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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.S. interests, writes Mukesh Aghi, president and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Foru...

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat

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UK sees risk of serious damage from U.S.-China trade tensions British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday he was hopeful the United States and China would step back from a potential trade war that risk...
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13:48, 05/31/2019

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...
05:48, 05/17/2019

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy ships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis in ...
00:00, 08/14/2019

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22:16, 06/14/2019

Wall St. opens lower as U.S.-China trade tensions weigh U.S. stocks fell broadly at the open on Tuesday, as Washington's new round of tariffs on some Chinese goods kicked in and after a report that official...
16:32, 09/03/2019

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...
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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...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S.-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China...
21:00, 07/25/2019

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...
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02:16, 05/06/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as trade tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fall The US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
09:48, 08/06/2019

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears of a slowdown spiral in Europe and Asia’s two ...
16:32, 08/14/2019

With Trade Talks Looming, U.S. and China Move to Relax Tensions President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the next...
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Trump Seeks to Ease Trade Tensions With China, G-7 Leaders President Trump sought to dial down trade tensions with China and struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit, where...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and Chi...
22:48, 08/06/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite 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....
04:00, 06/05/2019

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...
13:16, 05/16/2019

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...
06:32, 05/08/2019

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05:32, 09/04/2019

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17:16, 05/17/2019

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21:48, 05/23/2019

American Businesses Say China's Slowdown Is a Greater Threat Than the Trade War U.S. companies are downshifting in China as its economy slows and trade tensions with the U.S. persist, according to a new survey that highlights soft...
09:00, 09/11/2019

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16:32, 05/06/2019

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06:00, 05/09/2019

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07:48, 05/08/2019

Trade Tensions Ease as China Drops Some Pork and Soybean Tariffs Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
19:48, 09/13/2019

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves his nation’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle b...
15:48, 06/13/2019

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...
06:00, 05/10/2019

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...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Futures point to muted open as US-China trade tensions return U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed start to the trading day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against A...
11:32, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 4-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China ...
05:00, 07/26/2019

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...
06:16, 05/24/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions betwe...
02:00, 05/08/2019

China Drops Some U.S. Pork and Soybean Tariffs as Trade Tensions Ease Details were scant, but the move could help ease Chinese food prices and comes as trade talks between the two countries are set to resume next month....
16:16, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 3-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China ...
19:48, 07/25/2019

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 ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and Ch...
03:32, 08/24/2019

Trump Calls China a ‘Threat to the World’ as Trade Talks Approach The president says he will not accept an interim trade deal and accused China of building up its military with funds earned through unfair trade pract...
22:32, 09/20/2019

China, U.S. to hold more trade talks as Trump ratchets up tariff threat China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said, as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trad...
11:32, 05/11/2019

Under tariff threat, Mexico less attractive to companies avoiding China trade war A flood of companies eyeing Mexico as a safe haven from the U.S. trade war with China risks evaporating after President Donald Trump last week threate...
00:00, 06/08/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War is a Threat to Beijing’s Ambition to Become a Key Player in Global Technology (BEIJING) — China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into ...
09:00, 05/13/2019

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...
05:48, 05/18/2019

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...
15:32, 05/16/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/17/2019

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 ...
01:16, 05/10/2019

Dow, stocks end slightly down after an earlier jolt from Trump's trade threat to China Stocks closed lower Monday, paring earlier losses after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.  ...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Most Europeans see China's 'aggressive' trade practices as an economic threat, survey shows With a population of more than 1.3 billion, the Chinese market is already a huge source of revenue for companies around the world — but the state'...
13:48, 09/21/2019

Trump's Mexico tariff threat worries US farmers already pummeled by China trade war President Donald Trump's threatened 5% tariff on all Mexican imports could hit American farmers especially hard if Mexico retaliates with punitiv...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Global stocks, dollar rise as Trump remarks ease China trade tensions A global gauge of equities rose on Monday and the dollar recovered from earlier losses as U.S. President Donald Trump said Chinese officials had cont...
21:16, 08/26/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, dollar rise on hopes of easing U.S.-China trade tensions A global gauge of equities edged higher on Monday and the dollar rebounded after U.S. President Donald Trump said Chinese officials had contacted Wash...
01:48, 08/27/2019

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...
07:48, 05/07/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
03:48, 08/06/2019

Stocks rise for week on easing of U.S.-China trade tensions, erasing August losses It’s a stock market that won’t stop. The last few months have been packed with bad news: trade war salvos, U.S. threats against Mexico, a currency sca...
18:16, 09/15/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Ch...
02:32, 06/11/2019

Dow futures drop about 500 points as China ponders skipping trade talks after Trump threat Stock futures were down Monday over soured U.S.-China trade talks after President Trump said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise Friday.   &...
04:00, 05/07/2019

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...
22:16, 05/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks edge higher as Trump acts to ease China trade tensions Stock markets clawed themselves off their lows on Monday but sentiment remained fragile after the latest flare-up in the U.S.-China trade war sent inv...
14:16, 08/26/2019

Family Members of Boeing 737 Max Crash Victims Tell Congress to Strengthen FAA Safety Oversight Two men who lost family members in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet called on legislators to change Federal Aviation Administrati...
20:32, 07/17/2019

Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points NEW YORK (AP) — Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points....
23:16, 05/07/2019

Mexico sees diminished threat of U.S. tariffs after effort to curb migration Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the U.S. threat of tariffs on Mexican goods had lessened, after his top envoy met Pres...
04:32, 09/12/2019

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 ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

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...
02:16, 05/14/2019

China's exports to US fall amid trade war China's exports to the US were down year-on-year in August. The dive follows July's surprise growth and comes amid a high-pressure campaign by Washing...
04:48, 09/09/2019

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...
03:32, 07/04/2019

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...
16:32, 05/13/2019

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...
21:16, 07/15/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods amid last-ditch talks to rescue ...
15:00, 05/10/2019

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...
22:16, 05/13/2019

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable v...
21:49, 08/13/2019

China's yuan slips to 11-year low amid trade war China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low, prompting US President Donald Trump to accuse Beijing of "currency manipulation." The dive has also shaken...
17:48, 08/05/2019

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...
20:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies to 25% for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-dit...
12:00, 05/10/2019

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...
19:32, 06/05/2019

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...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Oil prices steady amid US-China trade dispute Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after falling at the start of the session, with the potential for damage to the global economy and fuel demand from t...
08:16, 08/07/2019

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...
21:16, 06/19/2019

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...
16:16, 06/24/2019

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 ...
00:16, 05/14/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promised...
23:48, 04/30/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic ...
04:00, 08/19/2019

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending ...
13:16, 08/06/2019

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...
12:33, 05/14/2019

SAP chief says German headquarters an advantage amid U.S.-China trade war German business software company SAP SE has an edge over its U.S. rivals because it faces potentially fewer restrictions on doing business with China,...
08:16, 09/10/2019

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods....
01:00, 08/24/2019

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...
03:00, 05/08/2019

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...
01:48, 06/26/2019

Tesla plans to raise prices in China amid trade war US electric vehicle maker Tesla will raise prices in China on Friday, earlier than planned, and is considering increasing prices again in December sho...
17:16, 08/26/2019

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 ...
23:32, 05/23/2019

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 ...
10:48, 05/13/2019

Size matters. Big U.S. farms get even bigger amid China trade war As the 2018 harvest approached, North Dakota farmer Mike Appert had a problem - too many soybeans and nowhere to put them. Selling was a bad option. P...
15:48, 09/17/2019

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...
20:00, 05/23/2019

Asia markets slide 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...
02:32, 05/23/2019

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...
16:32, 05/13/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
00:48, 07/30/2019

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...
02:32, 05/18/2019

China sovereign fund CIC says cautious of U.S. investment amid trade war China Investment Corp (CIC) reported a 37% dive in annual profit on Friday and said the ongoing Sino-U.S. trade war has made the Chinese sovereign wea...
10:48, 09/20/2019

Iran war 'not going to happen' despite rising tensions, says Romney Revolutionary Guards chief: Iran was not pursuing war eitherOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranMitt Romney has joined the commander of...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitica...
20:00, 05/14/2019

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...
17:16, 05/10/2019

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 ...
06:16, 05/13/2019

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...
21:48, 05/10/2019

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...
20:32, 06/09/2019

Asia Pacific stocks edge up amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Friday afternoon trade as a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front dampened hopes of a deal...
09:16, 09/20/2019

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...
03:00, 06/11/2019

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...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Global markets rattled amid standoffs over Brexit and U.S.-China trade war The latest rounds of tariffs took hold over the weekend as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no wor...
07:00, 09/04/2019

China To Suspend Tariff Hikes On U.S. Soybeans and Pork Amid Trade War (BEIJING) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, ...
00:48, 09/14/2019

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...
01:32, 06/06/2019

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...
06:00, 07/03/2019

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a t...
21:00, 08/14/2019

U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for t...
02:48, 07/29/2019

China aims to rev up shale gas drive, wean itself off imports amid U.S. trade row China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes u...
18:00, 09/02/2019

The Latest: UN chief worried about rising tensions in region The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is very concerned about rising tensions in the Kashmir region and is urging all parties “to exercise ...
22:16, 08/05/2019

US Says "Concerned" Over Rising Tensions On Israel-Lebanon Border The United States voiced concern Sunday after Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border, slamming the "destabilizing role" of Iran...
09:00, 09/02/2019

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...
16:32, 05/06/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the ...
09:48, 08/05/2019

REFILE-U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for t...
08:48, 07/29/2019

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...
07:48, 06/05/2019

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...
10:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a drama...
04:48, 08/06/2019

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 ...
00:16, 05/10/2019

A Hong Kong-based garment maker says it's doing more than moving out of China amid the trade war It's crucial for businesses to be flexible and to hedge one's bets amid the protracted and unpredictable trade war, according to a Hong Kong...
11:00, 09/02/2019

Wall Street inches higher amid ‘no news’ on China trade spat In a topsy-turvy market, no news is good news. Wall Street climbed Wednesday as traders tiptoed back into stocks — with market strategists citing a la...
10:32, 08/29/2019

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...
08:32, 05/13/2019

Asia Pacific stocks inch higher amid US-China trade jitters Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up on Friday as investors digested a series of developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front that dampened hopes o...
14:16, 09/20/2019

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing ...
15:16, 08/08/2019

U.S. expects China to buy farm products amid ongoing trade talks: Kudlow White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday said China was expected to move forward with agriculture purchases from the United States even as...
16:00, 07/09/2019

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 ...
08:16, 07/09/2019

U.S. planning to support 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...
18:32, 05/10/2019

Kenney gets rid of 8 more regulatory barriers to ‘strengthen interprovincial trade’ A news release from the Alberta government says the announcement on Saturday deals with areas such as the energy sector, alcohol and the sale of publi...
16:48, 09/22/2019

Brazil and US strengthen ties, free trade in the pipeline Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo has said the two countries are closer than ever and that a free trade agreement is imminent. Mike Pompeo is ...
19:32, 09/14/2019

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmis...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Oil price keeps rising as Iran tensions build - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as crude oil prices hit their highest levels since the end of MayLatest: Oil prices rise a...
13:16, 06/21/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement actio...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Trump, May hail U.S.-British relations amid large-scale protests U.S. President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May Tuesday -- and mass protests in London -- on the second of his three-day offic...
14:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales vo...
12:00, 07/26/2019

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...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 400 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will res...
18:32, 09/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales vo...
05:32, 07/27/2019

Amid trade war, Trump drops pretense of friendship with China’s Xi Jinping, calls him an ‘enemy’ The president’s personal attack could signal a deeper shift in his administration’s increasingly confrontational strategy with Beijing, analysts said....
23:32, 08/23/2019

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...
18:00, 07/11/2019

Global markets rattled amid Brexit, U.S.-China trade war standoffs; Dow falls nearly 300 points The volatility comes as investors are still smarting from a particularly volatile August, and there has been no word on when U.S.-China talks will res...
07:00, 09/04/2019

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...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Asia stocks bounce back amid positive signals from Beijing on US-China trade Stocks in Asia traded higher on Friday following hints from Beijing that it will not retaliate against the latest round of tariffs from Washington for...
05:16, 08/30/2019

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 ...
10:16, 05/13/2019

Infectious diseases a rising threat among migrants at southern border Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases could spread among migrants clustered just south of the U.S.-Mexico border if the immigration crisis isn't ...
18:16, 05/23/2019

| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prep...
21:32, 05/15/2019

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detainee...
17:48, 07/03/2019

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were ...
22:00, 06/14/2019

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in the...
19:48, 06/23/2019

Dow futures drop more than 450 points amid report China may cancel trade talks due to Trump threats Wall Street braced for a steep sell-off to start the week after President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will hike tariffs on goods imported from Chi...
02:16, 05/06/2019

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...
17:00, 05/01/2019

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...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an add...
01:16, 07/28/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand...
09:16, 08/02/2019

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the m...
09:48, 05/30/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for...
20:32, 05/11/2019

‘Search For & Refuse All Deliveries.’ Amid Trade War, Trump Urges USPS Crackdown on Fentanyl Trafficking From China With tensions over trade with China escalating, President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is “ordering” the U.S. postal service and ex...
09:00, 08/24/2019

U.S. markets rebound after China moves to strengthen yuan U.S. markets rebounded a bit Tuesday, restoring some of the losses a day after its worst-performing session of the year that most analysts linked to t...
23:16, 08/06/2019

Trump and Pakistani PM Khan meet amid tense relations, discuss ending Afghanistan conflict President Trump met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday as the two nations work to mend relations that have been strained since the Uni...
22:48, 07/22/2019

How de-risking US-Iran relations could help US-China talks Kingsley Jones of Jevons Global explains why he says it would make "enormous sense" for the U.S. to de-risk the Middle East conflict if it wants to re...
12:00, 06/24/2019

South Korea's central bank holds rates steady but trade woes strengthen calls to cut South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Trudeau and Johnson discuss transition to trade relations after Brexit: Downing St Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has pledged to work with the UK to achieve a smooth transition to a UK-Canada free trade agreement as Britain p...
02:16, 07/27/2019

Trump knows trade wars aren't the best approach to international relations, Finland's PM says Both Washington and Beijing are aware that a trade conflict is not the best approach to international politics despite continued retaliatory tariffs b...
18:16, 09/16/2019

Liberty owner Joe Tsai wants to help grow US-China relations The New York Liberty's new owner Joe Tsai saw the team's exhibition game against the Chinese national team as a chance to grow relations bet...
15:48, 05/10/2019

President Jimmy Carter honored for China-U.S. relations Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who helped set the China-U.S. diplomatic relationship in motion forty years ago, was recognized for his crucial ro...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries ...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Japan PM Abe: Stable U.S.-China relations crucial for global economy Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday stable relations between the United States and China are "very important" not just for these economi...
21:16, 08/26/2019

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...
01:48, 05/24/2019

Japan, China agree to boost relations ahead of Xi visit TOKYO (AP) — Japan and China have agreed to boost their relations ahead of a planned visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to Japan in June, his first...
13:32, 05/17/2019

In Blow to Taiwan, Solomon Islands Is Said to Switch Relations to China The move, which Taiwan denounced as bribery by Beijing, is a setback to both Taipei’s global standing and Washington’s regional diplomacy in the Pacif...
18:18, 09/16/2019

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...
22:48, 05/19/2019

Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping talk Russia-China relations The Russian and Chinese leaders are set to once again meet at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum after having cozied up repeatedly in rec...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Stop Tuvalu and ‘the world from sinking’ UN chief tells island nation facing existential threat from rising seas Tuvalu “faces an existential threat from sea-level rise”, the United Nations chief said during his visit to the Pacific island nation on Friday whose ...
18:48, 05/17/2019

METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; trade woes curb gains Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying with the metal having tumbled to a 15-month low in the previous session on escalated trade tensions be...
06:48, 05/14/2019

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strike...
02:16, 06/22/2019

Europe’s voters elect new parliament amid rising nationalism From Germany and France to Cyprus and Estonia, voters from 21 nations are going to the polls in the final day of a crucial European Parliament electio...
19:48, 05/26/2019

Drivers, charging stations face obstacles amid rising EV use in U.S. One of the oldest arguments against widespread use of fully electric vehicles in the United States is the inconvenience of charging them, as there has...
19:00, 09/11/2019

Rupee Extends Decline To Second Day Amid Rising Oil Prices: 10 Points Extending its decline for a second straight day, the rupee fell by as much as 34 paise - or 0.53 per cent - to 71.81 against the dollar on Tuesday. Af...
18:48, 08/20/2019

China's environmentally stressed regions to curb industry in new rules China will order local governments to raise the approval threshold for new industrial projects and limit the number of polluting factories in regions ...
12:48, 06/28/2019

China stocks end higher, bleak data curb gains China stocks closed higher on Wednesday, following the tariffs reprieve from Washington, but gave up much of early gains as bleak data rekindled worri...
13:00, 08/14/2019

CORRECTED-METALS-Copper rebounds on bargain buying; trade woes curb gains Copper prices rose on Tuesday on bargain buying with the metal having tumbled to a 15-week low in the previous session on escalated trade tensions bet...
10:00, 05/14/2019

As tensions escalate with Iran, Pompeo briefs Iraq on the threat to US forces POMPEO’S SURPRISE SIDE TRIP: With tensions rising between the United States and Iran, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo abruptly canceled a stop in Germa...
15:16, 05/08/2019

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th Brexit pitch as planned British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid rising ...
05:48, 05/24/2019

Vape pen explodes, shattering teen’s jaw amid rising concerns over batteries Austin Adams, 17, was trying to quit smoking. So he turned to electronic cigarettes in an attempt to ease his addiction to tobacco. He found the one h...
21:48, 06/20/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Desertification summit, Dorian death toll rising, UN project eases Mali tensions, Yemen funding crisis, hope for Cameroon A recap of Friday’s main stories: Desertification solutions can ease other world woes; Dorian death toll expected to rise; UN moves to ease communal t...
07:00, 09/07/2019

BJP Legislator's Son Arrested For Death Threat To Congress Leader In MP The son of a BJP legislator in Madhya Pradesh's Harda has been arrested for allegedly making casteist remarks and threatening to kill an advocate-cum-...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Amid Rising Hot-Car Deaths, Auto Makers Agree to Back-Seat Alerts Industry groups plan rear-seat technology on nearly all cars and trucks by 2025 to help avoid children being left in cars; child-safety group calls th...
08:32, 09/05/2019

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizea...
09:16, 07/08/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gul...
06:48, 06/24/2019

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the region...
10:48, 07/28/2019

China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs BANGKOK (AP) — China’s benchmark Shanghai Composite index dives 6.4% on Trump threat of more China tariffs....
12:00, 05/06/2019

Trump team briefs Congress about Iranian threat: 'This is about deterrence, not about war' Top officials in the Trump administration were dispatched to Capitol Hill on Tuesday to brief lawmakers about escalating tensions with Iran, saying af...
00:16, 05/22/2019

U.S. Officials Work to Convince Divided Congress of Iran Threat American officials said Iran had threatened to target missiles at Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure to drive up oil prices and disrupt international t...
18:00, 05/22/2019

Congress seeks briefing on potential threat to U.S. heparin supply Leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked the Food and Drug Administration about the potential threat to the U.S. hepar...
17:48, 07/30/2019

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Amid Rising Wave of Anti-Semitism Worldwide (JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as leade...
22:32, 05/01/2019

Ex-defense chief Jim Mattis joins General Dynamics amid rising scrutiny of DC ties to business Jim Mattis, the retired Marine general who served as President Trump's first defense secretary, is joining the board of contractor General Dynamics ju...
22:48, 08/08/2019

Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan lawmaker says No. 2 leader of Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress is arrested as tensions mount....
05:00, 05/09/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence ...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms...
22:32, 05/24/2019

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 ...
07:00, 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...
20:32, 06/13/2019

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook ...
07:48, 07/23/2019

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
04:16, 05/23/2019

Senator claims Trump may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, Senator Chris M...
06:16, 05/23/2019

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner...
11:00, 05/30/2019

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...
18:16, 07/02/2019

Far-right rally in Hungary amid renewed tensions with Roma TOROSZENTMIKLOS, Hungary (AP) — A small far-right party has held a rally in a rural Hungarian city, exploiting renewed tensions with some of the local...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington a...
02:16, 08/28/2019

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...
11:16, 05/06/2019

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...
00:00, 05/14/2019

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...
11:32, 05/24/2019

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran John Bolton tweeted he had arrived in the Emirates for meetings Wednesday “to discuss important and timely regional security matters.” &#...
08:32, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Another US warship in Mideast amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The U.S. Navy...
12:16, 06/24/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says ‘No Talks’ With the U.S. Amid Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader announced on Tuesday that “there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level” — r...
11:17, 09/18/2019

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...
02:48, 06/06/2019

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 ...
19:48, 05/01/2019

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...
10:16, 06/24/2019

Kellyanne Conway on Nadler’s threat to arrest White House officials over subpoenas: ‘Congress needs to calm down’ Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway is firing back Tuesday against Rep. Jerry Nadler’s apparent threat to arrest or fine members of the Trump ...
18:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval -senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress...
03:48, 05/23/2019

Mets’ Cano trade gets worse: Bruce close to Phillies, Kelenic rising It’s the Mets trade that keeps on giving… pain. And somehow, it’s only getting worse. The winter blockbuster that saw an overly ambi...
22:00, 06/02/2019

U.S. CEO group says rising U.S.-China tariffs could hurt economy Business Roundtable, a group of U.S. corporate chief executive officers, said on Friday it was concerned that rising U.S.-China tariffs will hurt the ...
22:32, 05/10/2019

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...
09:00, 06/21/2019

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...
18:32, 06/22/2019

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...
19:48, 05/21/2019

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...
14:16, 06/16/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to sup...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Says It’s Ready for ‘Any Scenario’ Amid U.S. Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and “any scenario,” its chief commander said Saturday...
20:49, 09/22/2019

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 ...
15:16, 06/13/2019

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...
13:48, 06/15/2019

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...
18:16, 05/17/2019

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...
08:00, 05/16/2019

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...
14:00, 06/29/2019

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...
12:32, 05/25/2019

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...
15:00, 06/15/2019

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 ...
22:32, 07/13/2019

PM Khan: Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, amid tensions with India Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday, amid tensions with arch-rival India after New Delhi revoked th...
20:00, 09/02/2019

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...
16:00, 05/25/2019

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests from Beijing. The move still ...
14:16, 07/09/2019

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...
04:48, 05/29/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south ...
02:32, 07/20/2019

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...
17:00, 05/23/2019

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...
08:00, 05/27/2019

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...
07:48, 06/21/2019

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....
09:16, 05/09/2019

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...
00:48, 05/06/2019

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as India ...
19:48, 08/04/2019

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...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of force amid rising tensions...
13:32, 05/10/2019

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...
06:32, 06/24/2019

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...
04:16, 05/21/2019

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...
14:16, 06/20/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2...
22:32, 05/22/2019

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...
10:00, 05/13/2019

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 ...
20:00, 06/16/2019

| 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 ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Border Arrests Climb Amid Threat of Tariffs New figures showed U.S. apprehensions at the southern border rose sharply, as Mexican and U.S. officials ended their first day of talks Wednesday with...
02:48, 06/06/2019

PG&E to cut power to parts of California amid wildfire threat The largest electric utility in California, Pacific Gas and Electric, said it plans to shut off power to multiple communities in the Sierra Foothills ...
05:32, 06/09/2019

Mark Carney warns trade war and no-deal Brexit risks are rising - business live Bank of England governor says a global trade war could ‘shipwreck’ the global economy, while Brexit risks are increasingLatest: Mark Carney speaks in ...
17:00, 07/02/2019

‘My Peter’: Rising influence of controversial Trump trade adviser Navarro concerns his critics The effectiveness of Navarro’s approach will be put to the test if Trump follows through on his threats and musings about implementing tariffs and tig...
03:48, 06/13/2019

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes i...
12:00, 06/10/2019

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...
06:16, 06/25/2019

Trump's personal assistant resigns from White House amid tensions A personal assistant to President Trump who had been with the administration since Trump took office, Madeleine Westerhout, abruptly resigned Thursday...
15:48, 08/30/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions U.S. warns commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf face risk of being ‘misidentified’ amid heightened tensions between the US and Iran...
07:16, 05/18/2019

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...
02:16, 05/08/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate ...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Fire At Saudi Aramco Facility Amid Tensions Over Attacks On Tankers A fire that broke out before dawn at a Saudi Aramco facility in the eastern city of Abqaiq has been brought under control, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya TV r...
12:32, 09/14/2019

Pakistan carries out missile test launch amid Kashmir tensions Pakistan announced Thursday that it had successfully tested a surface-to-surface missile with the capacity of carrying various types of warheads over ...
18:48, 08/29/2019

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...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Oman's top diplomat in Iran talks amid mounting Gulf tensions Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs held talks with Iran's foreign minister on Saturday, Iranian state media reported, as tensions mount i...
12:16, 07/27/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid ...
07:32, 07/18/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (BAGHDAD) — The U.S. on Wednesday ordered all nonessential government staff to leave Iraq, and Germany and the Netherlands both suspended their ...
06:32, 05/16/2019

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...
00:48, 05/28/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the P...
03:32, 07/23/2019

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...
10:32, 05/25/2019

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...
02:48, 05/24/2019

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...
19:32, 05/24/2019

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...
20:00, 06/23/2019

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Isra...
12:00, 06/19/2019

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...
05:32, 06/23/2019

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...
18:48, 05/18/2019

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...
03:00, 06/11/2019

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...
15:48, 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...
17:00, 06/22/2019

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...
03:32, 05/14/2019

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...
20:00, 05/15/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions With Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, ra...
10:48, 08/08/2019

Threat of budget disaster rises amid discord in both parties Washington is deadlocked ahead of a series of fiscal deadlines, time is growing scarce and it’s only going to get harder to avoid a debacle. Congress...
17:00, 07/07/2019

Militia threat shuts down Oregon Statehouse amid walkout SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Capitol will be closed Saturday over a “possible militia threat” from right-wing protesters amid a walkout b...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Oil dips on expectations of rising output, China factory and services stutter Oil prices dipped on Tuesday on expectations rising output from the United States and producer club OPEC would offset most of the shortfall expected f...
11:16, 04/30/2019

Anti-China sentiment in Washington is rising and Beijing needs to pay attention, ex-US official says Anti-China sentiment is rising in Washington — and Beijing should not underestimate that, a former under secretary for international affairs at the U....
12:16, 06/06/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's...
08:48, 08/01/2019

US tech spending slowdown amid rising cloud adoption will squeeze tech budgets US CIOs and other tech decision makers will face a more challenging economic environment in 2019 and 2020 as the growth surge in 2018 from the 2017 ta...
08:16, 08/29/2019

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, ...
04:32, 06/18/2019

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 ...
05:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. 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...
04:32, 07/11/2019

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...
09:16, 06/21/2019

| 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...
10:00, 05/16/2019

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...
03:00, 05/24/2019

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...
08:48, 06/21/2019

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...
08:48, 06/21/2019

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 ...
03:00, 06/29/2019

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...
10:48, 05/18/2019