Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump's latest penalties on Chinese products. Earlier, stocks also fell in Europe and Asia.
China's foreign ministry had earlier said the country will never surrender to external pressure after Washington renewed threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute.
Contrary to what the nuclear deal's critics say, it was a stabilising force in the region and the Middle East needs it.
Both sides on either end of the Gulf crisis have issued demands that make any compromise difficult to imagine. The optimism of a breakthrough amid the glimmers of hope this month is misplaced.
While Pakistan's ties with Saudi Arabia and the Gulf are more concrete than their Iranian ties, Pakistan still marches to its own tune.
Pakistan-Iran ties have been plagued by wider geopolitical wrangling in the region for decades. Can Prime Minister Imran Khan insulate the two countries from the region's political baggage?
A new report from a collective of investigative journalists raises serious questions about the French government's culpability for atrocities committed in Yemen.
The world’s two biggest economies are nine months into a trade war that has cost billions of dollars, roiled financial markets and upended supply chains.
The UK has provided Saudi Arabia with weaponry and training, and has also lobbied on its behalf following the Khashoggi murder.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Mike Pompeo's statement released after a meeting together does not reflect actual language used in the meeting.
Eight states have direct control over land in the Arctic. With ice melting faster than previously thought, the global contest for economic resources there has begun. And Russia is gaining ground, while China is buying stakes and influence.
Title III of the Helms-Burton Act from 1996 has never gone into effect. If it did, it would allow US citizens to sue persons “trafficking” on their confiscated property in Cuba. Now Trump is contemplating whether to continue suspending it.
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