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Trade talk movement as China agrees to slash tariffs on US auto imports from 40 to 15 per cent, report says

POSTED: 12/11/2018 Beijing has agreed to lower import tariffs on US-made autos from 40 per cent to 15 per cent, the first measurable action to come out of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and China’s... Read more

China detains former Canadian diplomat as Huawei CFO returns to court

POSTED: 12/11/2018 Canada confirmed on Tuesday that one of its citizens was detained in China but said it saw no explicit connection to the arrest in Vancouver of a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei... Read more

U.S. weighs China travel warning over Huawei case: sources

POSTED: 12/11/2018 The United States is considering issuing a new warning to U.S. citizens, including business executives, traveling to China after Canada arrested a senior Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL] executive... Read more

Egyptian lawyer held for wearing yellow vest as sales restricted: activist

POSTED: 12/11/2018 An Egyptian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday that a lawyer be detained for 15 days after the publication of a picture of him wearing a yellow vest similar to those worn by protesters in France, a local... Read more

Ex-Ford Argentina executives convicted in torture case; victims may sue in U.S.

POSTED: 12/11/2018 An Argentine court on Tuesday convicted two former executives of a local Ford Motor Co plant of involvement in the torture of workers during the country's dictatorship in the 1970s, victims' lawyers... Read more

Don't know if threshold reached to trigger no confidence vote in UK's PM May: Rees-Mogg

POSTED: 12/11/2018 Eurosceptic British lawmaker Jacob Rees-Mogg said in an interview with CNBC he does not know if the 48-letter threshold has been reached to trigger no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May's... Read more

U.N. proposes Yemen's warring parties pull out of key port: sources

POSTED: 12/11/2018 The United Nations proposed at initial talks between Yemen's warring parties on Tuesday that they withdraw from the contested port city of Hodeidah, a lifeline for millions facing famine, and place... Read more

Strasbourg gunman was on French intelligence watchlist: prefecture

POSTED: 12/11/2018 A gunman who shot dead at least two people in the center of the French city of Strasbourg was known to France's internal security services as a suspected security risk, the local police prefecture... Read more

PM May could face confidence motion on Wednesday night: lawmaker

POSTED: 12/11/2018 British Prime Minister Theresa May's lawmakers could vote on a no confidence motion in her leadership as soon as Wednesday night, said a Conservative lawmaker who has long been critical of May... Read more

Strasbourg shooting: 'I heard gunshots'

POSTED: 12/11/2018 IN REGION: Europe Two people have been killed and 10 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, officials say. Read more

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