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G7 wrestles with Iran, Amazon fires and trade, but own unity shaky


August 26, 2019

BIARRITZ: G7 leaders close their summit Monday with discussion of world problems including the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, but overshadowed by President Donald Trump´s trade wars and questions over the group´s unity. The summit in Biarritz, a high-end surfers´ paradise in southwestern France, saw a dramatic shift of focus Saturday when Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif flew in …

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Trump suggested nuking hurricanes: report


August 26, 2019

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported Sunday. During a hurricane briefing, Trump asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear bomb in the eye of the storm, the news site wrote. According to an anonymous …

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