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U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

1:45pm IST

WASHINGTON China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate. | Video

Trump pressures Fed's Powell: 'Let's see what he does'

10:45am IST

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept up pressure on the head of the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, following a report that White House lawyers earlier this year explored whether they could legally strip Jerome Powell of the Fed chairmanship.

Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channelled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday. | Video

Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy'

13 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on Wednesday for levying tariffs on another $325 billion of Chinese goods and called the relationship with Beijing good but "testy" after China walked back commitments for a trade deal. | Video

U.S. will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them 'Fort Trump'

13 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday that he will deploy 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia. | Video

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting

28 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East.

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden

28 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American.

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden

28 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American.

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea

27 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was happy with how things were going with North Korea despite its recent missile and rocket launches. | Video

Trade beef aside, Trump and Abe bond over burgers, sumo and golf

27 May 2019

TOKYO, Japan U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk. | Video

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