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US-China tariffs just the beginning of trade negotiations, JPM says

Liu He, China's Deputy Prime Minister, left, speaks to Robert Lighthizer, US Trade Representative, from the right and Steven Mnuchin, US Secretary of State, leaving the US Trade Representative's office after a Washington, DC meeting USA, Friday May 10, 2019. Alex Edelman | Bloomberg | Getty Images As cross-country relations shift over the next few decades, trading expects to remain …

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"It's time to get up," Venezuelan general tells military officers in video

CARACAS (Reuters) – A Venezuelan general urged the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has invoked the military's support to hold on to power despite an economic collapse. FILE PHOTO: Government officials holding a Venezuelan flag participate in a rally against US President Donald Trump in Caracas, Venezuela, August 14, 2017. REUTERS / …

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Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks

FILE – In this September 21, 2016 picture, an oil tanker is approaching the new bridge during the launch of the new $ 650 million oil plant in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo / Kamran Jebreili) Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers sabotaged off the United Arab Emirates coast in attacks that caused "significant damage" to …

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Rouhani: Iran can face harsher conditions than the 1980s war with Iraq News

President Hassan Rouhani has demanded consensus among Iran's political factions to overcome conditions he said may be more difficult than those during the 1980s war with Iraq. As Iran faces a tightening of US sanctions, Rouhani said on Saturday that his country was under unprecedented pressure compared to when Saddam Hussein's army invaded Iran in 1980, leading eight years of …

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Venezuelan general says the military to "rise" against the Maduro regime

Supporters of opposition leader Juan Guaido gather around La Carlota military flight path to participate in a protest in Caracas, Venezuela on April 30, 2019. Lokman Ilhan | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images A Venezuelan general urged the country's armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has invoked military support to hold on to power …

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Four commercial ships sabotaged "near UAE waters," said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The obvious sabotage took place near UAE's territorial waters in Oman Bay, east of Fujairah's emirate, said the country's foreign ministry and international cooperation Sunday. The Ministry did not elaborate on the alleged saboteur's character or gave any indication as to who could be responsible, including whether it was performed by individuals or a larger group or country. Two Saudi …

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Pilot in Myanmar land plane without front wheels

Myanmar Airlines Flight 103 was headed from Yangon to Mandalay when the pilot discovered the problem. In a statement, the airline said pilot Captain Myat Moe Aung "followed emergency procedures and did the fuel burn out to reduce the landing weight," before the jet down onto its rear wheels, lowering the nose carefully onto the runway on which it skidded …

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The Philippines votes in the middle of the polls are seen as a referendum on Duterte | Philippines News

Manila, Philippines – At dawn of dawn to beat long queues and the swelling summer heat, the Philippines led Monday to school yards and other public halls designated to their departments, in election to legislators and local senior executives as expected strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's strength halfway through his mandate. Polls officially opened at 6:00 am local time (22:00 GMT …

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Asia markets and futures fall as trade persist

Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, said Sunday that US officials expect the Chinese to retaliate the trump administration last week. On Friday, the United States increased tariffs on $ 200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%. Nikkei ( N225 ] ) dropping around 0.5% and the Shanghai Composite ( SHCOMP ) falling nearly 1%. Hong …

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