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Soybeans: Chinese tariffs are fully priced in

When the clock struck 12.01 on Friday, US $ 34 billion in US imports came into force on imports from China, and it did not take long for China to recover by introducing tariffs on a number of US goods, including 25% import duty on US soybeans. We believe that the tariff consequences are fully appreciated already, and therefore we …

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Boris Johnson and "Brexit Minister" depart, leaving Theresa Mays government in disarray

LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May fought Monday to keep his government from imploding after Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, a tough-haired frontman for Britain's campaign to leave the European Union and David Davis, loyal "Brexit Minister" responsible for negotiating about the country's breakdown from the block. Since May of May, the election in 2017, and losing a majority in parliament, …

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An optimistic Pompeo, in Kabul, invites talks with the Taliban

Updated July 9, 2018 3:03 pm. ET KABUL-U.S. Secretary Mike Pompeo, made an unannounced visit to the Afghan capital on Monday, the prospects for talks between the Kabul government and Taliban militants now lightened thanks to the refurbished Trump administration's strategy to combat the 17-year war. Mr. Pompei's first official visit to Afghanistan since he swore in as America's highest …

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UK suggests that Russia is behind the latest nerve agency

LONDON – The police scoured the area around Salisbury, England, for a container of a deadly chemical weapon on Monday, as the highest ranking British officials suggested for the first time that Russia was probably responsible for a second set of nerve poisoning poisoning in the region. British officials have said that a couple who were ill in this month …

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German and Chinese leaders Hail Rules-Based Trade System, with the view of U.S.

July 9, 2018 at. 14:04 ET BERLIN Germany and China reiterated their commitment to the multilateral rules governing free trade on Monday and confirm their opposition to the Trump administration's efforts to transform international trade in a way that it considers would better fit US interests. The comments of the German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang at …

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When Trump is in Britain, protesters will follow

LONDON – In London comes a giant orange balloon depicting him as a baby with a tantrum floating across the house. There will be an "audio wall" with mariachi music and scream of children in detention centers calling out for their parents. In Scotland, a newspaper has demanded that he leave, and a "Carnival of Resistance" involving throwing rubber boots …

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Like Britain's Foreign Minister: A more twist in Boris saga

FILE – In this file photo dated 22 May 2018, UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson gives a press conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Johnson resigned Monday, July 9, 2018, in the middle of cabinets, shared over Brexit. (Natacha Pisarenko, FILE / Associated Press) by Gregory Katz | AP July 9 at 12:11 pm LONDON – Bombay Boris Johnson is out …

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Longtime rivals Ethiopia, Eritrea restores diplomatic ties after 20 years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopia and Eritrea's leaders formally restored relations Monday, ending 20 years of hostility, and citizens from both counties immediately began to call each other to get in touch. Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, 42, and Isaias Afwerki, 72, also signed an agreement to open embassies in their respective capitals, rescue air services and use port facilities …

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Boris Johnson, U.K., Foreign Minister, resigns over Brexit Discord

LONDON – Boris Johnson resigned as Britain's foreign secretary on Monday and the second minister ended in less than 24 hours protesting plans by Prime Minister Theresa May to alleviate the economic impact of UK withdrawal from the European Union. 19659002] Mr. Johnson's resignation followed it by David Davis, who ended as Brexit secretary last Sunday, and deepened the mood …

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