's detention and interrogation program to Congress, complying with the demand of a top Republican senator who has criticized the report for being shoddy and excessively critical of the Central Intelligence Agency.


Putin says he's certain that Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Putin says he's certain that Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Tsar Peter I, Macron slyly noted, was a "symbol of a Russian Federation that wanted to open up to Europe". Macron said fighting the Islamic State is an "absolute priority" and is a major reason to cooperate with Russian Federation. He said he wasn't sure if France's Syria policy was "independent" because it was part of a US-led alliance, adding that Paris and Moscow had points of disagreement and agreement over Syria.


United States will withdraw from Paris Agreement

United States will withdraw from Paris Agreement

It added that the United States decision was leading to a shift in global geopolitics with China and the European Union already positioning themselves to take the lead in climate action. A Greenpeace banner showing U.S. President Donald Trump and the slogan '#TotalLoser, so sad!' is projected on the facade of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Germany, Friday, June 2, 2017.



Canada's Green Party looks to build political sway beyond British Columbia

Clark does want to through with that precedent, that she does so in a timely manner", said Horgan. The government in British Columbia has been in turmoil ever since the Liberals won 43 seats, the NDP 42 and the Green Party won a historical 3 seats in the recent provincial election - giving the Green Party the balance of power.


Merkel Vows 'More Decisive Action Than Ever' on Climate

Merkel Vows 'More Decisive Action Than Ever' on Climate

Trump has ostentatiously refused to express his commitment to an agreement that has been the bulwark of Europe-U.S. security relations over the past three generations. States such as Poland and Hungary agree more with Trump than with Germany on many issues. Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer insisted that the leaders "get on very well" but - as is often the case - his warm words from the White House podium were overshadowed by the president's intemperate tweets.



Global dismay at Trump's pullout of USA from Paris accord

Canete also predicted that the European Union would seek new alliances from the world's largest economies to the most vulnerable island states, as well as US businesses and individuals supportive of the accord. "It's now necessary to look forward after last night's announcement by the US administration", she said, adding that Europe's biggest economy will continue to meet its obligations under the 2015 Paris accord .