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China vows fight against Trump’s latest tariffs as stocks sink

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BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China on Friday vowed to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt decision to slap 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports, a move that ended a month-long trade truce. China’s new ambassador to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, said Beijing would take “necessary countermeasures” to protect its Read More

China warns of retaliation after Trump threatens fresh tariffs

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By Andrea Shalal, Alexandra Alper and Huizhong Wu BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China on Friday said it would not be blackmailed and warned of retaliation after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to slap a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from next month, sharply escalating a trade row between the world’s biggest economies. Trump Read More

Trump hits China with more tariffs, sharply escalating trade dispute

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By Andrea Shalal and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply escalating a bruising trade war between the world’s largest economies and jolting financial markets. The announcement on Thursday extends Trump’s trade tariffs to nearly all of Read More

Trump hits China with more tariffs, says Xi moving too slowly on trade

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By Andrea Shalal and Alexandra Alper WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose a 10% tariff on $300 billion of Chinese imports from Sept. 1, sharply raising the stakes in a bruising trade war with China and jolting global financial markets. The announcement on Thursday extends Trump’s trade tariffs to nearly all Read More

TransAtlantic Petroleum Announces that it will Release Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results on Wednesday, August 7, 2019

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HAMILTON, Bermuda, July 31, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX: TNP) (NYSE American: TAT) (the “Company” or “TransAtlantic”) will conduct a live webcast and conference call to review the financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 and to provide an operation update at 7:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, August 8, Read More

Talks only possible with ‘tangible results,’ but US does not ‘seek dialogue’ – Tehran

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There is no point in talking when no “practical results” can be achieved, and Washington is not interested in good-faith dialogue, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson said amid rising tensions with the US. “Dialogue and negotiation can be held when we have a certain agenda in place, and when we could get some tangible and Read More

Taliban says no direct peace talks with govt in Kabul until foreign troops leave Afghanistan

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Published time: 28 Jul, 2019 08:02 Follow RT on A senior Taliban official rejected direct talks with the US-backed central government in Kabul, saying that no inter-Afghan political negotiation is possible as long as foreign soldiers are present. Negotiations will start only after the withdrawal of the US-led NATO mission from Afghanistan is announced, the Read More

U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks

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CHANTILLY, France/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday as the world’s two largest economies seek to end a year-long trade war, with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggesting in-person talks could follow. Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer spoke with their Chinese counterparts over the phone, Lighthizer’s office said Read More

Crude oil prices plunge as conflict between US and Iran cools

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Oil prices sank on Tuesday after President Trump and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo struck a softer tone on Iran. The market acted swiftly, selling off crude oil. The comments come a day after Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif spoke with NBC News, where he seemed to crack open the door to negotiations of some Read More

US will not sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after its Russian missile defense purchase – Trump

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President Donald Trump has said Washington will not sell Turkey its next-generation F-35 jet fighter, after Turkey took delivery of the Russian-made S-400 air defense system. Turkey has been a partner in the F-35 program. “The situation with Turkey is very complex and tough. We are in contact with Turkish officials,” Trump said. US officials Read More