Israel holds back on Trump's Democrat Jews "disloyalty" remark
JERUSALEM, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'
France wants progress in Ukraine before Russia returns to G7
PARIS (Reuters) - Russia's readmission to the group of seven nations depends on progress in peace talks over Ukraine, a French diplomatic source said, responding to comments by U.S. President Donald Trump that Moscow should be restored to the group.
Shock in Denmark after Trump, spurned over Greenland, cancels visit
COPENHAGEN, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Danes expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.
UPDATE 1-Greece says it will not help Iranian tanker to reach Syria
ATHENS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Greece will not provide assistance in delivering oil to Syria to an Iranian tanker now sailing eastward through the Mediterranean, Deputy Foreign Minister Miltiadis Varvitsiotis said on Wednesday.
Mexico reaches deal with U.S. to avoid tomato anti-dumping probe: minister
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican tomato producers have reached a deal with the U.S. Department of Commerce to avoid an anti-dumping investigation, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Wednesday, ending tariff dispute that had rumbled on for months.
UPDATE 2-Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to 80 - officials
KABUL, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The death toll from a suicide bomb attack on a wedding reception in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, has risen to 80, two senior officials said on Wednesday.
DHL stops deliveries for Amazon Fresh in Germany
BERLIN (Reuters) - Deutsche Post DHL
will no longer deliver fresh food in Germany for Amazon as demand for the service launched in 2017 has been disappointing, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
Trump says he had to 'take China on,' regardless of short-term impact on U.S. economy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the U.S. economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades.
UPDATE 3-Australia joins U.S.-led maritime security mission in Gulf
SYDNEY/DUBAI, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Australia will join the United States in a security mission to protect merchant vessels traveling through key Middle East waterways after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.
UPDATE 1-Norwegian wealth fund buoyed by U.S. tech giants
OSLO, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Norway's $1.1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, benefited from a strong finish to the second quarter to post a 3% return on investment, buoyed by U.S. tech giants Microsoft and Facebook.
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