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Russia invites incoming US administration to Syria peace talks

The incoming US administration led by Donald Trump is invited to take part in Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday.

King's son visits Trump after his sharp words with civil rights icon

President-elect Donald Trump met Monday with the son of slain civil rights leader Reverend Martin Luther King to discuss voting rights.

Hollande to Trump: Europe doesn't need "outside advice"

French President Francois Hollande rejected remarks by US president-elect Donald Trump on the future of the European Union, saying the bloc does not need lessons from abroad.

Trump's 'obsolete' NATO comments rattle EU foreign ministers

US president-elect Donald Trump's criticism of NATO has been met with "concern" by the military alliance's top offical, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said Monday.

Merkel fires back at Trump, says Europe will choose its own 'destiny'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday fired back at US president-elect Donald Trump's denunciation of her liberal stance on refugees and his dismissal of the NATO military alliance as "...

Pound swoons ahead of May Brexit speech as Trump reaches out on trade

The pound seemed to be calming down Monday after several hours of convulsions that saw it hit its lowest point since October as Britain braced itself for Prime Minister Theresa May to unveil her "...

Merkel to 'work closely' with Trump despite attack over migration

Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to "work closely" with incoming US president Donald Trump despite his attack on her handling of the German refugee crisis, her spokesman Steffen Seibert says.

Trump's warning to German carmakers hits shares

Shares in German carmakers tumbled on Monday after incoming US president Donald Trump threatened the industry with hefty penalties for selling cars in the US market that were produced elsewhere....

Trump says more countries could leave EU over migration

US president-elect Donald Trump criticized the European Union and Germany for their immigration policies in a joint interview published Sunday by Britain's The Times and Germany's Bild newspapers...

Auto workers sceptical of Trump but hopeful for tougher trade policy

Donald Trump's vow to cancel or renegotiate US trade agreements helped him win votes from union members in key states. But auto workers in Toledo, Ohio, remain wary.

Trump pours scorn on US civil rights icon John Lewis

Donald Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to criticize civil rights champion John Lewis after the veteran lawmaker said he didn't consider the president-elect "a legitimate president."

Merkel looks to a sceptical Trump to bolster free trade policies

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday she will seek support from US president-elect Donald Trump in promoting free trade policies among the world's leading economies.

Trump open to lifting hacking sanctions on Russia

US president-elect Donald Trump is considering lifting sanctions ordered on Russia in response to Kremlin-directed interference in the US presidential election, he told the Wall Street Journal in...

Mexico's economy minister may give Trump a taste of his own medicine

Mexican economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said Friday that he is preparing for any future negotiations with Donald Trump by studying the US president-elect's own book.

Congress approves waiver letting Mattis serve as defence secretary

The US House of Representatives approved Friday a measure that will allow retired Marine general James Mattis to serve as Donald Trump's defence secretary.