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Trump says US will release additional details on deal with Mexico

US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that his administration will release additional details of its agreement with Mexico on immigration issues that allowed the country to avoid US tariffs.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/10 9:23:15

1 killed after crane collapses on apartment building in Texas

At least one person was killed and six others injured after a crane collapsed into an apartment building Sunday afternoon amid severe thunderstorms in Dallas, Texas, the United States, local authority said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/10 7:35:02

Trump, Lopez Obrador hail deal

Presidents Donald Trump and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador each declared the deal averting US tariffs on Mexico a win on Saturday, as markets breathed a sigh of relief - though rights groups condemned what they called a draconian crackdown on migration.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 22:43:41

Palestinians slam US envoy's comments

Palestinian leaders say a US envoy's comments on Israel having the right to annex at least parts of the occupied West Bank show “extremists” are involved in White House policy on the issue.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 22:43:41

Pressure mounts on aviation industry over climate change

Under pressure from frequent flyers alarmed over climate change, the airline industry says it is “hellbent” on reducing emissions – but the technology needed to drastically reduce its carbon footprint is still out of reach.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 22:23:40

US Jews look to defend against attacks

Armed guards, safety assessments and now even a “Tactical Rabbi” to train volunteers on the use of weapons – such is the reality today at synagogues in the US facing mounting anti-Semitic attacks.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/9 22:23:39

G20 ministers issue joint statement on trade, digital economy

Finance ministers and central bank governors from the Group of 20 economies on Sunday issued a joint statement in the Japanese city of Fukuoka after a two-day meeting on trade and digital economy.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/9 21:41:33

4 people shot in US drive-by shooting

Four people were shot during a drive-by shooting in Houston in the US state of Texas on Saturday evening, local police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/9 14:16:08

Cuban president highlights unity between Cuba, Venezuela

Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Saturday highlighted "unity" between Cuba and Venezuela in the face of "sanctions and the blockade."
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/9 10:54:49

Morocco does not know details of US plan to solve Middle East conflict: FM

Morocco does not know any peace plan for the resolution of the conflict between the Palestinians and Israelis, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/9 7:43:40

Economic development of bay areas in China, US depends on their sound bilateral relations

The history of the two bay areas in China and the United States showed that their economic development depends on free trade, globalization and the sound economic and trade ties between the two countries, a senior Chinese diplomat said Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 17:54:35

US begins "unwinding" Turkey from F-35 program over S-400 deal with Russia

US Department of Defense announced on Friday that it began "unwinding" Turkey from the F-35 program, while Ankara showed no sign of backing off from its purchase of the Russian-made S-400 air defense system.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 15:56:14

Huawei not to be banned in Brazil: vice president

Chinese telecom company Huawei will not be banned from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Brazil, Vice President Hamilton Mourao has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 15:52:11

Trump tariffs erase nearly all tax-cut benefits for US households: report

The tariffs the Trump administration has imposed on goods from trading partners have already shaved off all but 100 dollars of the benefits American households earned per year on average from the administration's 2017 tax cut bill, media reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 15:05:17

US slaps new sanctions on Iran

US Treasury announced on Friday that it has imposed sanctions on Iran's petrochemical industry, including its largest petrochemical holding group, accusing them of supporting Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) financially.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 13:40:38

US to launch protest to Russia over naval encounter

The United States will launch a formal diplomatic protest to Russia over a naval encounter in western Pacific, said acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 12:43:19

NASA opens Int'l Space Station for private travel, at hefty price

The US space agency NASA announced Friday that it is opening the International Space Station (ISS) for private citizens, with a hefty price tag.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 12:27:49

Visa restrictions on Chinese students hurtful to US universities: professor

The US restrictions on visa applications among Chinese students will have negative impacts on US universities both scholarly and financially, a US professor has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/8 12:18:47