No solution in sight” to trade dispute with Trump, German minister says

By Joseph Nasr BERLIN, June 11 : Germany sees no immediate solution to the trade dispute with the United States, and Europe must act decisively in the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on metals, Germany’s economy minister said on Monday. U.S. President Trump stunned allies on Sunday by backing out of a […]

U.S.-Canada row escalates, Europeans criticize Trump’s G7 move

By Andrea Hopkins and David Ljunggren QUEBEC CITY, Quebec, June 10 : The United States and Canada swung sharply towards a diplomatic and trade crisis on Sunday as top White House advisers lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a day after U.S. President Trump called him “very dishonest and weak.” The spat drew […]

U.S.-Canada row escalates, Europeans criticize Trump’s G7 move

By Andrea Hopkins QUEBEC CITY, June 10 : The United States and Canada swung sharply towards a diplomatic and trade crisis on Sunday as top White House advisers lashed out at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a day after U.S. President Trump called him “very dishonest and weak.” The spat drew in Germany and France, […]

Germany, France blast Trump over Group of Seven U-turn

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, June 10 : Germany and France on Sunday sharply criticised U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to abruptly withdraw his support for a Group of Seven communique, accusing him of destroying trust and acting inconsistently. Trump’s announcement on Twitter, after he left the G7 summit in Canada early, that he was backing […]

White House adviser says Canada’s Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

By Doina Chiacu and Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON, June 10 : The top White House economic adviser accused Canada’s prime minister on Sunday of betraying President Donald Trump with “polarizing” statements on U.S. trade policy that risked making the American leader look weak on the eve of a historic summit with North Korea. Larry Kudlow, […]

Germany, France slam Trump over Group of Seven U-turn

By Michael Nienaber BERLIN, June 10 : Germany and France on Sunday sharply criticised U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to abruptly withdraw his support for a Group of Seven communique, accusing him of destroying trust and acting inconsistently. Having left the G7 summit in Canada early, Trump’s announcement on Twitter that he was backing out […]