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by | June 03, 2019 | 15:25

Wang, who was speaking at the unveiling of a new government policy paper on the trade war, said US officials overestimate the trade deficit between the two countries and China should not be blamed for a decline in USA manufacturing jobs. The white paper devotes three sections to elaborate on the damages of the trade frictions provoked by the United States, the USA backtracking on its commitment in the consultations, and China's commitment to credible consultations based on equality and ...

by | June 03, 2019 | 14:41

The only flights that are permitted to fly are State flights, search and rescue flights, emergency air ambulance, USA aircraft, and any aircraft approved by the controlling officer and the Government. Trump took to Twitter on Saturday to share his thoughts on the tariff plans, saying that "the word TARIFF is a lovely word" when "foreign countries have been robbing and deceiving for years".

by | June 03, 2019 | 13:55

He also said demonstrators had thrown stones at soldiers. Protesters insist no elections should be held before three years so that civilian leaders can dissolve all social and political networks of al-Bashir's old party and purge all state institutions.

by | June 03, 2019 | 12:41

A North Korean official who was reported to be in a labour camp has appeared at a concert alongside Kim Jong-un. KCNA named Kim Yong Chol as the 10th person among a group of 12 "leading officials" who accompanied Kim Jong Un and his wife, Ri Sol Ju, to an amateur art performance by wives of officers in the North Korean Army on Sunday.

by | June 03, 2019 | 12:24

The president said last week that he will impose the tariffs to pressure the government of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to block Central American migrants from crossing the border into the U.S. The administration sought Sunday to build support for President Trump's threat to impose a 5 percent tariff on Mexican imports, despite objections from the USA business community and members of his own party.

by | June 03, 2019 | 11:32

His comments came after he said former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson would be an "excellent" Conservative Party leader to replace outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May. agricultural standards, notably chlorine-washed chicken, and about opening up its state-funded healthcare system to USA companies as the price of a trade deal.

by | June 03, 2019 | 11:13

Boeing Co.'s 737 Max will likely not be back in the skies before the end of this year because of a fall-out in cooperation between the US Federal Aviation Administration and other national regulators, according to Tim Clark, president of Emirates.

by | June 03, 2019 | 09:28

After the announcement of the ban, USA giants like Intel, Qualcomm, Broadcomm, and Google have reportedly told their employees not to supply products and services to Huawei anymore, which is expected to seriously cripple Huawei's growth in the smartphone market .

by | June 03, 2019 | 09:26

Ahead of three days of official ceremony, which will see the US President hosted by the Queen at a state banquet at Buckingham Palace tonight, the American ambassador said that "probably the entire economy" would be "on the table" in post-Brexit trade talks between London and Washington .

by | June 03, 2019 | 08:56

Tehran on Sunday ruled out talks with Washington unless it changes its "general behaviour", after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said his country was ready for negotiations with Iran . USA sanctions have dramatically affected Iran's economy following the US pull-out from the nuclear deal with Iran, leading to sharp evaluation of the Iranian currency and a near-halt in the country's oil export and global banking.

by | June 03, 2019 | 08:28

Of a potential trade war, he offered: "If the United States wants to talk, we will keep the door open - if the USA wants to fight, we will fight to the end ". Speaking in Mandarin at the Shangri-La Dialogue security summit in Singapore, he said: "A talk?" Wei is scheduled to speak on Sunday during which he is expected to respond to Shanahan's remarks.

by | June 03, 2019 | 05:58

The top USA diplomat, who is considered a hawk on the Iran file, appeared to soften the U.S. stance somewhat following weeks of escalating tensions with Tehran. "We are prepared to engage in a conversation with no preconditions", Pompeo said in Switzerland, which in the absence of US-Iranian diplomatic ties represents Washington's interests in the Islamic Republic.

by | June 03, 2019 | 04:55

A lawyer for President Donald Trump asked for a "heads up" from former national Security Advisor Michael Flynn's attorney as Flynn was poised to enter a cooperation agreement with prosecutors from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, according to a transcript of the message made available Friday.

by | June 03, 2019 | 04:41

Separately, he mentioned Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage , who Trump claimed should be at the helm of talks related to the UK's withdrawal from the EU. Bolton dismissed concerns about Brexit: "You know, America declared its independence once - we made out okay", he quipped. Protesters are planning several events throughout London during the U.S.

by | June 03, 2019 | 04:17

Seventy-nine people were injured when several blasts at the explosives plant Kristall shook the central Russian town of Dzerzhinsk on Saturday, the Russian health ministry said. Dzerzhinsk is close to the city of Nizhny Novgorod, about 400km east of Moscow . According to a source quoted by Interfax news agency, the factory was used to produce and store high-explosive bombs.

by | June 02, 2019 | 19:30

Attorney General Bill has once again challenged Special Counsel Robert Mueller on a key legal question - this time saying he believes Mueller could have chose to indict President Trump if he had evidence the president committed a crime.

by | June 02, 2019 | 18:49

The finding by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is included in its latest quarterly report distributed to member states. Trump a year ago pulled out of the deal which he criticized for neither addressing the Islamic republic's nuclear and missile programs, nor its actions in regional hot spots ranging from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the wars in Syria and Yemen.

by | June 02, 2019 | 17:55

Tugs could not maintain control of the MSC cruise ship as it violently struck the dock and then struck the stern of the River Countess (a river cruise ship) which was docked and disembarking passengers, as shown in a number of videos taken of the accident.

by | June 02, 2019 | 17:29

Ewold Horn was trying to escape while his captors, ranging from 30 to 40, were in the middle of a gunfight with soldiers in Sitio Bud Sub-Sub, Barangay Pansul in Patikul, said Col. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte condemned Horn's killing and sent condolences to his family. Earlier this month, we reported on claims by a local police chief that Mr Horn had developed " Stockholm syndrome ", and had begun to identify himself with the Islamic State-affiliated terror group.

by | June 02, 2019 | 16:46

President Donald Trump . "Quite clearly, the Americans would like to kill INSTEX, but the Europeans are committed to the nuclear deal with Iran and they see it as their way of trying to keep Iran inside the deal for as long as possible", he said.