US-China trade war continues: Beijing cuts down products from the tariffs list

US-China trade war continues: Beijing cuts down products from the tariffs list

China said Wednesday it would spare a number of US products from punitive tariffs in what is seen as an olive branch by Beijing in the protracted trade war ahead of high-level talks next month. However, the goods do not include big-ticket agricultural items that could be crucial to the...

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Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai praises Trump’s tweet against Pakistan

Former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai praises Trump’s tweet against Pakistan

Former President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, on Monday, praised US President Donald Trump’s tweet accusing Pakistan of paying the US in ‘lies and deceit’. Karzai took to Twitter to say the US president’s tweet was “vindication that the war on terror is not in bombing Afghan villages and homes but...

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13 killed as Iran sees worst day of unrest

13 killed as Iran sees worst day of unrest

TEHRAN: A policeman was shot dead as fresh protests broke out in Iran on Monday while the authorities moved to crack down on days of unrest across the country. There was a heavy police presence in Tehran as small groups of protesters ran through the capital shouting anti-government slogans It...

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Worst fire in New York fire in decades kills 12 in the Bronx

Worst fire in New York fire in decades kills 12 in the Bronx

A fire tore through a Bronx apartment building on Thursday, killing at least 12 people, including a toddler, and leaving four others fighting for their lives in New York’s deadliest blaze in decades. The fire broke out around 6:51pm (2351 GMT) in a 25-apartment building near the Bronx Zoo, one...

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