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Trump Announces His First Trade Win

Trump Announces His First Trade Win

During the meeting, Kim committed to denuclearisation in Korea if the United States and the South showed "goodwill", it was reported, with China agreeing to support its neighbor if nuclear tensions could be eased. Unions at South Korea's two-largest automakers, Hyundai Motor Co. and Kia Motors Corp., have already blasted the new agreement for blocking access to the fast-growing USA pickup truck market. Read More

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Russian Federation expects fresh exit deal with more rebels in Syria's Ghouta

Syrian rebel fighters have evacuated one enclave in eastern Ghouta and reached a Russian-brokered deal to leave another, enabling Syrian government forces to regain control over most of the embattled Damascus suburb, war observers said. On Monday, more than 3,600 people, including hundreds of rebels, piled into more than 50 buses to leave the Faylaq-held pocket, state television said. Read More

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European Union expansion without Turkey 'grave mistake': Erdogan

European Union expansion without Turkey 'grave mistake': Erdogan

Speaking to reporters in the Black Sea resort of Varna on Monday (26 March), European Council president Donald Tusk said no solutions or compromises had been found between Ankara and the EU. He added that Turkey meant to continue with its operations as long as necessary. Pazardzhik . There is nothing exceptional about the EU-Turkey meeting in Varna , there were 12 such meetings over the past three years, the leader of Bulgarian Socialist Party (BSP) Kornelia Ninova told a press ... Read More

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Senate Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill In Late-Night Vote

Senate Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill In Late-Night Vote

Several advisers inside and outside the White House characterized the tweet as Trump blowing off steam and said they still expected Trump to sign the legislation. A federal heating aid program for low-income residents has survived another attempt by President Donald Trump to kill it. Despite multiple meetings and press conferences , legislators have apparently failed to save it. Read More

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Dropbox up 40% after IPO; Box -5.2%

Dropbox up 40% after IPO; Box -5.2%

Dropbox priced its initial public offering on Thursday at $21 a share, which was above its previously expected range. Dropbox will sell 36m shares at $21 per share, giving the company a market valuation of $8.2bn. IPO market and is the biggest tech IPO since Snapchat owner Snap Inc listed in March previous year. The company raised $756 million in its initial public offering, Bloomberg reported , citing someone familiar with the information. Read More

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China trade dispute

China trade dispute "not good" for global economy, Chilean minister

Hua said the USA imported low-priced, labor-intensive products from China in large quantities, which considerably lowered the consumption costs for the United States consumers, increased consumers' surplus. cent following the latest reading on inflation in Canada. A stroke of a pen could have brought the wrath of China onto the United States as President Donald Trump signed an executive order bringing in tariffs on trade with the country. Read More

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China hits back after USA tariffs on Chinese imports

The announcement follows a seven-month government investigation into the intellectual property theft, which has been a longstanding point of contention in US-China trade relations, CNN reported. Initial positive results include advances in large aircraft manufacturing, semiconductor technologies, new material, aircraft engine and gas turbine, 5G mobile network equipment and new energy vehicles, according to Miao Wei, the Minister of Industry and Information Technology. Read More

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North Korea agrees to inter-Korean talks next week

North Korea agrees to inter-Korean talks next week

Kim told visiting South Korean officials that he would meet with Moon in late April as the rival nations moved to improve relations amid rising tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. Economic sanctions too have shown a huge impact on the Kim regime' behaviour, with even China, a close friend of North Korea, announcing on February 18 the suspension of coal imports from the DPRK. Read More

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Mississippi's only abortion clinic sues state over nation's most restrictive ban

Mississippi's only abortion clinic sues state over nation's most restrictive ban

Though the passage and signing of House Bill 1510 was hailed as a victory by pro-lifers, only six hours afterward the Jackson Women's Health Organization filed a lawsuit and U.S. There is just one abortion clinic left in the state of MS and it is located in the state capitol Jackson. He asked: "Does the state have the right to trump the woman's right to have control over her decisions, over her body?" Dr. Read More

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South Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March

South Korea to send K-pop singers to Pyongyang in late March

The upcoming, four-day lineup will feature K-pop sensation Red Velvet , a five-member all-girl group, and singers Baek Ji Young and Lee Sun Hee. This was during the recently-ended Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. North Korean Hyon Song Wol, left, head of a North Korean art troupe, shakes hands with her South Korean counterpart Yun Sang after meeting in North Korea. Read More

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Boko Haram returns 101 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

Boko Haram returns 101 abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed gave the update in a statement, saying the number could still increase as security agencies had commenced the profiling of the freed schoolgirls. The government says the girls are being taken to the capital, Abuja , aboard a military plane. "We fled but, from our hiding, we could see them and surprisingly, we saw our girls getting out of the vehicles", Umar Hassan told the AP. Read More

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Turkey is not in Afrin as an 'invasion' force: Erdoğan

Turkey is not in Afrin as an 'invasion' force: Erdoğan

Damascus has stated that Turkish Forces in the Syrian northern enclave of Afrin are "illegitimate" and demanded "invading forces withdraw immediately from Syrian lands they have occupied". The attack took place the day after Turkish-backed Syrian rebels had taken "total control" of the centre of Afrin. Syria's government has condemned the capture of Afrin by the Turkish military, calling on Ankara to "immediately" pull out troops from the northwestern Syrian city. Read More

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