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China says can’t hold US trade talks with ‘knife to the throat’

China says can’t hold US trade talks with ‘knife to the throat’

Beijing, Sep 25 :  China said on Tuesday it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like “holding a knife to someone’s throat”. Speaking a day after Washington activated tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, vice commerce minister Wang Shouwen said China is open […]

 Press Trust of india

Trump inks his first trade deal with South Korea

Trump inks his first trade deal with South Korea

Washington, Sep 25 :  US President Donald Trump on Monday inked his administration’s first trade deal with South Korea, which he described as “a historic milestone” and a promise fulfilled to his countrymen. “The new US-Korea agreement includes significant improvements to reduce our trade deficit and expand opportunities to export American products to South Korea,” […]

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Swaraj holds bilateral meetings with key foreign counterparts

Swaraj holds bilateral meetings with key foreign counterparts

United Nations, Sep 25 :  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj held bilateral meetings on Monday with her key foreign counterparts on the sidelines of the high-level session of the General Assembly here and discussed several issues including trade, investment and capacity building. Swaraj met Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, High Representative of the European Union […]

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First Sikh guardsman tests positive for cocaine, could be expelled from UK Army

First Sikh guardsman tests positive for cocaine, could be expelled from UK Army

London, Sep 25 : A 22-year-old Sikh soldier, who created history by becoming the first to wear a turban during an annual parade to mark British Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday ceremony, could be kicked out from his post after he was tested positive for cocaine, according to a media report. Charanpreet Singh Lall made headlines across […]

 Press Trust of india

Reform of multilateral system, climate action, peace, security key priorities for India during UNGA

Reform of multilateral system, climate action, peace, security key priorities for India during UNGA

New York, Sep 24 : Reformed multilateralism, climate action, sustainable development, peace and security will be the key priorities for India during the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly as the high-level week for global diplomacy kicks off Monday. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived in the city Saturday to attend the high-level UNGA session […]

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Trump’s latest tariffs on China begin to bite

Trump’s latest tariffs on China begin to bite

Washington, Sep 24 :  President Donald Trump’s latest round of punitive tariffs on China took effect on Monday, adding $200 billion in Chinese imports to the escalating trade war that is clouding the global economic horizon. The new attack on Beijing brings the amount of goods hit by duties to more than $250 billion, roughly […]

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China hikes tariffs on US imports as trade row intensifies

China hikes tariffs on US imports as trade row intensifies

Beijing, Sep 24 (AP) China imposed new tariff hikes on U.S. goods on Monday and accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying battle over technology that is weighing on global economic growth. The General Administration of Customs said it started collecting additional taxes of 5 and 10 percent on a […]

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Swaraj to have jam-packed schedule at UNGA; 30 bilateral meetings on the cards

Swaraj to have jam-packed schedule at UNGA; 30 bilateral meetings on the cards

New York, Sep 24 :  External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold bilateral meetings with several of her foreign counterparts and attend multilateral meetings such as SAARC and BRICS during a busy week at the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly. Swaraj, who arrived here Saturday for the General Assembly week, will on Monday […]

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After France, India likely to ink pact with Russia for Gaganyaan

After France, India likely to ink pact with Russia for Gaganyaan

New Delhi, Sep 23 :  After an agreement with France, India could ink a pact with Russia for sharing of expertise on ISRO’s ambitious human space mission project ‘Gaganyaan’ during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to New Delhi next month, official sources said. Besides ‘Gaganyaan’, the two sides are currently engaged in talks to establish […]

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Iran Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

Iran Revolutionary Guards threaten to avenge military parade attack

Dubai, Sep 23: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday’s assault, one of the worst ever against the elite force of the Islamic […]

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