Hassan Rouhani

Iran's Rouhani rules out bilateral talks with US

President says Tehran is planning to reduce commitments to nuclear deal for third time, in response to US sanctions.

Iran's Rouhani rules out bilateral talks with US

Middle East

Iran's Zarif to Trump: Drop 'economic terrorism' before talks

Iran's foreign minister also warns during his visit to Malaysia that ISIL still poses a threat in the Middle East.

Iran's Zarif to Trump: Drop 'economic terrorism' before talks

AJ Impact

US did not agree to G7 Amazon aid initiative: Security Council

But the US National Security Council says it stands ready to help Brazil combat Amazon wildfires.

US did not agree to G7 Amazon aid initiative: Security Council

AJ Impact

Norway's biggest asset investors demand action on Amazon fires

The two largest funds based around Oslo are engaging with three United States companies to stop rainforest destruction.

Norway's biggest asset investors demand action on Amazon fires

Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil to reject G7 Amazon aid unless Macron withdraws 'insults'

Bolsonaro demands apology from France's Macron before considering more than $20m in aid to help fight fires.

Brazil to reject G7 Amazon aid unless Macron withdraws 'insults'

AJ IMPACT

Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid to fight Amazon fires

Brazil rebuffs offer of support as fires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest and Macron-Bolsonaro spat intensifies.

Brazil to reject G7 offer of $22m aid to fight Amazon fires

AJ Impact

Trump says he won't jeopardise US wealth on climate dreams

US president has reversed environmental protections put in place by his Democratic predecessor.

Trump says he won't jeopardise US wealth on climate dreams

Emmanuel Macron

Macron slams Bolsonaro's 'rude' comment about wife

French president condemns 'extraordinarily rude' comments made about his wife, Brigitte, by his Brazilian counterpart.

Macron slams Bolsonaro's 'rude' comment about wife

Brazil

'Our house is burning': Macron urges G7 action on Amazon fires

French president's call for G7 action on record Amazon blazes prompts sharp rebuke from Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro.

'Our house is burning': Macron urges G7 action on Amazon fires

AJ Impact

Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

As world leaders gather in France's Basque Country, European negotiators are set to dig in their heels against Trump.

Is Biarritz good for biz? EU-US trade hangs in balance at G7

AJ Impact

US to strike back against France's digital tax on tech firms

After French president approves digital tax targeting US companies, Trump threatens 'substantial reciprocal' action.

US to strike back against France's digital tax on tech firms

Europe

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

French President Macron says 14 EU states sign up to 'mechanism' for allocating migrants and refugees across the bloc.

Macron: EU countries agree to new migrant and refugee mechanism

AJ Impact

French citizens may soon have to work longer to get full pension

A new proposal to save public money would force french citizens to either retire later or accept smaller pension checks.

French citizens may soon have to work longer to get full pension

Europe

'Yellow vest' protesters clash with French police on Bastille Day

Police fire tear gas at protesters during a tense standoff in capital Paris following the annual military parade.

'Yellow vest' protesters clash with French police on Bastille Day

AJ Impact

Climate protesters turn up heat on Amazon at Paris HQ

Environmental activists in French capital, Toulouse and Lille demonstrate against global retail giant's policies.

Climate protesters turn up heat on Amazon at Paris HQ