G20 Trump cuts isolated figure on world stage

US President Donald Trump arrives with Chinese President Xi Jinping (not in picture) for a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017.

During a difficult visit to Europe Donald Trump appeared out of sync with traditional allies, struggling to show that unorthodox strategies toward rival powers Russia and China can deliver results. More

G20 Germany's G20 street chaos puts political heat on Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017.

One police union blamed German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hamburg mayor Olaf Scholz for allowing the chaos, which left over 200 police officers and as yet unknown numbers of protesters injured, and for choosing the city in the first place. More

Brexit 'No deal' not an option for Brexit: EU's Barnier

European Commission member in charge of Brexit negotiations with Britain Michel Barnier.

Britain and the EU began the formal Brexit talks last month based on Barnier's timetable of dealing first with the rights of more than three million EU citizens in Britain, and more than one million Britons living in Europe. More

Thursday Trump kicks off fraught Europe tour with Poland speech

US President Donald Trump (L) and US First Lady Melania Trump (R) react after stepping off Air Force One upon their arrival at Chopin Airport in Warsaw,on July 5, 2017.
Donald Trump arrived for high-stakes visit to Europe on July 5, landing in Poland ahead of his first G20 summit in Hamburg and a closely-watched meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The still-novice US president begins a four-day swing through Warsaw and Hamburg, where tricky geopolitical currents -- from rumbling transatlantic discord to the North Korean nuclear threat -- will converge. 
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Donald Trump's high-stakes trip to Europe, where he faces a prickly G20 meeting and animosity from traditional US allies, kicks off on a comforting note Thursday -- in front of a friendly crowd bussed in by his sympathetic Polish hosts. More

Tuesday Weakened British PM ditches fox-hunting promise

British Prime Minister Theresa May's government ditched two controversial manifesto promises on Tuesday on fox-hunting and free school lunches, as it limits its ambitions after last month's disastrous election. More