Nikki Haley resigns as US ambassador to UN, shocking fellow diplomats

  • Trump said he had been informed ‘probably six months ago’
  • Ivanka, touted as successor, rules out taking role
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Trudeau ‘stabbed us in back’ on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser

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G7 in disarray after Trump rejects communique and attacks ‘weak’ Trudeau

Leaders believed they had a deal until the US president launched a personal attack on Canada’s prime minister

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North and South Korean leaders hold surprise US summit discussions

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Pompeo makes second visit to North Korea to finalise summit details

  • Secretary of state plays down prospect of US prisoners’ release
  • Trump says secretary of state will prepare for Kim Jong-un meeting
  • ‘The location is picked. The time and date. Everything is picked’
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Syria latest: Trump orders air strikes against Assad regime – live updates

President orders armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with chemical weapons in the wake of gas attack on Douma

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Paper tigers? US and China in dispute over tariffs but trade war looks remote

Trump made a big play of slapping tariffs on Chinese imports, but experts say neither side will risk escalating the current spat

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Chinese and US officials scuffled over ‘nuclear football’ during 2017 Trump visit

Secret service teams clashed in November when Chinese agents tried to stop case carrying US nuclear codes from entering Beijing’s Great Hall of the People

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North Korea talks dismissed by US as Trump boasts about size of his ‘nuclear button’

President intervenes with provocative tweet after UN ambassador Nikki Haley distances US from Seoul’s plan to hold cross-border talks

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Trump drops climate change from US national security strategy

  • President outlined new approach in unprecedented White House speech
  • Obama administration added climate to list of threats to US interests
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Funeral of Palestinian amputee killed by Israeli fire takes place in Gaza

Wheelchair user Abu Thuraya was shot dead by troops during protests against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

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