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The Trump handshake: how world leaders are fighting back - The Guardian

Angela Merkel watches as Donald Trump shakes hands with Emmanuel Macron in Brussels. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP. Donald Trump. The Trump handshake: how world leaders are fighting back. Emmanuel Macron and others have noted that US president's handshake ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron: my handshake with Trump was 'a moment of truth' - The Guardian

As handshakes go, it was unusually intense: a fierce and protracted mano a mano of white knuckles, crunched bones, tightened jaws and fixed smiles that sent the internet and the world's media into a spin. It was also, Emmanuel Macron has revealed ...and more »

Emmanuel Macron explains his handshake strategy with Trump: “It's how one gets respected” - Quartz

Emmanuel Macron has declared last week's “death grip” handshake with Donald Trump intentional. In an interview with French weekly Le Journal du Dimanche, the newly-elected French president described their encounter as “a moment of truth.” “My handshake ...and more »

Trump v Macron: French president appears to win latest handshake battle - The Guardian

Macron is literally crushing Trump's hand in the battle of the NATO handshakes. There's a new kid in town.... pic.twitter.com/sSZKSGIpdi · May 25, 2017. In the first of many strange Trump moments on Thursday, his first meeting with the French president ...and more »

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a 'moment of truth' - BBC News

French President Emmanuel Macron has said his clenched handshake with Donald Trump was "not innocent" and was a "moment of truth". The awkward encounter saw each grip the other's hand so firmly that their knuckles turned white . Mr Macron told French ...and more »

Trump and French President Macron get to know each other with a fierce handshake - Washington Post

BRUSSELS — If relationships were defined by how two people shake hands, then the one between the newly elected presidents of the United States and France is going to be rather fierce. As President Trump met French President Emmanuel Macron for the ...and more »

Five Ways for Europe to Set a Course Towards Progress and Growth - Chatham House

With some good economic news and a distracted Donald Trump, European leaders have a rare window to deliver on economic reforms. Newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel meet in Berlin. Photo: Getty Images. When ...and more »

Donald Trump offers shoves and strange handshakes on the world stage - The Guardian

Donald Trump doesn't have to open up his mouth to make news anymore. The poor prime minister of Montenegro, a country with less people than El Paso, Texas, learned this the hard way when Trump gave him a big shove on Thursday to get to the front of a ...and more »

What the German economic model can teach Emmanuel Macron - The Economist

IT IS heartening that the euro area has a knack for surviving near-fatal crises. Yet confidence in the durability of the single currency might be stronger if it suffered fewer of them. Europe dodged its latest bullet on May 7th in France, when Emmanuel ...and more »

Macron fails to woo Trump's support on Paris agreement - Xinhua

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a family photo session during a one-day NATO Summit, in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. (Xinhua/Alexey Vitvitsky). BRUSSELS, May 26 (Xinhua) -- French President ...and more »