Macron-Trump handshake under scrutiny as pair meet for first time

Macron-Trump handshake under scrutiny as pair meet for first time

US President Donald Trump met with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, for the first time in Brussels on May 25, ahead of a NATO meeting later in the day. The handshake shared between the two leaders came under scrutiny as reports described the gesture as a tellingly firm handshake or a good-natured death grip, while noting that Macrons grip appeared to have turned Trumps knuckles white. 2 days ago
Thousands march to protest Donald Trumps arrival in Brussels

Thousands march to protest Donald Trumps arrival in Brussels

Protesters, ranging from rights activists to students, professionals and even teens, marched a 4km route on May 24, after U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Brussels. An activist camp has been in place in Brussels since 21 May, as protesters slam Trump over his so-called Muslim ban and the planned Mexican wall. Trump is in the country to meet with NATO members and EU leaders, before heading to a G7 summit in Sicily. 2 days ago
Donald Trumps budget cuts

Donald Trumps budget cuts

US President Donald Trump wants to save $26.7bn in his first budget proposal, by scrapping 66 federal programs. But Trump has made sure that the Department of Defense will have an increased budget, as defense spending will reach a total of $54bn. 3 days ago
Donald Trump meets with Pope Francis in the Vatican

Donald Trump meets with Pope Francis in the Vatican

Pope Francis met with U.S. President Donald Trump at the Vatican on Wednesday (May 24), speaking in private before exchanging gifts. The meeting comes a year after the pope and Donald Trump exchanged unfriendly words over Trumps pledge to build a wall on the Mexican border. 3 days ago