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Trade ministers agree to bring Trans-Pacific Partnership into force

In addition, the pact envisages labor laws, environmental protections and intellectual property rights that go beyond those in most existing free trade pacts. Echoing that view, Steven Ciobo, Australia's Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, told CNBC on Sunday, "There's a general consensus that we can't start unraveling it all".


Terrorists attack Army convoy in Anantnag

Terrorists attack Army convoy in Anantnag

The injured jawans were soon taken to a hospital where one personnel succumbed to his injuries. "We are ascertaining the facts", Srinagar based army spokesperson said, when asked about the details of the attack. The convoy was heading to Srinagar from Jammu when the incident occurred in Hillar area near Lower Munda toll post in Qazigund area of the district.



Sri Lanka steps up relief efforts as death toll exceeds 150

Police said a Sri Lankan Airforce helicopter (SLAF) MI-17 carrying relief aid for flood victims crashed in the southern Galle district, the worst hit of the 14 districts by flash floods and earth slips in the ongoing monsoon rains, while carrying out relief operations in the flood-stricken areas.


Spicer: President Trump's Relationship with Chancellor Merkel is 'Fairly Unbelievable'

Spicer: President Trump's Relationship with Chancellor Merkel is 'Fairly Unbelievable'

Trump is back home as the controversy over Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign continues, with his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner now part of the counter-intelligence investigation. The FBI is looking into the role Kushner held during the campaign and transition, including his contacts with Russian officials , his role in the campaign's data analytics operation and his relationship with former national security adviser Michael Flynn.


New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

New England states join Paris climate goal alliance

In pledging to pull the commitment to the Paris carbon reduction goals, Trump is having the US join Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-signatories. Trump , she said, is "playing on a past generation and a lost industry, and we can't bring it back". "This administration is abdicating its leadership and taking a backseat to other countries in the global fight against climate change".


Macron Speaks Frankly About Russia - As Putin Stands Beside Him

Macron Speaks Frankly About Russia - As Putin Stands Beside Him

But after more than two hours of meetings - their first since Macron's May 7 election and longer than scheduled - both leaders also signaled a shared desire not to let disagreements define their fledgling relationship. "Besides, that is nearly impossible", he said. "As a person who pays utmost attention to personal contacts , Putin believes that only a one-on-one meeting could give answers to many questions about Macron as a person and as president of France, as well as his future ...