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Concessions will not be implemented if US imposes trade sanctions, warns China

Concessions will not be implemented if US imposes trade sanctions, warns China

Beijing, Jun  3 :  China today warned the US that trade negotiations would be void if it imposes tariffs on Chinese goods, as the latest round of talks organised to avert a trade war between the two largest economies of the world ended here. Chinese and US teams, led by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He […]

 A FP

EU joins global battle against Trump tariff onslaught

EU joins global battle against Trump tariff onslaught

Whistler (Canada), Jun 2 :  The EU has launched its first counteroffensive against Washington’s punishing steel and aluminum tariffs while the US began meetings in Canada with outraged finance ministers from its top trading partners. Meanwhile in Washington, Trump floated the possibility of scrapping the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement in favour of separate […]

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Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Egypt's Sisi sworn in for second term in office

Cairo, Jun 2 : Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was sworn in today for a second four-year term in office as the country faces major economic and security challenges. Sisi took the oath in a packed house and in front of members of his government, after winning 97 percent of valid votes in the March presidential […]

 Press Trust of india

'Trump warns countries of reciprocal tariff

Washington, Jun 2 :  Asserting that he likes free trade, but wants fair trade, US President Donald Trump warned that he could impose reciprocal tariff on other countries. “You know, all of these countries, including the European Union, they charge five times the tariff. They charge five times what we charge for tariffs. I believe […]

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Trump meets N Korean envoy, confirms Singapore Summit on June 12

Trump meets N Korean envoy, confirms Singapore Summit on June 12

Washington, Jun 2 : US President Donald Trump confirmed that his Singapore Summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would take place on June 12, and said it would begin the process of denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. Trump’s announcement came at the end of a nearly 80-minute meeting in the Oval Office of the White […]

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Catalonia's new separatist government sworn in

Catalonia's new separatist government sworn in

Barcelona, Jun 2 : Catalonia’s new separatist government was sworn in today in an emotional ceremony full of pro-independence symbolism, a move that will spark the end of Madrid’s direct rule over the region imposed after a failed secession bid. The 13 councillors picked by new Catalan president Quim Torra, a close ally of ousted leader […]

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Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman over 'sin'

Al-Qaeda warns Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman over 'sin'

DUBAI, June 01: Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has warned Saudi Arabia’s reformist Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over his “sinful projects”, in a bulletin released Friday. Prince Mohammed has spearheaded a string of policy changes in ultraconservative Saudi Arabia, including reinstating cinemas and allowing women to drive. “The new era of Bin Salman replaced […]

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  Rival Koreas agree to military, Red Cross talks for peace

   Rival Koreas agree to military, Red Cross talks for peace

Seoul, Jun 1 (AP) North and South Korea today agreed to hold military and Red Cross talks later this month on reducing tensions and resuming reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War. The rivals also agreed at a meeting of senior officials at the border village of Panmunjom to establish a liaison office […]

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Belgium charges Abdeslam accomplice over 2016 Brussels bombings

Belgium charges Abdeslam accomplice over 2016 Brussels bombings

Brussels, June 1 :  A Belgian judge has charged an accomplice of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam with a terror offence linked to the March 2016 Brussels suicide bombings, prosecutors said today. Tunisian Sofiane Ayari, who along with Abdeslam was jailed in April for opening fire on police in Brussels days before the bombings, was […]

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Spain PM Mariano Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote

Spain PM Mariano Rajoy admits defeat ahead of no-confidence vote

MADRID, June 01: Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy admitted defeat on Friday ahead of a no-confidence vote which was certain to topple him, paving the way for a takeover by opposition leader Pedro Sanchez, his arch rival. “It’s been an honour, there is none bigger, to have been Spain’s prime minister,” he told parliament after […]