G8 leaders failed to find much common ground on Syria in Ennsikillen. But they are determined to act against tax havens worldwide.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said IS fighters have captured hundreds of hostages, including several US and European nationals. He said they were taken from an area controlled by US-backed forces.
The German chancellor demanded free elections in four-way talks in Turkey on the possibility of peace in Syria. Merkel and the leaders of France, Russia and Turkey are hoping to capitalize on a shaky ceasefire agreement.
Turkish, Russian, French and German leaders are gathering in Istanbul to discuss the future of Syria. Germany has clear objectives — and perhaps more to offer than you might think.
Following Washington's challenge to a landmark nuclear pact with Russia, Putin said he wants to meet President Trump for talks in Paris. Trump's surprise announcement sparked immediate concern from allies in Europe.
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