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Italy 2nd country after US to cross 1 lakh COVID-19 cases

Italy 2nd country after US to cross 1 lakh COVID-19 cases

🕔07:00, 31.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 31  Italy has become the second country after the US to cross 1 lakh COVID-19 cases globally. The death toll in Italy climbed by 812 to 11,591, with cases surging by over 4,000 to reach 101,739 on

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US exceeds China with most COVID-19 cases worldwide

US exceeds China with most COVID-19 cases worldwide

🕔10:18, 27.Mar 2020

New York, March 27  The US has reported 82,404 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of 6 p.m., US Eastern Time on Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. The country has surpassed China

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US-India likely to finalize trade, defence deal during Trump visit

US-India likely to finalize trade, defence deal during Trump visit

🕔18:23, 11.Feb 2020

New Delhi/Washington, Feb 11  After signing a trade deal with China, the US is likely to finalize a trade agreement and a defence deal with India during the visit of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump later this

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US begins troop withdrawal from Turkey’s border in Syria

US begins troop withdrawal from Turkey’s border in Syria

🕔07:08, 8.Oct 2019

Damascus, Oct 8  The US on Monday pulled out forces from observation points in northeastern Syria along the borderline with Turkey amid threats by Ankara to launch a military campaign against the US-backed Kurdish forces, a war monitor reported. The

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Modi meets Belgian counterpart at UNGA

Modi meets Belgian counterpart at UNGA

🕔12:36, 26.Sep 2019

New York, Sep 26  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a bilateral meeting with his Belgian counterpart Charles Michel and congratulated him on his election as European Council President. The meeting was held on the sidelines of the high-level

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Chinese team to visit US before trade talks

Chinese team to visit US before trade talks

🕔11:09, 17.Sep 2019

Beijing, Sep 17  China confirmed on Tuesday that it would send a delegation to the US to prepare for the 13th round of high-level trade talks between the two nations scheduled for October. Upon an invitation from the US side,

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US-China trade war may escalate further: Moody’s

US-China trade war may escalate further: Moody’s

🕔12:09, 4.Sep 2019

Mumbai, Sep 4  The ongoing US-China trade war is headed for further escalation, global ratings firm Moody’s said on Wednesday. “Of the three plausible scenarios for US-China trade tensions, the risk of a ‘hardened stance’ scenario has increased,” Moody’s said

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US set to hit China with new tariffs

US set to hit China with new tariffs

🕔12:39, 31.Aug 2019

Washington, Aug 31  The US on Sunday is expected to hit billions of dollars worth of Chinese products with 15 per cent duties, in the first of two rounds of new tariffs, a move that will further escalate the ongoing

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China wants joint front with India against US’ ‘ugly’ trade war

China wants joint front with India against US’ ‘ugly’ trade war

🕔12:11, 20.Jul 2019

Beijing, July 20  China and India will have to jointly stand up to counter US “ugly” unilateralist and protectionist trade policies to promote a fair and just economic order, Beijings newly-appointed envoy Sun Weidong to New Delhi has said. Sun,

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China, US negotiators discuss ways to implement Xi-Trump agreement

China, US negotiators discuss ways to implement Xi-Trump agreement

🕔11:25, 10.Jul 2019

Beijing, July 10  The heads of the negotiating teams of China and the US have spoken on how to implement the consensus reached by the Presidents of the two countries, the Chinese Commerce Ministry said on Wednesday. Chinese Vice Premier

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Trade talks with US based on mutual respect: China

Trade talks with US based on mutual respect: China

🕔10:13, 28.May 2019

Beijing, May 28 China has always maintained the position that any trade consultation with the US should be based on the principles of mutual respect, equality and mutual benefit, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said. Kang made the remarks at

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China to hike tariffs on $60 bn of US goods

China to hike tariffs on $60 bn of US goods

🕔18:58, 13.May 2019

Beijing, May 13 China on Monday said it will impose tariffs on $60 billion of US goods from June 1 in retaliation for Washington’s decision to hike duties on Chinese goods. Beijing will increase the tariffs to 25 per cent

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India, US discuss outstanding trade issues

India, US discuss outstanding trade issues

🕔07:04, 7.May 2019

New Delhi, May 7  In an India-US bilateral trade meeting held here in Delhi, India and the United States discussed various outstanding trade issues. Both sides agreed to engage regularly at various levels to resolve outstanding trade issues by exploring

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US-China trade negotiations in final laps: Mnuchin

US-China trade negotiations in final laps: Mnuchin

🕔12:41, 29.Apr 2019

Washington, April 29 Trade negotiations between the US and China were entering a critical point as an American delegation will head to Beijing this week to try to finalise a long-awaited deal, said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. “We’re getting into the

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Russia meddling probe says no Putin-Trump conspiracy

Russia meddling probe says no Putin-Trump conspiracy

🕔06:45, 19.Apr 2019

New York, April 19  Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Moscow’s interference in 2016 elections did “not establish that members of the (US President Donald) Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities” but

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US advises citizens against travel to Pakistan

US advises citizens against travel to Pakistan

🕔17:50, 16.Apr 2019

Washington, April 16  The US has advised its citizens to reconsider their travel to Pakistan due to terrorism and asked them not to travel to Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) provinces and “Azad Kashmir” — identified as the “most dangerous” areas.

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US shutdown averted, border deal reached

US shutdown averted, border deal reached

🕔11:53, 12.Feb 2019

Washington, Feb 12  Democrats and Republicans have reached an agreement in principle over border security to fund the US government and avert another partial shutdown, media reports said. Lawmakers said the deal had been struck in a closed-door meeting in

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US, China set to take action against each other

US, China set to take action against each other

🕔10:22, 13.Dec 2018

Washington, Dec 13  China and the US are set to take action against each other as tensions escalate over trade, cyber hacking and espionage as senior American law enforcement officials identified Beijing as the most serious threat to Washington’s national

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Russia says possible US new sanctions on Moscow over chemical weapons ‘illegal’

Russia says possible US new sanctions on Moscow over chemical weapons ‘illegal’

🕔07:17, 8.Nov 2018

Moscow, Nov 8  Moscow considers any potential new sanctions related to chemical weapons imposed by the US on Russia to be illegal and will respond accordingly once they are announced, Russian officials have said. On Tuesday, the US State Department

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China imposes anti-dumping import tariffs on US, Japan

China imposes anti-dumping import tariffs on US, Japan

🕔20:35, 15.Oct 2018

Beijing, Oct 15  China on Monday announced it will impose anti-dumping tariffs of 123.4 per cent and 41.1 per cent on the import of hydroiodic acid from the US and Japan for the next five years. China’s Ministry of Commerce

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