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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 the US tries to cut off Iran from its main oil customers....

Japan PM Shinzo Abe in Tehran to defuse US-Iran tensions

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2019-05-24, 17:48

US, Japan To Work With India For An Open Indo-Pacific Region: Shinzo Abe The US and Japan will work with countries like India, Australia, ASEAN, UK and France to "forcefully" promote the idea of a free and open Indo-Pacifi...
2019-05-27, 22:48

Iraq sending teams to Tehran, Washington to calm tensions: prime minister Iraq will send delegations to Washington and Tehran to help "halt tension" amid fears of a confrontation between the United States and Iran in the Mi...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Unlike Japan’s Shinzo Abe, President Trump Isn’t ‘Personally Bothered’ by North Korea’s Missile Tests (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he is not “personally bothered” by recent short-range missile tests that North Ko...
2019-05-27, 23:01

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gu...
2019-06-23, 21:32

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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...
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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

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

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2019-05-26, 11:16

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on...
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French organizers move to defuse women's semis scheduling row French Open organizers sought on Friday to defuse a simmering row over their scheduling of the women's semi-finals, stating they had chosen to hold t...
2019-06-07, 15:48

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2019-06-18, 13:00

Mexican president hints at migration concessions to defuse U.S. trade spat Mexico's president on Saturday hinted his country could tighten migration controls to defuse U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs o...
2019-06-01, 22:48

Chile's Codelco seeks to defuse strike after miners clash with police Chilean miner Codelco sweetened its contract offer to workers on Tuesday in a bid to defuse rising tensions after miners striking at its giant Chuqui...
2019-06-19, 01:00

Mexico could tighten migration controls to defuse Trump tariffs threat Andrés Manuel López Obrador hints at concession to USTalks over US president threat in Washington next week Mexico’s president hinted on Saturday tha...
2019-06-02, 01:16

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday a...
2019-07-12, 05:00

Donald Trump's day with Shinzo Abe: Golf, sumo, three meals, diplomacy President Donald Trump spent an enjoyable day in Japan with Prime Minister Sinzo Abe -- a round of golf, a sumo wrestling match and meals of breakfas...
2019-05-26, 21:16

Shinzo Abe Criticised As Pension Report Highlights "Inconvenient Truth" Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faced stiff opposition criticism on Wednesday after a report warned that many retirees won't be able to live on pe...
2019-06-19, 15:00

Shinzo Abe’s Latest Diplomatic Long Shot: Peacemaking in Iran Japan’s prime minister arrives Wednesday in Tehran, placing himself directly in the middle of a tense confrontation between the United States and Ira...
2019-06-12, 10:00

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2019-05-27, 06:48

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2019-05-27, 00:00

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe vows to keep children safe after stabbing attack kills 2 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he will take all necessary measures for children's safety after nearly 20 people were stabbed at a bus stop i...
2019-05-28, 13:48

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2019-05-22, 04:00

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2019-06-11, 02:00

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of su...
2019-06-05, 03:16

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2019-06-23, 21:16

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2019-06-10, 20:48

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2019-06-04, 19:16

UK should be 'scared' of Tehran's response over tanker, cleric says: Fars Britain should be "scared" about Tehran's possible retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar, the Fars semi...
2019-07-06, 14:16

Iranian president says Tehran will increase uranium enrichment ‘as much as we want’ The country has repeatedly threatened to increase enrichment beyond the level allowed under the 2015 nuclear deal unless it receives some relief from...
2019-07-04, 03:00

Tehran shuts hundreds of restaurants for flouting Islam Iranian police raided and shut hundreds of eateries over a 10-day period for not observing "Islamic principles." Tehran's morality police force was r...
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2019-06-21, 21:32

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2019-06-09, 04:32

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2019-05-29, 04:00

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2019-05-23, 23:48

Iran's president says Trump has stepped back from threats against Tehran Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the U.S. administration "novice politicians with naive ideas", saying President Donald Trump had stepped back...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. a...
2019-05-23, 11:32

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2019-06-23, 12:48

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching urani...
2019-07-05, 20:48

Former Tehran mayor confesses to killing wife, hands himself into police Mohammad Ali Najafi, a confidant of President Hassan Rouhani, turned himself in to authorities on Tuesday, telling them that he killed his second of ...
2019-05-29, 21:32

Germany's Maas heading to Tehran for nuclear talks: spokeswoman German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas will visit Iran as part of a three-country Middle East tour next week, during which he will explore options for pr...
2019-06-06, 15:16

Official warns Tehran could seize UK oil tanker if Iranian ship not released A senior commander with Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps warned Friday that it would be Tehran's "duty" to seize a British oil tanker if the Iranian ...
2019-07-05, 22:48

U.S. blames Iran for attack on oil tankers, Tehran calls accusation alarming Iran said on Friday it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf, after ...
2019-06-14, 13:48

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year e...
2019-07-09, 10:32

British-Iranian Woman Is Moved From Tehran Jail to Psychiatric Hospital Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained since 2016, was transferred this week. Her family said they were concerned as she had been out of co...
2019-07-17, 16:16

Tehran fumes as Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dram...
2019-07-04, 23:00

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2019-07-17, 18:48

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2019-05-23, 19:00

Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to stay safe’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says the US, which launched an ‘economic war’ against Tehran, ‘cannot expect to s...
2019-06-10, 12:01

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2019-05-21, 14:48

British-Iranian Woman Jailed in Tehran Begins New Hunger Strike, Husband Says Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was convicted of sedition after her arrest in 2016. Richard Ratcliffe said he would fast outside the country’s embassy in L...
2019-06-16, 12:00

Trump warned Tehran a U.S. attack was imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was i...
2019-06-21, 14:16

Trump tells Iran 'be careful' after Tehran vows to boost uranium enrichment U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Iran "better be careful," hours after Tehran announced it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above...
2019-07-07, 23:48

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman moved to Tehran mental ward The family of a jailed British-Iranian woman says she has been taken to the psychiatric ward of a hospital in Tehran. The case has fueled tensions be...
2019-07-17, 09:00

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe: British-Iranian woman ends hunger strike in Tehran jail Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe's husband, Richard Ratcliffe, told British media that his wife had eaten some food in prison. The 40-year-old Iranian activ...
2019-06-29, 20:32

Britain seizes Iranian oil tanker headed to Syria, furious Tehran summons British ambassador over 'destructive' action Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran as the regime fumes after Britain seized an Iranian tanker on Thursday believed to be violating th...
2019-07-05, 13:32

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2019-05-21, 18:32

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

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

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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

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

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

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2019-05-23, 20:32

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2019-06-27, 19:48

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

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2019-05-24, 12:32

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2019-06-18, 09:16

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

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

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

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2019-05-21, 18:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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2019-06-19, 14:16

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

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

Oil 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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2019-05-31, 00:48

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

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

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

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2019-06-24, 09:01

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

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

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2019-05-24, 12:48

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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-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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

US 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

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

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

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

Oil prices 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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

US 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

Iranian tensions push oil higher as bitcoin smashes through $11,000 - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial newsOil hits three-week high as Iran tensions buildDonald Trump pledges more sanctions on Irani...
2019-06-24, 10:16

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

Hong Kong protesters storm government building as tensions rise Hong Kong protesters on Monday marked the 22nd anniversary of the city’s return to Chinese rule by bursting into the legislative building amid widesp...
2019-07-01, 19:32

Brent inches up on Iran tensions, OPEC; U.S. oil falls on weak data Brent oil ticked higher on Friday, supported by tensions over Iran and this week's decision by OPEC and its allies to extend a supply cut deal until ...
2019-07-05, 14:48

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

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks subdued, oil rises on U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares were off to a cautious start on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations while oil ...
2019-06-24, 04:32

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

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

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

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year...
2019-06-06, 10:32

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

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

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

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee ...
2019-06-22, 17:16

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

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” o...
2019-07-05, 09:32

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

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

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

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police t...
2019-06-10, 22:00

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

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

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

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

Homeland Security: Tensions rising in crowded migrant detention facilities The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General released a report detailing severe crowding and escalating tensions between detaine...
2019-07-03, 15:32

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

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

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

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

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

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

Iran Lawmakers Chant "Death To America" In Parliament As Tensions Rise Iranian lawmakers chanted "Death to America" during a parliament session on Sunday after a speaker accused the United States of being the "real world...
2019-06-23, 23:48

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

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

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes ...
2019-06-10, 12:01

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Dianne Feinstein had dinner meeting with Iranian minister amid US tensions Sen. Dianne Feinstein met with the Iranian foreign minister for dinner even as the Trump administration sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the ...
2019-05-23, 20:16

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

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

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid...
2019-07-18, 06:16

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

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

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

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

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

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

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nor...
2019-06-21, 08:32

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

US video ‘shows Iran removing unexploded mine from tanker’ as WW3 tensions mount A US official has claimed it has a video showing Iran’s military removing an unexploded mine from the side of a Japanese tanker, as tensions reach br...
2019-06-14, 15:32

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

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

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest ra...
2019-06-21, 05:16

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

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions As bellicose rhetoric between the US and Iran mounts, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration ne...
2019-06-21, 18:32

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

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incid...
2019-07-11, 04:00

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

At Town Hall, Pete Buttigieg Confronts Tensions Around South Bend Shooting The fatal shooting last week of a black man by a South Bend police officer has tested Mr. Buttigieg’s leadership at a critical time for his campaign....
2019-06-24, 00:16

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

Unsubstantiated claims Muslim doctor sterilized women raise tensions in Sri Lanka On May 23 Sri Lankan newspaper Divaina, known for its nationalist stance, published a front page article alleging a Muslim doctor had secretly steril...
2019-06-06, 15:16

Iran says it has shot down US drone as missile strike in Saudi Arabia raises tensions US military denies it had aircraft in Iranian airspace amid strained relations with Tehran after last week’s oil tanker attacks US President Donald T...
2019-06-20, 07:32

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on he...
2019-06-24, 10:00

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

France, Germany to increase efforts to reduce Iran tensions, avert war: ministers France and Germany will increase their efforts to reduce tensions over Iran, but time was running out and the risk of war could not be ruled out, the...
2019-06-19, 14:16

Pompeo: Trump admin willing to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' as tensions hit boiling point Just weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a renewed "pressure campaign" targeting Iran's energy sector, America's top diplomat said S...
2019-06-02, 22:48

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

Saudi king draws Muslim leaders to Mecca amid Iran tensions Muslim leaders from some 57 nations gather in Mecca to discuss issues ranging from a spike in tensions in the Persian Gulf, to Palestinian statehood,...
2019-06-01, 01:16

German foreign minister arrives in Iraq, seeks to address regional tensions German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrived in Iraq on Saturday as part of a wider trip to the Middle East seeking to de-escalate tensions between Ira...
2019-06-08, 15:48

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

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

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran: officials Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pre...
2019-05-24, 18:16

China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer World stocks struggled and safe haven bets were back in play on Friday with German bond yields plumbing record lows as Chinese data rekindled woes ab...
2019-06-14, 14:16

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions...
2019-07-12, 04:16

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a...
2019-07-12, 07:32

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

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a se...
2019-06-16, 15:32

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against...
2019-06-29, 03:32

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising ten...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Southeast Asian leaders emphasize economic strength in face of U.S.-China tensions Southeast Asian leaders agreed on Sunday to work together on regional economy and security to strengthen their positions amid growing U.S.-China tens...
2019-06-23, 15:00

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "a...
2019-06-22, 14:16

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. int...
2019-05-24, 03:32

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

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week,...
2019-06-18, 03:32

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as the animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic cau...
2019-07-07, 21:00

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare af...
2019-06-22, 03:32

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

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

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

Tensions ripple through Biden campaign as his past working relationship with a segregationist senator comes to the forefront Letters between Joe Biden and then-Sen. James O. Eastland, who called blacks “an inferior race,” show Biden attempting to work with him on antibusing...
2019-06-21, 03:01

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

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citin...
2019-05-25, 01:16

UK raises threat level and sends second warship to Persian Gulf as Iran tensions simmer The UK has raised the security level for British ships in the Persian Gulf to the highest state of alert and is sending a second warship to the regio...
2019-07-12, 18:32

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East 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, 11:32

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resign...
2019-07-14, 21:32

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

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

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

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

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

Oil prices hold steady amid Middle East tensions, weak economic data Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, caught between rising tensions in the Middle East and signs that economic growth is being hit by trade tensions betwe...
2019-06-18, 04:32

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid hei...
2019-06-08, 11:16

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

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'cred...
2019-05-24, 20:32

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

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

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

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

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

Exclusive: Exxon's $53 billion Iraq deal hit by contract snags, Iran tensions - sources Just weeks ago, U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil looked poised to move ahead with a $53 billion project to boost Iraq's oil output at its southern fields...
2019-06-21, 10:16

President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions LONDON (AP) — President Trump arrives in the United Kingdom for state visit, D-Day ceremony amid Brexit tensions. The post President Trump arrives in...
2019-06-03, 14:00

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

Facing negative polls and internal tensions, Trump plans to launch reelection bid with Orlando rally The campaign’s first major public stumble — culminating in a personnel shake-up on the eve of Trump’s rally — served to undercut its well-laid effort...
2019-06-18, 05:16

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salu...
2019-07-05, 01:32

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

Wall Street hits record high, as Iran tensions send oil price up - business live Bank of England warns that Brexit risks are rising, but investors are cheered by prospect of US interest rate cuts.Wall Street surges as Fed flags ra...
2019-06-20, 17:16

Tensions escalate in Venezuela, civilians killed and injured: top UN officials lament excessive use of force by authorities As tensions escalated on Saturday at various points along Venezuela’s borders with Colombia and Brazil, as well as within the country itself, resulti...
2019-05-21, 14:48

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

US futures lower as Middle East tensions weigh; investors worry on weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting...
2019-06-14, 09:32

Iran tensions: 1,500 US troops head to Middle East as Trump seals $7bn Saudi arms sale White House downplays prospect of conflict but blames Iran for tanker bombings and Iraq attackThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a do...
2019-05-25, 11:32

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

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

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, followin...
2019-06-24, 06:48

US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensions ABOARD THE USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (AP) — US aircraft carrier called to Mideast over Iran remains outside Persian Gulf amid efforts to de-escalate tensio...
2019-06-03, 17:32

UN political chief calls for dialogue to ease tensions in Venezuela; Security Council divided over path to end crisis The top UN political official told the Security Council on Saturday that dialogue and cooperation were vital to ending the crisis in Venezuela, but d...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Scores killed in ‘barbaric’ attack on Mali village, UN chief urges restraint, calls for ‘dialogue’ to resolve tensions Nearly 100 people were reportedly killed during an attack on a traditional Dogon hunters’ village in Mali on Sunday, prompting a call from UN chief A...
2019-06-11, 00:32

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

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions. The post US officials:...
2019-05-24, 18:16

UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid US-Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — UK maritime safety group warns of unspecified incident in Gulf of Oman, urges ‘extreme caution’ amid U...
2019-06-13, 09:32

Japan's Abe Looks to Mediate Between U.S., Iran Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will seek to open a channel of communication between Iran and the U.S. as part of a diplomatic effort to prevent a...
2019-06-12, 17:32

Top things to do in Osaka, Japan Osaka is gearing up to host the G20 summit on June 28 to 29. In honor of the diplomatic action, we've put together a quick list of some of the top th...
2019-06-28, 06:00

Trump to Japan abductee family: 'You will win' U.S. President Donald Trump has sent a letter to the family of a Japanese citizen abducted to North Korea, less than a month after meeting with them ...
2019-06-16, 22:16

Japan F-35 fighter crash cause revealed The sudden crash of a Japanese F-35 stealth fighter into the Pacific Ocean in April this year was likely caused by the "spatial disorientation" of it...
2019-06-10, 17:48

Correction: Japan-Energy story In a story June 7 about Japan's energy policy, The Associated Press referred incorrectly to the plutonium reduction target cited by a policy research...
2019-06-10, 07:16

Japan gov’t to pay damages to kin over leprosy isolation Japan’s government says it will abide by a court ruling ordering it to compensate former leprosy patients’ families over a lengthy segregation policy...
2019-07-09, 11:32

The Latest: Abe says he is outraged over Japan stabbings KAWASAKI, Japan (AP) — The Latest on a stabbing attack at a bus stop just outside Japan’s capital (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Japan’s Pr...
2019-05-28, 09:00

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s lar...
2019-05-25, 02:16

Japan Arrive At The World Cup With A New Look And Something To Prove The USA’s top nemesis in the Women’s World Cup comes into 2019 with plenty of questions to answer, despite winning it all in 2011 and placing second ...
2019-06-09, 01:00

Japan back on track with 2-1 win over Scotland Strikers Mana Iwabuchi and Yuika Sugasawa were on the scoresheet as Japan got their women's World Cup campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over ...
2019-06-14, 18:16

Japan Downgrades Views on Its Economy The Japanese government downgraded its view of industrial production and other key parts of the economy, highlighting concerns about the U.S.-China t...
2019-05-24, 21:48

Lifting the lid on Japan's poo museum – in pictures Japan’s culture of cute has embraced poo, which gets a pop twist at the Unko Museum in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Visitors can play a poo-themed video gam...
2019-07-04, 12:48

7-Eleven app users in Japan lose $500,000 7-Eleven convenience store customers in Japan using the "7pay" payment app lost hundreds of thousands of euros after a security breach. Seven Pay off...
2019-07-05, 16:32

You Can Now Have Official Pokemon Weddings In Japan ESCRIT, a Japanese company specialising in wedding ceremonies, recently teamed up with The Pokemon Company to start offering officially licensed Poke...
2019-05-30, 07:32

The Cleanest Car Repair Shop I've Ever Seen Is in Japan It’s always neat and interesting to see how people in other countries conduct their day-to-day business. A glimpse into a Japanese car repair shop re...
2019-06-17, 21:16

| Lealiifano to leave Brumbies for Japan Inspirational cancer survivor Christian Lealiifano will leave the Brumbies at the end of the season for Japan after an offer that was "too hard to tu...
2019-06-17, 10:16

China vs. India vs. Australia vs. Japan Chinese stocks have been under-performing, but what about India, Japan, Australia? Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor Mark Galasiewski...
2019-05-21, 14:48

‘Bro-mance’ still going strong for Trump and Japan’s Abe A warm handshake and even warmer words at the start of Friday’s G20 meetings showed the “bro-mance” is still going strong between P...
2019-06-28, 05:48

Ronald McDonald's Name Is Slightly Different In Japan One of the world’s most famous corporate mascots has a slightly different name in Japan, where Ronald McDonald is known as Donald McDonald....
2019-07-03, 14:16

Why Japan Is Hosting the Rugby World Cup Japan will become the first Asian country to host rugby union’s marquee event, when 20 national teams compete for the Webb Ellis Cup. Venues for the ...
2019-06-21, 07:16

Japan Resumes Commercial Whaling Japan resumed commercial whaling for the first time in 31 years on Monday, restricting whalers within 200 miles of the coast and ending decades of in...
2019-07-01, 20:48

Japan Q3 aluminium premiums set at $108/T, up 3% Q/Q -sources Premiums for Japanese aluminium shipments for July to September were set at $108 per tonne, up 3% from the current quarter, as tighter supply in Asia...
2019-06-21, 11:16

Germany's 'Little Tokyo' celebrates Japan Day Sushi, origami and anime — these may sound like scenes from an average day spent in Tokyo. But once a year, fans of Japanese pop culture get to live ...
2019-05-27, 16:48

Warren Buffett denies tensions with his partner in troubled Kraft Heinz, supports new Kraft CEO Buffett says he has no tensions with 3G Capital, Berkshire Hathaway's partner in troubled Kraft Heinz. 3G co-founder Jorge Paulo Lemann is "a go...
2019-06-27, 21:00

South Korea, Japan spar at WTO over trade row A diplomatic row between Japan and South Korea spilled over into a World Trade Organization meeting on Tuesday, where Seoul's ambassador accused Japa...
2019-07-09, 19:48

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the...
2019-07-02, 04:00

In Japan, Domino's New Pizza Has Over Two Pounds Of Cheese Domino’s has just released a “New Yorker One-Kilo Ultra Cheese” pizza that has been covered with, that’s right, one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of 100 perc...
2019-06-12, 20:16

Trump at G-20: There Will Be 'Very Big' Trade Deals With India, Japan President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started in Japan, soothing worries that he would pr...
2019-06-28, 05:48

Two Melons Auctioned For Record Price $45,600 In Japan Two melons from the Japanese city of Yubari have fetched a record price of 5 million yen, or $45,600,in the first auction of this year's agricultural...
2019-05-24, 11:16

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vi...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Iran newspaper to Japan: 'How Can You Trust A War Criminal?' A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize the Japanese prime min...
2019-06-12, 09:16

Japan, Russia accuse each other of military buildups TOKYO (AP) — Russia and Japan have accused each other of military buildups as their foreign and defense ministers met in Tokyo for talks that failed ...
2019-05-30, 17:32

It's Hard For Japan To Change Its Escalator Manners One of my first memories of moving to Japan in 2001 was the surprise at seeing how everyone lined up on one side of the escalator, leaving an open pa...
2019-06-20, 12:16

Iran newspaper to Japan: ‘How Can You Trust A War Criminal?’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A hard-line Iranian newspaper has printed a front page image showing the mushroom cloud of a nuclear blast, meant to criticize th...
2019-06-12, 08:48

Sega's Judgment Going Back On Sale In Japan This past March, actor and musician Pierre Taki, who voiced yakuza Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for alleged illegal drug use. Sega decided...
2019-05-21, 16:01

Mystery serial pooper strikes in Japan Tokyo authorities are searching for a mystery pooper who repeatedly has left feces in the same shopping district, a report said. The male perpetrator...
2019-07-11, 21:16

Japan's geisha and the unfortunate image of sex workers After years of training and decades of practice, geisha become highly skilled performers and entertainers. There is, however, still a common misconce...
2019-06-11, 19:00

Japan Display says Taiwan's TPK decided against investing Japan Display Inc on Monday said it has received notice from TPK Holding Co Ltd that the Taiwanese flat screen maker has decided against investing in...
2019-06-17, 04:16

Trump says U.S. envoy to Japan will run to be Tennessee senator U.S. Ambassador to Japan William Hagerty will run to be the next Tennessee senator, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter on Friday, giving Hag...
2019-07-13, 05:16

Japan says Abe’s Iran trip not meant to mediate row with US TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s top government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-stakes trip to Iran is intended to help de-escalate t...
2019-06-13, 09:32

Children among 15 injured in stabbing in Japan park: NHK Fifteen people, including eight primary school children, were injured in a suspected stabbing by a man in a park just outside Tokyo on Tuesday mornin...
2019-05-28, 02:16

Japan holds off Scotland 2-1 at Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Mana Iwabuchi had an early goal and then Japan held off a late charge from Scotland for a 2-1 victory on Friday at the Women...
2019-06-14, 19:32

How I flew to Japan and am headed to Spain for free Chase cards have best terms, but hefty yearly fees, but way more generous than specific airline cards. Marriott's card is liberal, but expires s...
2019-05-28, 03:48

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japa...
2019-05-22, 04:48

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the alli...
2019-05-25, 09:48

Bloody Japan defeat a lesson for China and US In early July 1944, on a tiny island in the Pacific Ocean, the United States clinched a devastating defeat over Japan in one of the bloodiest battles...
2019-07-06, 07:01