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Oil soars near 5% on easing U.S.-China trade tensions

Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over a global trade war that has pummeled the market in recent months....

Oil soars near 5% on easing U.S.-China trade tensions

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Oil soars over 3% on easing U.S.-China trade tensions Oil prices rose over 3% on Tuesday after the United States said it will delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns over...
2019-08-13, 18:32

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns o...
2019-08-14, 18:00

Dow tops 27,000 for the first time on easing trade tensions, prospect of lower rates The Dow topped 27,000 for the first time Thursday as easing trade tensions and the Fed’s campaign to lower rates offset lingering economic worr...
2019-07-12, 05:32

Oil rises slightly as hopes of easing trade tensions lend support Oil prices steadied on Tuesday on optimism U.S.-China trade tensions will ease and hopes major economies will take stimulus measures to ward off a po...
2019-08-21, 05:16

Oil falls as Iran tensions seen easing Oil prices turned lower on Tuesday, falling more than 3% after U.S. President Donald Trump said progress has been made with Iran, signaling tensions ...
2019-07-17, 01:32

Pompeo to Europe to seek backing, easing of Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is seeking European support and a potential diplomatic climb-down to ease rising tensions between th...
2019-05-30, 19:48

5 Takeaways From the G20 Summit: Easing Off the Trade War, for Now President Trump announced that the United States and China had agreed to resume stalled trade negotiations, giving negotiators another chance to forg...
2019-06-29, 16:16

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expect...
2019-07-19, 01:48

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a ...
2019-07-18, 16:48

Trade war coming down to US easing up on Huawei and China buying agricultural products Olive branches were extended from both China and the U.S. as the two nations are set to restart face-to-face trade negotiations after a monthlong tru...
2019-07-23, 18:16

People are buying up the asset class that loves trade wars, central bank easing and volatility Fear about slowing growth and the prospect of lower interest rates have pushed the price of gold higher, but analysts say it may be nearing the top o...
2019-06-06, 00:48

Trade Tensions Whipsaw Hog Prices Global trade tensions weighed on trader expectations that China will continue to rely on U.S. pork exports, leading to a volatile session in hog futu...
2019-08-05, 22:48

Oil sets new seven-month low on trade tensions Oil prices slipped further on Wednesday, extending recent heavy losses as deepening Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on the outlook for the global ec...
2019-08-07, 12:00

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escala...
2019-08-07, 02:32

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald...
2019-06-06, 10:48

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate trade tensions British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war ...
2019-08-24, 18:16

Oil hovers around $60 as U.S.-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near seven-month lows around $60 a barrel due to...
2019-08-06, 18:00

Oil hovers around $60 as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near eight-month lows around $60 a barrel due to...
2019-08-07, 02:32

Oil falls 1.9% as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions be...
2019-08-07, 02:32

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war bet...
2019-06-10, 01:00

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reser...
2019-05-24, 00:48

U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiet...
2019-07-02, 04:48

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slow...
2019-06-15, 00:16

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this...
2019-06-01, 14:00

India-US trade tensions threaten the ties that bind The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has esca...
2019-06-17, 18:16

Stocks, Bond Yields Fall on Trade Tensions The Dow closed more than 600 points lower after China said it would impose retaliatory tariffs and President Trump vowed to respond. Treasury yields ...
2019-08-23, 22:48

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the ou...
2019-05-31, 12:48

Global Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions U.S. stocks were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over a protrac...
2019-05-23, 14:00

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no...
2019-07-23, 21:48

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while t...
2019-07-18, 07:00

U.S. Stocks Close Lower as Trade Tensions Simmer Major indexes fell, as the dimming likelihood of an imminent trade deal upended earlier gains and sent investors seeking less risky assets like U.S. ...
2019-05-28, 23:48

Oil slightly lower as U.S.-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions be...
2019-08-06, 21:32

Maersk Says Trade Tensions Hitting Shipping Demand The Danish shipping giant swung to a first-quarter loss and warned that rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China could cut container growth b...
2019-05-24, 21:48

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pled...
2019-06-09, 07:00

Stocks drop as trade tensions threaten earnings Stock markets around the world broadly fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings and as hopes dwindled over a h...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econo...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Rising trade tensions revive bets on deep U.S. rate cut U.S. interest rates futures rallied on Friday as rising trade tensions between China and the United States revived bets the Federal Reserve may lower...
2019-08-23, 18:48

UK factories suffer from Brexit and trade war tensions - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsLatest: UK factories report weak orders and outputIntroduction: Can policymakers avoid rece...
2019-08-20, 17:48

Oil prices drop as trade tensions stoke economy worries Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the globa...
2019-07-09, 04:32

Oil steady as U.S.-Iran tensions support prices, trade war weighs Oil futures were flat on Tuesday as the prospect of U.S.-Iran tensions disrupting supply was offset by concerns that a drawn-out trade war between W...
2019-05-21, 20:16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-S&P 500 opens at two-month low as trade tensions mount The S&P 500 opened at a more than two-month low on Wednesday as China's readiness to escalate its trade war with the United States fueled fears that ...
2019-05-29, 16:32

G-20 Financial Leaders Criticize Trade Tensions for Impact on Growth The Group of 20 major economies decried worsening trade tensions and their impact on global growth, with the U.S. and China locked in a protracted tr...
2019-06-09, 17:48

Trade tensions keep Wall Street lower ahead of Fed minutes U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose restrictions on another Chinese technology company fanned trade tensions, wh...
2019-05-22, 20:32

Yen, franc firm as trade tensions fester; pound sinks The Japanese yen and the Swiss franc firmed on Wednesday as risk appetite remained weak in the backdrop of festering trade tensions between the Unite...
2019-05-22, 13:00

Oil prices hold steady on hopes trade tensions could ease Crude oil prices held mostly steady on Tuesday on optimism that U.S.-China trade tensions would ease and on hopes that major economies would enact st...
2019-08-20, 06:48

Flare-up in trade tensions sours rate-hope rally German bond yields fell to new lows on Thursday and U.S. treasury yields resumed their fall as renewed trade tensions doused a rally fueled by hopes ...
2019-06-06, 14:32

Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc [CARG.UL] reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from...
2019-07-11, 23:32

Strong U.S. jobs growth expected in May, trade tensions a threat U.S. job growth likely increased solidly in May, with wage gains expected to pick up, showing strength in the labor market before an escalation in tr...
2019-06-07, 09:32

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so...
2019-06-05, 03:32

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and Ch...
2019-08-07, 00:00

Trump lunches with Emmanuel Macron before G-7 as trade tensions rise President Trump sat down for a hastily arranged lunch with French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday less than an hour after arriving in Biarritz, Fr...
2019-08-24, 20:16

Here's where investors can hide out and areas they should avoid as trade tensions intensify Investor could add consumer staples and utilities as defense while staying away from companies with big sales exposure to China, according to Wall St...
2019-06-02, 00:32

Trade Tensions, Rising Costs Hit Profit Outlook for Airlines Airline industry earnings this year are expected to fall 21% short of expectations with global trade tensions and rising costs denting the outlook fo...
2019-06-02, 13:16

Exclusive: Trade tensions put energy transition at risk - BP chairman Trade tensions risk throwing the global economy's transition to greener energy into disarray and could hurt energy companies' preparations toward it,...
2019-06-27, 20:00

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the ...
2019-05-23, 22:48

EU's Malmstrom hopes Trump, Xi can meet and reduce trade tensions European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom is hoping U.S. President Donald Trump meets his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, at the G20 summ...
2019-06-14, 20:16

Trade tensions, India tariffs put California almonds at risk MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — California supplies 82% of the world’s almonds, and India is the state’s biggest buyer. Now the future of that mar...
2019-06-27, 19:16

U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing the chief executive of Huawei Techno...
2019-05-23, 19:00

US Treasury yields tick lower as trade tensions continue U.S. government debt yields continued to fall Thursday morning after President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on levying tariffs on another ...
2019-06-13, 12:48

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold do...
2019-06-12, 22:48

Carney sees 'widespread slowdown' as trade tensions deepen Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned that the global economy is in a "widespread slowdown", with "worrying" signs ahead amid sustained tra...
2019-07-02, 20:32

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears over how far the spillover from the global tr...
2019-08-14, 15:32

Boeing crisis, trade tensions cast pall over air show Safety concerns, trade wars and growing security tensions in the Gulf are dampening spirits at the world's largest planemakers as they arrive at this...
2019-06-16, 15:48

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, ...
2019-06-12, 00:32

Stocks in Asia trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded lower on Monday morning as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to linger after the latter shot down an American...
2019-06-24, 03:48

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russ...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Wall Street slides as trade tensions fuel growth fears Wall Street's main indexes hit a near three-month low on Wednesday, as growing fears of a protracted trade war between the United States and China se...
2019-05-29, 20:16

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States ...
2019-05-24, 07:16

Mike Pompeo To Seek Stronger Ties With India Despite Trade Tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions o...
2019-06-22, 03:48

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. ...
2019-05-26, 11:16

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo...
2019-05-25, 12:01

UPDATE 1-Maersk warns trade tensions could curb shipping growth Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk warned on Friday that trade tensions and an economic slowdown could put a brake on growth in freight movemen...
2019-05-24, 10:48

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalat...
2019-05-22, 13:16

G20 to say trade tensions a key risk to growth, split on urgency of finding solution Global trade tensions threaten an expected pick up in economic growth this year and in 2020, a draft communique by the world's financial leaders show...
2019-06-09, 15:32

Pompeo to seek stronger strategic ties with India despite trade tensions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will seek to further strengthen strategic ties with India during a visit next week despite increasing frictions ...
2019-06-21, 21:00

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street drops as trade tensions weigh U.S. stocks closed lower on Tuesday, with initial gains giving way to declines as the likelihood of a prolonged trade war between the United States a...
2019-05-28, 23:32

CANADA STOCKS-TSX on pace to fall for the fifth session as trade tensions heat up Canada's main stock index was set to fall for the fifth session on Friday following a sharp escalation in U.S.-China trade row that renewed worries o...
2019-08-02, 17:32

China's Trade Frontman Points, With Laser, to Bright Side of U.S. Tensions Vice Premier Liu He said external pressure serves China’s long-term interests, providing rare insight into how he frames the high-stakes tussle betwe...
2019-06-13, 20:16

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Departm...
2019-08-03, 06:32

Trade tensions slam Wall St. as global growth worries mount U.S. stocks slumped on Thursday as investors dumped shares of companies in growth and cyclical sectors, with energy and technology leading declines, ...
2019-05-24, 00:48

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St sinks as U.S.-China trade tensions boil Wall Street tumbled on Friday after the U.S.-China trade war escalated in dramatic fashion, with President Donald Trump demanding that American compa...
2019-08-23, 23:48

Trade tensions may dent defensive armor of consumer staples stocks Shares of consumer staples companies are commonly seen as a safe harbor among U.S. equities but may be more susceptible to the fallout from tensions ...
2019-06-06, 19:48

UPDATE 2-Cargill quarterly profit dives 41% on trade tensions, U.S. floods Global commodities trader Cargill Inc reported a 41% drop in adjusted quarterly profit on Thursday, citing supply disruptions stemming from the U.S.-...
2019-07-11, 21:16

Mexican Officials Have Taken to Social Media to Ease Tensions With the U.S. Over Immigration and Trade (MEXICO CITY) — Mexican officials have copied a page from President Donald Trump’s playbook in recent days, taking to Twitter to communic...
2019-06-03, 10:32

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy...
2019-06-05, 00:32

IMF Cuts Global GDP Forecast for 2019, Citing Fallout From Trade Tensions A sharp deceleration of global trade driven by ongoing trade tensions is slowing the global economy more than earlier projections, according to the l...
2019-07-23, 16:48

U.S.-China Business Council urges talks to end damaging trade tensions The US-China Business Council on Friday said millions of U.S. citizens will be harmed by the increased trade tensions between the United States and C...
2019-08-24, 02:48

Wall Street muted as rate cut bets temper trade tensions Wall Street's main indexes edged higher in choppy trading on Thursday, as expectations of a supportive central bank kept in check worries of a flare ...
2019-06-06, 19:48

Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data fro...
2019-07-12, 04:16

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six construct...
2019-06-03, 01:16

Oil rises on supply cuts, Mideast tensions; trade worries cap gains Oil futures rose on Tuesday as Middle East tensions and OPEC supply cuts kept global benchmark Brent crude above $64 a barrel, while gains were limit...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
2019-06-03, 10:32

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
2019-05-31, 06:16

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data re...
2019-05-31, 02:32

The European Central Bank meets as inflation cools and trade tensions heat up The European Central Bank (ECB) announced its easy-money exit strategy one year ago. But twelve months on, the world couldn't look more differen...
2019-06-06, 07:32

Asian shares wobble amid trade, geopolitical tensions; focus on Fed meeting Asian shares wobbled near one-week lows on Monday as investors turned cautious ahead of a closely-watched Federal Reserve meeting, while political te...
2019-06-17, 11:48

Asian stocks slip amid persisting trade angst, political tensions Asian stocks slipped on Friday, as U.S.-Iran tensions and anxieties over Sino-U.S. trade talks left markets in the region struggling to match the eup...
2019-06-21, 08:00

G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — G-20 finance leaders say trade, other tensions “intensifying,” pledge action to counter risks. The post G-20 financ...
2019-06-09, 12:48

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global c...
2019-06-27, 20:00

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real hits 6-week low as trade tensions intensify Brazil's real hit a six-week low on Friday, leading losses among Latin American currencies as an escalation in U.S.-China trade tensions turned inves...
2019-08-03, 01:32

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, U.S.-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
2019-06-19, 06:48

Global stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
2019-05-29, 20:16

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on...
2019-06-28, 09:16

"Trade Tensions Sapping World Economy's Strength": IMF Cuts Global Growth Global trade tensions and continued uncertainty are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a "precarious" 2020, the International Mon...
2019-07-23, 17:32

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires rav...
2019-08-24, 02:48

METALS-Copper slips as trade tensions overshadow Peru mine concerns London copper prices slipped to their lowest in almost four months on Wednesday, as concerns over potential renewed supply disruptions at MMG Ltd's L...
2019-05-22, 12:00

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions b...
2019-05-21, 16:48

World stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
2019-05-30, 07:32

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for c...
2019-06-19, 09:16

CEE MARKETS-Assets mostly weaker due trade tensions, forint slips on dovish c.bank Emerging European assets were mostly weaker in early trade on Wednesday due to concerns about trade tensions between the United States and China, wit...
2019-05-29, 12:00

Oil to trade in current range or higher this summer as US-Iran tensions simmer — CNBC survey Oil experts surveyed by CNBC don't expect talks between the U.S. and Iran for at least 6 months, and more than a third see no military confronta...
2019-06-28, 15:48

The world's largest shipping firm warns of 'considerable uncertainties' as trade tensions rise Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econo...
2019-05-24, 10:16

Trade tensions kick Asian business confidence to 10-year low: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD Confidence among Asian companies in the June quarter fell to its lowest since the 2008-09 financial crisis, as a U.S.-China trade war disrupts global...
2019-06-19, 06:48

Global Economy Cools Faster Than Expected as Trade Tensions Rise, World Bank Says The global economy has stumbled sharply in the first half of the year with trade and investment flows between countries falling faster than expected,...
2019-06-05, 00:16

Trade tensions and a weaker yuan drive Chinese crypto demand, market players say Trade tensions between the United States and China and a weakening yuan are boosting demand for cryptocurrencies among Chinese investors, market play...
2019-08-15, 00:00

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
2019-08-06, 16:00

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic suppo...
2019-06-11, 08:48

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks drop, bonds rally as trade tensions fan growth fears Fears that an escalating trade war between the United States and China will slash global economic growth pulled world stock markets down to near two-...
2019-05-29, 19:48

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced...
2019-05-22, 11:00

GLOBAL MARKETS-Bond bulls boosted as trade tensions send recession signals With no sign Sino-U.S. trade tensions will let up and fears of an Italy-European Union confrontation growing again, the global bond rally accelerated...
2019-05-29, 12:00

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.      ...
2019-06-24, 05:32

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico...
2019-06-07, 00:32

German recession fears weigh on stock markets amid U.S.-China trade tensions The markets have been in a spin cycle since President Donald Trump announced on Aug. 1 that he would impose 10% tariffs on about $300 billion in Chin...
2019-08-14, 22:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease as Trump rekindles Sino-U.S. trade tensions Asian shares pulled back on Friday as worries over renewed Sino-U.S. trade tensions weighed on sentiment ahead of the release of June trade data fro...
2019-07-12, 05:16

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ende...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military informati...
2019-08-21, 12:16

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U...
2019-06-28, 21:48

G-20 leaders face toxic brew of political instability, trade tensions and slowing global growth What makes this moment even more perilous is that world leaders come to the table with far less cohesiveness, nursing wounds from a series of trade s...
2019-06-27, 22:32

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking ...
2019-05-30, 22:01

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico...
2019-06-07, 00:32

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Libya civil war, African displacement, global trade tensions, terrorists’ children ‘secretly detained’, and more Tuesday’s stories include: Libya facing “permanent division”, regional war; Africa event highlights forcible displacement; terrorists’ children ‘secr...
2019-05-21, 22:48

Germany looking for more after easing into last eight Germany maintained their perfect women's World Cup record by reaching the quarter-finals with another solid performance in a 3-0 win over Nigeria on ...
2019-06-23, 02:32

Tom Cruise soars in 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer The trailer for "Top Gun: Maverick," the long-awaited sequel to the 1986 hit movie that helped solidify star Tom Cruise's heartthrob appeal, is ready...
2019-07-19, 16:32

Easing back to school anxiety (KPRC) Back to school should be an exciting time for kids and parents but what if your kids are nervous to return to school? Psychologist Dr. Alton...
2019-08-15, 00:00

As North Dakota oil soars, so does waste of natural gas BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Natural gas is being burned off and wasted at record levels in North Dakota because development of the pipelines and processing...
2019-05-27, 18:16

Traders proving slippery as eel trafficking soars Efforts to protect the endangered European eel are struggling to cope as demand from Asia draws traffickers tempted by fat profits, according to indu...
2019-07-09, 00:32

European shares dip as Fed cools further easing hopes European shares tracked Asian markets lower on Thursday, as sentiment was cooled by U.S. Federal Reserve minutes that showed policymakers viewed last...
2019-08-22, 12:16

Oil soars near 5% as U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods Oil prices on Tuesday jumped by the most so far this year after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese produc...
2019-08-13, 22:32

UFO? Giant mirrored vessel soars across Massachusetts American artist and filmmaker Doug Aitken has unleashed a 100-foot-tall, mirrored hot air balloon that will fly across Massachusetts until July 28. A...
2019-07-22, 18:48

U.S. oil soars 10% in week on fears of U.S.-Iran conflict Oil futures rose 1% on Friday, with U.S. crude up 10% in the week and global benchmark Brent gaining 5%, on fears the United States could attack Iran...
2019-06-21, 23:32

Aladdin Soars to Box Office Win on Opening Weekend (LOS ANGELES) — Moviegoers voted with their dollars and chose the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’s ...
2019-05-26, 22:16

Government Bonds Rally as ECB Signals Easing Soon Government-bond yields around the world fell to fresh lows for the year after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank could soon a...
2019-06-18, 18:32

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris ...
2019-07-15, 06:32

Luxury online reseller The RealReal soars 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc jumped 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of $2.32 billion and s...
2019-06-28, 20:16

Marriott Stock Soars DESPITE the Biggest Cyberattack in History? There was every reason for investors to “check out” of hotel giant Marriott, as a flood of bad news arrived in February. But now see and hear why the...
2019-06-04, 21:00

Raiders' stadium cost in Vegas soars to $1.9 billion The high stakes for building an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas continues to rise with the latest cost estimate now coming in at $1.9 billio...
2019-07-20, 03:00

Kashmir remains tense despite partial easing of restrictions India further eased movement restrictions in Kashmir's main city Srinagar on Tuesday, even as large swathes of the historically-restive old quarter r...
2019-08-21, 04:48

Jet-powered flyboard soars over Paris for Bastille Day parade President Macron uses France’s national day to celebrate European defence cooperationFrance’s annual Bastille Day parade showcased European military ...
2019-07-14, 23:00

Guatemala votes for new president as gang violence soars Ending gang violence has become a priority for citizens in Guatemala, a country with one of the highest homicide rates in the world. One top candidat...
2019-06-16, 19:16

‘Aladdin’ soars, but ‘Booksmart’ barely passes at box office LOS ANGELES (AP) — Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.’...
2019-05-26, 18:16

Exercises for easing and preventing upper back pain Poor posture or tense or tired muscles can often lead to upper back pain or discomfort. Gently stretching the back and shoulders can help both reliev...
2019-06-05, 00:16

Ron Darling easing his way back into Mets’ broadcast booth His thyroid cancer stabilized, Ron Darling realized it was time to return to work over the last week. He couldn’t turn off the Mets games on their re...
2019-06-05, 02:32

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in Kashmir Authorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and ...
2019-08-17, 08:00

Harris soars, Biden spirals following Democratic debate: poll California Sen. Kamala Harris nearly tripled her standing in a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday compared to one taken earlier this month — and no...
2019-07-02, 21:48

Jane Foster soars into a new superhero role in this Valkyrie #1 exclusive For four years, Jane Foster assumed the role of Thor, fighting to protect the ten realms as the god of thunder while also battling cancer in her huma...
2019-07-18, 23:16

Bayer soars on report of proposed $8 billion Roundup settlement Bayer shares soared as much as 11% on Friday on a report that the German company has proposed to pay up to $8 billion to settle more than 18,000 U.S...
2019-08-09, 12:00

Gymnastics: Biles soars to sixth title at national championships American Simone Biles reasserted her position as the world's unrivaled number one gymnast with an amazing winning performance at the U.S. Gymnastics ...
2019-08-12, 10:00

Chewy, PetSmart's online business, soars 85% after pricing at $22 per share Following the IPO, PetSmart will remain majority owner of Chewy. It will use proceeds from the IPO for working capital and general corporate purposes...
2019-06-14, 18:16

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce f...
2019-07-15, 19:32

Slack Stock Soars, Putting Company’s Public Value at $23.1 Billion The workplace messaging company’s shares rose in early trading on the stock market on Thursday, and by the afternoon its value was more than triple i...
2019-06-20, 20:01

U.S. Hiring Bounces Back, Easing Fears of a Jobs Slowdown Robust June hiring suggests a decade of domestic growth isn’t under threat despite global headwinds. U.S. employers added 224,000 jobs to payrolls, t...
2019-07-06, 08:32

Mike Tauchman is easing Yankees’ Brett Gardner pain Brett Gardner’s sore left knee wasn’t healed enough for him to be in the starting lineup on Tuesday night but had progressed. “I am available [Tuesda...
2019-07-24, 19:32

Tanzanian rhino population soars ‘by 1,000%’ after poaching crackdown, imports Endangered rhino populations in Tanzania rose by 1,000 per cent after officials said the country’s government quashed organized gangs guilty of subst...
2019-07-12, 17:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the...
2019-05-21, 18:32

French inventor successfully soars over English Channel on hoverboard The French inventor of the jet-powered hoverboard soared over the English Channel despite wind gusts Sunday, becoming the first to cross the channel ...
2019-08-05, 04:48

Europe needs 'pro-growth agenda,' not monetary easing -Trump adviser The European Union needs a "pro-growth agenda," and not more easing of monetary policy, to pull its economy out of the doldrums, a top adviser to U.S...
2019-08-02, 17:32

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for cl...
2019-07-24, 00:48

DoorDash's Valuation Soars to $12.6 billion as Money Rushes Into Delivery Food-delivery startup raised $600 million, as investors clamor to get into food delivery undeterred by the lackluster stock market debut of Uber Tech...
2019-05-23, 18:32

Trump talk of easing Huawei ban lifts suppliers' shares despite doubts U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow U.S. firms to sell "high tech" products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers ...
2019-07-02, 00:16

Apartment rental demand soars as more millennials believe it's cheaper than owning a home Apartment demand in the second quarter of this year spiked 11% from a year ago, pushing rents up an average 3% nationally to $1,390 per month, accord...
2019-07-08, 18:48

METALS-Copper set for 1st weekly gain in 8 weeks amid easing dollar Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange (LME) rose on Friday as the U.S. dollar weakened, while the metal looked set for a weekly gain for the fir...
2019-06-07, 05:48

Japan stocks track Wall Street higher, Shiseido soars Japanese stocks rose on Friday with the Nikkei pulling away from seven-month lows as investors took heart from a bounce on Wall Street, although fres...
2019-08-09, 09:32

Centre Suggests Easing Foreign Investment Norms For Media, Aviation The government today proposed relaxation in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand re...
2019-07-05, 11:16

UPDATE 1-Europe needs 'pro-growth agenda,' not monetary easing -Trump adviser The European Union needs a "pro-growth agenda," and not more easing of monetary policy, to pull its economy out of the doldrums, a top adviser to U.S...
2019-08-02, 17:32

Pick your poison: For Fed, it's higher inflation or an inevitable return to quantitative easing The Great Recession ended a decade ago this month, but for the U.S. Federal Reserve the fallout has posed an era-defining choice: Either jolt America...
2019-06-03, 02:01

Yankees report card: First-half success easing injury sting They have the best record in the American League at 57-31 despite not having Luis Severino and Dellin Betances at all and missing Giancarlo Stanton f...
2019-07-11, 03:48

NBA finals: Pascal Siakam soars as Raptors beat Warriors in Game 1 Golden State Warriors 109-118 Toronto RaptorsRaptors win first game of series in NBA finals debutAs it happened: Hunter Felt’s minute-by-minute repor...
2019-05-31, 07:00

15-year-old American Coco Gauff soars up WTA rankings after magical Wimbledon run Coco Gauff's magical Wimbledon run allowed her to move into the WTA's top 150 on Monday. The 15-year-old American rises to No. 141 from No....
2019-07-15, 17:16

Heatstroke symptoms: Signs you should not ignore in children and dogs as mercury soars THE UK is experiencing a heatwave this week, which is why it is important to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a heatstroke – especially in young...
2019-07-23, 17:16

| WATCH: Anger soars over vicious mob attack on Hong Kong protesters Anger has soared in Hong Kong over a vicious assault against pro-democracy protesters by a mob of suspected triad gangsters that left dozens wounded,...
2019-07-22, 12:32

Saudi Arabia easing male guardianship law: True reform or symbolic PR? Saudi women are treated as legal minors their entire lives — they even need permission from a male guardian to travel. This rule is set to be relaxed...
2019-07-23, 01:16

El Chapo’s Life Sentence a ‘Pyrrhic Victory’ for Mexico as Violence Soars One of the biggest disappointments of El Chapo’s capture is that instead of ending the drug trade, it has instead been a major catalyst of the violen...
2019-07-18, 02:48

Brazilian Senate committee shuns Bolsonaro's decree easing guns law A Senate committee on Wednesday rejected Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's decree that significantly loosened laws banning the ability of citizens...
2019-06-13, 06:32

Trump administration proposes easing privacy rules for addiction history The change is seen as helpful for providers who could, for example, unknowingly prescribe a potentially harmful drug, such as opioids, to a patient w...
2019-08-23, 06:16

Number of flights taken by officials from department tackling climate crisis soars Number of flights taken by BEIS staff rises to 4,500 from 2,700 in previous year despite carbon footprintThe Whitehall officials responsible for tack...
2019-08-18, 17:16

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad’s girls-only classrooms A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She’s addressi...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Safe havens rise as recession concerns trigger easing bets Investors on Tuesday sought traditional safe havens, including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries, even as there were signs that more economic stim...
2019-08-21, 05:16

Years after Texas backed off HPV vaccine mandate, cervical cancer rate soars Twelve years after Texas and Australia veered onto wildly different courses regarding HPV prevention, their gap in health outcomes has widened demon...
2019-08-12, 17:32

UPDATE 1-Trump talk of easing Huawei ban lifts suppliers' shares despite doubts U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to allow U.S. firms to sell "high tech" products to Huawei led Asian investors to snap up shares in suppliers ...
2019-07-02, 00:16

South Korea urges North to stop acts that are unhelpful for easing tension North Korea should stop acts that are unhelpful for easing military tension, South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday after North Korea's late...
2019-07-25, 08:16

Uber loses $5 billion, misses Wall Street targets despite easing price war Uber Technologies Inc reported a record $5.2 billion loss and revenue that fell short of Wall Street targets on Thursday as growth in its core ride-...
2019-08-09, 03:00

Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals Asian shares were slightly higher on Friday on expectations global central banks will soon embark on an easing cycle in the face of international tra...
2019-06-07, 09:32

Bill Ackman-linked real estate company soars on sale news A real estate investment company linked to billionaire Bill Ackman soared more than 35 percent Thursday after it confirmed a report that it had hired...
2019-06-27, 20:16

Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five tim...
2019-07-16, 18:32

Bank of Japan's aggressive easing has created a tough environment for some banks: MUFG The BOJ's negative interest rate policy has given many financial firms a tough time, according to Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group's Nobuyuki...
2019-06-07, 10:48

Shake Shack stock soars after reporting earnings beat, raising revenue forecast Shares of Shake Shack rose nearly 3% in extended trading on Monday, after the company reported second-quarter earnings that topped Wall Street's...
2019-08-06, 05:48

FOCUS- Abbott to hike production of lower-cost glucose monitors as diabetes soars Abbott Laboratories plans to ramp up manufacturing capacity for its lower-cost continuous glucose monitor, the FreeStyle Libre, by three to five time...
2019-07-16, 12:16

Senate panel looks at easing cannabis laws that restrict access to mainstream banking services U.S. lawmakers are looking at easing restrictions on cannabis laws that restrict the industry's access to mainstream banking services at a Senat...
2019-07-23, 16:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Safe-havens rise as recession concerns boost hopes for easing Traditional safe-havens including the Japanese yen and U.S. Treasuries were sought out on Tuesday even as there were signs that more economic stimulu...
2019-08-20, 19:16

Consumer satisfaction in the skies soars to record high in annual airline travel survey For all the complaints about delays, airports, cramped planes and bad food, J.D. Power's travel survey finds passengers more satisfied than ever...
2019-05-29, 14:16

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations China's consumer inflation for the month of July rose at its fastest year-on-year pace since February 2018, according to data from the National ...
2019-08-09, 09:00

Dollar hits two-year high against the euro as Fed's Powell rules out prolonged easing cycle The dollar rose to a two-year peak against the euro and hit a two-month high versus the yen on Thursday as U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powel...
2019-08-01, 06:16

Easing ‘classroom crisis’ in Côte d’Ivoire, brick by (plastic) brick In an innovative partnership, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and a Colombian social enterprise announced on Monday that it had broken gr...
2019-08-01, 02:01

Lyft sees ride-hailing price war easing, sending Uber and Lyft shares up Lyft Inc on Wednesday said a price war with rival Uber was easing, boosting shares of both companies and allowing Lyft to raise its outlook for the y...
2019-08-08, 10:32

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool are now 'better tuned' for the season after easing past Arsenal at Anfield Jurgen Klopp was pleased to see Liverpool sustain the positive elements of their last four performances over a longer period as they earned a 3-1 win...
2019-08-25, 00:16

'Top Gun: Maverick' first trailer soars at Comic-Con Tom Cruise surprises Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con as the "Top Gun: Maverick" official trailer soars at the fan conference.     ...
2019-07-19, 00:48

'Aladdin' rakes in riches: Will Smith's live-action Disney remake soars to $207.1M globally Disney's live-action 'Aladdin' grossed an estimated $86.1 million to take the top spot in North America. It's expected to pass $1...
2019-05-27, 06:32

CBOE, C2, SPX Options Set Daily Volume Records; Single-Day RUT Options Volume Soars CHICAGO, IL -- August 21, 2015 – CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that trading volume at the Chicago Board Options Exchange ® (C...
2019-05-21, 23:32

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an ad...
2019-07-17, 01:32

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Associa...
2019-07-18, 01:16

Asia stocks trade mixed ahead of China trade data Stocks in Asia traded mixed on Thursday as investors await the release of Chinese trade data, amid Washington's protracted trade war with Beijin...
2019-08-08, 04:32

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and fac...
2019-06-18, 23:16

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping...
2019-06-30, 07:16

Ball in U.S. court to start trade talks: EU trade chief EU-U.S. talks that could prevent the United States imposing punitive car tariffs have made some progress, but Washington must decide if it wants to n...
2019-05-28, 02:16

Rangers pitcher Mike Minor rips trade rumors: 'Almost like I signed just so they could trade me' With Major League Baseball's trade deadline quickly approaching, many players are starting to feel the heat. One Rangers pitcher doesn't wa...
2019-07-19, 19:32

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Oil edges further above $63 on Mideast tensions Oil edged further above $63 a barrel on Tuesday, supported by rising tensions in the Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week, ...
2019-07-23, 12:32

Iraqi PM says he wants to end tensions between Iran and US BAGHDAD (AP) — State-run Iraqi media is quoting Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi as saying that Baghdad will send delegations to the U.S. and Iran to ...
2019-05-21, 15:48

FedEx Caught in U.S.-China Tensions Chinese authorities were reported to be investigating FedEx over allegations it damaged the interest of customers, in the first action against a U.S....
2019-06-02, 03:16

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised t...
2019-06-02, 09:00

China says war with U.S. would be a disaster as tensions mount China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Was...
2019-06-02, 09:48

Another front in the tensions between the U.S. and China: Space NASA is working to determine the future of the aging International Space Station, whereas China is planning to launch a station of its own within the...
2019-08-03, 06:48

How Iranian tensions are impacting the price of oil CNBC's Hadley Gamble and CNBC's Brian Sullivan join 'The Exchange' to discuss Iran oil tensions and what this means for geopoliti...
2019-05-23, 20:32

Renault-Nissan Tensions Somehow Got Even Worse Everything is falling apart for Renault-Nissan, more tariff threats, more Brexit fallout, more alleged corruption in the Trump administration, and ba...
2019-06-10, 18:16

Oil up more than 1% on Mideast tensions and supply cuts Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, supported by Middle East tensions and OPEC-led supply cuts as well as continued crude disruptions from Russia...
2019-05-28, 02:16

Congress reacts to escalating tensions with Iran Some Congressional members say President Donald Trump was right not to attack Iran. After Iran downed a U.S. drone, Trump ordered a retaliatory strik...
2019-06-22, 01:32

Bolton Signals Caution Over U.S. Tensions With Iran The White House isn’t planning a military offensive response to a U.S. assessment that Iran was behind recent attacks on tankers off the U.A.E., nati...
2019-05-29, 11:16

Tensions between Russia and Georgia are on the rise again: Here's why it matters Tensions between Russia and its neighbor Georgia have been mounting in recent weeks amid a series of spats and sometimes violent anti-Russian protest...
2019-07-11, 13:48

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were e...
2019-06-13, 19:32

Tensions run high after Iran shoots down US drone The US has confirmed that Iran's Revolutionary Guards shot down a maritime surveillance drone, but denied that it had been flying over Iranian airspa...
2019-06-20, 21:32

German FM in Iraq to address regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is in Iraq as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Iran ...
2019-06-08, 12:16

Iran levels new threats against US as tensions escalate Iran’s foreign minister warned Washington on Monday that “whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it” — the latest salvo came a...
2019-06-10, 19:00

Iranians 'stuck in a vicious cycle' over US tensions Tensions are running high in the Persian Gulf after Iran warned that it will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want," startin...
2019-07-05, 16:32

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Hua...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Tensions soar after Iran seizes tanker Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said its navy has captured a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. Follow here for the latest....
2019-08-04, 06:48

Iran renews threats against US as tensions escalate Iran has renewed its threats against the United States on Saturday, saying that it will not permit its borders to be violated. “Iran will firml...
2019-06-22, 17:16

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitic...
2019-05-21, 18:32

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derid...
2019-06-18, 09:16

Oil rises on U.S. stock decline, Mideast tensions Oil prices rose 1% on Wednesday, supported by a sharp fall in U.S. crude stocks and tensions over Iran, but concern about global oil demand capped fu...
2019-07-24, 18:48

Iran hints at swap with UK in bid to reduce tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said his country might be willing to release a U.K.-flagged ship if Britain releases an Iranian oil tan...
2019-07-25, 00:16

Nokia CEO sees possible benefits from Huawei tensions Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said on Tuesday the company could benefit from a U.S. clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G ...
2019-05-21, 19:00

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshise...
2019-07-22, 12:48

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook...
2019-07-23, 06:48

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis Three years ago, when Iran's military captured 10 U.S. sailors after they mistakenly strayed into Iranian waters, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ...
2019-05-24, 12:32

Stena Impero: How tensions reached this point and what happens next Tensions between the UK and Iran show no sign of easing thanks to the latest drama in the Gulf, which saw a British-flagged oil tanker seized by Tehr...
2019-07-22, 14:16

Tensions between India and Pakistan are ratcheting up over Kashmir. Here's why Tensions between India and Pakistan are high after New Delhi announced changes to the status of Kashmir, the disputed region at the heart of decades ...
2019-08-09, 21:00

The Latest: Oman says it’s working to ease US-Iran tensions ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Ira...
2019-05-24, 10:32

Iran-U.S. tensions take the edge off world stocks rally World stocks fell on Friday, as worries about a threatened U.S. military strike against Iran and a global trade conflict took the edge off a central ...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Iran’s foreign minister in Pakistan amid tensions with US ISLAMABAD (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is in Pakistan on a critically timed visit amid a crisis between Tehran and Washington and ahead of ne...
2019-05-24, 10:32

Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in t...
2019-06-17, 06:01

It's been 5 years since Ferguson. Are racial tensions even worse now? Five years after the black teen was fatally shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, racial tension may be even more intense.   ...
2019-08-08, 17:32

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Roy...
2019-07-12, 00:16

Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts Oil prices climbed on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until next ye...
2019-07-05, 20:32

Japan's Nikkei dips as U.S.-China tensions escalate Japan's Nikkei share average dipped on Friday as escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms weighed on invest...
2019-05-24, 10:48

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a sur...
2019-08-22, 18:48

Tensions rise among Yemen allies after separatist attack A senior official in Yemen’s embattled government has accused a southern separatist leader of “fomenting sedition” after his forces clashed with Yeme...
2019-08-08, 16:00

Russia Rolls Out Red Carpet for Xi Amid Tensions With the West Russia’s alienation from the West has put China center stage at the country’s flagship annual investment forum this week, as Moscow and Beijing cemen...
2019-06-05, 20:16

| Mecca to host three summits focused on Iran tensions The holy city of Mecca is preparing to welcome Arab and Muslim leaders for three summits, as Saudi Arabia seeks to rally support against arch-rival I...
2019-05-31, 00:48

The Latest: Oman says it's working to ease US-Iran tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
2019-05-24, 12:48

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law tha...
2019-05-22, 23:32

Iran-US tensions flare in the Persian Gulf: What's at stake The US has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf — a claim Iran denies. The dispute has raised concerns of a new conflict in the...
2019-06-16, 01:16

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile test Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously ...
2019-08-20, 15:48

US-Iran move closer to a flashpoint as tensions spike The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derid...
2019-06-18, 06:32

Iran says U.S. sanctioning of top diplomat 'childish' as tensions rise Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behavior" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning ...
2019-08-01, 17:16

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered around the flatline in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns ove...
2019-06-14, 23:16

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Mini...
2019-06-09, 12:32

Russia Says US Missile Test 'Escalation Of Military Tensions' Moscow on Tuesday said the United States was ramping up military tensions by testing a medium-range cruise missile weeks after tearing up a pact with...
2019-08-20, 22:48

Macron, Abe to discuss Nissan as tensions rise with Renault France is pushing for stronger industrial ties between Renault and Nissan as the two-decade alliance between the two manufacturers has become frayed....
2019-06-19, 22:32

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and I...
2019-06-24, 09:01

| Gulf tensions rise as US shoots down Iranian drone Tensions in the Gulf region mounted Thursday as US President Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened th...
2019-07-20, 08:32

BMW CEO's future in doubt as board tensions emerge, report says Some BMW supervisory board members are raising questions over whether Harald Krueger is the right choice to lead the company and will discuss the CEO...
2019-05-21, 23:16

Iran Tensions Could Prompt Cyber Attacks, U.S. Fears Iran may attempt to retaliate against the U.S. with disruptive cyberattacks, according to current and former U.S. officials, as multiple security fir...
2019-06-22, 02:00

Serbia-Montenegro church row fuels Balkan tensions A Serb official has branded Montenegro a "criminal" state and threatened a "fierce" response over the neighboring country's plans to introduce a chur...
2019-06-19, 14:16

Report: U.S.-N.K. diplomacy reduced tensions but did little to denuclearize Pyongyang The flurry of diplomacy between the United States and North Korea that started last year brought about an easing of tensions on the Korean Peninsula ...
2019-08-08, 22:00

Iran ratchets up nuclear tensions with enrichment plan Iran said on Sunday it will boost its uranium enrichment in a few hours above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a move that could eventually...
2019-07-07, 13:16

Chances of US-Iran tensions escalating are 'very, very high,' says expert Tensions between the U.S. and Iran will likely escalate in the near future, says a former energy advisor to the prime minister of Iran in the late 19...
2019-06-27, 19:16

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wh...
2019-06-24, 03:32

US labels China a currency manipulator as tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fallThe US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
2019-08-06, 03:32

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termi...
2019-07-19, 10:48

Rouhani says U.S. drone's 'intrusion' stokes tensions in Gulf President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday accused the United States of stoking tensions in the Gulf through what Iran has called the violation of its airspa...
2019-06-23, 15:00

China's Xi says Iran tensions worrying, calls for restraint A rise in tensions in the Middle East owing to U.S. pressure on Iran is worrying and all parties need to exercise restraint, Chinese President Xi Jin...
2019-06-05, 04:00

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the...
2019-05-29, 04:48

Pompeo visits Germany as tensions rise between US, Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington won’t stand in the way of a system Europeans are developing to shield companies from American san...
2019-05-31, 12:48

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the su...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to stop such “illegal a...
2019-06-20, 14:32

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly addr...
2019-06-20, 20:48

EU supports Iraq-proposed conference on US-Iran tensions The European Union’s foreign policy chief says the EU is fully supportive of an Iraqi proposal to hold a regional conference to deal with rising tens...
2019-07-13, 18:32

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep c...
2019-07-22, 18:32

Oil prices firm on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices edged higher on Friday and were on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output bec...
2019-07-12, 16:32

Pompeo, Swiss FM in talks likely dominated by Iran tensions BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is holding talks with his Swiss counterpart that are expected to focus on Iran. Am...
2019-06-02, 12:32

UAE official says tensions with Iran can be addressed 'only' politically: Twitter Tensions in the Gulf can only be addressed politically and priority should be de-escalation and dialogue, a senior United Arab Emirates official said...
2019-06-23, 15:00

China Arrests Another Canadian, Adding to Diplomatic Tensions The person was detained last week, Ottawa said, around the same time as 16 foreign students and teachers were held on drug charges elsewhere in China...
2019-07-14, 14:16

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions Shinzo Abe is the first Japanese prime minister to visit Iran in over four decades. The trip comes amid escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf, as t...
2019-06-12, 18:00

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announ...
2019-06-18, 17:48

Oil prices climb on tropical storm and geopolitical tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half th...
2019-07-12, 13:00

India’s Redrawing of the Political Map Will Likely Set off More Tensions in Disputed Kashmir (NEW DELHI) — India is redrawing its political map again. Parliament has approved a proposal by the Hindu nationalist-led government that strip...
2019-08-07, 14:32

Diplomats Swap Messages to Help Defuse U.S.-Iran Tensions European and Arab officials are carrying messages between Washington and Tehran, Western diplomats say, in bid to head off outright conflict in the P...
2019-05-25, 11:00

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf a...
2019-06-21, 16:16

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses a day earlier, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran, even as ...
2019-07-20, 03:16

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billions-worth of weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests in Beijing. The move ...
2019-07-09, 09:16

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south...
2019-07-20, 05:16

How U.S. Allies in the Middle East are Responding to Rising Tensions with Iran U.S. allies in the Middle East have held back from a full-throated endorsement of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s claim that it is “unmi...
2019-06-18, 21:48

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for nego...
2019-05-21, 17:16

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campa...
2019-07-09, 08:32

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in...
2019-06-18, 22:16

Brent oil rises on Iran tensions and OPEC, U.S. crude slips Brent oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and a decision by OPEC and its allies to extend an output supply cut deal until ...
2019-07-05, 19:48

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analyst...
2019-06-01, 12:16

Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limit...
2019-07-05, 21:32

Trump Says U.S. Downs Iranian Drone, Refueling Tensions as Both Nations Dig In At the White House, the president said the Navy ship Boxer was defending itself against an Iranian drone that had refused to back down after being wa...
2019-07-19, 05:48

Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom Oil prices steadied on Tuesday as a resumption of production in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Barry and a boom in U.S. supply from shale oil cou...
2019-07-16, 15:00

House Speaker Pelosi calls on U.S. to de-escalate tensions with Iran U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday called for the United States to de-escalate tensions with Iran, after top lawmakers a...
2019-06-21, 02:48

Iran Seizes Two Vessels, Escalating Tensions in Strait of Hormuz, U.K. Says (LONDON) — Britain’s foreign secretary said Iranian authorities seized two vessels Friday in the Strait of Hormuz, actions signaling an e...
2019-07-19, 23:16

Iran ratchets up tensions with higher enrichment, draws warnings Iran announced on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, a major breach likely to draw ...
2019-07-07, 17:32

WRAPUP 3-Iran says US sanctioning of top diplomat "childish" as tensions rise Iran accused the United States on Thursday of "childish behaviour" driven by fear after Washington imposed sanctions on its foreign minister, fanning...
2019-08-01, 17:32

Tensions Rise After South Korea Fires at Russian Warplane Moscow and Seoul traded accusations after South Korea said it scrambled fighter jets to drive away a Russian warplane that it said violated its airsp...
2019-07-23, 16:48

France sends top diplomat to Iran for talks to reduce tensions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser traveled to Iran on Wednesday to hold talks with local officials as part of European effort...
2019-06-19, 22:48

Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign minis...
2019-08-21, 04:48

METALS-London copper gives up gains as U.S.-Iran tensions weigh London copper prices pared early gains to trade lower on Friday as the base metals complex declined amid concerns over rising political tensions betw...
2019-06-21, 11:16

Japan says Russia supports its plan to help ease U.S.-Iran tensions Russia expressed support for Japan's intention to play a role in helping ease tensions between Iran and the United States, an official in Tokyo said ...
2019-05-30, 18:32

Iran says it won't wage war, Russia tells U.S. to stop stoking tensions President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, while Russia told the United States it should drop what it calle...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Iran says it has seized foreign tanker as Gulf tensions deepen Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States...
2019-07-18, 16:16

UBS Posts Forecast-Beating Profit but Warns on Geopolitical Tensions Swiss banking giant UBS posted its highest second-quarter net profit in almost a decade, helped by the better-than-expected performance of its invest...
2019-07-23, 14:00

Pak Foreign Minister Assures "Tensions" Won't Affect Kartarpur Corridor Pakistan assured today that it stands ready to open the Kartarpur Corridor and welcome the Sikh pilgrims to take part in celebrations in connection w...
2019-08-23, 11:16

Oil slips, but still propelled to gain for week as Mideast tensions grow Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in t...
2019-06-21, 10:16

U.S. amphibious group patrols Arabian Sea as Iran tensions simmer At a thumbs-up sign from a sailor, a U.S. Harrier fighter jet takes off from the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer in the Arabian Sea as an oil tanke...
2019-07-18, 16:16

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has ...
2019-06-19, 12:00

Xi Jinping’s Visit to Russia Accents Ties in Face of Tensions with U.S. Russia’s relations with China have improved gradually since 2014, when President Vladimir V. Putin announced a pivot to Asia after the Crimea crisis....
2019-06-05, 15:00

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise ...
2019-05-31, 12:48

European shares pause after 5% surge, Iran tensions weigh Rising tensions between the United States and Iran helped halt European stock market gains on Friday after a strong run driven by signals from major ...
2019-06-21, 11:16

Futures slip after strong rally as Iran tensions rise U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, after a strong rally in the prior session that helped the S&P 500 hit a record high, as rising tensions be...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Oil prices gain on U.S. inventory drop, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Wednesday, extending gains after an industry group reported a much bigger than expected drop in U.S. inventories, while the U.S. N...
2019-07-24, 03:32

Tensions Between Pelosi and Progressive Democrats of ‘the Squad’ Bust Into Flame Tensions between Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her “squad” have burst into the open, testing House Democratic ...
2019-07-09, 18:32

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the P...
2019-06-21, 09:16

Oil falls after Saudi assurances on market balance, Mideast tensions Oil prices fell on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia reiterated it would aim to keep the market balanced and try to reduce tensions in the Middle East, whil...
2019-05-22, 04:32

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fu...
2019-07-18, 23:32

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid...
2019-07-14, 01:16

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its col...
2019-06-20, 12:16

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chi...
2019-07-14, 01:16

US warship sails through Taiwan strait amid China tensions Taiwan says the U.S. Navy is free to sail through its strait after a warship did so shortly after China issued warnings against foreign interference ...
2019-07-25, 09:16

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran said it shot down a U.S. military drone, the latest in a series of skirmishes across the Middle East that have stoked fears of a wider military ...
2019-06-20, 13:16

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in t...
2019-07-22, 13:01

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nu...
2019-05-27, 11:48

| Kim sends missile 'warning' to South Korea, US as tensions rise North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un says the country's latest missile launches were a warning to Washington and Seoul over their joint war games, state ...
2019-08-07, 13:32

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the ...
2019-05-22, 21:48

Tensions forces evacuation of Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon Dozens of Syrian refugees have dismantled their tents in a camp they lived in for years in eastern Lebanon after authorities ordered their evacuation...
2019-06-09, 17:48

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists...
2019-08-17, 07:32

Syria: Turkey and US reach deal to manage tensions over Kurds Joint operation centre agreement follows Ankara threats to launch offensive against YPGTurkey and the US have agreed to establish a joint operation c...
2019-08-07, 21:00

British minister to visit Iran on Sunday for talks on tensions Britain's Middle East minister Andrew Murrison will visit Iran on Sunday for "frank and constructive" talks, the Foreign Office said, amid escalating...
2019-06-22, 12:32

Chinese Military Gets Hong Kong Harbour Dock, Despite Tensions The Chinese military received official ownership of a piece of prime Hong Kong waterfront land on Saturday, even as the city is rocked by anti-Beijin...
2019-06-29, 06:16

Boxing between countries: Andy Ruiz Jr rises above US-Mexico tensions While Andy Ruiz Jr is the first Mexican heavyweight champion, he is not the first bicultural boxer to rise to prominence during a time of political t...
2019-06-09, 13:48

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. ...
2019-05-29, 02:48

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
2019-06-22, 17:00

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Da...
2019-05-28, 03:16

Oil prices slip as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions Oil prices slipped on Monday as signs of an economic slowdown amid international trade disputes began to outweigh supply fears that were stoked by at...
2019-06-17, 11:48

Wall Street falls on geopolitical tensions, recession fears U.S. stocks dropped in a broad sell-off on Monday as simmering geopolitical tensions spooked equity investors and drove a bond market rally while the...
2019-08-13, 02:32

China, India diplomats meet amid tensions over Kashmir Top Indian and Chinese diplomats have met in Beijing amid increased tensions over New Delhi’s move to change the legal status of territory it control...
2019-08-13, 11:32

Wall Street slips on political tensions, recession fears Wall Street's main indexes fell on Monday as protests in Hong Kong added to concerns on the pace of growth in China, already under pressure from the ...
2019-08-12, 19:32

Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime's neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn ...
2019-08-07, 04:32

Pakistan celebrates Independence Day but tensions with India remain high Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to criticize India for its actions in the disputed Kashm...
2019-08-14, 09:32

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign ...
2019-07-01, 13:16

The Latest: Tensions flare over Sandra Bland cellphone video AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on newly emerged cellphone video of Sandra Bland’s 2015 traffic stop in Texas (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Texa...
2019-05-24, 18:16

Amid Tensions, Iran's Crude Buyers Jump Ship One month after the Trump administration said it would tighten its ban on Iran’s oil sales, the country’s direct crude buyers have all but vanished, ...
2019-05-27, 19:00

US briefing: Harris tops second debate, G20 tensions and supreme court Friday’s top story: Kamala Harris takes Biden to task over race in key debate exchange. Plus, the Guatemalan pastors helping smuggle people to the US...
2019-06-28, 14:48

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as India...
2019-08-04, 18:32

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply ...
2019-06-18, 16:32

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and he...
2019-06-16, 14:32

Airstrikes target Turkish convoy in Syria, raising tensions Airstrikes targeted a Turkish army convoy inside a rebel-held part of northwestern Syria on Monday, killing three civilians and wounding 12 others, t...
2019-08-20, 02:48

Japan's Shinzo Abe In Tehran Mission To Ease Iran-US Tensions Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected in Tehran on Wednesday for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to ease tensions between the Islamic repub...
2019-06-12, 13:16

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on e...
2019-06-23, 06:00

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
2019-05-25, 12:01

US-Iran tensions escalate after tanker attacks — Five experts on what to watch The U.S. blamed Iran for the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. However, Iran denied the responsibility. Five experts discuss what could ...
2019-06-14, 22:16

Tensions build on migrant ship off Italy; 10 jump overboard Tensions rose on a rescue ship stranded off southern Italy on Tuesday, as 10 of the migrants aboard jumped into the sea and tried to swim ashore, acc...
2019-08-20, 12:16

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
2019-06-15, 17:00

Russia accuses U.S. of stoking tensions with missile test: TASS Russia accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but said it would not be drawn ...
2019-08-20, 12:16

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sa...
2019-06-15, 16:48

Trump freezes Venezuelan government assets amid tensions The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolas Maduro that places his socialist ad...
2019-08-06, 17:00

Kashmir parents keep children out of school as tensions remain high Many fear further unrest after violent clashes between Indian police and protestersClassrooms in Indian-administered Kashmir were mostly empty on Mon...
2019-08-19, 19:48

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Jav...
2019-05-25, 12:32

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal ...
2019-05-23, 17:48

Iranian minister accuses US of inflaming tensions in Persian Gulf ​Iran’s foreign minister on Monday blamed the US for turning the Persian Gulf into a “matchbox ready to ignite” by bolstering its m...
2019-08-12, 19:00

Iran claims it has seized third oil tanker in Gulf as tensions with US rise State media says vessel was taken on Wednesday carrying a cargo of 700,000 litresIran claims it has seized a third foreign oil tanker in the Gulf in ...
2019-08-05, 03:00

Japan's Nikkei slips on fear of escalating U.S.-China tensions Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Friday, as concerns about escalating tensions between Washington and Beijing over trade and technology firms ...
2019-05-24, 08:48

U.K.-Iranian Academic Is Arrested in Iran Amid Tanker Tensions An acclaimed British-Iranian academic was detained just as the two countries appeared to be settling their standoff over an Iranian tanker seized in ...
2019-08-14, 21:00

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid te...
2019-06-29, 10:16

Order returns to Hong Kong airport, but tensions linger Hong Kong's airport resumed operations Wednesday, just hours after thousands of anti-government protesters forcibly blocked access to the main termin...
2019-08-14, 18:32

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escal...
2019-05-25, 04:16

Buttigieg grilled over racial tensions in South Bend following police shooting "My community is in anguish right now because of officer-involved shooting. A black man, Eric Logan, killed by a white officer," the mayor known as M...
2019-06-28, 06:32

British minister held 'constructive' talks with Iran on rising tensions The British minister for the Middle East had "open, frank and constructive" talks with Iranian government representatives about rising tensions in th...
2019-06-23, 19:32

Kerala Sailors Among 48 Indians Detained As Iran-West Tensions Escalate As many as 48 civilian Indian sailors have been detained by Iran and Britain in the last three weeks amid rising tensions between Tehran and Western ...
2019-07-24, 16:16

Hong Kong police fight with protesters amid rising tensions Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terr...
2019-07-14, 18:16

Oil prices dip, still set for weekly gains amid Mideast tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices reversed earlier gains on Friday but benchmark Brent crude was still set for its first weekly gain in five weeks amid rising tensions in t...
2019-06-21, 07:32

Oil edges higher on US inventory decline, escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday, extending gains as rising tensions with Iran fueled concerns about supply disruptions and as U.S. inventory dat...
2019-07-24, 10:01

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its for...
2019-05-24, 04:16

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwe...
2019-06-22, 23:32

U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frid...
2019-05-24, 22:32

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
2019-06-23, 23:48

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions With Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, r...
2019-08-08, 11:00

Oil outlook sours as sanctions, global tensions fail to bring out bulls Sentiment in the oil market has shifted dramatically in recent days, with hedge funds, producers and traders all taking a more bearish tack in respon...
2019-07-22, 09:48

Guterres appeals for ‘maximum restraint’ over Jammu and Kashmir, as tensions rise The UN Secretary-General António Guterres appealed for ‘maximum restraint’ over the territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, which has been disput...
2019-08-08, 23:32