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Andrew Hammond

Andrew Hammond

    G20 may be most remarkable since 2009
    G20 may be most remarkable since 2009
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    Trump’s Europe trip highlights low global standing of ‘brand America’
    Trump’s Europe trip highlights low global standing of ‘brand America’
    Donald Trump’s second foreign foray as United States president comes at a time when people in many countries have less confidence in him than...
    China on charm offensive at World Economic Forum
    China on charm offensive at World Economic Forum
    The World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Chinese city of Dalian this week for the so-called Summer Davos comes at a time when China is assuming a...
    Macron faces hurdles, despite massive boost
    Macron faces hurdles, despite massive boost
    French President Emmanuel Macron’s upstart party, En Marche! (Forward!), won a...
    Brics meet at key point in battle against global inequality
    Brics meet at key point in battle against global inequality
    Foreign ministers of the Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) met on Monday in Beijing in advance of the group’s 9th annual...
    As UK goes to polls, May’s gamble on calling a snap election looks increasingly risky
    As UK goes to polls, May’s gamble on calling a snap election looks increasingly risky
    The United Kingdom goes to the polls today in a landmark election after an extraordinary election campaign. Since the snap ballot was called in...
    Trump sours agreement at G7 on climate change, refugee crisis
    Trump sours agreement at G7 on climate change, refugee crisis
    The G7 ended in Sicily on Saturday after one of its most challenging summits in many years. Although a communiqué was issued that reflects the...
    North Korea tension tops China-Russia agenda
    North Korea tension tops China-Russia agenda
    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi makes an official visit to Russia on Thursday and Friday for meetings with key officials, including his counterpart Sergei Lavrov. The timing, which coincides with the Nato and G7 summits of Western powers, underlines that Beijing and Moscow have an...
    Will Trump stick to 'America first' or build bridges with Nato, Europe and G7?
    Will Trump stick to 'America first' or build bridges with Nato, Europe and G7?
    United States President Donald Trump’s foreign foray enters its second phase this week when he moves from the Middle East to Europe. In so...
    Iran’s next step is a defining moment
    Iran’s next step is a defining moment
    Iran’s presidential candidates are making final preparations for a landmark poll on Friday, which could have significant implications for the...
    Macron's march forward depends on next month's election
    Macron's march forward depends on next month's election
    There is significant relief in many quarters that Emmanuel Macron, an independent, centrist candidate, was elected on Sunday as the eighth...