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Trump's 'power' handshake

With world leaders almost dislocating their shoulders after meeting President Trump, we decipher some of the body language around handshakes and have a look at a few of Trump's worst.

With world leaders almost dislocating their shoulders after meeting President Trump, we decipher some of the body language around handshakes and have a look at a few of Trump's worst.

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Slovenia offers to host first Trump - Putin meeting

Slovenia, the birthplace of America's new first lady, has offered to host the first meeting between her husband, Donald Trump, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Slovenia, the birthplace of America's new first lady, has offered to host the first meeting between her husband, Donald Trump, and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Trumps's potential ambassador to the EU calls out the bloc's 'blatant anti-Americanism'

Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, US President Donald Trump’s frontrunner to become ambassador to the European Union, has commented in an interview with Associated Press that the bloc is anti-American and t

Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, US President Donald Trump’s frontrunner to become ambassador to the European Union, has commented in an interview with Associated Press that the bloc is anti-American and t

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View: Donald Trump’s chaos theory of government

The ideological project that Trump and Bannon will seek to carry out could have far-reaching geopolitical and economic implications that should worry not only progressives, but also dyed-in-the-wool conservatives like me. To understand how far they are willing to go, one must understand their ultima

The ideological project that Trump and Bannon will seek to carry out could have far-reaching geopolitical and economic implications that should worry not only progressives, but also dyed-in-the-wool conservatives like me. To understand how far they are willing to go, one must understand their ultima

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A rocky ride: US-Iranian relations since 1979

There are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.

There are no formal diplomatic relations between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United States of America.

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Man tipped to be US ambassador to EU faces block in Brussels

The man tipped to be President Trump's pick as US ambassador to the European Union is faced with being blocked by EU politicians

The man tipped to be President Trump's pick as US ambassador to the European Union is faced with being blocked by EU politicians

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US sanctions 25 over Iran's 'destabilizing activities in the region'

The US sanctions 25 individuals and entities under its Iran sanctions authority in response to alleged 'destabilizing activities in the region.'

The US sanctions 25 individuals and entities under its Iran sanctions authority in response to alleged 'destabilizing activities in the region.'

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The White Paper wish-list: what the UK's Brexit negotiators want

Free trade, customs, immigration, budget payments and security. Find out what the UK has on its wish-list as it prepares for divorce talks with Brussels.

Free trade, customs, immigration, budget payments and security. Find out what the UK has on its wish-list as it prepares for divorce talks with Brussels.

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EU foreign policy chief criticises Trump travel ban, Farage trolled

The EU’s foreign policy chief has underlined opposition to Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, saying no-one should be deprived of their fundamental rights.

The EU’s foreign policy chief has underlined opposition to Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, saying no-one should be deprived of their fundamental rights.

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Trump's UK state visit fuels heated exchanges in parliament

Donald Trump's invitation to the UK has split the country, with rival petitions both in support of and against the new US president's state visit to Great Britain.

Donald Trump's invitation to the UK has split the country, with rival petitions both in support of and against the new US president's state visit to Great Britain.

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Will wrestling beat the Trump travel ban?

US wrestlers say they plan to be at next month's World Cup in Iran despite Tehran's claim that it is banning US visitors. The freestyle team's participation had been in doubt, given the fallout from T

US wrestlers say they plan to be at next month's World Cup in Iran despite Tehran's claim that it is banning US visitors. The freestyle team's participation had been in doubt, given the fallout from T

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Did the US State Department managers resign over Trump?

Some say the abrupt departures are in protest against Donald Trump's presidency. But for others, it is routine procedure in the wake of a change of political administration.

Some say the abrupt departures are in protest against Donald Trump's presidency. But for others, it is routine procedure in the wake of a change of political administration.

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Mixed signals from Syria peace talks in Astana

Signs of progress as well as stumbling blocks are emerging from the talks in Kazakhstan, aimed at ending Syria's civil war.

Signs of progress as well as stumbling blocks are emerging from the talks in Kazakhstan, aimed at ending Syria's civil war.

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Middle East peace: Paris summit to stress support for two-state solution

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

Though the summit will call on Israel and the Palestinian Authority to re-state their commit to the two-state solution, neither side will be represented at the Paris conference.

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Taiwan leader visits US as Trump again queries 'One China' policy

Taiwan’s president passed through San Francisco on Saturday – her second US visit this month, not unnoticed by a crowd of well-wishers.

Taiwan’s president passed through San Francisco on Saturday – her second US visit this month, not unnoticed by a crowd of well-wishers.

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New Palestinian embassy opened in the Vatican

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also had an audience with Pope Francis, with discussions on how peace can be achieved

The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also had an audience with Pope Francis, with discussions on how peace can be achieved

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Trump team confirms advisor's call with Russian envoy

Claims that Michael Flynn spoke several times to Russia's ambassador as the US imposed sanctions has fuelled queries on Trump's Kremlin links.

Claims that Michael Flynn spoke several times to Russia's ambassador as the US imposed sanctions has fuelled queries on Trump's Kremlin links.

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Brexit - which way now as UK's EU ambassador resigns

The abrupt departure of Sir Ivan Rogers comes just a few months before Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to start formal Brexit negotiations.

The abrupt departure of Sir Ivan Rogers comes just a few months before Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to start formal Brexit negotiations.

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Expelled Russian diplomats arrive back in Moscow

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.

A plane carrying 35 Russian diplomats and their families, who have been expelled by order of President Barack Obama, has arrived back in Moscow.

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Brazil police 'suspect wife' over Greek ambassador murder

Media reports in Brazil say investigators believe a policeman and the wife of the Greek ambassador may have been behind his killing after a body was found in a car.

Media reports in Brazil say investigators believe a policeman and the wife of the Greek ambassador may have been behind his killing after a body was found in a car.