Lebanon’s Hezbollah has declared itself more than a guerilla movement after images emerged showing it staging a military parade in Syria, where it is fighting to bolster the regime. “We now have a trained army and the Resistance (Hezbollah) does not need to rely on guerilla tactics,” Source: AFP/Yahoo
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Four European leaders have called for a European “Federal Union” to strengthen the relationship between states as Brussels approaches its first “divorce settlement” on its 60th anniversary. Representatives from lower parliament chambers in France, Italy, Germany and Luxembourg wrote a letter in La Stampa, an Italian newspaper. Source: Express.co.uk
China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday. The development is likely to be welcomed by the German government. Source: Reuters