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EU's Tusk calls on China, U.S., Russia not to start trade wars (Mon, 16 Jul 2018)
European Council President Donald Tusk said on Monday China, the United States and Russia had a duty not to start trade wars and called on the three countries to reform the World Trade Organization.
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China wants to seek more balanced trade with EU (Mon, 16 Jul 2018)
China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday the country wants to seek more balanced trade with the European Union.
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Support for Australian PM hits two-year high ahead of by-elections: poll (Mon, 16 Jul 2018)
Support for Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is at a two-year high, an opinion poll showed on Monday, a boost for the center-right government ahead of a series of by-elections at the end of July.
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The Guardian

Justine Greening shows support for second Brexit referendum (Mon, 16 Jul 2018)
Former education secretary calls Theresa May’s Chequers plan ‘a fudge I can’t support’ Justine Greening became the most high profile Conservative to endorse the idea of a second referendum, to end what she said would be a likely parliamentary deadlock over Brexit, warning that Theresa May’s Chequers plan did not represent “a workable compromise” that a majority of MPs could get behind. The former education secretary and remain supporter said that May’s plan was “a fudge I can’t support” and, in a blow to the prime minister, said it amounted to “the worst of both worlds” – complying with EU rules without the influence of being a member of the multi-country bloc. Continue reading...
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Trump arrives to meet Putin, leaving the UK reeling in his wake (Sun, 15 Jul 2018)
President’s extraordinary visit marked by flouted protocol and enthusiastic protest Donald Trump arrived in Finland on Sunday after a UK visit which saw him tramp mud through his red-carpet welcome and leave diplomatic protocol a little tattered in his wake. After teeing off in Scottish drizzle for a final round at his Turnberry golf course, the US president boarded Air Force One bound for Helsinki and a summit with the Russian president, Vladimir Putin. Continue reading...
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France seal second World Cup triumph with 4-2 win over brave Croatia (Sun, 15 Jul 2018)
When the decisive blows arrived the entire squad piled on top of one another in the victory scrum. Hugo Lloris, the goalkeeper, had run the entire length of the pitch to join in the celebrations. All the substitutes were throwing themselves into this heap of arms and legs. There were even members of the backroom staff contemplating joining in, and who could blame them? France were on their way to winning the World Cup and a party was under way behind the goal where the tricolours were fluttering. Related: France players invade Deschamps press conference and soak him in champagne Continue reading...
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