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USA slaps sanctions over charged pastor; Turkey vows reprisal

USA slaps sanctions over charged pastor; Turkey vows reprisal

The sanctions effectively block any property or interest in property controlled by them in the USA, and bar Americans from engaging in transactions with them. nor in any other countries". Faced with pressure from USA officials past year, Erdogan suggested Brunson's release may depend on US compliance with one of his own demands: the extradition of elderly Fethullah Gulen , whom Erdogan has repeatedly accused of organizing the 2016 coup from his compound in Pennsylvania, despite Gulen's ...



Samsung considers triple-lens camera for Galaxy A

Samsung will hope the new technologies will fix its struggling mobile business, whose operating profit plunged 34 per cent from a year ago, the company revealed in its first-half filing on Tuesday. Shipments in the smartphone market are declining after years of rapid growth, while China rivals such as Huawei Technologies Co. and Xiaomi Corp are grabbing more market share.


British voters support a referendum on final Brexit deal: YouGov

British voters support a referendum on final Brexit deal: YouGov

Some 58% of Labour voters, 67% of Liberal Democrat voters and 21% of Conservative voters were in favour of a second referendum. The statement came a day after chief EU negotiator Michel Barnier told visiting British Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab that a key element of the plan involving Britain collecting customs duty for the EU must be changed and repeated scepticism about May's efforts to extend to the British mainland special customs arrangements which the EU is willing to offer Northern ...


Apple's Market Value Is Approaching A Trillion Dollars

Apple's Market Value Is Approaching A Trillion Dollars

At almost $10 billion (let's just round for convenience), Services is making up almost 20% of Apple's $53.3 billion in total revenue. Revenue from Services was up to $9.54 billion, an increase of 31% year-over-year. Apple's guidance was also encouraging. Apple said iPhone shipments edged about 1% higher. The stock closed at US$190.29 in NY and has gained 12 per cent this year, moving Apple closer to becoming the first USA -based company with a market value of US$1 trillion.


China blames USA for trade tensions

China blames USA for trade tensions

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has made what he described as a "terrible mistake" on his first official visit to China, accidentally describing his Chinese wife as Japanese during a meeting in Beijing on Monday. Hunt was using visit to show Britain's commitment to deepening ties post-Brexit between the nations. Hunt added that the United Kingdom was committed to the "one country, two systems" approach as it has been equally beneficial to both Hong Kong and China.