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Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

Canada increasingly convinced Trump will pull out of NAFTA

LONDON, Ontario – Canada is increasingly convinced that President Donald Trump will soon announce the United States intends to pull out of NAFTA, two government sources said on Wednesday, sending the Canadian and Mexican currencies lower and hurting stocks. The comments cast further doubt on prospects for talks to modernize the trilateral North American Free […]

Trump garante que o seu “botão nuclear” é “maior” do que o de Kim

Trump garante que o seu “botão nuclear” é “maior” do que o de Kim

O Presidente dos EUA não resistiu à provocação do líder norte-coreano e resolveu subir a parada num tweet que alguns consideraram perigoso. Não é inédito que Donald Trump e Kim Jong-un troquem epítetos menos agradáveis — o primeiro escreveu sobre o segundo que “o doido será testado como nunca antes”; Kim respondeu prometendo “amansar de certeza e definitivamente o […]

Unity vital to world’s future, UN chief says

Unity vital to world’s future, UN chief says

Global leaders speak of progress, integration and jobs in speeches UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for nations to walk the path of unity in 2018 to overcome the challenges facing world peace, as he joined global leaders in delivering New Year’s messages. “Unity is the path. Our future depends on it,” he said on […]

Israel changes law to make it harder to cede Jerusalem control

Israel changes law to make it harder to cede Jerusalem control

JERUSALEM – Israel’s parliament passed an amendment on Tuesday that would make it harder for it to cede control over parts of Jerusalem in any peace deal with the Palestinians, who condemned the move as undermining any chance to revive talks on statehood. The legislation, sponsored by the far-right Jewish Home coalition party, raises to […]

US to make at least $285m cut to UN budget after vote on Jerusalem

US to make at least $285m cut to UN budget after vote on Jerusalem

The US government has announced significant cuts in its United Nations budget obligations for 2018-19 in what will be interpreted as a further ratcheting up of pressure from the Trump administration looking to bend decision-making at the international body to its will. In a statement released over the holiday, the US mission to the United Nations said […]

UN votes resoundingly to reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital

UN votes resoundingly to reject Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as capital

The United Nations body’s debate and vote highlighted for a second time in a week the international isolation of the United States over the Jerusalem issue. The United Nations general assembly has delivered a stinging rebuke to Donald Trump, voting by a huge majority to reject his unilateral recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The vote […]

Trump drops climate change from US national security strategy

Trump drops climate change from US national security strategy

The Trump administration has dropped climate change from a list of global threats in a new national security strategy the president unveiled on Monday. Instead, Trump’s NSS paper emphasised the need for the US to regain its economic competitiveness in the world. That stance represents a sharp change from the Obama administration’s NSS, which placed climate change as […]