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China warns U.S. tariffs will prompt retaliatory measures

China warns U.S. tariffs will prompt retaliatory measures

A new national anti-graft body will be officially added to the cabinet, giving further momentum to Xi's fight against corruption. Since the foundation of the People's Republic of China, the Constitution has had an important status and role, especially in the recent 40 years of reform and opening up.


China says following United States example will harm global trade

China says following United States example will harm global trade

The US government has threatened to use "all available tools" to correct trade imbalances with China. "But if the United States takes actions that hurt Chinese interests, China will not sit idly by and will take necessary measures", Zhang said in China's strongest reaction yet since Trump announced the levies on Friday.


Regime forces advance in Ghouta

Regime forces advance in Ghouta

Ground forces including the army's elite Tiger Force have been attacking from the eastern edge of the besieged enclave, where the United Nations says 400,000 people live. Rebels responded by shelling nearby Damascus , according to the BBC. Moscow backs the Assad government. With no sign of decisive Western pressure, eastern Ghouta appears on course to eventually fall to government forces too.


Karti, Indrani Mukherjea face-to-face in Mumbai jail, meet recorded

Karti, Indrani Mukherjea face-to-face in Mumbai jail, meet recorded

Earlier, Karti who was sent to CBI custody for five days was taken to Byculla jail by the investigative agency for questioning. According to a report, Karti was brought to Mumbai by an Air India flight and was taken to Byculla Jail in at Clare Road, in South Mumbai where Indrani is being lodged.


Korea rejects United States call to discard nuclear weapons before talks

Korea rejects United States call to discard nuclear weapons before talks

China delayed a U.S. request for a UN Security Council committee to blacklist 33 ships, 27 shipping companies and a Taiwanese man for violating global sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said on Friday. U.S. military leaders who attended a classified exercise in Hawaii learned that a war with North Korea could result in around 10,000 American combat-related casualties in the opening days, according to a New York Times report published on Feb.28, 2018.


Germany awaits coalition blessing from SPD members

Germany awaits coalition blessing from SPD members

With stable government in Europe's biggest economy at stake, Germany's Social Democratic Party plans to reveal on Sunday whether its members have voted to extend their coalition with Merkel through 2021. Rejection of another tie-up with conservatives "would be a disaster for Germany, the SPD and above all, for Europe", Oppermann said. If members vote "Yes", Merkel could be sworn in as Chancellor by mid-March.