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Brazil's foreign minister resigns

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Brazil's Foreign Minister has resigned from his post, citing health problems and upcoming medical treatments as the main reasons.


Mexico's foreign minister rejects Trump deportation policy

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Two top US officials are in Mexico to discuss the measures with President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Non-OPEC Members Falling Short of Promised Production Cuts

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The best figures available, though imperfect, show reductions are “about 50%” of what was promised, Qatar’s oil minister said.

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Tillerson and Kelly visit Mexico amid tension over deportation guidelines

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As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly stepped off a plane in Mexico Wednesday evening, tensions were brewing there over new guidance from the administration about deportations, border patrol and President Trump's long-promised wall on the southern border. While Kelly's department issued the guidelines, they now threaten to undermine such a high-level trip. Some fear that an immigration crackdown will result, despite the administration's attempts to ensure that mass deportations are not in the works. The announcement caught the Mexican government by surprise and put officials there on a defensive footing just a day before the visit. But even as the Mexican foreign minister issued a blistering statement, the White House denied that anything was wrong. "The relationship with Mexico is phenomenal right now," said White House press secretary Sean Spicer Wednesday. The foreign trip is the first for Kelly and the second for Tillerson -- although...

Trudeau defends move to give U.S. agents more powers in Canada

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday defended plans to give more powers to U.S. border agents stationed in Canada, saying travelers would at all times be protected by domestic laws.

White House calls U.S.-Mexico relationship 'phenomenal' as Mexican leaders lash out

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Mexico's foreign minister says the country 'will not accept' Trump's aggressive new immigration guidance.

Russia: Coup claims damaging to relations

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Russia hit back Wednesday over allegations it was involved in a failed coup in Montenegro and an attempt to assassinate the country's former Prime Minister, describing the claims as damaging to relations between the two nations.

'ISIS bomber:' Blair defends Gitmo release

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Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has defended his attempts to secure the release of a UK citizen from Guantanamo Bay after reports that the former detainee carried out an ISIS suicide attack in Iraq this week.

Mexico says will 'not accept' unilateral U.S. immigration policies

Added: 22.02.2017 17:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico will not accept new "unilateral" U.S. immigration proposals, and will not hesitate in approaching the United Nations to defend immigrants, the country's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Wednesday, ahead of a meeting with senior U.S. officials.

Austerity and Grexit musings on the road to reform

Added: 22.02.2017 17:02 | 1 views | 0 comments

Business Line assesses the state of the Greek economy as eurozone finance ministers agree to the next step on releasing further bailout loans.


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