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OTTAWA (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations headed for a summit in Canada on Thursday more divided than at any time in the group’s 42-year history, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s “America First” policies risk causing a global trade war and deep diplomatic schisms. In a bid to rebuild America’s industry,
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TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan hopes countries around the world can show courage in the face of pressure from China on their companies to list the self-ruled island as part of China on their websites, Taiwan’s foreign ministry said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A double rainbow is seen behind Taiwanese flag during the National Day celebrations
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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will seek to bolster the fight against extremism at a regional security summit this weekend with some of its closest diplomatic allies, including Russian President Vladimir Putin. Men are seen outside the venue for the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in Qingdao, Shandong province, China June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer Jointly
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, seeking to draw on his close ties with President Donald Trump in talks on Thursday, will urge the U.S. leader not to forget Tokyo’s security concerns in his drive for a historic deal with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump (R)
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BOGOTA (Reuters) – Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque is well-placed to win Colombia’s presidential run-off on June 17, a poll published on Tuesday showed, as he held his long-time lead over leftist Gustavo Petro. Colombian presidential candidate Ivan Duque greets supporters on the Simon Bolivar international bridge in Cucuta, Colombia June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Eduardo Ramirez
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PARIS (Reuters) – Israel’s leader urged France on Tuesday to turn its attention to tackling Iran’s “regional aggression”, saying he no longer needed to convince Paris to quit world powers’ 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran as economic pressure would kill it anyway. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures during a news conference with German Chancellor
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