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Norway PM Erna Solberg Says the U.S. Is Losing Global Sway

Norway PM Erna Solberg Says the U.S. Is Losing Global Sway

Searching for a bright spot in the escalating trade dispute emanating from the U.S., Norway’s prime minister said the world’s biggest economy just isn’t as important anymore. “It’s important to remember that the U.S. isn’t the same driving force as it used to be,” Erna Solberg said in an interview in Oslo on Monday. “The […]

‘No leader is forever’: French President Macron strikes hostile tone against Trump, says US can be kicked out of G7

‘No leader is forever’: French President Macron strikes hostile tone against Trump, says US can be kicked out of G7

If Donald Trump doesn’t care about “being isolated,” then G7 may be better being G6, says Emmanuel Macron. The French president slammed US counterpart for “unproductive” tariffs and preventing other nations from dealing with Iran. When reporters asked Macron on Thursday if the problem with Trump was that he “didn’t care” about being isolated, Macron […]

France warns US it has one week to avoid trade war

France warns US it has one week to avoid trade war

Finance leaders of US allies have vented their anger over the Trump administration’s metal import tariffs but ended a meeting in Canada with no solutions. US President Donald Trump still has time to avoid a trade war over tariff hikes aimed at Canada, the European Union and Mexico, G7 finance ministers says after a meeting […]

Trump administration will put steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU

Trump administration will put steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada, Mexico and the EU

The Trump administration will put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union, the latest action in a string of protectionist policies to crack down on alleged trade abuses. The tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports will take effect at midnight Thursday, Commerce […]

President Trump to impose total ban on luxury German cars: report

President Trump to impose total ban on luxury German cars: report

President Trump wants to impose a total ban on the imports of German luxury cars, according to a new report from CNBC and German magazine WirtschaftsWoche. Several U.S. and European diplomats told the news outlets that Trump told French President Emmanuel Macron about his plans last month during a state visit. Trump reportedly told Macron […]

Paris ‘Spiderman’ lands fire brigade job after citizenship fast-tracked

Paris ‘Spiderman’ lands fire brigade job after citizenship fast-tracked

Video footage of Mamoudou Gassama scaling four floors of a the building with his bare hands has catapulted the young refugee to global fame and earned him the promise of citizenship from President Emmanuel Macron. Wearing white tracksuit pants and a black cap, the hero of a rescue video viewed by millions of people appeared […]

De Beers to Sell Diamonds Made in a Lab

De Beers to Sell Diamonds Made in a Lab

De Beers, which almost single-handedly created the allure of diamonds as rare, expensive and the symbol of eternal love, now wants to sell you some party jewelry that is anything but. The company announced today that it will start selling man-made diamond jewelry at a fraction of the price of mined gems, marking a historic […]

Russian MH17 Suspect Millitary Officer Identified by ‘High-Pitched’ Voice

Russian MH17 Suspect Millitary Officer Identified by ‘High-Pitched’ Voice

Investigators have identified a Russian military officer believed to be involved in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from the distinctive tone of his voice. Oleg Vladimirovich Ivannikov has been named by investigators as heading military operations in eastern Ukraine when the Boeing 777 was shot down by a Russian-made Buk missile on July […]

The Guaranteed Path to French Citizenship for African Immigrants Are Acts of Heroism

The Guaranteed Path to French Citizenship for African Immigrants Are Acts of Heroism

The heroic act of scaling a building to rescue a small boy has “earned” Mamoudou Gassama, a Malian undocumented migrant in France, his French citizenship. Gassama is an illustration of the extraordinary measures Africans need to take to attain official papers in Europe Mamoudou Gassama, a Malian migrant who has now been christened the “Malian […]

Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of responsibility for downing MH17 passenger jet in 2014

Australia and Netherlands formally accuse Russia of responsibility for downing MH17 passenger jet in 2014

Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it was shot down over rebel-held territory in Ukraine. On Thursday, Dutch-led international investigators concluded that the missile belonged […]

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