25 August 2019


G7 summit gets underway amid global trade uncertainty (62)
Sunday's gathering in the French seaside resort of Biarritz comes on the heels of the first face-to-face meeting between Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who is hoping for a quick trade accord with the United States as Britain's exit from the European Union approaches. Social Sharing Sunday's gathering in Biarritz, France, will tackle Brexit and U.S.
'Test of unity': Global disputes set to jolt G7 summit in French resort (72)
Grim array of disputes and problems await the leaders, with a trade war between China and the U.S. worsening Reuters Updated: August 24, 2019 French gendarmes stand guard next to movable barriers and check people at the entrance of the Vieux Bayonne district France on August 24, 2019. (THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images) BIARRITZ - U.S.
France threatens economic retaliation over Amazon fires (40)
France accused Brazil's president of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and threatened to block a European Union trade deal with South American states including Brazil. advertisement Associated Press Biarritz | France August 24, 2019 UPDATED: August 24, 2019 09:07 IST Fire consumes a field alongside the BR 163 highway in Nova Santa Helena municipality, Mato Grosso State, Brazil, Friday, Aug.
American officials at G7 'unhappy' with agenda set by the French (3)
August 25, 2019 | 2:26 PM by Agencies Image credits: @JenniferJJacobs/Twitter. Image credits: @JenniferJJacobs/Twitter. Paris: Senior aides in Donald Trump's entourage have accused the G7 host and French president, Emmanuel Macron, of seeking to embarrass his US counterpart by making the summit focus on "niche issues" such as climate change, according to multiple US media reports. Macron's plan to heal divisions among G7 leaders in Biarritz this weekend
Narrow Water survivor 'at peace' 40 years after atrocity which killed 18 soldiers (2)
By Press Association Sunday, August 25, 2019 - 12:49 PM A survivor of a double bomb attack which killed 18 soldiers in Co Down says he feels at peace with himself 40 years on. Tom Caughey, a former member of the Parachute Regiment, was left so badly injured following the IRA attack on August 27, 1979 that doctors told his family he would only survive if he fought. He said he struggled in the years afterwards with survivor's guilt but now feels at peace with himself.
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