How Macron pulled a fast one on Trump with a gamble over Iran

World / Politics Aug 26, 2019

How Macron pulled a fast one on Trump with a gamble over Iran

In a break in summit talks Sunday afternoon, cameras caught British Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulating his French host on his handling of a tense dinner the night before. "Well played," Johnson told President Emmanuel Macron, breaking, momentarily, into French. Conversations between U.S. President Donald ...

World / Politics Aug 25, 2019

Iranian government jet lands in Biarritz where G7 leaders are meeting

An Iranian government jet landed Sunday in Biarritz, southwestern France, where leaders of the Group of Seven nations are meeting, the flight tracking website flightradar24.com showed. Biarritz's airport has been closed for the duration of the summit, which opened Saturday and closes on Monday. The same ...

Trump denies China trade war causing friction at G7

Business / Economy Aug 25, 2019

Trump denies China trade war causing friction at G7

President Donald Trump on Sunday denied that his trade war with China is causing friction at the G7 summit, but indicated he will hold off from a threatened further escalation for now. "I think they respect the trade war. It has to happen," Trump told ...