A two-month investigation into a US military airstrike in Iraq that caused some of the worst civilian casualties in decades found that the attack inadvertently set off explosives that gutted a sprawling apartment block and killed at least 105 civilians - far fewer than survivors and other witnesses have claimed.
China has sought to bring the US and North Korea to the negotiating table, calling on both sides to seek a peaceful resolution of the decades-old conflict. Thornton said on Friday that while the review is mostly about trade, Trump will also be seeking clarity on a timetable for action on North Korea .
The German newspaper Der Spiegel reported this week that Mr. Trump called out German vehicle makers in a meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels. President Trump has gone on the attack again over Germany's trade policies. He said that he agreed with the USA president that the West needed to be "tough, even brutal" when it came to fighting ISIS.
G7 leaders signed a declaration on combating terrorism and extremism at the summit in the Italian city of Taormina , APA reports quoting Sputnik. Six months after his election, Trump jets to the Italian island for the final leg of a gruelling first overseas trip that has temporarily diverted attention from an uncomfortable domestic spotlight on alleged campaign collusion with Russian Federation.
In a statement , talks will begin no earlier than August 16, 2017. Lighthizer said in his letter to Congress that many parts of the trade agreement are outdated and that the USA aims to support higher-paying jobs domestically and to grow the domestic economy by improving trade opportunities with Canada and Mexico.
After a meeting between the Nicolas Maduro regime and the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference (CEV), the representation of the Catholic Church rejected the proposal of a constitutional assembly to rewrite the nation's Constitution. Maduro had initially urged the world to give Trump a chance after he was elected in November but his government unleashed its strongest condemnation to date of the Republican president.