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US-China Trade War Could Reduce World GDP By 0.8% in 2020

China

WASHINGTON – Tariffs imposed or threatened by the United States and China could reduce global economic output by 0.8% in 2020 and cause more losses in the coming years, International Monetary Fund announced Friday. Gerry Rice, a spokesman for the IMF, said trade tensions were beginning to affect the global …

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POLL: Indonesia seen Posting Small Trade Surplus in Aug

Indonesia

JAKARTA – Indonesia likely had a small trade surplus in August as exports and imports sank, with global trade slowing amid the U.S.-China trade war, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. The median forecast of 10 economists in the poll was for the country to record a $190 million surplus …

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Russia Welcomes Taliban’s Statement on Talks With US

Russia Welcomes Taliban’s Statement on Talks With US

MOSCOW – Russia welcomed the statement by Taliban regarding the continuation of peace talks with the United States. Maria Zakharova, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia said on Thursday, “We welcome the Taliban Movement’s statement on readiness to continue dialogue with the US.” Zakharova further said, …

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Feature: Afghanistan, 18 Years After 9/11

Feature: Afghanistan 18 Years After 9/11

18 Years have passed since the incident of 9/11. The United States, which claimed that the Al-Qaeda terrorist organization was responsible for the attacks on the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the US Department of Defense building – the Pentagon, invaded Afghanistan less than a month later …

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China Announces Tariff Exemption on US Products

China

BEIJING – China on Wednesday announced a plan to exempt Chinese tariffs for certain US imports and companies, in a gesture of goodwill that will help mitigate the impact of the trade war on US companies and restore optimism to the new round of trade negotiations scheduled October, Global Times …

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US CENTCOM Arrives in Pakistan

CENTCOM

WASHINGTON – United States Central Commander (CENTCOM) arrived in Islamabad on Saturday accompanied by a 17-member delegation, Daily Times reported Saturday. During his visit to Pakistan, the US General will hold important meetings with military and civil leadership. The sources said that the US general’s visit to Pakistan amid rising …

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Pompeo Declares Peace Plan for M.E. to Be Unveiled “Within Weeks”

Peace

WASHINGTON – The administration of US President Donald Trump has decided to delay the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan after Israel is facing new elections, scheduled for September 17. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dismissed all speculation of a substantial delay in announcing the long-awaited peace plan announced by the United …

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US Defense Chief Signals Iran ‘Inching’ Could Lead Toward Talks

US

WASHINGTON – US Defense Secretary Mark Esper has hinted that Iran might be nearer to an opportunity for new talks despite Tehran’s latest move away from adherence to international curbs on its nuclear activities, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reported Friday. The statement came hours after Tehran told the European Union …

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Ghani to Meet Trump to Discuss US-Taliban Deal

Ghani to meet President Trump in Washington

WASHINGTON – President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will visit Washington to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump, it has been reported. A source privy of the development has said President Ghani will visit Washington on 13th of September to meet with President Donald Trump. The source further added that the two …

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