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China warns US trade deals off if tariff hike goes ahead

Jun 14, 2018

China's government has renewed its threat to scrap deals with Washington aimed at defusing a sprawling trade dispute as the White House prepares to release a list of Chinese goods targeted for tariff hikes

ZTE stock falls after US penalties over Iran, North Korea

Jun 13, 2018

ZTE stock falls 42 percent in Hong Kong after U.S. penalties over Iran, North Korea

India says Pakistan firing kills 4 soldiers in Kashmir

Jun 13, 2018

India say Pakistani firing killed 4 paramilitary soldiers on militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir; Pakistan denies starting the fighting and summons diplomat over earlier civilian death

China suggests sanctions relief for N. Korea after US summit

Jun 12, 2018

China has suggested that the U.N. Security Council consider suspending or lifting sanctions against North Korea if the country is in compliance with U.N. resolutions and making progress in diplomatic negotiations

China auto sales rise 7.9 percent in May as electrics surge

Jun 12, 2018

China's auto sales rose 7.9 percent in May from a year earlier as purchases of electric and gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles more than doubled to 102,000

Global markets higher ahead of Trump-Kim meeting

Jun 11, 2018

Global markets are mostly higher as Donald Trump prepares to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

Jun 11, 2018

Asian markets were mixed Monday before President Donald Trump planned to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and after his outburst at Canada's prime minister over trade

Xi extolls free trade at Asia meet as G-7 ends in disarray

Jun 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping extolled free trade during the closely orchestrated summit of a Beijing-led bloc Sunday, standing in stark contrast with the G-7 summit that ended in disarray.

Momentous days in Ethiopia as new PM pledges major reforms

Jun 9, 2018

'Prime Minister Bolt:' Buzzy days in Ethiopia as Africa's youngest leader pledges big reforms

Putin: Cooperation with China at "unprecedented level"

Jun 8, 2018

Russian President Vladimir Putin has told his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, that cooperation between their countries has reached an "unprecedented level," underscoring how pressure from the West has brought the sides closer

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