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Pope says will be "sincere" with Trump at Vatican meeting

The pope said he won't try to persuade Trump to his views: "I am not a proselytiser", the pope said. Look for the doors that are at least a little bit open, enter and talk about common things and go on. Speaking after the meeting, Choue said: "It was a tremendous honour to meet a man who has such enormous moral stature worldwide". Reaching the end of his trip to Mexico in February 2016, Francis was asked about Trump in an interview.


Tillerson talks climate change policy

Tillerson talks climate change policy

In his remarks at the close of the conference, Tillerson noted that the administration is "reviewing" a variety of USA policies, including on climate change. "And I think that sounds reasonable to do so". Whether the USA stays in the Paris agreement or signs on to declarations against heavy fuel oil use, what the country actually does in terms of permitting, enforcement, and policy will be more important to reducing carbon emissions and mitigating against climate change.



Trump for stronger sanctions against North Korea after its missile launching

China , which has been under growing pressure from Washington to help rein in North Korea, called for restraint. A Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said countries "should not do things that further escalate tensions in the region". In Washington, the White House said Trump "cannot imagine Russian Federation is pleased" with the test as the missile landed closer to Russian Federation than to Japan.



India skips China's OBOR summit in Beijing

China today described its new Silk Road initiative as "a project of the century" with President Xi Jinping pledging to pump in a whopping Dollars 124 billion for projects that are part of the ambitious venture linking the country to much of Asia, Europe and Africa.


Nations grapple with huge cyber attack

Nations grapple with huge cyber attack

Researchers with Czech Republic-based security software maker Avast said they had observed more than 126,000 ransomware infections, with 60 percent of infected computers located in Russian Federation, followed by Ukraine and Taiwan. "Things could likely emerge on Monday" as staff return to work. The attack hit Britain's health service, forcing affected hospitals to close wards and emergency rooms.