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G20 summit: US, China announce truce in escalating trade tariffs war

Trump withdrew his threat to further raise US tariffs, in return for China's promise to buy more US goods, enter a 90-day period of talks.

02 Dec 2018 3:12 PM

'New deal or no deal': Trump tells US Congress he will terminate NAFTA

Trump told reporters trade rules before NAFTA 'work very well.' NAFTA allows any country to formally withdraw with 6 months notice.

02 Dec 2018 1:52 PM

China supports Saudi Arabia in economic, social change: Xi Jinping

Xi said China has always attached great importance to its relations with Saudi Arabia, China’s official Xinhua news agency reported.

01 Dec 2018 3:33 PM

Watch: Saudi Prince, Putin high five each other at G20 summit, video goes viral

In a viral image, Putin and Saudi prince gave each other an effusive handshake as if they were long-lost friends reunited.

01 Dec 2018 2:48 PM

Donald Trump, China's Xi Jinping set for high-stakes talks over trade war

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are due to sit down for dinner at the end of a two-day gathering of world leaders in Buenos Aires.

01 Dec 2018 1:50 PM

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Trump claims win as US, Mexico, Canada sign new trade deal

'This is a model agreement that changes the trade landscape forever,' Trump said, on the sidelines of a G20 leaders' summit.

01 Dec 2018 1:03 PM

Former US president George Bush, head of political dynasty, passes away at 94

George W Bush called his father a 'man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for,' in a statement.

01 Dec 2018 12:30 PM

Former US President George HW Bush dies at 94

George H W Bush, the 41st president of the United States, lived longer than any of his predecessors.

01 Dec 2018 10:59 AM

US proposes changes to H1B visas, to target most skilled, top paid workers

Under proposed rule, firms hiring foreign workers would have to electronically register with USCIS during designated period.

01 Dec 2018 8:55 AM

G20 Summit opens under assault from President Trump on collective action

US and Russia will not sit down together after Trump cancelled a planned meeting, citing Russia's seizure of Ukrainian ships and sailors.

30 Nov 2018 7:54 PM

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Trump to have trilateral meeting with PM Modi, Shinzo Abe in G-20 summit

The annual meeting is being attended by leaders of the top 20 economies of the world.

28 Nov 2018 9:31 AM

White House sets conditions for fair trade deal with China

Trump and Xi are scheduled to hold bilateral meeting, during which two leaders are expected to focus on discussing trade dispute.

28 Nov 2018 9:23 AM

US stands with India in their quest for justice: Trump on 26/11 Mumbai attacks

Earlier in the day, Pompeo announced that US will reward up to USD 5 million for information on the 26/11 perpetrators.

27 Nov 2018 8:03 AM

UN Security Council calls emergency meeting over Ukraine: Nikki Haley

'An emergency Security Council meeting has been called for tomorrow at 11:00 am,' Haley tweeted.

26 Nov 2018 9:49 AM

US shuts border post as migrants try to cross from Mexico

Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete accused some of the migrants of attempting the Tijuana crossing in a 'violent way.'

26 Nov 2018 8:28 AM

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US announces USD 5 million reward for information on 26/11 perpetrators

The announcement came on the eve of the tenth anniversary of the Mumbai terror attack.

26 Nov 2018 8:20 AM

US-bound refugees will have to wait in Mexico while claims are processed: Trump

Move was cautiously welcomed by some waiting refugees but Mexico's incoming interior minister said there was no agreement between the govts.

25 Nov 2018 3:57 PM

NY Judge rejects bias claim, refuses to throw out Trump charity lawsuit

If a state appeals court weighing an unrelated case decides that a sitting president can't be sued in state court, Trump will be dropped.

24 Nov 2018 11:47 AM

Trump warns of govt shutdown next month over security at Mexico border

US may shut full Mexico border for some time if it seems imminent 'we are going to lose control or people are going to get hurt', he said.

23 Nov 2018 3:22 PM

Hundreds of migrants push on to US-Mexico border bridge amidst Trump warning

Trump on Thursday threatened to close the border altogether, having previously deployed nearly 6,000 troops.

23 Nov 2018 11:08 AM

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