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Mahathir meets President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang

He will attend the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on Friday.

US-China said to be haggling over how to enforce currency pact

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touts the currency pact as the strongest ever, though he offered no details, following two days of high-level talks in Washington between US and Chinese officials.

Top US lawmakers to resume border talks, avert shutdown

Negotiations broke down during the weekend over funding for immigrant detention beds and physical barriers that would be funded along the US-Mexico border.

US-China trade talks resume next week, focus on intellectual property

A White House official says that preparations are under way and the talks will continue to focus on pressing Beijing to make structural reforms.

Guan Eng in Tokyo for talks with Japan DPM on RM7.4...

The bonds are expected to be released next month.

Trump sees ‘good chance’ of deals with North Korea, China

Vietnam is seen as the most likely venue for the Trump-Kim summit, which is expected to take place late this month and follows on from a landmark first face-to-face last June.

Trump to wade into China trade talks as US targets Huawei

President Donald Trump will meet China’s top trade negotiator for round talks on US demands and Beijing's pledge to buy more American goods.

Syria and Iran sign ‘strategic’ economic agreement

Economy, culture, education, infrastructure, investment, and housing were fields that covered the agreement signed on Monday.

Abe vows Kim meeting to ‘break shell of mutual distrust’

Shinzo Abe aims to normalise diplomatic relations with the North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, by settling matters dating back to Japan's brutal colonisation in before and during WWII.

US, Taliban see significant progress in ending Afghan war

Floated proposals include a withdrawal by the United States of its troops in return for Taliban guarantees not to shelter foreign extremists.

Trump rejects report that he hid details of Putin meetings

Trump dismisses as "ridiculous" the Post story that alleged he went to great lengths to hide the content of his talks with Putin.

Future Daimler CEO open to working with automakers to ease costs

He says Daimler is open to talk if there are concrete topics and it’s a win-win situation.

Trump storms out of talks on shutdown, bemoans ‘total waste of...

Exasperated Democrats called Trump's behaviour a "temper tantrum" and said the meeting broke down when they refused to commit to funding his proposed southern border wall.

White House, congressional aides to resume shutdown talks Sunday

The vice president describes the meeting, at his ceremonial office across the street from the White House, as a “productive discussion.”

Malaysia, Singapore to discuss airspace dispute on Jan 8

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah will meet his Singaporean counterpart, Vivian Balakrishnan.

Nations still worlds apart at crunch UN climate summit

Negotiators tell AFP that delegates from nearly 200 states were still far apart on several crunch issues.

Nations urged to tackle ‘urgent threats’ at UN climate talks

The UN climate summit comes at a crucial juncture in mankind's response to planetary warming.

Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which avoids Rohingya crisis

Suu Kyi has called for cooperation between nations to seek peace and mutual prosperity.

Trump, Xi set for `big meeting’ as investors await trade truce

Any easing of tensions on trade could ease gains in the US dollar and boost riskier assets including emerging-market currencies and stocks.

Saudi oil minister meets Iraq PM ahead of OPEC+ cuts talks

Ministers from OPEC and its allies will meet and discuss scenarios including the possibility of cutting production again next year.

Trump calls off US military cemetery visit due to bad weather

After talks with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Trump cancelled his visit to Belleau Wood battlefield and cemetery.

US abruptly postpones top-level North Korea talks

State Department officials gave no further reasons for the delay in the meeting, although North Korea has stepped up its demands that the United States lift sanctions.

North Korean leader meets Cuban president in Pyongyang

The visit by Miguel Diaz-Canel comes amid stalled talks between North Korea and the United States.

UK wants deal to avoid Northern Ireland Brexit backstop, says minister

Talks between Britain and the European Union have stalled over a disagreement over the backstop.