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    Donald Trump hits where it hurts most

    American president Donald Trump’s recent tweet that US tariffs on imports from China are working ‘big time’ and that the stock market in China has crashed by 27 per cent in four months may be an exaggeration but there can be little doubt that China has been severely hit. The Chinese economy was riding on the strength of the import boom in the US market and there was a smug sense of

  • Former CIA chief’s security clearance revoked

     Washington : Donald Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan, one of the US President’s staunchest critics, accusing him of “lying” and for his “erratic conduct and behaviour”.

  • China moves WTO against US solar tariffs

    Beijing : China has blasted US tariffs on solar panel imports, filing a complaint at the World Trade Organization in the latest salvo of the trade battle between the world’s two economic giants.

  • No war, no negotiations with US: Iran

    Tehran: Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday his country will neither wage a war against the US nor conduct negotiations with it. Khamenei’s remarks came in response to statements from US President Donald Trump regarding entering into a dialogue to reach a new agreement with Tehran, Press TV said.

  • US suspends military training with Pak

    Islamabad: The Trump administration has suspended over a decade-long military training programme of Pakistani personnel at the US institutions, a media report said on Saturday, days after Isla­ma­bad and Moscow signed an agreement to allow Pakistani troops to receive training at the Russian defence centres.

  • CIA cables detail probe at base run by CIA director

    Washington: Newly declassified documents graphically describe how an accused Al Qaeda operative was stripped naked, repeatedly slammed against walls, waterboarded and confined in boxes for hours at a covert detention site that CIA Director Gina Haspel briefly oversaw after 9/11.

  • Koreas to meet on Monday; N Korea tells US to ease curbs

    United Nations : The rival Koreas plan to hold high-level talks on Monday to prepare for a third summit between their leaders, as Pyongyang called on the United States to reciprocate its “goodwill measures” by easing sanctions and stopping demands that the North denuclearise first.

  • Melania Trump’s parents become US citizens through “chain migration” programme

    New York: US First Lady Melania Trump’s Slovenian parents have become American citizens after taking the citizenship oath during a ceremony here using a programme her husband Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced and termed as “chain migration”. Melania’s parents, Viktor and Amalija Knavs, were sworn in as US citizens at a federal immigration court in New York City yesterday.

  • US ups tariffs on $16-bn Chinese imports

    Washington : The Trump administration said today it was moving ahead with a stiff 25 per cent tariff on additional $16 billion worth of imports from China, intensifying a trade war between the two economic giants.

  • US unveils next round of tariffs on Chinese imports

    Washington: The Trump administration said today it was moving ahead with a stiff 25 per cent tariff on additional USD 16 billion worth of imports from China, intensifying a trade war between the two economic giants. After coming to power, the Trump administration has initiated steps to address the issue of massive balance of trade with China and to the alleged Chinese theft of intellectual property.

  • Trump re-imposes Iran sanctions

    Washington : US President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a strong warning to anyone trading with Iran, following his re-imposition of sanctions on the country.

  • Donald Trump warns trading countries against doing business with Iran

    Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a strong warning to America’s trading partners that anyone who does business with Tehran will not be doing business with Washington, following his administration’s re-imposition of sanctions on Iran. Trump described the new sanctions, which hit Iran’s access to dollars, gold and precious metals, as “the most biting ever imposed”.

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    US re-imposes tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran 

    Washington: The United States re-imposed a wave of tough, unilateral sanctions against Iran today, bringing back into effect harsh penalties that had been lifted under a historic, multi-party nuclear agreement that President Donald Trump abandoned in May.

  • US will enforce curbs against Iran: Mike Pompeo

    Anchorage : United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed on Monday that the US would “enforce the sanctions” it is reimposing against Iran after President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear pact.

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    US President Donald Trump admits son met Russian lawyer for information on opponent

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has admitted his son met a Russian lawyer in June 2016 “to get information on an opponent”, but argues it was legal. It is his most direct statement so far on the reason for Donald Trump Jr’s meeting with Kremlin-linked lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya in June 2016, BBC reported on Monday.

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    Mumbai: Trump govt encourages, welcomes qualified Indians, says US Consul General

    Mumbai: As the Trump administration continues to tighten screws on the H-1B visa programme, United States Consul General in Mumbai, Edgard Kagan, says his country encourages and welcomes “qualified Indians”. US President Donald Trump is “very committed” to relations with India, he told PTI. “The US continues to be as welcoming as it has always been to qualified Indian travellers,” Kagan said, adding a record number of Indians flying to the US

  • India can gain from US-China trade war

    New Delhi : With the US imposing additional 25 per cent duty on imports worth $34 billion from China, certain Indian products may become more competitive, CII said today.

  • Donald Trump’s ties with Narendra Modi not quite warm

    The White House spokesperson’s recent observation that President Donald Trump has not yet responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s invitation to him to preside over the high-profile Republic Day parade event on January 26 sums up the chill that characterises Indo-US relations today. It reflects the low priority that Trump attaches to India that he has not thought it fit to visit this country in his first year in office. But it

  • China mulls tariffs on $60 bn US goods

    Beijing : Beijing warned on Friday it was prepared to impose new tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods if Washington ups the ante in the escalating US-China trade war.