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China to unveil tariffs on US soon, says Global Times’ editor

China has vowed any new tariffs from the US will lead to retaliation.

India rejects critical US religious freedom report

'India is proud of its secular credentials, its status as the largest democracy and a pluralistic society with a longstanding commitment to tolerance and inclusion,' says India's foreign ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar in a statement.

Russia accuses US of pushing Iran situation to brink of war

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov asks Washington to weigh the possible consequences of conflict with Iran.

US business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war

US companies are focusing their China operations on producing for Chinese customers and not for export due to the bitter trade war.

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

Riyadh vowed to hit back on Sunday against any punitive measures as its stock market tumbled, with the fallout from the crisis threatening to imperil Prince Mohammed's much-hyped economic reform drive.

Saudi warns Trump over sanctions threat

Anti-Saudi sentiment in the US Congress could conceivably raise pressure to pass the No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act, which would end sovereign immunity shielding OPEC members from US legal action.

Taiwan to hit back at airlines that say island belongs to...

Countermeasures being taken include banning offending airlines from using boarding bridges and changing takeoff and landing slots.

US ratchets up China trade war, threatens tariffs on US$200 bln...

China's commerce ministry said it was "shocked" by the latest US trade action and would complain to the World Trade Organisation, but did not immediately say how it would retaliate.

Japan on alert after execution of doomsday cult founder

Japan hanged Shoko Asahara on Friday and six other members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult, which killed 13 people in an attack that shattered the country's myth of public safety.

Russia hikes duties on US imports, pledges more retaliation

The economy ministry said Russia would impose extra tariffs on some goods from the United States for which there are Russian-made substitutes.

Chinese retaliatory measures on US already in effect: ministry

Lu declined to give precise details but the commerce ministry had previously released a list that matched Washington's US$34 billion dollar for dollar.

US industries fear worst is yet to come from Trump tariffs

Duties on US$34 billion of Chinese goods will take effect just after midnight in Washington, President Donald Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on his way to a rally in Montana on Thursday.

Trump’s China tariffs met with retaliation threats from Beijing

China will impose tariffs with "equal scale, equal intensity" on imports from the US and all the consensus the two sides reached earlier will lose effect, the Commerce Ministry said in a statement.

China slaps retaliatory tariffs on 128 US imports

Beijing had warned last month that it was considering the tariffs, raising fears of a looming trade war.

Russia expels diplomats from 23 countries as spy crisis escalates

The Russian foreign ministry says it had summoned the heads of missions from 23 countries -- almost all of them European Union member states -- to tell them that some of their diplomats had to leave.

Mah warns of tit-for-tat action over palm oil ban

Minister Mah Siew Keong says if European countries stop buying palm oil, Malaysia will stop buying their products.

Unhappy Canada vows to retaliate against any US steel tariffs

Canadian minister says they will take responsive measures to defend its trade interests and workers.

Trump yet to order spies to retaliate against Russia, says NSA...

But Admiral Michael Rogers says the NSA and Cyber Command can take some unspecified actions to rebuff hackers.

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