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Xi Jinping, Donald Trump vow cooperation on diplomatic anniversary: Report

Xi Jinping, Donald Trump vow cooperation on diplomatic anniversary: Report

BEIJING: The presidents of China and the US have exchanged messages vowing to boost cooperation despite a bruising trade war on the 40th anniversary of the countries‘ diplomatic relations, Chinese state media reported. Tensions between Beijing and Washington soared in 2018 over trade disputes, although US President has frozen the […]

Brexit ‘50-50‘ if May‘s deal voted down: British minister

Brexit ‘50-50‘ if May‘s deal voted down: British minister

LONDON: ‘s chances of leaving the are only “50-50” if MPs reject Prime Minister ‘s deal, a senior minister warned Sunday. Liam Fox, the international trade secretary and a vocal Brexit campaigner during the 2016 referendum, warned colleagues planning on voting against May that her plan was the only way […]

Brexit deal can get through parliament: UK foreign minister

Brexit deal can get through parliament: UK foreign minister

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May‘s can be passed by the if the provides clarification that the Northern Irish “backstop” will be temporary, foreign minister said on Friday. The backstop is an insurance policy designed to prevent the return of border checks between Ireland, an EU member, and British-ruled Northern Ireland. […]

2018 will be remembered for worst political crisis in Lanka‘s history

2018 will be remembered for worst political crisis in Lanka‘s history

COLOMBO: The year 2018 would be etched in Sri Lanka‘s history as the most turbulent one politically as the cash-strapped country saw an unprecedented power struggle between the president and the prime minister, causing much concern in major world capitals, including in New Delhi. President ‘s dramatic move to sack […]

As the US-China trade war rages, scepticism over Chinese-led deals rises in Europe

As the US-China trade war rages, scepticism over Chinese-led deals rises in Europe

A sharp-elbowed confrontation between the Trump Administration and China over trade has weighed heavily on Chinese-led mergers and acquisitions into the United States this year. That has Chinese buyers and their advisers looking to other markets for potential deals, particularly Europe, where the overall value of transactions is at its […]