BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to speak with U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday and the conversation is expected to focus on Russia, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday.
Speaking at the end of the regular monthly meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Thursday, Sapin cautioned the spate of elections in Europe in 2017 would soon dominate the agenda and would close the political space for Greece’s deal to be reached.
MOSCOW/BERLIN Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump will speak by telephone on Saturday, the Kremlin said, a first step towards what Trump has billed as a normalization of relations after three years of tensions sparked by the conflict in Ukraine.
When the state-run pollster asked the Russian public about the five most important international events of 2016, 71 percent of respondents put Brexit on the list. The US presidential campaign and the war in Syria were named by 69 percent and 67 percent of respondents respectively.
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump’s push to create safe zones in Syria could force him to make some risky decisions about how far to go to protect refugees, including shooting down Syrian or Russian aircraft or committing thousands of U.S.
Tiger Woods insisted he could take positives from a frustrating return to competitive action at the Farmers Insurance Open on Thursday, despite carding the worst season-opening round of his career.
Resurgent Roger Federer admits “the comeback is so great already” following six months out through injury, as the 35-year-old targets more Grand Slam glory at the Australian Open.
PHILADELPHIA/MEXICO CITY The White House on Thursday floated the idea of imposing a 20 percent tax on goods from Mexico to pay for a wall at the southern U.S. border, sending the peso tumbling and deepening a crisis between the two neighbors.
Justin Rose eagled two of his last five holes to claim the outright lead after the first round of the Farmers Insurance Open in California.