European Union (EU) launched tariffs on some $3.2 billion worth of American goods in retaliation

The European Union (EU) on Friday launched tariffs on some $3.2 billion worth of American goods, in retaliation for tariffs US President Donald Trump’s administration imposed on imported steel and aluminium earlier... Read more »

Outdoor air pollution killed 4.2mn people in 2016, United Nations

A United Nations report published on Wednesday said in 2016, an estimated 4.2 million people died as a result of high levels of ambient air pollution. “In 2016, 91 per cent of... Read more »

Iran to oppose proposal to raise OPEC crude output

Iran will not accept Saudi Arabia’s proposal to increase crude output of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Iran’s representative to the OPEC was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Iran, along... Read more »

US President Donald Trump escalates China trade war, threatens tariffs worth $200bn

US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods shipped to Washington unless Beijing agrees to a host of sweeping trade concessions, media... Read more »

5.9-magnitude earthquake rocks Japan’s Osaka

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.9 rocked Osaka prefecture, western Japan at 7.58 a.m local time, Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) said on Monday. The temblor was centered in the northern... Read more »

Infinite possibilities in Maldives-China cooperation

A top Maldivian official has said that the island nation and China have always enjoyed a healthy, mutually beneficial relationship, which has reached to a historic level over the past few years.... Read more »

South Korea and North Korea in military talks last week to move its long-range artillery away

South Korea asked North Korea in military talks last week to move its long-range artillery away from the border area to lessen tensions, authorities said on Sunday. Seoul proposed that Pyongyang redeploy... Read more »

US separates 2,000 children from parents at Mexico border

The US government has separated at least 2,000 children from parents at the Mexico border since implementing a policy that results in such family separations, the Department of Homeland Security(DHS) has confirmed.... Read more »

Paris | France thwarts possible terror attack, arrests 2

French security forces foiled a possible terrorist attack after arresting two individuals suspected of plotting assaults, local media reported. Aged 21 and 23, the two presumed terrorist suspects were detained last Saturday... Read more »

New York sues Trump Foundation, alleging ‘extensive’ lawbreaking

New York’s Attorney General has announced she is suing the Trump Foundation, as well as Donald Trump and his children, alleging “extensive and persistent” lawbreaking. Barbara Underwood said on Thursday that the... Read more »