Germany's Foreign Ministry says Britain will remain a "close partner and friend" despite the decision to leave the European Union, but that "being a close friend is not the same as being part of the family.".
The Philippine president says he asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea.
The mayors of Paris, London and Seoul are creating a system to grade vehicles based on their emissions in real-life conditions, after growing uncertainty about automakers efforts to skirt rules intended to limit pollutants.
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, is coming under increasing scrutiny amid confirmation that he will testify before the Senate intelligence committee.
China has confirmed it is holding a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist being investigated on suspicion of "pursuing activities harmful to national security," the latest detention in an ongoing crackdown on civil society.
The Trump administration is going to great lengths to distance itself from former associates in the face of an F.B.I. investigation into whether there were connections between the Trump campaign and Russia.
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