Monday, January 20, 2020
Tags Diplomacy / foreign policy

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Trump: ‘ahead of schedule’ on China trade deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he expected to sign a significant part of the trade deal with China ahead...

Lebanese banks to secure salaries, remain closed Tuesday: statement

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese banks will stay shut on Tuesday amid ongoing unrest, but are working to ensure public and private sector workers receive...

Lebanon’s central bank urges quick solution to avoid future collapse

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's central bank governor said on Monday a solution must be found in days to a crisis unleashed by huge protests...

Tech consultations on parts of U.S. trade deal completed: China’s Commerce...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese Vice Premier Liu He had a phone call with U.S. trade officials as both countries confirmed technical consultations...

U.S. denies China’s claim of ‘weaponizing’ visa decisions for Washington space...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Friday rejected Chinese accusations that political motives were behind a top Beijing space official not receiving a...

Estonian minister blamed for slow reform after Danske scandal

TALLINN (Reuters) - Estonia's far-right finance minister has been criticized by lawmakers for holding up financial reforms promised after the Baltic state became the...

U.S., China say they are ‘close to finalizing’ part of a...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Chinese officials are "close to finalizing" some parts of a trade agreement after high-level telephone discussions on Friday, the...

Pound down vs dollar after PM calls for election; S&P 500...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The British pound fell against the dollar on Thursday after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a national election,...

U.S. trade envoy meets lawmakers on U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal as time runs...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve their concerns about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA)...

Exclusive: Trump’s G7 and trade adviser Kelly Ann Shaw to leave...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's G7 and trade adviser, Kelly Ann Shaw, is leaving his administration for a position in the private sector,...