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China wants more talks before signing trade deal with Trump

Foreign ministry spokesman hopes both sides 'will meet each other halfway'.

Trump withdraws 1,000 US troops from northern Syria 

Trump has been accused of abandoning a loyal ally in the fight against IS after ordering the troops withdrawal.

Tariffs forcing China to pay attention, says US

Making Beijing adhere to an agreement not always easy according to Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.

Washington: Beribu-ribu pelajar mungkin dilarang ke sekolah jika tidak divaksin

Larangan itu termaktub di bawah undang-undang baru yang dikuat kuasa dua bulan lalu.

Iran to US: ‘You have to pay more’ for a new...

Iranian official says US need to lift sanctions and return to the nuclear deal.

1 dead, 5 hurt in Washington shooting

Reports say there is a massive police response to the shooting in Washington.

Stay out of HK’s business, China tells Washington

Beijing has repeatedly accused 'foreign forces' of being behind pro-democracy protests.

US and China seeking to revive trade talks

The United States and China hope for an end to the ongoing trade war through another series of talks between the two superpowers. 

Trump says China could wait until US election for trade deal

Donald Trump believes China will put off a trade deal agreement until after the 2020 presidential election in hopes to deal with a different premier.

China tells US to stop interfering in Hong Kong affairs

China is urging Washington not to interfere in matters regarding Hong Kong and summons US embassy official Robert Forden to lodge stern representations.

Iran denies involvement in Gulf of Oman tanker attacks

Javad Zarif says Washington is trying to 'sabotage diplomacy' by accusing Iran of being behind twin attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

AS setuju hantar tambahan 1,000 anggota tentera ke Poland

Penambahan tentera AS di Poland mencetuskan kebimbangan keselamatan terbaru di Eropah.

Sudan ruler sacks Khartoum envoy to Washington

Mohamed Atta, a former chief of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), was appointed in July 2018.

US, Japan kick off trade talks amid China deal optimism

The US president has frequently complained that Japan has an unfair advantage in bilateral trade and vowed to fix that.

Optimism rising over US, China trade accord

The IMF predicted this week that the slowing world economy should begin to rebound in the latter part of 2019 – provided in part that the world's top two economies resolve their differences.

Taking stock of ‘precarious’ global growth: Economy week ahead

The International Monetary Fund will update its global outlook as central bankers and finance ministers will get a chance to take stock of the global economy in view of Brexit trade tensions.

Russia says troops sent to Venezuela in accordance with ‘legal norms’

Russia says it was adhering to Venezuela's law over its decision to send military personnel in support of Nicholas Maduro's government.

EU leaders call for end to ‘naivety’ in relations with China

The bloc has sought to avoid taking sides in a multi-billion dollar trade war between Washington and Beijing.

New round of US-China trade talks to begin in Washington

The talks follow a round of negotiations that ended in Beijing last week without a deal.

US, China launch high-level trade talks amid deep differences

Details of the closed-door talks are scant, with official statements seen as unlikely before they conclude on Thursday.

Thousands join US women’s marches despite discord

In Washington, demonstrators arriving by car, bus or subway converged on the city's Freedom Plaza and marched defiantly past the nearby Trump International Hotel.

Indigenous people protest for their rights in Washington

They gathered on Washington's snowy National Mall, some wearing traditional dress and carrying signs.

N.Korean envoy in US for talks with Pompeo, possibly Trump

Kim Yong Chol is due to meet Mike Pompeo and could also go to the White House on Friday.

Top N.Korean official in Beijing en route to Washington

Kim Yong-chol's trip comes as expectations grow for a second US-North Korean summit after Kim Jong-un last week went to Beijing.