Investor anxiety has been fed by President Donald Trump's threat of new US tariff hikes on Chinese goods, protests in Hong Kong and weaker-than-expected data from India, Argentina and Singapore.
As more countries opt for the Russian long-range missiles, Washington faces a difficult choice over whether to penalise its key partners.
The US-China trade war is already having a negative impact on the global economy. If Donald Trump and Xi Jinping cannot agree to new terms at the G20 Summit, it will affect everyone.
John Sanders’s resignation comes amid an outcry over the treatment of detained migrant children, the New York Times reported.
Former Pakistan intelligence head General Ehsanul Haq and former deputy chief of Indian Air Force Kapil Kak say US defence missiles are no match to tested Russian defence system. Washington has warned Turkey and India against buying S-400s.
European demand for fighter jets, missile defences and other weapons is growing fast amid concerns about Russia and Iran.
Most migrants have much more deeply-rooted reasons to leave everything behind and walk towards the unknown.
The two archrivals have recently been firing off salvos against each other, increasing tension not only in the Gulf but also around the world.
In a letter, the Turkish defence minister called for mutual respect and friendship after the US backtracked on offering F-35 training to pilots in response to Turkey purchasing Russian-made S-400 defence systems.
The intrusive visa policies under the Trump administration are not only a violation of people's privacy but can backfire against the US in its quest to attract the world's best talent.
With a near total control on the rare earth mineral market, China floats possible export restrictions on the United States, as Washington escalated the trade war against China this month by putting the Chinese telecom giant Huawei on a blacklist.
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