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Pakistan attack: Gunmen killed five in Balochistan hotel

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The hotel sits on a hilltop overlooking the Gwadar port on the Arabian Sea Pakistan’s army says gunmen who attacked a luxury hotel in Balochistan province on Saturday killed four hotel employees and a soldier. The three attackers were also killed during a siege that lasted several hours. Six people […]

Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain ‘very strong’

Media captionChinese Vice-Premier Liu He says talks should progress in a “principled” manner President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong” despite the two countries being embroiled in a trade war. Mr Trump said talks between Washington and Beijing will continue even after a deadline passed on Friday for them to reach an agreement. […]

Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain ‘very strong’

Media captionChinese Vice-Premier Liu He says talks should progress in a “principled” manner President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong” despite the two countries being embroiled in a trade war. Mr Trump said talks between Washington and Beijing will continue even after a deadline passed on Friday for them to reach an agreement. […]

Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain ‘very strong’

Media captionChinese Vice-Premier Liu He says talks should progress in a “principled” manner President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong” despite the two countries being embroiled in a trade war. Mr Trump said talks between Washington and Beijing will continue even after a deadline passed on Friday for them to reach an agreement. […]

Trade war: Trump says US-China relations remain ‘very strong’

Media captionChinese Vice-Premier Liu He says talks should progress in a “principled” manner President Donald Trump says US-China relations remain “very strong” despite the two countries being embroiled in a trade war. Mr Trump said talks between Washington and Beijing will continue even after a deadline passed on Friday for them to reach an agreement. […]

Sri Lanka attacks: The family networks behind the bombings

Image copyright Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Image caption A statue amid debris at St Sebastian’s Church in Negombo, Sri Lanka, following the Easter Sunday bombing For many Sri Lankans, it was a horrific shock to learn that local Muslims could have been behind the suicide attacks that killed more than 250 people last month. How could […]

Trade war: US raises tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods

Image copyright Getty Images The US has more than doubled tariffs on $200bn (£153.7bn) worth of Chinese products, in a sharp escalation of the countries’ damaging trade war. Tariffs on affected Chinese goods have risen to 25% from 10%, and Beijing has vowed to retaliate. China said it “deeply regrets” the move and will have […]

Trade war: China-US talks resume with new tariffs due to kick in

Image copyright AFP Image caption The tensions over trade have had an impact on global markets Chinese and US negotiators are attempting to salvage a trade deal just hours before fresh US tariffs are due to come into force. US President Donald Trump says the two sides were close to reaching a deal but China […]

North Korea fires two short-range missiles, South says

Image copyright EPA/KCNA Image caption North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un supervised last week’s firings North Korea has fired two short-range missiles in its second weapons test in less than a week, the South Korean military says. The missiles fired from the north-western city of Kusong travelled 420km (260 miles) and 270km towards the east. It […]

Trade war: Trump says China ‘broke the deal’ in trade talks

Image copyright Getty Images US President Donald Trump has said China “broke the deal” in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides. The comments came as Beijing said it would retaliate with “necessary countermeasures” if the US raises tariffs on Chinese products. Mr Trump has vowed to more than double […]