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Trump tells Paris, Berlin to 'keep making money' via trade with Tehran

Trump tells Paris, Berlin to 'keep making money' via trade with Tehran
Washington - 

US President Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday he does not object to France and Germany continuing trade with Iran, despite his refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal.

Typhoon leaves five dead after lashing Japan on election day

Typhoon leaves five dead after lashing Japan on election day
Tokyo - 

A powerful typhoon left five dead, one missing and scores injured in Japan Monday, moving northward off the Pacific coast after millions struggled to the polls for a national election.

Suspect arrested after 8 hurt in Munich knife rampage

Suspect arrested after 8 hurt in Munich knife rampage
Berlin - 

A knife-wielding man randomly attacked passersby in central Munich on Saturday, lightly injuring eight people, police said as they excluded terrorism as a motive after detaining the suspected perpetrator.

'Time to declare independence': 450,000 protest in Barcelona

'Time to declare independence': 450,000 protest in Barcelona
Barcelona - 

Led by Catalonia's separatist president Carles Puigdemont, hundreds of thousands of independence supporters protested in Barcelona on Saturday, shouting "freedom" and "independence" after Madrid announced drastic measures to stop the region from breaking away.

France charges eight over plot targeting politicians

France charges eight over plot targeting politicians
Paris - 

France has charged eight men, including three minors, following an investigation into far-right activists allegedly plotting to target politicians and mosques, prosecutors announced Saturday in Paris.

Taliban strikes on Afghan bases a 'show of strength' against Trump

Taliban strikes on Afghan bases a 'show of strength' against Trump

Kabul - 

A spate of deadly Taliban attacks targeting Afghan forces this week was a show of strength against Donald Trump's new strategy, and signalled a push to strike security bases rather than cities, analysts said.

US, Russia headed for clash over Syria gas attack probe

US, Russia headed for clash over Syria gas attack probe

United Nations - 

The United States on Wednesday was headed for a showdown at the United Nations with Russia over prolonging the mandate of an investigative panel looking into who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

No Brexit breakthrough coming at summit: EU's Tusk

No Brexit breakthrough coming at summit: EU's Tusk

Brexit - 

EU President Donald Tusk on Wednesday warned Britain not to expect any breakthrough in Brexit negotiations at a European summit this week, saying London needed to come up with more concrete proposals.



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