William James

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7 Nov 2018 | 9:58 PM

With Trump shackled at home, Europeans fear more disruption abroad

BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Stymied at home by Democrats determined to subvert his domestic agenda, President Donald Trump could double down on his disruptive foreign policy in the years ahead, with conflicts over trade a particular concern, politicians, diplomats and analysts in Europe said.

24 Aug 2018 | 8:58 PM

Eying election, Indian opposition leader sets out small business focus

LONDON (Reuters) - Rahul Gandhi, leader of India's opposition Congress party, said he would seek to shift the focus of the country's economic policy towards supporting small and medium-sized firms if he won power at an upcoming election.

21 Aug 2018 | 8:55 PM

Britain presses for more EU sanctions against Russia

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will press the European Union on Tuesday to increase sanctions against Russia, saying it should stand "shoulder to shoulder" with the United States, which hit Moscow with new economic restrictions this month.

26 Jul 2018 | 11:29 PM

UAE ready to take on greater security burden in Middle East - minister

LONDON (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates is ready to deploy more troops across the Middle East to counter its foes as it believes it can no longer rely on Western allies like the United States and Britain, UAE minister Anwar Gargash said on Thursday.

12 Jul 2018 | 5:49 AM

UK welcomes Trump-Putin meeting, says it must address Russian 'malign activity'

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will on Wednesday welcome a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, but say that it must be used to cut the risk of confrontation and address Russian "malign activity".

5 Jul 2018 | 5:31 PM

Donald Trump's visit puts Britain's Brexit dependence on show

LONDON (Reuters) - When Donald Trump visits Britain next week, Prime Minister Theresa May will have to face a harsh reality: Brexit makes Britain more dependent than ever on an alliance with the most unpredictable U.S. president in living memory.

9 Jun 2018 | 5:38 PM

UK steps into G7 trade dispute, warns of tit-for-tat dangers

LA MALBAIE, Canada (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday warned both U.S. President Donald Trump and the European Union of the dangers of entering a tit-for-tat trade war over tariffs, urging both sides to instead focus on China's excess steel production.

8 Jun 2018 | 6:09 AM

No formal meeting between Trump and May at G7 - UK official

CANADIAN FORCES BASE BAGOTVILLE, Quebec (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a formal bilateral meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump during the G7 summit, but she will have meetings with each of the other leaders attending the summit, May's officials said on Thursday.

8 Jun 2018 | 5:51 AM

May to argue for 'freer and fairer' trade at G7 meeting

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will appeal for freer and fairer trade and launch a defence of the rules-based international system at this week's meeting of G7 leaders set to be dominated by the bitter row over U.S. metals tariffs.

15 May 2018 | 9:27 PM

May warns Turkey's Erdogan not to lose sight of democratic values

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday warned Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan not to go too far in his crackdown on those believed to be behind a failed 2016 coup attempt, speaking after a meeting in London marked by human rights protests.