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At least 30 civilians killed in air strike in eastern Afghanistan: Government officials

The attack, on Wednesday night was aimed at destroying a hideout used by Islamic State militants, but it accidentally targeted farmers near a field, three government officials told Reuters.

Sep 19, 2019, 13:17 PM IST

Iran blames US, Saudi Arabia for conflict in region

Iran president Hassan Rouhani accused the United States and a Saudi-led military coalition of starting the four-year war in Yemen, according to Iranian news agencies.

Sep 18, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

44 US Congress lawmakers urge Trump administration to reinstate India's Preferential Trade Status

The GSP, implemented since 1974, is the largest and oldest US trade preference scheme and it allows duty-free imports for thousands of products from designated beneficiary countries.

Sep 18, 2019, 11:53 AM IST

Battered Saudi oil output to recover in two or three weeks: sources

he Saudis were initially silent on the impact of the weekend attack that knocked out half of their production, or 5% of global output, causing the largest oil price jump in decades.

Sep 18, 2019, 07:30 AM IST

India in dialogue with US to resolve trade issues: Piyush Goyal

Goyal made the remarks while addressing a press briefing regarding a slew of recently-announced measures to prop-up country's exports.

Sep 17, 2019, 10:17 AM IST

General Motors braces for nationwide strike in 12 years

GM has long been criticized by President Donald Trump for moving production to Mexico as well as closing assembly plants in Ohio and Michigan, which could be key states in the elections in 2020.

Sep 16, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

Taliban delegation visits Russia days after Donald Trump ends peace talks

Taliban's Qatar-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen said a Taliban delegation met Zamir Kabulov, Russia's special envoy for Afghanistan and during the meeting, Kabulov said that the US and the Taliban must resume talks.

Sep 15, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

US blames Iran for attacks on oil plants in Saudi Arabia

Yemen`s Iran-aligned Houthi group claimed credit for the attacks on two plants at the heart of Saudi Arabia`s oil industry, including the world`s biggest petroleum processing facility.

Sep 15, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

US should avoid 'warmongers' after Bolton departure, says Iran

The departure of John Bolton removes one of the strongest advocates of a hard line towards Iran from President Donald Trump`s White House, and raises the prospect of steps to open up negotiations after more than a year of escalating tension.

Sep 11, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

Afghan peace talks dead, US to keep pressure on Taliban: Pompeo

US President Donald Trump unexpectedly announced on Saturday that he had canceled peace talks with the Taliban`s "major leaders" at the Camp David, Maryland, presidential compound after the group claimed responsibility for a Kabul attack last week that killed a US soldier and 11 other people.

Sep 08, 2019, 20:47 PM IST

Hong Kong police fire tear gas as clashes erupt after protesters seek help from Donald Trump

Hong Kong police moved on protesters from the Central business district who dispersed to nearby Admiralty, the bar district of Wan Chai and on to Causeway Bay in a now familiar pattern of cat-and-mouse clashes over three months of unrest.

Sep 08, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

Israel's Netanyahu expects tough stance from Trump in any meeting with Iran's Rouhani

Isreli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he recognized the possibility of a Trump-Rouhani meeting, and that it was not up to him to tell Trump with whom he could meet.

Sep 05, 2019, 23:24 PM IST

US-China trade negotiations to resume in October

The US-China trade war, triggered by Trump's aggressive protectionism since coming to power in Jan 2017, reached its peaked in May, with the imposition of a 25 per cent tariff on Chinese imports worth $250 billion, almost half of the total.

Sep 05, 2019, 12:35 PM IST

As US, Taliban near Afghanistan deal, fighting intensifies in north

Zalmay Khalilzad, the Afghan-born US diplomat overseeing negotiations for Washington, said he would travel to the Afghan capital of Kabul on Sunday for consultations after wrapping up the ninth round of talks with Taliban officials in Qatar.

Sep 01, 2019, 14:27 PM IST

Iranian satellite explodes ahead of scheduled launch due to technical issues: Official

The launch was due to have taken place despite US warnings to Iran that it should avoid such activity.

 

Aug 30, 2019, 07:02 AM IST

Yuan weakens to 11-1/2-year low on trade fatigue, but PBOC fixing offers some relief

Losses were kept in check, however, after the central bank set a daily midpoint that was stronger than traders expected, raising hopes it was again trying to stabilise the currency.

Aug 27, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

Japan denies it gave away too much in trade talks with US

The US and Japan agreed in principle on Sunday to core elements of a trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they hoped to sign in New York next month.

Aug 26, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

Yuan falls to fresh 11-year lows on trade war worries, despite state bank support

Traders said sentiment was fragile, with recent news headlines offering little hope of a U.S-China trade deal anytime soon and new U.S. levies on Chinese goods set to go into effect on Sept. 1.

Aug 22, 2019, 15:36 PM IST

Trump imposes rule allowing US to detain migrant families indefinitely

The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled a rule that allows officials to detain migrant families indefinitely while judges consider whether to grant them asylum in the United States, abolishing a previous 20-day limit. 

Aug 22, 2019, 08:47 AM IST

Donald Trump calls Kashmir 'a complicated situation'

Donald Trump calls Kashmir 'a complicated situation', Watch video to know more.

Aug 22, 2019, 08:24 AM IST