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NAFTA: Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky

Trump told reporters that he was planning on pulling out of the treaty altogether but his Canadian and Mexican counterparts changed his mind. But in a post Thursday morning on his verified Twitter account, the president said his positive response was "subject to the fact that if we do not reach a fair deal for all, we will then terminate NAFTA".


India in advanced stages of formulating defence mfg policy: FM

India in advanced stages of formulating defence mfg policy: FM

The Finance Minister said that India has been a big beneficiary of globalisation in the way of foreign investment, especially at a time when private domestic investment has been sluggish. He also said, "Higher world growth of 3.4% in 2017-18 & 3.6% in 2018-19 as per International Monetary Fund prediction, would help us in growing much faster".


Trump reelection effort raised $13.2 million so far in 2017

Trump reelection effort raised $13.2 million so far in 2017

The announcement, from an administration that has faced pointed questions about its commitment to transparency, marks a significant shift from an Obama White House that released the names of nearly 6 million visitors. The White House has not responded for request for comment at the time of this post's publication. The two officials actively fought some of the Obama administration's signature achievements including a policy that requires financial advisers to serve the best interests of ...



Trump says 'major, major' conflict with N.Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

While lawmakers from both parties agree with Trump's view that China can do more to sway Kim Jong Un's regime, some said the USA appears reluctant to push Beijing too hard. North Korea conducted its fifth nuclear test last fall, and observers have said a sixth test could be near. North Korea has vowed that it will continued to build ballistic missiles such as these (undated picture released in March) so long as America maintains its "aggression".



Who will be the next French president?

MOSCOW, April 27 Russia accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign team of discriminating against its media on Thursday, saying it had trampled on the freedom of the press by banning Russian news outlets from its events.


German MPs approve ban on full-face veils for public servants

German MPs approve ban on full-face veils for public servants

Far-right groups have been campaigning, sometimes violently, against Muslims and refugees with repeated calls on their government to follow France, where a total ban on wearing burqas in public places has been in force since 2011. The bill was proposed a year ago by security officials from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc. The Egyptian-German political scientist Hamed Abdel-Samad, who has criticized Islam, estimated in 2016 that only about 200 to 300 people wore a burqa ...