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Merkel says looking forward to meeting Trump in Washington – paper

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper she was looking forward to meeting U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on Friday. “It’s always better to talk with each other than about each other,” Merkel told regional newspaper Saarbruecker Zeitung. Asked if both sides were curious, Merkel said: “There’s definitely curiosity. And also pleasure at… Read More »

Ex-French President Sarkozy seeks meeting with Fillon and Juppe

PARIS: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy called on Monday for a meeting with Francois Fillon and another senior conservative figure, Alain Juppe, in a bid to hammer out a solution to the crisis facing Fillon’s presidential election campaign. Sarkozy said on his Twitter feed that the aim of the meeting was to ensure a “dignified… Read More »

Whaling watchdog concludes discordant meeting

PORTOROZ, Slovenia: The world’s whaling watchdog concluded a typically discordant meeting on Friday (Oct 28) with defeats for both the pro- and anti-whaling camps, and the organisation’s very purpose called into question. After a week marked by a classic standoff between whaling nations Japan, Norway and Iceland on the one hand and mainly Western and… Read More »