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US-China Trade War Escalation Could Knock 0.4pp Off World GDP by 2020: Fitch Ratings

Newsroom24x7 Network The imposition by the US of 25% tariffs on the remaining USD300 billion of imports from China would reduce world economic output by 0.4pp in 2020, Fitch Ratings says. Global GDP growth would slow to 2.7% this year and 2.4% next year, compared with our latest “Global Economic Outlook” baseline forecasts of 2.8%

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India takes a firm stand on the US decision to withdraw GSP benefits

Prime Minister Modi with the US President Donal Trump in manila Phillippines 13 November 2017 Representative photo

Newsroom24x7 Network India, like the US and other nations shall always uphold its national interest in these matters. We have significant development imperatives and concerns and our people also aspire for better standards of living. This will remain the guiding factor in the Government’s approach. – India’s unequivocal stand on the US decision to withdraw

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US Secretary of State Pompeo talks about China and how it presents itself as a “threat today”

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo has expressed serious concern regarding the challenge posed by China and linked it directly to national security imperative. Pompeo was addressing Business Executives for National Security (BENS) Gala and Awards Ceremony in Washington on 30 April 2019. Whether it’s the work that they’re

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All set for Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: On November 15, 2018, the U.S. and the Netherlands officially launched the upcoming 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which is scheduled to be held in The Hague, Netherlands on June 4-5, 2019. The Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is the preeminent annual gathering that convenes entrepreneurs, investors, and their supporters globally. An estimated 20,000

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India, US will work jointly to deny terrorists the access to weapons of mass destruction

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: India and the United States of America have decided to work together to prevent the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems and to deny access to such weapons by terrorists and non-state actors. This was the main security-related outcome of the 9th round of the India-US Strategic

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Trump is reimposing sanctions lifted under the Iran Deal

Newsroom24x7 Network The Trump Administration intends to fully enforce the sanctions reimposed against Iran, and those who fail to wind down activities with Iran risk severe consequences. Washington DC: The US President Donald J. Trump’s Administration is taking action against Iran to reimpose sanctions lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). President Trump

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Myanmar’s refugee crisis is immense: More than 600,000 have been displaced from their homes

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The scale of Myanmar’s refugee crisis is immense: more than 600,000 have been displaced from their homes since 25 August 2017. The conditions are tough. People are suffering. This was pointed out at a press briefing here on 7 November 2017 by Simon Henshaw, the US Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of

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Tillerson arrives in Jeddah; Gulf dispute on top of agenda

Newsroom24x7 Network Jeddah: The US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson today arrived here and met with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud and discussed ongoing efforts to resolve the Gulf dispute. Tillerson conveyed to the Saudi Crown Prince that he appreciates the joint interests of Saudi Arabia and the US and also the mutual

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Trump chooses to abandon Green Climate Fund and stop implementation of the Paris Accord

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: “As of today, the United States will cease all implementation of the non-binding Paris Accord and the draconian financial and economic burdens the agreement imposes on our country. This includes ending the implementation of the nationally determined contribution and, very importantly, the Green Climate Fund which is costing the United States

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13 extraordinary women to receeive International Women of Courage Award

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington DC: The US First Lady Melania Trump and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon will present the 2017 US Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award to a group of extraordinary women from around the world on March 29 at the U.S. Department of State. The Secretary

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Venezuela, Leopaldo Lopez, the US and Guantanamo Bay detention camp

Newsroom24x7 Staff Washington: President Trump called on Venezuela on February 15 to release opposition leader and political prisoner Leopoldo Lopez. Announcing the US President’s demand for release of Lopez, Mark C. Toner, Deputy US State Department Spokesperson said in a statement that the Venezuelan government continues to arrest and imprison citizens from across Venezuelan society

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Trump and Modi discuss partnership in areas such as economy and defence

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi/Washington DC: During a call with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the US President Trump discussed opportunities to strengthen the partnership between the United States and India in broad areas such as the economy and defense. They also discussed security in the region of South and Central Asia. During the conversation,

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When India is fighting Pakistan-sponsored terrorism, the US talks of contentious issues between India and Pakistan

Lalit Shastri One security personnel was martyred and eight of them were injured, when terrorists attacked a security force convoy at Zakoora in the outskirts of Srinagar this evening (14 October, 2016). The terrorists opened fire, targeting a vehicle carrying security forces from patrol duty to their camp at Zakoora.   Going by the discourse and

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