US president Donald Trump

China warns US 'opening fire' on world with tariff threats

The Trump administration's tariffs on USD 34 billion of Chinese imports are due to go into effect at 12.01 am eastern time on Friday.

published on : 5th July 2018

Whiskey, blue jeans and steel: Here is EU's US trade war hit list

The European Union drew up the list in March but pledged not activate it unless US President Donald Trump followed through on his threat to impose tariffs on steel imports and aluminium.

published on : 1st June 2018

Israeli PM Netanyahu to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow ahead of Iran deal deadline

The Wednesday meeting will discuss "regional developments", Netanyahu's office said, and follows the Israeli leader's unveiling of "proof" of Iran's alleged past military nuclear ambitions.

published on : 6th May 2018

US President Donald Trump confirms Singapore is possible site for summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Trump confirmed that Singapore was on the list of possible sites, but -- following on from a morning tweet -- he said the Demilitarized Zone should be considered.

published on : 30th April 2018

China challenges US over steel, aluminium tariffs at WTO

US President Donald Trump decided in March to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, primarily to target China.

published on : 10th April 2018

US identifies USD 50 billion in Chinese imports facing tariffs

The move came a day after Beijing imposed duties on about $3 billion in US exports such as pork, wine and fruit, a countermeasure to US metal tariffs.

published on : 4th April 2018

WTO chief warns trade barriers will 'jeopardise global economy' 

Disrupting trade flows will jeopardise the global economy at a time when economic recovery, though fragile, has been increasingly evident around the world," WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo said

published on : 23rd March 2018

Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix to testify in UK

A whistleblower has alleged that Cambridge Analytica improperly used the material in US President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.

published on : 23rd March 2018

EU leaders urge privacy protection as Facebook row rages

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vowed Wednesday to "step up" to fix problems at the social media giant.

published on : 22nd March 2018

Chinese leader calls for 'smooth' North Korean leader Kim and US President Donald Trump talks

Kim has agreed to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Demilitarized Zone in late April, while Trump and the North Korean leader could meet by the end of May.

published on : 13th March 2018

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un to meet: What happens next?

The stunning announcement that US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will hold an unprecedented meeting is the latest and most astonishing step forward in a flurry of diplomacy

published on : 9th March 2018

EU 'should be excluded' from US tariffs: top European trade official

Brussels has already drawn up a hitlist of flagship American products to target for countermeasures if its exports are affected by the tariffs signed off by US President Donald Trump on Thursday.

published on : 9th March 2018

US stocks end modestly higher after US President Donald Trump's tariffs move

The broad-based S&P 500 gained 0.5 percent to 2,738.97, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index increased 0.4 percent to 7,427.95.

published on : 9th March 2018

US President Donald Trump rolls out sweeping tariffs, defying trade war warnings

The tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum will come into effect in 15 days and will not apply to Canada and Mexico initially. 

published on : 9th March 2018

EU targets peanut butter, orange juice, whiskey in Trump trade spat

The blow by Brussels came hours after Trump's trade offensive brought the resignation of his top economic advisor Gary Cohn.

published on : 7th March 2018
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