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Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions

A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chilly diplomatic relati...

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions

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China detains another Canadian citizen amid diplomatic tension A Canadian citizen has been detained in China, Canada's government has said. It comes amid a period of tense diplomatic relations between the two coun...
18:48, 07/13/2019

China says Canadian citizen detained for drug offenses Chinese police have detained a Canadian citizen in relation with a drugs case involving students, China's foreign ministry said on Monday, an incident...
03:48, 07/15/2019

Canadian citizen detained in China as row continues over Huawei chief Beijing arrests Canadian citizen on drug-related charges amid diplomatic crisis, following detention of Meng WanzhouA Canadian citizen detained in Chi...
09:48, 07/15/2019

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China....
07:48, 07/14/2019

Canada delegation pressing China on detained Canadians A Canadian delegation in China is pressing Chinese officials to free two detained Canadians but there has been no contact between the two nations' lea...
17:00, 05/21/2019

Canada's Trudeau says Trump spoke to China about two detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China last week...
12:00, 07/04/2019

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained Canadians with China: Trudeau Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "confident" U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Cana...
20:32, 07/02/2019

Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained Canadians with China -Trudeau Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is "confident" U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Cana...
19:16, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada 'confident' U.S. raised issue of detained citizens with China Canada's prime minister said on Tuesday he is confident U.S. President Donald Trump made good on his promise to raise the cases of two detained Canadi...
03:32, 07/03/2019

Canada's Trudeau spoke to Trump, discussed Canadian detained in China - Ottawa Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China,...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huaw...
12:16, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada's Trudeau: Trump spoke to China about detained Canadians, pressure campaign is working Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump had raised the case of two detained Canadians with China and insis...
12:00, 07/04/2019

China formally arrests Canadians detained amid Huawei spat Detained since late last year, Chinese authorities have now formally arrested businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig on state s...
05:00, 05/16/2019

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month ...
05:32, 06/11/2019

Australia probes reports of citizen detained in North Korea CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government says it is “urgently seeking clarification” on reports that an Australian has been de...
19:16, 06/26/2019

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts...
01:00, 06/01/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China ...
19:48, 05/07/2019

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely...
23:48, 05/19/2019

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
00:32, 06/06/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalati...
07:00, 05/22/2019

US warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions Destroyer moved near Scarborough Reef to ‘challenge excessive maritime claims’, says commander of Seventh FleetA US warship has sailed near the disput...
07:48, 05/20/2019

China Appeals For "Calm, Restraint" Amid Growing US-Iran Tensions China on Tuesday urged "calm and restraint" as tensions between the US and Iran escalate following US President Donald Trump's new sanctions on Iran....
19:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four y...
08:48, 05/20/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its worl...
05:32, 05/17/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile amid U.S.-China trade tensions Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on Ch...
02:16, 05/07/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for co...
00:32, 06/19/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for co...
03:16, 06/19/2019

Oil extends gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices climbed on Wednesday, extending sharp gains from the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on continued tensi...
00:00, 06/19/2019

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
21:00, 06/23/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
15:16, 05/16/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U....
14:32, 06/28/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly rise following overnight Dow bounce; China shares subdued amid trade tensions Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economi...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Canada to Suspend Diplomatic Operations at Embassy in Venezuela Canada said Sunday it was temporarily suspending its diplomatic operations in Venezuela, and planned to evaluate the status of Venezuelan diplomats in...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Canadian farm exports run into Chinese wall amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter ...
01:00, 04/29/2019

Another Canadian Citizen Has Been Arrested in China Chinese authorities detained another Canadian citizen last week in the eastern city of Yantai, further raising diplomatic tensions between the two nat...
01:32, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian farm exports hit new Chinese obstacles amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter ...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Polish ambassador to Israel assaulted in Tel Aviv amid diplomatic row over Holocaust reparations The standoff between Poland and Israel has further escalated after Poland's foreign ministry summoned Israel's ambassador to the country after the Pol...
08:32, 05/15/2019

Democracy and China top German agenda in Brazil diplomatic visit Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will discuss human rights with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro before heading to Colombia, where millions of Venezuelans...
06:32, 05/01/2019

Canada's Trudeau to meet Trump for talks on trade pact, detained Canadians Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on June 20 for talks on a new continental trade pact and tw...
13:00, 06/13/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secre...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Iran and US latest: President Hassan Rouhani says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington...
07:16, 06/26/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures drop on U.S.-Iran tensions Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, tracking declines in global equities as rising tensions between the United...
07:16, 06/21/2019

Report: China fighters buzz Canada warship in East China Sea A report says two Chinese fighter jets buzzed a Canadian warship operating in international waters in the East China Sea at a time of heightened tensi...
07:16, 06/27/2019

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operato...
17:48, 07/03/2019

Oil prices drop amid trade tensions Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global...
21:00, 07/08/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were ev...
07:48, 06/13/2019

Canadians detained in China accused of espionage China has charged Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor with stealing state secretsThe two Canadian citizens detained in China on espionage allegations ha...
12:00, 05/16/2019

European shares tumble amid trade tensions European shares dropped broadly on Thursday as investors shunned risky assets while waiting to see whether United States and China manage to avoid a t...
03:16, 05/09/2019

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to refra...
07:32, 06/20/2019

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and Ir...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cement...
03:32, 06/06/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries scr...
03:16, 05/06/2019

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of nex...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Iran's foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US Iran's foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of next week's emergency Arab...
02:48, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Israel PM says he supports US amid Iran tensions Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is appealing to “all peace-loving countries” to support American efforts to halt what he called escalating I...
10:32, 06/20/2019

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announc...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an att...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast’s powers and proxies As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and wh...
20:16, 05/20/2019

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab ...
23:16, 05/28/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future ...
11:16, 05/01/2019

McMaster: China's treatment of detained Canadians telling Former U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster said Thursday China's treatment of two detained Canadians is a telling example of how China is a t...
21:32, 05/09/2019

Man in China detained after giving dogs 'illegal' names What's in a name? Apparently, jail time if you're in China. A dog breeder in eastern China was detained by police on Monday after giving his two dogs ...
08:32, 05/15/2019

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of un...
15:00, 05/28/2019

Polish ambassador spat at in Israel amid rising tensions Poland's ambassador to Israel was spat at while sitting in his car in Tel Aviv, Israeli police said, and the Polish government condemned the incident,...
09:01, 05/15/2019

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move s...
03:48, 07/09/2019

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, t...
09:00, 05/27/2019

Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production amid US tensions Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s nuke program, officials said Monday, just aft...
23:16, 05/20/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuc...
00:16, 05/27/2019

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign o...
05:00, 07/01/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S...
15:32, 05/16/2019

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of t...
22:48, 06/20/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising a...
01:00, 05/13/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended ...
11:16, 04/28/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between...
07:48, 06/22/2019

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has a...
05:48, 06/19/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran....
23:48, 05/08/2019

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and ...
13:00, 06/16/2019

US, India 'working together' amid Iran crisis, despite trade tensions Despite growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss internat...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. W...
14:32, 05/28/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of fo...
04:48, 05/10/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are par...
13:32, 06/28/2019

U.S. Stocks, Bond Yields Fall Amid Trade Tensions The Dow fell about 400 points after the latest flare-up in U.S.-China trade tensions quelled investors’ expectations of a near-term resolution between...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and hel...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sai...
14:32, 06/15/2019

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sai...
06:16, 06/15/2019

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid ten...
05:32, 06/29/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf an...
09:00, 06/21/2019

Tankers Targeted Near Strait Of Hormuz Amid Iran-US Tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, an assault that left one ...
07:16, 06/13/2019

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid ...
17:32, 07/13/2019

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise b...
06:48, 05/31/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the pol...
19:32, 05/05/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negot...
10:16, 05/21/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
04:16, 05/25/2019

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Pe...
00:32, 06/21/2019

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, U.S. and Iranian officials said, the latest in an escalating series of incidents across the Middle East that has...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Wall Street seesaws amid heightened trade tensions The S&P 500 was trading flat but was off session lows on Friday as investors tracked trade headlines after China took a hard stance on its tariff war ...
11:48, 05/17/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid r...
11:16, 05/17/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal o...
12:16, 05/23/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
07:32, 05/25/2019

China Formally Arrests Detained Canadians on Spying Charges The country said it formally arrested Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor five months after the pair were first detained, advancing a case seen as retri...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Trudeau spoke to Trump about Canadians detained in China: Ottawa Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which ha...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou described her house arrest in Vancouver as "restricted to a limited space" even as she spent her past six ...
23:48, 05/19/2019

Detained Australian leaves North Korea, arrives in China An Australian student has been released after a week in detention in North Korea and flew to Beijing, where he described his condition to reporters as...
00:48, 07/04/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
14:00, 06/22/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its milit...
07:00, 05/18/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between...
04:16, 05/15/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
18:48, 06/23/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as ...
12:16, 05/13/2019

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee i...
16:48, 06/22/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forc...
18:32, 05/23/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over...
03:00, 06/20/2019

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police th...
16:32, 06/10/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is s...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the r...
10:32, 05/23/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured ano...
15:32, 05/27/2019

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frida...
20:48, 05/24/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans...
16:00, 05/07/2019

England fans escorted from stadium amid Cameroon World Cup tensions • ‘It’s not something we’ve ever experienced before’• Cameroon supporters infuriated by VAR decisionsEngland fans have told how they were escorted fro...
08:16, 06/24/2019

Trump's Iran stance is the right one amid increasing tensions: Rick Scott President Trump is correct to stand up to Iran, as the Rouhani government is contributing to tensions in both the Middle East and in its support for t...
15:48, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six constructi...
15:16, 06/02/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Amid rising tensions with Iran, the Trump administration has notified Congress that it plans to dispatch 1,500 troops to the Middle East. US officials...
11:16, 05/24/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the ...
02:32, 05/08/2019

Oil prices drop amid demand worries, but U.S.-Iran tensions support Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid m...
01:00, 06/25/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being ̶...
22:48, 05/17/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frida...
10:48, 05/24/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could ser...
06:32, 05/13/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensio...
19:00, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump says he is ready to press China's Xi on case of two detained Canadians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was prepared to raise the case of two Canadians detained by Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping,...
18:48, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 5-Trump says he is ready to press China's Xi on case of two detained Canadians U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was prepared to raise the case of two Canadians detained by Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping,...
03:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump says he is ready to press China's Xi on case of two detained Canadians U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he was prepared to raise the case of two Canadians detained by Beijing with Chinese President Xi Jinping,...
14:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Trudeau spoke to Trump about Canadians detained in China -Ottawa Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday and discussed the detention of two Canadian citizens in China, which ha...
15:48, 05/09/2019

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nort...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices rose on Friday, with Brent crude heading for its first weekly gain in five weeks on tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S....
22:48, 06/20/2019

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood, ...
17:32, 05/31/2019

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against ...
18:32, 06/28/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, ...
22:32, 06/17/2019

Former CIA official: 'Absolutely necessary to talk about' taking preventative action amid Iran tensions Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would sen...
17:48, 05/14/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data rel...
01:00, 05/31/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pres...
10:00, 05/24/2019

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the euph...
02:00, 06/21/2019

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration...
08:32, 06/21/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike group...
21:32, 05/05/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions ...
20:00, 07/11/2019

US warns commercial flights near Persian Gulf could be 'misidentified,' amid tensions with Iran Commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf could be “misidentified” and targeted amid the increasing escalation between the U.S. and Iran...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washingto...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global co...
05:48, 06/26/2019

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf an...
01:32, 06/21/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on hei...
22:32, 06/23/2019

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a sec...
06:48, 06/16/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "af...
14:48, 06/22/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. inte...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a ...
22:16, 07/11/2019

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incide...
20:32, 07/10/2019

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in th...
00:32, 06/21/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the...
11:32, 05/18/2019

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tens...
23:48, 05/15/2019

Justin Trudeau, Donald Trump discuss Canadian citizens detained in China Of the Canadians detained in China, a White House statement said Trump expressed to Trudeau Washington's "solid commitment to standing by Canada in ef...
04:16, 05/10/2019

U.S. warns commercial airliners flying in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tens...
08:48, 05/18/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic suppor...
23:32, 06/10/2019

Oil lingers near 6-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half the...
04:16, 07/12/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing...
15:16, 05/24/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credi...
11:32, 05/24/2019

German, Dutch military suspend training operations in Iraq amid U.S.-Iran tensions Germany and the Netherlands said on Wednesday they were suspending military training operations in Iraq as the United States warned of increased threa...
09:01, 05/15/2019

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico,...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions betwee...
19:32, 06/17/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles, raising tensions amid stalled U.S. talks North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is steppi...
00:32, 05/04/2019

President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions LONDON (AP) — President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions....
02:32, 06/03/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American ...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.   ...
16:32, 05/07/2019

METALS-London copper steadies amid Peru mine blockade; trade tensions linger London copper prices edged higher in early Asian trade on Wednesday, as a new blockade at MMG Ltd's Las Bambas mine in Peru lent support to prices, al...
22:48, 05/21/2019

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico,...
16:48, 06/06/2019

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   ...
20:32, 05/15/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following...
20:48, 06/23/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
09:16, 05/15/2019

‘Restricted to a limited space’: Huawei CFO house arrest sharply contrasts Canadians detained in China Meng Wanzhou's said she is "restricted to a limited space" when referring to her house arrest, which drew immediate comparison between her conditions ...
18:32, 05/20/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Canada should improve protections for temporary residents amid visa application surge: advocates Federal officials say the surge is due in part to an increase in international tourism in Canada — something the federal government has been trying ha...
18:00, 05/23/2019

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S. ...
21:48, 06/01/2019

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised th...
21:32, 06/01/2019

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Wash...
02:48, 06/02/2019

China backs Iran during U.S. tensions China offered strong support to Iran on Friday, with its top diplomat telling Iran's foreign minister that China opposes unilateral sanctions and supp...
10:16, 05/17/2019

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald ...
02:32, 06/06/2019

Fed's Kaplan says he's vigilant but patient on U.S.-China tensions Dallas Federal Reserve Bank President Robert Kaplan on Monday said he is "extremely vigilant" on the escalating trade tensions between the United Stat...
14:16, 05/13/2019

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US...
02:32, 06/13/2019

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the out...
07:00, 05/31/2019

IMF's Lagarde: it is imperative to resolve U.S.-China trade tensions International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that China and the United States must resolve their trade tensions because th...
02:16, 05/07/2019

Pentagon chief focuses on China despite Mideast tensions JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Tensions may be high in the Middle East, but the man chosen by President Donald Trump to run the Pentagon is turning his foc...
10:32, 05/29/2019

Dow plunges 473 points as US-China trade tensions escalate The stock market got clobbered on Tuesday, its worst day since the start of the year as President Trump’s threats over the weekend to hike tariffs on ...
17:48, 05/07/2019

Trump calls China trade tensions a ‘little squabble’ WASHINGTON – President Trump needled China in the ongoing trade war, labeling it a “little squabble.” But he said the US was in a better positio...
12:00, 05/14/2019

China downplays tensions over Trump’s tariffs threat China played down tensions with the US after President Trump threatened in a tweet to impose a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods, and confirmed th...
09:32, 05/07/2019

China says economic impact of U.S. trade tensions 'controllable' China's state planner said on Friday trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China's economy, but it was "controllable" and cou...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Futures lower as US-China trade tensions return U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower start to the trading day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against A...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Tensions Between US, China Are "Threat For World Economy", Says IMF Chief The head of the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday that fresh trade tensions between the United States and China were the main threat to the wor...
05:16, 05/07/2019

Trump again stokes China tensions with ‘national emergency’ President Trump on Wednesday declared a “national emergency” to protect American communications networks — a move that gives the feds broad powers to ...
16:16, 05/15/2019

Chip stocks are falling on US-China tensions—here are 2 ways to buy the dip Semiconductor stocks felt the heat of an uptick in U.S.-China trade tensions on Monday, but two exchange-traded funds could help investors seize on th...
15:32, 05/06/2019

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the y...
12:48, 05/23/2019

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms s...
00:32, 05/24/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister...
02:16, 05/07/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protec...
07:00, 05/16/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Iran tensions and Philippine election Monday’s top story: markets dip as investors brace for China’s retaliation to US tariffs. Plus, a farewell to Veep, the funniest, sweariest show on TV...
06:00, 05/13/2019

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technol...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Chinese markets plunge more than 5% as US-China trade tensions escalate U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday afternoon that the current 10% levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will rise to 25% on Fr...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Behind Summit Smiles, Australia Says U.S.-China Trade Tensions Still Fester There has been no sign of a speedy resolution to U.S.-China trade tensions in recent meetings with American officials, Australia’s top finance ministe...
06:16, 07/05/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite an escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
00:48, 06/05/2019

Worsening US-China trade tensions rattle financial markets The Dow Jones Industrial Average tumbled more than 470 points Tuesday as the U.S. and China moved closer to an escalation of their already costly trad...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices in opposite directions and creating uncertainty...
13:48, 05/17/2019

Daily on Energy: Iraqi energy transition grows more urgent amid tensions with Tehran SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexamin...
17:00, 05/09/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., w...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Canada Suspends Meat Exports to China Ottawa halts shipments after its probe finds forged certificates tied to pork sales. Tensions have mounted since Canada’s arrest of a Huawei executive...
04:00, 06/26/2019

China tells Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US BEIJING — China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believe...
04:00, 05/31/2019

China tells Canada of 'consequences' of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have ...
05:00, 05/31/2019

China warns Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have ...
20:48, 05/31/2019

China blames US, Canada for rising marijuana use The youth of China are going to pot at what the country’s drug cops fear is a dizzying rate — and they blame weed-loving US and Canadian stoners and r...
11:16, 07/02/2019

Nikkei tumbles to 5-week low on fears of deeper U.S.-China trade tensions Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a five-week low on Wednesday morning as fears there might be a breakdown in U.S.-China trade negotiations continued to pull ...
01:48, 05/08/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices firm as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up Gold steadied on Thursday, with its appeal as a safe-haven for investors burnished by growing tensions ahead of key Sino-U.S. trade negotiations this ...
20:32, 05/08/2019

US briefing: Trump's taxes, China razes mosques and Arctic tensions Tuesday’s top story: Treasury denies ‘unprecedented’ congressional request for president’s tax returns. Plus, how beef changed AmericaSubscribe now to...
05:48, 05/07/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Technol...
10:00, 05/23/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy ...
20:32, 06/04/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States a...
22:00, 05/23/2019

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle betwee...
14:00, 06/13/2019

Stock futures drop after Trump escalates trade tensions with China Stock futures slid on Monday in pre-market trading after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.  ...
08:00, 05/06/2019

Yuan slides past key 6.9/dollar mark on fresh U.S.-China tensions China's yuan fell past the psychologically-important 6.9 per dollar level to its weakest in nearly five months on Friday, amid signs of an escalation ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a...
17:16, 06/11/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices buoyed as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Gold prices were steady on Friday, buoyed as investors shied away from riskier assets amid worries that a rift over trade between the United States an...
01:16, 05/10/2019

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions....
22:48, 06/20/2019

Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a di...
13:16, 05/05/2019

Canada Moves to Mitigate Fallout From China Canola Ban Canada extended financial help to canola-seed producers affected by China’s import ban, part of an effort to dull the impacts of China’s retaliation f...
11:16, 05/01/2019

Canada: Time for China to “break the silence” on Tiananmen TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s foreign minister says it’s time for Beijing to “break the silence” on the Tiananmen Square massacre. C...
23:48, 06/04/2019

China warns Canada not to help U.S. in Huawei case or there will be ‘consequences’ China warned Canada on Friday that it needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that ...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with sev...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Stocks endure another turbulent day as investors remain wary of U.S.-China trade tensions The week’s volatility was ignited by tweets last weekend from Trump, who threatened to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion ...
22:48, 05/09/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions be...
08:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on F...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Made in Vietnam: US-China tensions spark a manufacturing shift but not without growing pains CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports from Hanoi, ahead of the Trump-Xi trade meeting, to look at Vietnam's manufacturing boom and whether it can ...
09:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now ...
00:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Fed up Canada tells U.S. to help with China crisis or forget about favors Canada is leaning on the United States to help settle a dispute with China, which has started to block imports of vital Canadian commodities amid a di...
13:16, 05/05/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures slip on U.S.-China trade concerns Futures for Canada's main stock index edged lower on Wednesday, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions and global economy slowdown fears drove investo...
06:32, 05/08/2019

Canada needs to keep Kovrig, Spavor at forefront of China relations, former detainee says Kevin Garratt spoke with Mercedes Stephenson on this week's episode of The West Block to share his experience and offer some advice to Canadian offici...
18:48, 05/19/2019

Canada, U.S. call on China to reveal truth about Tiananmen Square Canada commemorated the 30th anniversary since the violent crackdown on protesters in Tiananmen Square by urging China to reveal how many people were ...
06:48, 06/05/2019

China renews demand on Canada for Huawei executive’s release BEIJING (AP) — China has renewed a demand that Canada release a top executive of the tech giant Huawei a day after announcing a suspension of all impo...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Chinese envoy says Canada-China relations have hit ‘rock bottom’ The remarks come at a time of heightened tensions following the December arrest of Chinese telecom executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver on an extraditi...
18:00, 05/23/2019

China-Canada differences run much deeper than outgoing ambassador: minister Jim Carr said the federal government is awaiting China's decision on its replacement for outgoing ambassador Lu Shaye, who has had harsh words for Can...
14:00, 06/05/2019

Canada needs to ‘hold China accountable’ for flow of fentanyl: Scheer Chinese labs are thought to be the source of much of the powdered form of the synthetic drug that has displaced less potent opioids in Canada's street...
18:48, 05/31/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goo...
22:32, 05/06/2019

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of de...
01:32, 06/26/2019

On Tiananmen anniversary, Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown in Beijing on Tuesday by expressing what he calle...
11:48, 06/04/2019

China has blocked two Canadian pork exporters, Canada agriculture minister says Canada's agriculture minister said the Chinese government has suspended the export permits of two Canadian pork exporters, marking the latest irr...
20:48, 05/01/2019

China warns Canada to stay out of Hong Kong extradition fight The warning came mere hours after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland put out a statement reiterating Canada’s concerns about the planned law....
14:00, 06/13/2019

Canada has ‘very few options’ to secure release of Canadians being held in China: experts Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were detained shortly after Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Vancouver this past Decemb...
19:00, 05/18/2019

China snub, drought and debt shake finances of Canada's farmers For years, the financial stability of Canadian farmers was the envy of their American counterparts, but rising costs, drought and a dispute with China...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Canada's Trudeau, U.S. VP Pence meet to talk trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is flying to Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new North A...
08:32, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Pence in Canada to talk to Trudeau about trade, China and Venezuela U.S. Vice President Mike Pence touched down in Ottawa on Thursday to talk to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about ratification of the new Nort...
10:16, 05/30/2019

Trump 'stands by' Canada to help secure release of citizens held in China US president offers support for four detained Canadian citizens, two of whom are facing the death penalty US president Donald Trump has offered Canadi...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Pence and Trudeau talk trade, China, abortion during Canada visit The vice president expressed optimism for the North American trade deal and tried to put a more positive spin on U.S.-Canada ties, which have soured u...
18:16, 05/30/2019

CANADA STOCKS-Futures down ahead of crucial U.S.-China trade talks Futures for Canada's main stock index dipped on Thursday ahead of crucial trade talks between the United States and China, with investors waiting to s...
06:00, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with sev...
01:00, 05/16/2019

US futures lower as Middle East tensions weigh; investors worry on weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting ...
01:32, 06/14/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking C...
14:16, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about Ch...
20:00, 06/04/2019

Trump says Canada, Mexico behind trade deal; China tariff deadline is open President Trump said he hoped Congress would quickly move to act on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, or USMCA. Canada said Prime Minister Justin Tru...
13:32, 06/13/2019

Exclusive: Canada set to postpone Huawei 5G decision to after vote, given sour ties with China - sources Canada is likely to postpone a decision on whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to supply 5G network equipment until after the October ...
01:00, 07/16/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember ...
18:48, 05/15/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may...
20:16, 05/13/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese econo...
01:32, 06/05/2019

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's tariff announcements, it lowered trade barriers for exporters around the w...
12:00, 06/19/2019

Stocks tumble amid worries of a U.S.-China tech war A stern condemnation by Beijing of the recent U.S. blacklisting of Huawei Technology has investors concerned about a technology war between the two ec...
20:32, 05/23/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President ...
18:48, 05/13/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with t...
14:32, 05/10/2019

Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff...
02:32, 05/13/2019

The U.S. and China Will Resume Talks Amid Ongoing Trade War U.S. officials and some outside experts say they expect this week’s meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to head off...
05:00, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Amid trade war, China’s Xi heads to Moscow NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping is talking u...
11:16, 06/05/2019

China’s US imports plunge 31% from last year amid tariff war BEIJING — China’s imports from the United States plunged in June amid a tariff war with Washington while exports to the U.S. market weakened. Im...
07:00, 07/12/2019

China’s investment in US drops 83% amid growing mistrust WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese direct investment in the United States dropped 83% last year, pushed down by growing mistrust between the world’s two ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakeni...
03:32, 07/15/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with hi...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiori...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Wall St. steadies amid U.S.-China trade jitters U.S. stocks showed signs of stabilizing on Thursday, but gains were kept in check by conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump a...
14:16, 05/30/2019

China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to foreign pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on ...
01:48, 05/13/2019

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute China’s factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Ch...
22:16, 05/30/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The...
18:32, 05/17/2019

Asia markets fall amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hope...
23:48, 05/22/2019

China, North Korea look to strengthen ties amid US disputes Chinese President Xi Jinping meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week looking to strengthen their sometimes shaky bond at a time when both are ...
21:01, 06/18/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S...
07:48, 05/13/2019

China’s economic growth cools further amid ongoing tariff war with U.S. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed last month to resume negotiations. But economists warn the truce is fragile because the two sides face t...
02:48, 07/15/2019

China's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods take effect amid standoff An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60 billion target list took effect as planned on Saturday, with Beijing retaliating against ...
10:16, 05/31/2019

Xi, PM Modi, Putin To Discuss Protectionism Amid US Tariffs: China The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President D...
04:16, 06/24/2019

Oil rises amid surging China crude imports, US sanctions Oil prices rose on Wednesday as U.S. sanctions on crude exporters Iran and Venezuela as well as ongoing supply cuts by producers have left markets tig...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as the U.S.-China trade war over tariffs intensified.     &#...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with Ch...
11:48, 05/23/2019

Asia markets decline amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overn...
18:48, 05/07/2019

Amid trade war, China's Xi preaches openness, says no civilization superior China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiori...
06:00, 05/15/2019

ASEAN leaders call for restraint amid sea row, US-China rift BANGKOK (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders have pressed their call for self-restraint in the disputed South China Sea after a new incident and renewed the...
23:00, 06/22/2019

Amid Trade War Between US, China, India Finds An Opportunity: Report Economies, including Vietnam and Malaysia, have benefited from businesses trying to sidestep tariffs, while India has largely missed out on any invest...
11:48, 06/25/2019

Love The Position We're In: Trump On China Amid Trade Dispute Amidst escalating trade tensions, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summi...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Controversy, Explained When Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about U.S. citizenship to the next full U.S. head count, it ...
12:32, 06/27/2019

Global pork prices rise amid China’s pig disease outbreak BEIJING — Hong Kong retiree Lee Wai-man loves pork fresh from the market but eats a lot less now that the price has jumped as China struggles with a d...
04:48, 05/20/2019

GM, Ford quarterly China sales slide again amid economy woes General Motors Co and Ford Motor Co announced their quarterly sales in China fell, albeit at a slower pace sequentially, as the U.S. automakers were...
08:32, 07/05/2019

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United St...
07:00, 05/31/2019

China’s factory output, retail sales weaken amid tariff war BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified. Wednesday’s dat...
23:00, 05/14/2019

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export...
01:48, 06/05/2019

China's DJI plans to build drones in California amid U.S. security concern Chinese manufacturer SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, the world's largest producer of consumer drones, said on Monday it plans to use a company warehouse in ...
14:32, 06/24/2019

China’s April exports fall amid US tariff war; imports rise BEIJING (AP) — China’s April exports fell 2.7% from a year ago amid the country’s tariff war with Washington, while imports rebounded to 4...
23:00, 05/07/2019

METALS-Copper prices drop amid U.S.-China trade deadlock Copper prices fell on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy as Washington and Beijing appeared at a deadlock in talks ...
22:00, 05/12/2019

| Taiwan and US officials hold rare meeting amid China tension Senior national security officials from the United States and Taiwan have held their first meeting in four decades this month, with the aim of deepeni...
14:48, 05/27/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with t...
14:00, 05/10/2019

Feds announce $8.3M in support for beef industry amid standoff with China Canada's beef industry is getting $8.3 million in federal funds, the bulk of it aimed at growing its international market reach as a trade standoff wi...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an out...
09:00, 06/07/2019

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political unc...
05:32, 07/03/2019

U.S. tariffs kick in amid trade talks; China vows to hit back After talks failed to prevent new U.S. tariffs from taking effect, China vowed countermeasures against the United States Friday for its raising tariff...
07:16, 05/10/2019

China Denies Visas To 90 Pak Brides Amid Trafficking Fears: Report Amidst a raging controversy over Pakistani girls being trafficked to China after fake marriages, the Chinese embassy here has withheld visas of 90 Pak...
04:16, 05/15/2019

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiation...
14:16, 06/05/2019

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Rus...
15:00, 06/10/2019

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed ...
23:32, 07/14/2019

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech...
13:16, 06/09/2019

Lebanon calls on Iran to release citizen who is US resident BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is calling on Iran to use the upcoming holy month of Ramadan to grant amnesty to a Lebanese citizen who is also a U.S. resident ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

1,000 Tribunals To Be Set Up In Assam For Citizen List Appeals: Officials The Centre will help the Assam government in setting up 1,000 foreigners tribunals by July 31 when the final list of National Register of Citizens (NR...
04:48, 06/02/2019

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Question on Trial: QuickTake When U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, it triggered lega...
09:16, 07/11/2019

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler becomes a Canadian citizen Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler says he had to wear a denim "Canadian tuxedo" and assured fans that Mounties are real in a social media post announcin...
01:00, 07/10/2019

A parent's guide to raising a good digital citizen "Do you know what you're looking at?" I ask my five-year-old and seven-year-old when we're on the iPad. "Yeah, yeah," they grumble as they ...
14:16, 05/09/2019

China's natural gas consumption grows in first-quarter amid pollution fight: Xinhua China's natural gas consumption grew steadily in the first quarter amid the country's fight against air pollution, the official Xinhua News Agency rep...
03:16, 05/05/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a...
03:00, 06/05/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged ...
20:32, 07/08/2019

Asia shares linger near five-week low amid renewed U.S.-China trade jitters Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows on early Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about U.S.-C...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Canadian navy ships sailed through Taiwan strait amid tension with China China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday that Canadian navy ships sailed through the Strait of Taiwan, which separates self-ruled Taiwan from China, ...
16:16, 06/27/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets subdued amid U.S.-China trade fears A benchmark Latin American stock index fell on Thursday, while most Latin American currencies softened against the dollar, with investors shifting to ...
15:48, 05/09/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid fresh optimism on US-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data rel...
02:32, 04/29/2019

U.S. planning to support farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to support American farmers amid a trade ...
09:32, 05/10/2019

China vows to tackle dead pig scam amid swine fever epidemic Criminal gangs in China are faking outbreaks of African swine fever on farms free of the disease and forcing farmers to sell their healthy pigs at sha...
05:32, 07/12/2019

Oil gains amid U.S.-China trade deal hopes, ECB talk of easing policy Oil prices extended gains into a second session on Wednesday, buoyed by rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and potential economic stimulus fr...
02:32, 06/19/2019

Amid stocks rout, Warren Buffett warns U.S.-China trade war would be ‘bad for the whole world’ Stocks are reeling after President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he will raise tariffs on billions worth of Chinese imports, despite ongoing trade talk...
11:00, 05/06/2019

Amid U.S. fears over Huawei, Pompeo warns Swiss about close ties to China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Switzerland about its close business ties with China, telling a newspaper the neutral European country was ...
03:00, 06/04/2019

US stock futures point to a mixed open amid China slowdown fears U.S. stock index futures were mixed Monday morning investors pause for breath following a record-setting performance on Wall Street last week and moni...
01:48, 07/15/2019

METALS-Copper prices fall amid deadlock in U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices dropped on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy and metals demand as Washington and Beijing struggled t...
22:48, 05/12/2019

GM's China sales decline for fourth straight quarter amid economy woes General Motors Co's second-quarter vehicle sales in China fell 12.2%, as the U.S. automaker was hurt by a slowing economy amid the Sino-U.S. trade wa...
03:32, 07/05/2019

US citizen arrested on suspicion of murdering Italian shop owner Michael Aaron Pang allegedly killed Norveo Fedeli, 74, in clothes shop near RomeA US citizen has been arrested in Italy on suspicion of murdering a sh...
07:16, 05/05/2019

UAE court upholds life sentence against Turkish citizen for terrorism The United Arab Emirates' Supreme Federal Court upheld a life sentence against a Turkish citizen in a terrorism case, Emirates News agency (WAM) said ...
17:48, 04/29/2019

Florida senior citizen fights alligator to rescue dog: reports A 75-year-old Florida man rescued his daughter’s dog from the jaws of an 8-foot alligator last week by kicking the reptile in the snout, reports said....
20:32, 07/15/2019

Victoria earmarks AU$53m for digital service delivery and citizen engagement The state Budget is also prioritising ambulance radio upgrades, acute healthcare through initiatives such as a digital patient records system, and a h...
12:00, 05/27/2019

Vietnam Jails US Citizen For 12 Years For "Attempting To Overthrow State" A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a U.S. citizen to 12 years in prison after finding him guilty of "attempting to overthrow the state" in a trial...
18:48, 06/24/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the p...
04:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the pr...
19:32, 05/16/2019

Chinese shares surge amid positive US-China trade development; yuan jumps Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front, while the offshore yuan jumped...
21:32, 06/18/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly bellig...
15:48, 05/13/2019

New crop-destroying pest enters China amid devastating swine fever epidemic A new pest that threatens key agricultural commodities is spreading through China while the nation already is reeling from an African swine fever epid...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves by...
09:48, 05/16/2019

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services th...
22:48, 05/15/2019

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring st...
04:00, 05/21/2019

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having ...
05:16, 05/31/2019

Amid U.S. tech squeeze, China's Tsinghua Unigroup forms new DRAM chip unit Chinese state-backed semiconductor conglomerate Tsinghua Unigroup said it has formed a new business unit for producing DRAM, a type of memory chip dom...
06:16, 07/01/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs  &#...
20:16, 05/17/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest ...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mort...
11:32, 07/11/2019

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fev...
03:32, 07/15/2019

Canadian citizen gets 26 years after US soldiers killed in Iraq suicide attack “There’s no excuse for even trying to kill American soldiers,” the judge said, adding the sentence “sends a message” to ...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Kenya is allegedly selling citizen data to highest corporate bidder According to Dr. Roselyn K. Akombe, Chief of Policy Planning and Guidance at the United Nations and ex-commissioner of Kenya’s Independent Electoral a...
09:16, 05/22/2019

2020 census: Trump administration still seeking grounds for 'citizen' question Supreme court rejected justice department’s justificationPresident says he is considering executive actionThe US justice department has said it will c...
00:32, 07/06/2019

U.S. Embassy Concerned About ‘Deteriorated’ Condition of American Citizen Jailed in Russia (MOSCOW) — The U.S. Embassy in Moscow says the condition of an American man held on spying charges in Russia has worsened. The Embassy said on T...
11:32, 07/01/2019

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the cou...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian p...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Trump calls May foolish as diplomatic row escalates President criticises prime minister after Downing Street backs UK ambassador to USTheresa May faces a full-blown diplomatic standoff with the US after...
07:16, 07/09/2019

What Do Melania Trump’s Clothes Say About Diplomatic Fashion? In just three days, her outfits have gone from obvious to opaque, but what did her sartorial choices actually say about the “special relationship” bet...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Opinion: In Tehran, diplomatic hope dies last German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas' Iran trip made clear that Europe’s role in the Middle East is little more than that of a well-meaning extra. Yet t...
18:00, 06/10/2019

U.S. ends diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials The United States has removed diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistani officials -- a move related to pending issues connected with U.S. diplomats who w...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Additional 1 Lakh Excluded From Assam Citizen List Ahead Of July Deadline Over one lakh people more have been excluded from the draft National Register of Citizens or NRC in Assam. The additional draft exclusion list publish...
03:16, 06/26/2019

Gary Oldman to star as 'Citizen Kane' screenwriter in David Fincher's 'Mank' Gary Oldman is set to portray "Citizen Kane" screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz in a new Netflix biopic titled "Mank" which will be directed by David Finc...
07:16, 07/11/2019

After 20 years of trying, David Fincher is finally making his biopic about the guy who co-wrote Citizen Kane David Fincher’s career over the last few years has been one of largely unrealized potential, something that comes as something of a shock considering ...
20:48, 07/10/2019

Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Martyr's Family Excluded From Assam Citizen List Sahitya Akademi awardee Durga Khatiwada along with the family members of Baijyanti Devi, the first woman martyr of Assam Agitation, have been excluded...
17:48, 06/30/2019

Canada Letter: Jason Kenney and the New Alliance on Canada’s Right Alberta’s incoming premier has already allied himself with four other Conservative provincial leaders against carbon taxes and Prime Minister Justin T...
12:32, 04/28/2019

Asia Pacific markets set to slip amid US-China trade uncertainty; Hong Kong closed for holiday Stocks in Asia Pacific were poised to start the trading week lower on Monday amid uncertainty on the U.S.-China trade front after tariffs on Chinese g...
18:00, 05/12/2019

US, Russia seek better ties after years of diplomatic crises Senior officials have called for an overhaul of US-Russia ties, saying a more "constructive model" is necessary. Experts say attempts to normalize the...
15:16, 05/14/2019

UK PM May and Trump have no current plans to discuss escalating diplomatic row Prime Minister Theresa May and Donald Trump have no current plans to discuss relations, May's spokesman said, after the president condemned Britain’s ...
09:48, 07/09/2019

No evidence of hacking in UK diplomatic leak: top civil servant There is no evidence that hacking was involved in the leaking of British diplomatic memos from London's ambassador to Washington but an investigation ...
07:48, 07/10/2019

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum Government and opposition sends envoys to negotiate in Norway, though two sides' mutual mistrust and differences on key issues could prevent any quick...
15:16, 05/16/2019

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage Sudan talks The top U.S. diplomat for Africa was due in Khartoum on Wednesday to join an international push to salvage a deal between Sudan's military rulers and ...
07:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. joins diplomatic push to salvage agreement in Sudan The top U.S. diplomat for Africa is joining an international push to press Sudan's military rulers and the opposition toward a deal on a transition to...
15:48, 06/12/2019

U.S. citizen shot dead in Nicaraguan prison was a Navy veteran, critic of President Ortega Eddy Montes, a protestor shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to ...
21:32, 05/17/2019

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to...
20:16, 06/07/2019

Kansas man, Pennsylvania woman died suddenly in Dominican Republic, bringing US citizen death total to 11 The families of two U.S. citizens have come forward to Fox News to report that they died suddenly while visiting the Dominican Republic. They have bee...
22:32, 06/20/2019

Shinzo Abe’s Latest Diplomatic Long Shot: Peacemaking in Iran Japan’s prime minister arrives Wednesday in Tehran, placing himself directly in the middle of a tense confrontation between the United States and Iran...
23:32, 06/11/2019

Canadian firm optimistic about prospects in Saudi Arabia despite diplomatic row WSP Global Inc., an engineering firm headquartered in Montreal, has continued to land infrastructure work in Saudi Arabia even after a dispute erupted...
19:32, 05/03/2019

Europeans plan new Iran push but may be nearing end of diplomatic road Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran's threat to violate one of its central limits, but th...
15:16, 06/18/2019

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday,...
11:16, 05/31/2019

Dubai: Princess Haya's flight to UK threatens diplomatic crisis Wife of sheikh is said to fear kidnap after disappearances of other female royalsPrincess Haya Bint al-Hussein’s flight to Britain is threatening to p...
00:32, 07/06/2019

Theresa May Stands by Embattled U.S. Ambassador After Diplomatic Cables Leak (LONDON) — Prime Minister Theresa May’s office has reiterated her full support for Britain’s ambassador to the United States after P...
15:00, 07/09/2019

Boris Johnson: Donald Trump's tweets could perhaps be more diplomatic – video The Tory leadership hopeful has said the US president ‘could perhaps be more diplomatic’ in his tweets after Trump used the social media platform to b...
16:48, 07/11/2019

K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Germany suspends Iraq training mission as US pulls out diplomatic staff Germany's Bundeswehr has halted its military training exercises in Iraq amid heightened tensions in the region. The US has put troops on high alert an...
14:00, 05/15/2019

FEATURE-K-Pop stardom lures Japanese youth to Korea despite diplomatic chill Yuuka Hasumi put high school in Japan on hold and flew to South Korea in February to try her chances at becoming a K-pop star, even if that means long...
20:00, 04/30/2019

New North Korea Weapons Test Threatens Trump’s Diplomatic Achievement Kim Jong-un’s latest weapons tests signaled that North Korea was escalating its pressure on President Trump to return to the table with a compromise o...
09:00, 05/04/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from ...
06:48, 06/22/2019

Vatican lifts diplomatic immunity for envoy facing assault claims Move clears way for papal nuncio Luigi Ventura to face criminal chargesThe Vatican has waived diplomatic immunity for its envoy to France, who is unde...
06:00, 07/09/2019

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “ca...
13:16, 07/16/2019

Grave concerns over tariffs reflected in Mexico’s diplomatic push for a deal The peso slid sharply, and the Mexican stock market slumped after President Trump’s threat to slap tariffs on all goods coming into the United States....
20:48, 05/31/2019

Rep. Gabbard on Venezuela: Trump WH 'saber-rattling,' US should broker diplomatic solution with Russia 2020 presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, bashed the Trump administration Wednesday in a Fox News interview, accusing the White House ...
20:48, 05/01/2019