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