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US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know

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US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know

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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

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

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

New U.S.-China trade talks threatened by escalating tensions Chinese Vice Premier Liu He said Tuesday he will lead Beijing's delegation to attend new U.S. trade talks in Washington, D.C., this week, which arriv...
2019-10-08, 21:32

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the ...
2019-07-22, 19:16

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate...
2019-08-01, 12:16

Iran warns UK against escalating tensions, says crew of seized ship safe Iran on Sunday urged Britain to contain "domestic political forces" intent on escalating tensions between the two countries following Iran's sei...
2019-07-21, 17:48

Kuwait foreign minister discusses with Iranian counterpart de-escalating tensions in region Kuwait's foreign minister received a call from his Iranian counterpart where the two discussed measures to de-escalate tensions in the region to avoi...
2019-09-20, 00:32

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran 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, 11:00

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

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
2019-05-21, 16:16

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S...
2019-07-20, 01:16

Bank Employee Unions Warn Of Strike. Heres All You Need To Know Bank strike 2019: Bank strike to lead to four-day bank holiday: The two-day strike will begin on the midnight of September 25. The unions have also m...
2019-09-14, 15:32

Israel Is Escalating Its Shadow War With Iran. Here’s What to Know The protracted shadow war between Israel and Iran has spilled beyond the borders of Syria following a series of attacks in Iraq and Lebanon blamed on...
2019-08-29, 23:48

Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
2019-05-30, 15:48

China blames US for escalating trade fight BEIJING — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries’ trade dispute and said it won’t back down on “m...
2019-06-02, 17:32

Burkina Faso Wracked by Escalating Violence A once-stable country is plagued by extremists pouring over its northern border, restive farmers and herdsmen battling for land, and militias bent on...
2019-05-21, 15:48

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intol...
2019-06-19, 00:00

China promises to fight back in escalating trade war China is promising to fight back hard against President Trump’s tariffs — and is vowing that the US will not win the escalating trade war...
2019-08-25, 10:16

Fed's Mester sees downside risk from escalating trade war Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester said on Saturday she sees "big downside risk" from rising trade uncertainty, and will be watching ...
2019-08-25, 02:48

Deere blames escalating trade war for worsening outlook An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China threatens to hit U.S. exports of key commodities, hurting farm incomes and demand for Deere's...
2019-05-21, 18:48

Marcus Morris surprised Spurs controversy keeps escalating Knicks new forward Marcus Morris said he did not expect legendary Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to call him out earlier this week for reneging on his ve...
2019-10-03, 23:00

The escalating dispute between Tokyo and Seoul is already affecting businesses The ongoing dispute between Japan and South Korea has begun to affect businesses across multiple sectors and could potentially even dent the global e...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being w...
2019-08-24, 00:48

What Chinese state media are saying about the falling yuan and escalating trade war China's state newspaper on Tuesday slams the U.S. for "deliberately destroying international order," one day after Washington branded Beijing a ...
2019-08-06, 13:32

Trump's escalating trade war gives heat to Putin and Xi's growing bromance It's time for Western leaders to abandon their wait-and-see attitude toward the evolution of Chinese-Russian relations and work out common strat...
2019-06-03, 18:48

US ban on Huawei a ‘cynically timed’ blow in escalating trade war, says firm Top executive says dispute is about trade, not security, as US temporarily eases some restrictions to avoid hurting US companies The US ban on sharin...
2019-05-21, 17:01

Planned Parenthood and Fired Former Chief Mired in Escalating Dispute Leana Wen, who was fired in July as Planned Parenthood president after less than a year on the job, is at odds with the group over the terms of her d...
2019-09-15, 02:32

World economy rebound thrown into doubt by escalating trade war Fears that companies will shelve investment, consumers will cut spending and stocks will slide have been revived after Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s ...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Stocks inch higher as investors downplay escalating trade war A rise in U.S. technology stocks and better-than-expected economic data in China pushed global equity markets higher Monday, despite reports that Was...
2019-09-30, 23:00

Goldman Sachs sees U.S. trade war with China and Mexico escalating Goldman Sachs economists said there was a 60% chance that the United States would slap tariffs on the final $300 billion of Chinese imports, up from ...
2019-06-03, 09:32

Trump increases tariffs on China amid escalating trade war President Trump retaliated against China’s new tariffs Friday afternoon, declaring that he would increase existing and future levies on Chinese goods...
2019-08-24, 00:16

WRAPUP 8-U.S. designates China a currency manipulator, escalating trade war A yearlong U.S.-China trade war boiled over on Monday as Washington accused Beijing of manipulating its currency after China let the yuan drop to its...
2019-08-06, 02:48

Dow futures edge higher amid escalating trade war concerns Market focus is largely attuned to global trade developments, after a senior Chinese diplomat ramped up the rhetoric against the U.S. amid a bitter t...
2019-05-30, 12:48

Hong Kong bans masks to quell escalating protests Hong Kong banned the wearing of masks in public on Friday as the embattled government attempts to quell escalating protests that have destabilized th...
2019-10-04, 15:32

California Sues the Trump Administration in Its Escalating War Over Auto Emissions California, joined by 23 other states, sued to block the administration’s unprecedented reversal of the state’s authority to set its own rules on cl...
2019-09-20, 19:32

Trump announces escalating tariffs on Mexico over migrant surge President Trump said on Thursday that his administration will impose tariffs on Mexico until the country somehow stops the flow of migrants coming ac...
2019-05-31, 02:48

Volatility in China's yuan due to escalating U.S. trade friction: PBOC official Volatility in China's yuan since August is a normal market reaction to escalating trade frictions stoked by the United States and was caused, to some...
2019-08-11, 10:00

Hong Kong violence is escalating, but Carrie Lam says government can handle things Hong Kong demonstrations escalated on Sunday, when police fired water cannon and volleys of tear gas in running battles with protesters who threw bri...
2019-08-27, 13:16

Escalating U.S.-China trade threats stagger global markets; Dow slumps more than 400 Global markets sagged Thursday as uncertainty over trade relations between the United States and China continued to sour investors. The Dow Jones ind...
2019-05-23, 18:48

'A critical point in history': how Trump's attack on LGBT rights is escalating The Trump justice department is pushing to make it legal to fire people for being gay or transgenderThe Trump administration has attacked LGBT rights...
2019-09-03, 17:32

Japan embassy in Seoul posts radiation data amid escalating row Japan's embassy in South Korea has begun posting data on its website to show there is little difference in radiation levels between the two countries...
2019-09-30, 05:00

Javy Baez Settles Dumb, Escalating Plunk-Off By Socking A Mighty Four-Bagger The Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs wrapped up their season series Wednesday with a good old-fashioned plunk-fest. The Cubs paid back a day-old plu...
2019-06-13, 09:00

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising cas...
2019-05-21, 14:31

Ezekiel Elliott threatens to pull a Le’Veon Bell in escalating Cowboys feud Ezekiel Elliott could pull a Le’Veon Bell if he doesn’t get what he wants. The star Cowboys running back will not play in 2019 if he does...
2019-08-06, 21:00

Hong Kong Leader Says No Need for Beijing to Intervene in Protests Amid Escalating Violence Following a weekend of escalating violence between pro-democracy demonstrators and police, Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Tuesday insisted her administr...
2019-08-27, 11:48

WRAPUP 1-Japan summons S.Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime fo...
2019-07-19, 06:16

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street opens lower on worries of escalating trade war U.S. stocks opened lower on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company raised fears of an escalation in ...
2019-05-22, 16:32

U.N. Rights Chief Calls for Investigation Into Violence as Hong Kong Reels From Escalating Protests The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has said that the extent of violence during Hong Kong’s four months o...
2019-10-05, 13:32

Escalating Their Campaign Into a Push for Political Freedom, Protesters Return to Hong Kong’s Streets Protesters once again occupied the political heart of Hong Kong Friday morning after the embattled administration of Chief Executive Carrie Lam refus...
2019-06-21, 07:48

Daily on Energy: Escalating fuel economy fight could force carmakers to choose sides Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-09-19, 01:00

Trump announces escalating tariffs against Mexico, starting at 5 percent, until illegal immigrants 'STOP' President Trump on Thursday announced a new 5 percent tariff on Mexico beginning in early June, saying the levy will "gradually increase" until the o...
2019-05-31, 03:16

With the global economy slowing and the U.S.-China trade war escalating, Trump arrives at G-7 with a list of grievances The president comes bearing more complaints than guidance for global powers facing challenges including climate change and a looming global recession...
2019-08-24, 20:16

Rex Ryan wears Browns colors in escalating Baker Mayfield feud: ‘Don’t be the weak link’ Rex Ryan wasn’t going to let Baker Mayfield get the last word. The former Jets coach wore Cleveland Browns colors on ESPN’s “Sunday...
2019-09-29, 19:32

State Department investigators are reportedly escalating their probe into email records from former Hillary Clinton aides Getty Images/Zach Gibson The Trump administration has revived an investigation into email records from Hillary Clinton's former aides, The Washingto...
2019-09-29, 07:00

California sues over $1B in canceled high-speed rail funding, escalating feud with Trump administration California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.    ...
2019-05-22, 03:48

Hong Kong enters 16th weekend of protests as police warn violence escalating beyond control Hong Kong is headed into its sixteenth consecutive weekend of anti-government protests, as police warned the level of violence is escalating potentia...
2019-09-20, 12:32

Republican support for impeaching Trump doubled in the past few days amid escalating Ukraine scandal Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Morning Consult released an eye-popping new survey that found 43% of voters think congress should begin impeachment pro...
2019-09-27, 03:00

Trump retaliates in trade war by escalating tariffs on Chinese imports and demanding companies cut ties with China The slide came as the trade war between the United States and China worsened Friday, with Beijing imposing retaliatory tariffs on $75 billion in Amer...
2019-08-24, 06:48

In Corey Lewandowski’s Hearing, Democrats Learn Escalating Impeachment Rhetoric Won’t Make the White House Cooperate House Democrats spent their first week back on Capitol Hill after August recess embroiled in a debate over whether or not they were actually engaged ...
2019-09-18, 02:00

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
2019-06-20, 23:48

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S. &#...
2019-06-15, 12:48

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

Tensions Flare Between Trump and Fox News President Trump expressed frustration with his preferred cable channel this week, prompting two on-air personalities to say they “don’t work” for him...
2019-08-31, 01:16

Why Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran Fuel Fears of War Though the U.S. and Iran have lived in a state of hostility for decades, rarely have relations been as tense as in recent months. The U.S. is trying ...
2019-09-19, 00:00

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

NBA China Game Goes On as Tensions Persist After nearly a week of uncertainty, a preseason game featuring LeBron James was played, but players and executives weren’t made available to the medi...
2019-10-10, 22:00

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

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

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

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

Futures climb as U.S.-China tensions ease U.S. stock index futures jumped on Wednesday after latest media reports eased concerns over escalating tensions between the United States and China a...
2019-10-09, 13:00

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

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

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

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

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

| OPINION | Buhari's visit to SA eased tensions, but more needs to be done Although Nigeria and SA are often cast as rivals, they have a strong bilateral relationship founded over the decades. This springs in part from Niger...
2019-10-11, 12:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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 rises on signs of easing U.S.-China tensions Oil rose on Wednesday following media reports that China was open to agreeing a partial trade deal with the United States, while unrest in OPEC membe...
2019-10-09, 13:00

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

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

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise but India Says No Plans for War The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking wa...
2019-08-30, 20:16

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 o...
2019-08-13, 21:00

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

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

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

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

Middle East tensions lift oil prices more than 1% Oil prices gained more than 1% to hit their highest levels in two sessions at the start of Monday's trade as Middle East tensions remained eleva...
2019-09-23, 05:00

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

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

Stock futures slip as trade tensions weigh US stock index futures fell on Tuesday, as Washington’s new round of tariffs on some Chinese goods kicked in and after a report that officials from b...
2019-09-04, 06:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

Global Stocks Fall as Trade Tensions Escalate Global stocks and government bond yields fell as a new escalation in commercial tensions between the U.S. and China cast fresh doubt on growth prospe...
2019-08-26, 06:16

US Says "Concerned" Over Rising Tensions On Israel-Lebanon Border The United States voiced concern Sunday after Israel and Hezbollah exchanged fire along the Lebanese border, slamming the "destabilizing role" of Ira...
2019-09-02, 02:16

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

Russia denies visas to two U.S. senators, amid G7 tensions Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said Russia refused to grant them visas for a visit to Moscow next week, amid disagreement within Washington ...
2019-08-28, 02:16

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

Tensions Over Kashmir Rise as India Tightens Security The Indian government is coming under more criticism for its restrictions in the disputed region, and Pakistani leaders warn that India is risking wa...
2019-08-30, 13:16

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

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

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

Merkel says we need to explore all ways of reducing Iran tensions German Chancellor Angela Merkel said talks between the Iranian and French foreign ministers on Sunday were a side event to the G7 summit and every op...
2019-08-25, 22:48

| 'Not racist or hostile': Bulgaria slam England 'tensions' Bulgarian authorities haveurged UEFA to stop "tensions" after England players said the team was prepared to walk off the pitch if they face abuse dur...
2019-10-11, 04:32

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

U.S. backs Israel's right to self-defense in Lebanon border tensions The U.S. government voiced concern on Sunday about growing tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border, underscoring its support for Israel and warning L...
2019-09-02, 01:48

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

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

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says ‘No Talks’ With the U.S. Amid Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader announced on Tuesday that “there will be no talks with the U.S. at any level” — ...
2019-09-18, 03:00

| 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

One China stock to buy and one to avoid as tensions cool, according to MKM Partners Chinese stocks are bouncing back hard after five straight weeks of losses. MKM Partners' JC O'Hara sees one name on the verge of a major br...
2019-08-28, 08:48

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

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

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

U.S. manufacturing dives to 10-year low as trade tensions weigh U.S. manufacturing activity tumbled to a more than 10-year low in September as lingering trade tensions weighed on exports, further heightening finan...
2019-10-01, 22:00

Iran says it will destroy any aggressor as tensions build in Gulf Iran’s foreign minister not confident war can be avoided, but promises any conflict will not be ‘limited’Iran has threatened to pursue and destroy an...
2019-09-22, 20:32

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

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

France says main priority is to de-escalate U.S.-Iran tensions France's foreign minister said on Sunday his country's main aim at this week's U.N. General Assembly meeting is to de-escalate tensions between the U...
2019-09-22, 23:00

Oil gains on Saudi supply disruption, Mideast tensions Oil prices rose to their highest in two sessions on Monday amid concerns about oil supply disruptions from Saudi Arabia and elevated tensions in Midd...
2019-09-23, 05:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Time for Iran to take steps to defuse tensions: Macron The path to reduce tensions in the region has become smaller and the moment has come for Iran to help defuse the crisis, France's president told his ...
2019-09-24, 10:32

Oil climbs on Iraq and Ecuador unrest, regional tensions Oil prices increased on Tuesday as unrest in Iraq and Ecuador raised supply concerns, but worries about U.S.-China trade negotiations capped the mark...
2019-10-08, 12:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

S&P edges lower as Apple weighs, trade tensions ease The S&P 500 ended the day down slightly on Friday but less than 1% below its all-time high as a drop in Apple stock countered cooling U.S.-China trad...
2019-09-14, 02:00

With Trade Talks Looming, U.S. and China Move to Relax Tensions President Trump announced that China would resume purchases of American farm goods after a day of cooling tensions, raising hopes of averting the nex...
2019-09-13, 06:00

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's Revolutionary Guard ready for 'any scenario' as tensions escalate Iran's Revolutionary Guard has said it is "ready for any scenario" and will retaliate if Iran is targeted. The warning came as the US approved the de...
2019-09-21, 21:32

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

Tensions over Afghan talks ended with Bolton's exit: sources U.S. President Donald Trump and adviser John Bolton were always unlikely foreign policy allies, with Bolton skeptical of Trump's outreach on North Ko...
2019-09-11, 02:32

| Mugabe's body may return to Zimbabwe as burial tensions emerge Robert Mugabe's nephew says that a delegation is expected to leave Zimbabwe to collect the hero-turned-despot's body from Singapore where he died two...
2019-09-09, 16:32

Exhibition 'Utopia and Demise' shows tensions in East German art Paintings, East German-style: 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Düsseldorf Kunstpalast museum showcases art from Germany's formerly Com...
2019-09-05, 16:32

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

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

Amid Tensions With Pak, Venkaiah Naidu Warns Of Response "If Attacked" India has been acting with restraint despite "grave provocations" but if attacked, India will give a reply that the aggressor will be unable to forge...
2019-09-06, 13:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mexico rejects Supreme Court ruling on migration, wants no tensions with U.S. Mexico's government on Thursday said it disagreed with a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court which granted a request by the Trump administration to full...
2019-09-12, 17:32

Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions The United States believes the attacks that crippled Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend originated in southwestern Iran, a U.S. official told ...
2019-09-17, 23:00

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

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

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

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

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

| Mugabe's funeral fuels tensions due to traditional beliefs, rituals As public wakes for late Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe have drawn to a close, traditional chiefs are demanding the body be buried according to spir...
2019-09-19, 03:00

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

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

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

Trump will hit pause as geopolitical tensions rise: Fmr. NATO commander Admiral James Stavridis, former supreme allied commander at NATO, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" team to break down the impact of of drone strikes ...
2019-09-17, 01:00

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

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

Economy hopes support shares, oil edges up on Mideast tensions Asian share prices inched higher on Friday as economic stimulus around the world eased fears over slowing growth, while crude oil prices climbed on c...
2019-09-20, 06:32

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

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

UPDATE 1- Iran hardliners likely to gain from tensions over Aramco attacks Iran distanced itself on Sunday from attacks on Saudi oil facilities but hardliners in Tehran might chalk the assaults up as a win against Washington...
2019-09-15, 15:32

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

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

Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea....
2019-08-27, 19:16

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

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

U.S. Consumers Are Continuing to Spend, Ignoring Tensions in the Global Economy (WASHINGTON) — U.S. consumer spending grew 0.6% in July, a healthy gain that suggests American shoppers are largely ignoring concerns about tra...
2019-08-30, 20:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Global Stocks Uneven Amid U.S.-China Trade War Tensions Asian markets ended lower, but shares on Wall Street and in European markets rose after President Trump and Beijing officials publicly discussed pote...
2019-08-27, 00:48

China Rejects U.S. Warship’s Visit Amid Trade War Tensions The denial of a port visit to Qingdao came in the same month that two U.S. ships were denied permission to dock in Hong Kong, according to the United...
2019-08-28, 16:48

US Warship Sails In South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the US military said, a move likely to anger Beijing at...
2019-08-28, 17:48

China's Yuan Hits 11-Year Low Amid Trade Tensions The plunge past 7.0 prompted Washington to officially brand Beijing a "currency manipulator". China's central bank has "resolutely opposed" the label...
2019-08-26, 09:48

Stakes raised in US, Iran tensions: Drone war takes flight The aircraft is seen as appealing to some nations because they don't risk the lives of pilots and can be small enough to evade defense systems. ...
2019-08-26, 01:16

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

US-China tensions are threatening an undersea internet cable between the two countries In yet another byproduct of continued tensions between the US and China, a national security review is reportedly scrutinizing an undersea internet c...
2019-08-29, 23:48

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

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

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

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

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

European Diplomats Swing Behind French Bid to Ease U.S.-Iran Tensions European diplomats are getting behind a French initiative to provide Iran economic relief from U.S. sanctions in return for its full compliance with ...
2019-08-31, 04:48

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

| 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

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

U.S. Stocks Slip Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global econo...
2019-09-03, 18:32

Futures Now: Crude oil is down more than 3 percent on US-China trade tensions, here's where it could be headed "Futures Now" Anthony Grisanti of Tickertocker and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional Services discuss what they're watching in the energy sector a...
2019-09-04, 00:00

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

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

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

U.S. Stocks Fall Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data U.S. stocks and bond yields slumped as fresh data showed that the manufacturing sector contracted in August, adding to worries about the global econo...
2019-09-04, 00:32

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

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

PM Khan: Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, amid tensions with India Pakistan would not use nuclear weapons first, Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Monday, amid tensions with arch-rival India after New Delhi revoked t...
2019-09-02, 20:32

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

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

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

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

DNC move to scrap virtual caucuses sparks new party tensions A move Friday by the Democratic National Committee to recommend scrapping plans by some states to allow virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due...
2019-08-31, 16:16

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

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 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

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

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

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

Trade tensions escalate as the US and China barrel toward tariff hikes Kevin Lamarque/Reuters The US and China have seen trade tensions rise rapidly in recent days. That has cast uncertainty on whether the world's large...
2019-10-08, 19:00

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

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

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

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

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

U.S.-China Trade Tensions Jeopardize Rollout of Self-Driving Vehicles Proposed U.S. controls about sharing technology with China threatens the development of self-driving vehicles, an area where U.S. and Chinese busines...
2019-09-24, 19:00

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

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

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

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

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

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

| Facebook CEO eases tensions but lawmakers press on privacy rules Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg's Washington charm offensive appeared to ease tensions between the social media giant and US lawmake...
2019-09-23, 18:32

Oil Prices Will Ease If Global Tensions Do Not Rise: Dharmendra Pradhan Rising global oil prices are a major concern for India, the world's third biggest oil importer, which meets almost 84 per cemtof its oil needs throug...
2019-09-23, 16:32

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares ease on geopolitical tensions, oil up 1% Most Asian share markets slipped on Monday as investors waited for more clarity on Sino-U.S. trade talks, while oil gained more than 1% as Middle Eas...
2019-09-23, 11:32

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

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

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

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

| Pakistan's Khan arrives in Iran as tensions rise in Gulf Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan visited Iran following a request from the United States and Saudi Arabia for him to try to defuse rising tensions ...
2019-10-13, 20:48

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Record U.S. tariff award over Airbus aid could fuel trade tensions Transatlantic trade ties face renewed disruption this week when global arbiters are expected to grant the United States a record award allowing it to...
2019-09-29, 11:32

Chinese government cancels Nets’ event as tensions grow SHANGHAI — The Nets came to China to help grow their footprint and set down roots in a huge basketball-mad market. But their first appearance on this...
2019-10-08, 15:32

WRAPUP 1-With U.S.-China tensions running high, hopes dim for trade war Beijing sharply rebuked Washington on Tuesday for adding some top Chinese artificial intelligence startups to its trade blacklist, dimming hopes for ...
2019-10-08, 17:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Says It’s Ready for ‘Any Scenario’ Amid U.S. Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and “any scenario,” its chief commander said Saturda...
2019-09-22, 00:32

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

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

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’s president in India for summit amid Kashmir tensions Chinese President Xi Jinping has arrived in India for a summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a time of tensions over Beijing joining Pakistan ...
2019-10-11, 13:00

Hong Kong police and demonstrators clash as tensions escalate Confrontations come in run-up to 70th anniversary of People’s Republic of ChinaProtesters and police have clashed in Hong Kong in another weekend of ...
2019-09-22, 20:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

Iran claims it will use more advanced centrifuges, ramping up nuclear tensions Iran's nuclear chief said Monday the country will start using 30 advanced centrifuges for enriching uranium, again violating terms of the 2015 nuclea...
2019-10-09, 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

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

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

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

South Korea Says It Will End Intelligence-Sharing Deal With Japan, Adding to Tensions The move frustrates officials in the United States, which pushed for the arrangement in part to ensure that North Korea’s missile activity is closely...
2019-08-23, 01:48

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

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

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

Most Asian Units Slip As Trade Tensions Weigh; Rupee Falls Most The Indian rupee and the Malaysian ringgit were the worst performers in the region, playing catch up with peers as both markets re-opened for trade a...
2019-09-03, 16:32

Global Stocks Slip Amid Trade Tensions, Weak Data Global stocks slipped a day after Beijing said it had lodged a complaint with the World Trade Organization over U.S. tariffs, and the British pound s...
2019-09-03, 12:32

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

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

New allies Vietnam, Australia express concern over South China Sea tensions New allies Vietnam and Australia expressed concern on Friday about China's activities in the South China Sea, where Vietnamese and Chinese vessels ar...
2019-08-23, 08:16

US Treasury yields continue to slide as Middle East tensions escalate U.S. government debt prices continued to rise Friday morning as investors flock to perceived safe havens amid fears of a military standoff between th...
2019-06-14, 12:16

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

The 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, 19:32

China denies Qingdao port visit for US warship amid tensions China has denied a request for a U.S. Navy warship to visit the Chinese port city of Qingdao in recent days, a U.S. defense official told Reuters on ...
2019-08-28, 08:48

Oil climbs on Iran tensions, stocks edge back from seven-week highs Oil prices added to recent gains on Friday on fears any U.S. military attack on Iran would disrupt flows of crude from the Middle East, while a gauge...
2019-06-21, 23:32

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

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

Pakistan tests ballistic missile as tensions with India remain high Pakistan tested a surface-to-surface ballistic missile in Rawalpindi Thursday with tensions between the country and rival India still at a high point...
2019-08-29, 16:48

U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions A U.S. Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, a move likely to anger Beijin...
2019-08-28, 15:16

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

Pakistan carries out missile test launch amid Kashmir tensions Pakistan announced Thursday that it had successfully tested a surface-to-surface missile with the capacity of carrying various types of warheads over...
2019-08-30, 03:16

Kuwait emir to visit Iraq amid Gulf tensions: KUNA Kuwait's ruler will visit Iraq on Wednesday, state news agency KUNA reported, saying the trip comes amid unprecedented regional tensions after attack...
2019-06-18, 12:48

Tensions high as Memphis community tries to return to normal after police shooting A sense of calm is restored in the city of Memphis after a tumultuous clash between police and protesters Wednesday after an officer-involved shootin...
2019-06-15, 00:16

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington ove...
2019-06-20, 13:00

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

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

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 urges India and Pakistan to reduce tensions in call with leaders U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with the leaders of India and Pakistan on Monday, discussing prospects for improved trade ties with Washington and ...
2019-08-20, 06:16

Nikkei falls as latest U.S.-China tensions hurt investor mood Japanese shares fell on Wednesday as escalating U.S.-China tensions dimmed hopes for a deal in high-level trade talks this week and soured the mood o...
2019-10-09, 08:00

Russia accuses US of stirring military tensions after cruise missile test Russia accused the U.S. of escalating military tensions following the test of a cruise missile that would have been prohibited by a recently-terminat...
2019-08-20, 12:48

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk about oil markets amid brewing turmoil in the Middle East after tankers were...
2019-06-14, 22:16

Labor tensions flare at American Airlines over hundreds of canceled flights American Airlines wants the union representing its mechanics to cover the airlines' financial losses from hundreds of flight cancellations that ...
2019-08-14, 17:32

Iran threatens to surpass uranium limits as tensions with the U.S. continue to grow The announcement was the first time Tehran explicitly said it was on track to violate the 2015 nuclear accord. The Pentagon said Monday it was sendin...
2019-06-18, 04:16

Trump's personal assistant resigns from White House amid tensions A personal assistant to President Trump who had been with the administration since Trump took office, Madeleine Westerhout, abruptly resigned Thursda...
2019-08-30, 15:16

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Isr...
2019-06-19, 12:00

Shares across Asia fall sharply amid US-Chinese trade tensions Australia’s ASX200 index down 1.46%, Tokyo off 2% and Hong Kong falls 3.3% as fears grow about a global recessionShares in Australia and across Asia ...
2019-08-26, 06:48

The chip industry is facing 'major uncertainty' as global tensions rise Already facing a slowdown in the midst of challenges such as inventory issues, slowing demand for smart devices and falling memory chip prices, Lung ...
2019-08-29, 11:48

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

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

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

Nikkei drops, latest U.S.-China tensions hurt investor mood Japanese shares fell on Wednesday as escalating U.S.-China tensions dimmed hopes for a deal in high-level trade talks this week and soured the mood o...
2019-10-09, 09:00

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured an...
2019-05-27, 23:01

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

US briefing: Iran tensions, racist chants and Kyoto Animation fire Friday’s top story: Tehran denies that US shot down its drone in strait of Hormuz. Plus, the Cats movie trailer is trending for all the wrong reasons...
2019-07-19, 14:32

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

Here's the heavy US and UK naval firepower ready near Iran if the tanker tensions boil over US Navy Lt. j.g. David Babka Iran on Friday says it seized a British-owned oil tanker and its crew, amid reports it diverted a second British tanker...
2019-07-20, 22:48

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That ...
2019-07-20, 22:48

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

U.K. Seeks to Ease Tensions in Persian Gulf After Iran Seizes Oil Tanker (Bloomberg) — The U.K. sought to lower tensions after Iran seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz on Friday, an incident that incr...
2019-07-21, 20:16