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IN a series of tweets this week, President Donald Trump announced that he was a "Tariff Man", trumpeting the revenue raised by tariffs and declaring that import taxes would maximise the US...

A TERRORIST threatened to detonate the suicide belt that was strapped to his body and to kill hundreds of people he has taken as hostages and who were being trapped in a building unless the...

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PRESIDENT Trump, do yourself a favour. Stop attacking the Federal Reserve and its chairman, Jerome Powell (yes, the same Mr Powell you nominated). The result would be better for you, better for Mr...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Tuesday held out the possibility of an extension of the 90-day trade truce he and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on over the weekend that would freeze...

[VIENNA] OPEC members and other oil-producing countries convene in Vienna this week to discuss lowering their output, as they scramble to buffer their earnings against plunging crude prices, while...

OIL was jolted higher by efforts across the globe to support prices as Saudi Arabia and Russia extended their pact to manage the market and Canada's largest producing province ordered...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump on Monday proposed future talks with the leaders of China and Russia aimed at halting what he described as an "uncontrollable" arms race...

PRESIDENT Donald Trump announced his intention late on Saturday to quickly withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, a move intended to force House Democrats to enact...

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THE United States-China trade war goes on ... and on and on.

[MOSCOW] A meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin will take place at this week's G20 summit as planned, the Kremlin said Thursday, despite US threats to...