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Trump and Merkel clash at fraught NATO summit

BRUSSELS, Belgium (UPDATED) – US President Donald Trump traded barbs with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a tense NATO summit on Wednesday, July 11, after he accused Berlin of  being "captive" to Russia and demanded it immediately step up defense spending. The two-day meet in Brussels is shaping up as the alliance's most ........»»

Category: newsSource: rappler rapplerJul 11th, 2018

Trump piles pressure on NATO over defense spending

BRUSSELS, Belgium – US President Donald Trump on Thursday, July 12, issued a fresh demand for NATO allies to double their defense spending target as leaders gathered for the second day of a bruising summit. After an opening day of talks marked by clashes between Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel , NATO leaders were hoping to ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump says ‘I believe in NATO’ despite criticism

BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump said Thursday that he was still committed to NATO despite fierce criticisms of allies over their defense spending commitments. “The US were not treated fairly but now we are. I believe in NATO,” Trump told a press conference after a fraught NATO summit in Brussels. “The US commitment to NATO… link: Trump says ‘I believe in NATO’ despite criticism.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump claims Germany totally controlled by Russia

In a combative start to his NATO visit, President Donald Trump asserted Wednesday that a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" and blasted allies' defense spending, opening what was expected to be a fraught summit with a list of grievances involving American allies......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash

KIEV, Ukraine – US President Donald Trump has said he may cancel a long-awaited summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after a confrontation at sea between Russia and Ukraine led Kiev to warn of the threat of "full-scale war". Trump is scheduled to meet Putin at the G20 summit in ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Trump says may cancel Putin meet after Ukraine-Russia sea clash | The Manila Times Online

KIEV: US President Donald Trump has said he may cancel a long-awaited summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin after a confrontation at sea between Russia and Ukraine led KievREAD The post T.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Trump says may cancel Putin meeting at G20 over Ukraine conflict

US President Donald Trump said he may cancel his scheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Argentina because of Russia’s maritime clash with Ukraine. Trump says may cancel Putin meeting at G20 over Ukraine conflict Source link: Trump says may cancel Putin meeting at G20 over Ukraine conflict.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsNov 28th, 2018

Merkel calls for free trade as EU, Asia meet

BRUSSELS, Belgium – German Chancellor Angela Merkel issued a rallying call for free trade Friday, October 19, as EU and Asian leaders met to unite in defiance of US President Donald Trump's "America first" approach. As disputes fester with Washington, the EU wants to use the 12th summit of the Asia-Europe ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsOct 19th, 2018

NATO insists it s united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

NATO leaders pledged Thursday to stand united against foes like Russia despite a tumultuous summit that saw U.S. President Donald Trump rip into his allies for failing to boost defense spending, casting a dark cloud over the world's biggest security alliance......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 13th, 2018

NATO insists it s united at end of raucous, divisive summit

At the end of a bewildering, roller-coaster NATO summit, the military alliance's 29 nations somehow pledged continued unity and kept their long commitment to beef up defense spending amid a barrage of biting criticism from US President Donald Trump......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

NATO insists it s united at end of raucous, divisive summit

At the end of a bewildering, roller-coaster NATO summit, the military alliance's 29 nations somehow pledged continued unity and kept their long commitment to beef up defense spending amid a barrage of biting criticism from US President Donald Trump......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 12th, 2018

Trump slams ‘captive’ Germany at NATO summit

BRUSSELS: US President Donald Trump launched a blistering attack on Germany at the start of a tense NATO summit on Wednesday, accusing Berlin of being “captive” to Russia and demanding it and other allies immediately step up defense spending. The two-day meet in Brussels was already shaping up to be the alliance’s most difficult in [...] The post Trump slams ‘captive’ Germany at NATO summit appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

Trump lashes out at NATO allies as he lands for tense summit

BRUSSELS, Belgium – President Donald Trump told NATO allies to "reimburse" the United States for defense costs as he landed for the alliance's most difficult summit in years. Trump touched down in Brussels aboard Air Force One hot on the heels of a stern warning from the EU's top ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJul 11th, 2018

U.S. envoy to Estonia to retire over frustration with Trump – report

WASHINGTON DC, USA – The US ambassador to Estonia, James Melville, will retire from the State Department next month, a move he said was prompted by Donald Trump's jibes and treatment of European allies. The announcement comes ahead of a summit in Brussels of NATO allies on July 11-12, which has ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 30th, 2018

Trump and Putin to stage long-awaited summit in Finland

Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin will hold their long-awaited first summit next month in the Finnish capital Helsinki, at what could prove a historic turning point in international relations. The July 16 head-to-head between the US and Russian leaders will follow a NATO summit in Brussels that Washington’s European partners fear will serve as […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJun 29th, 2018

Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’ – Merkel

BERLIN: German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned on Thursday that the migration challenge could determine Europe’s fate, hours ahead of a Brussels summit where EU leaders are expected to clash over the way forward. “Europe has many challenges but migration could end up determining Europe’s destiny,” she told German lawmakers. The path the EU chooses could [...] The post Migration could decide Europe’s ‘destiny’ – Merkel appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsJun 28th, 2018

Merkel expects difficult G7, will seek out Trump for talks

Germany’s Angela Merkel said she expects ‘difficult discussions’ at a June 8-9 summit of leaders from the Group of Seven leading economies but will try to talk to US President Donald Trump about their differences on Iran and trade tariffs. Source link link: Merkel expects difficult G7, will seek out Trump for talks.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJun 6th, 2018

Merkel warns protectionism not the answer to world problems

DAVOS, Switzerland – German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted on Wednesday, January 24, "protectionism is not the answer" to world problems, addressing the Davos economic summit before US President Donald Trump appears to defend his "America First" agenda. "We think that shutting ourselves off, isolating ourselves, will not lead us into ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2018

Merkel Could Join Macron in Davos for Epic Clash with Trump

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering joining French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week in what could turn into an epic clash of compet.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJan 15th, 2018

Merkel could join Macron in Davos for epic clash with Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is considering joining French President Emmanuel Macron at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week in what could turn into an epic clash of competing world views with US President Donald Trump. Source link link: Merkel could join Macron in Davos for epic clash with Trump.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsJan 14th, 2018

Anti-Trump rally leaves 26 hurt

A rally against US President Donald Trump in Manila on Monday ended in a clash, leaving 20 protesters and six policemen injured. A shoving match turned into a scuffle when members of militant groups tried to push past the police barricade at the corner of Padre Faura Street and Taft Avenue around 11 a.m. Firemen deployed at the area trained their water hoses on the demonstrators who backed off. Protesters called the activity their "biggest rally" yet against Trump, who is in the country to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit. Carrying placards that read "Trump Go Home" and "Ban Trump #1 Terrorist," the demonstrators also burned an effigy of Trump...Keep on reading: Anti-Trump rally leaves 26 hurt.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 13th, 2017