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Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Canada`s Trudeau raises rights issues as Asia summit winds down

Published 14/11/2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the plight of Rohingya refugees and extra-judicial killings in the Philippines at a summit of Asian and Western leaders on Tuesday, sensitive human rights issues skirted by almost all the others. [more…]

Canada`s Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines` Duterte

Canada`s Trudeau says raised human rights, killings with Philippines` Duterte

Published 14/11/2017

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday said he raised the issue of human rights and extrajudicial killings during a conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who was "receptive" to his comments. [more…]

BlackRock`s Fink says bitcoin thrives on its anonymity

BlackRock`s Fink says bitcoin thrives on its anonymity

Published 13/11/2017

Bitcoin, whose value has fluctuated significantly this month, remains a "speculative" investment that thrives because of the cryptocurrency's anonymous nature, BlackRock Inc (BLK.N) Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Monday. [more…]

BlackRock`s Fink learns to live with activist investors

BlackRock`s Fink learns to live with activist investors

Published 13/11/2017

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TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

TPP leaders` meeting fails to materialise amid disputes

Published 10/11/2017

A planned meeting of leaders of the 11 countries in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) to decide on the fate of the trade pact did not take place on Friday, amid disagreements over how to take it forward without the United States. [more…]

Taiwan hopes to find `natural way` to engage with China`s Xi at APEC

Taiwan hopes to find `natural way` to engage with China`s Xi at APEC

Published 06/11/2017

Taiwan hopes to find a "natural way" to exchange views with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders that starts in Vietnam this week, the self-ruled island's envoy to the meeting said on Monday. [more…]

Merkel wants clear line on eurozone reform in German coalition talks

Merkel wants clear line on eurozone reform in German coalition talks

Published 29/09/2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday she wanted to agree a clear line on euro zone reforms in talks on a new coalition government in Germany. [more…]

Merkel, Macron pledge to lead EU forward post-Brexit

Merkel, Macron pledge to lead EU forward post-Brexit

Published 29/09/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron won backing from Angela Merkel for plans to reform the European Union after Brexit, founded on what the German chancellor called "intense" cooperation between Paris and Berlin. [more…]

Macron says there is EU `consensus` for new reforms

Macron says there is EU `consensus` for new reforms

Published 29/09/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday European Union leaders agreed during a summit dinner that they should push ahead more quickly with reforms of the bloc. [more…]

McMaster says `of course` Trump supports NATO Article 5

McMaster says `of course` Trump supports NATO Article 5

Published 27/05/2017

White House national security advisor H.R. McMaster speaks to reporters in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S., May 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that "of course" President Donald Trump backed NATO's mutual defense doctrine, despite not making an explicit reference to it during a visit to Brussels this week.

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