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Ukraine hopes for early results of captives exchange negotiations with Russia

KIEV, Aug 24 -- Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky hopes that negotiations with Russia on the swap of captives can be finalised soon.

India announces steps to boost slowing economy

By Shakir Husain

NEW DELHI, Aug 24 -- India has announced a number of measures, including infusion of billions of dollars into the banking system, to boost its slowing economy and generate jobs.

US to increase tariffs on US$250 bln of Chinese goods in October - Trump

WASHINGTON, Aug 24 -- The United States will increase on Oct 1 the imposed tariffs on US$250 billion worth of Chinese goods from 25 per cent to 30 per cent as a response to China's new retaliatory tariffs, US President Donald Trump announced.

Four police injured in clash with protesters ahead of G7

BIARRITZ (France), Aug 24 -- Protesters in France clashed with police Friday ahead of this weekend’s G7 summit, leaving four officers injured, Turkey’s Anadolu Agency reported.

Chinese Embassy in Ottawa urges U.S., Canada to release Huawei CFO

OTTAWA, Aug 24 -- The Chinese Embassy in Ottawa Friday urged Canada and the United States to release Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese technology company Huawei, without further delay and ensure her safe return to China, China’s Xinhua news agency reported.

North Korea fires two short-range ballistic missiles into East Sea - JCS

SEOUL, Aug 24 -- North Korea fired two projectiles presumed to be short-range ballistic missiles into the East Sea on Saturday, ratcheting up tensions even after the end of a joint military exercise between the South and the United States, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported.

Global disputes likely to thwart unity at G7 summit in France

PARIS, Aug 24 -- Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a summit as a brewing U.S.-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President Emmanuel Macron's tough task in delivering meaningful results on trade, Iran and climate change.