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Trump upends NATO summit by chastising US allies and calling for more defense spending

President Donald Trump’s behavior led to a tense and awkward summit between leaders of NATO member countries.

Today in Trump’s America: Trump castigates US allies at NATO summit

Trump kicked off his day at the NATO summit with a public castigation of Germany — one of the U.S.’s best allies in Europe.

Iran says it will remain in nuclear agreement after Trump announces US withdrawal

Rouhani says Iran will remain committed to JCPOA — for now.
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German president signs legislation legalizing same-sex marriage

According to the German president's office, the bill will come into effect on Oct. 1 at the earliest.

Dozens of imams are marching against terrorism in Europe, but of course you didn’t hear about it

Muslims condemn terrorism all the time. It's just that their voices aren't amplified enough.

Trump tried to drag Chelsea Clinton into the Ivanka G20 drama. Chelsea wasn’t having it.

Chelsea Clinton said her parents would never have her sit in for them at a G20 Summit meeting.
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They absolutely love Donald Trump in Poland. Here’s why.

Why Poland is rolling out the red carpet for Trump.
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Here’s a history of Donald Trump’s brief, but tumultuous, relationship with Angela Merkel

The two leaders' upcoming G20 summit meeting will likely continue their tense relationship.
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See how Germany's LGBTQ community is celebrating a long-awaited same-sex marriage victory

Germans celebrated after the German Parliament's historic vote to legalize same-sex marriage.

Donald Trump says journalists are "fake." But the president has told untruths nearly every day.

His false, uncorrected statements number in the dozens since taking office.
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Angela Merkel sharply criticizes Donald Trump on climate change without ever mentioning his name

"Whoever thinks that the problems of this world can be solved by protectionism and isolation lives under a huge misconception," Merkel said.
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France convenes youngest, most diverse Parliament in its history. Is this the future of Europe?

Thanks to Emmanuel Macron's newly formed party, the French government is more diverse than ever before.

One of Trump's warmest meetings with a world leader yet was Narendra Modi, an accused fascist

Modi hugged Trump during a White House visit on Monday — a far cry from 2002, when he was accused of massacring Muslims in Gujarat.

Donald Trump is hurting America's image around the world, new Pew Research Center study finds

The leader of the free world apparently has image problems at home AND abroad.

Comey wasn't being victim-blamed, but there's a reason so many people thought he was

A feminist rhetoric scholar said sexualized language is baked into American politics.
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How world leaders are responding to the London Bridge terror attacks

The world is standing in solidarity with London.
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Kabul Bombing Update: Latest death toll and reactions from around the world

At least 90 people have been confirmed dead in the large-scale attack.

5 Donald Trump tweets that are causing the president problems

It makes for contradictions.
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Macron confronts Putin on alleged Chechnya human rights abuses, Trump still silent

Macron follows German Chancellor Angela Merkel in confronting Putin about Chechnya.

Trump says Germany is "very bad for US," days after German chancellor laced into Trump

Trump's public attack on Germany directly contradicts White House claim.

After Trump visit, Germany's Angela Merkel says Europe can no longer depend on US

"The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out," Merkel told Germans.
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Body language experts can't agree on Trump's latest awkward handshake with a world leader

One expert says Trump's aggressive handshakes aren't good for diplomacy; another says they're no big deal. See for yourself.

Melania and Ivanka Trump's Vatican trip unveils Europe's biases against Muslim women

The EU allows employers to discriminate against veiled Muslim women. Who will speak for the oppressed women at the Vatican?
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New York's Russian LGBTQ community holds first-of-its-kind pride march in Brooklyn

Chechnya weighed heavy on the minds of several attendees.

Donald Trump is already jeopardizing intelligence cooperation with America's closest allies

A former German defense minister tells 'Mic' how Donald Trump's intelligence leak is damaging U.S. relationships.

People are praising Angela Merkel for doing what Saudi women go to jail for all the time

What Saudi women need is visibility, and for their voices to be amplified and heard.
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Merkel pushes Putin to stop LGBTQ killings in Chechnya

Angela Merkel asked Vladimir Putin "to use his influence to ease the way that homosexuals ... are dealt with in the country."
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Germany approves a partial burqa ban, citing security risks

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said, "the full veil is not appropriate here."