The United States launched five separate World Trade Organization dispute actions on Monday challenging retaliatory tariffs imposed by China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey following U.S. duties on steel and aluminum. The retaliatory tariffs on up to a combined US$28.5 billion worth of U.S. exports are illegal under WTO rules, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a statement.1 comment
With seventy percent of air travelers having some degree of fear of flying, it’s a question on the mind of almost every passenger – which are the safest aircraft. Flying today in a commercial passenger jet is incredibly safe but some aircraft types are safer than others and have perfect fatality free records.1 comment
More adventurous and better-off Chinese tourists are eschewing regular package deals and demanding customized tours that include exclusive visits to film locations, Michelin-star restaurants, ancient sites off the beaten track, and prestigious sporting events.Add your comment!
India’s most famous landmark, Taj Mahal, is being threatened with demolition and shut down if the government continues to fail to address its worrying changing color, the country’s top court has warned.1 comment
Gianni Infantino praised the organization of the Russia World Cup and restates that the first Middle East host could expand the tournament. Speaking at FIFA’s closing press conference of the four-week World Cup, the FIFA president said: ”For a couple of years, I was saying this would be the best World Cup ever, today I can say it with more conviction because I lived it and you lived it. It is the best World Cup ever.”Add your comment!
President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the enemy of the people before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.1 comment
Overall the Argentine government is satisfied how relations with the UK regarding the South Atlantic, and Falklands' sovereignty claims are evolving, was the message with which members of the so called Malvinas Question Observatory from Tierra del Fuego province, returned to Ushuaia after meeting with foreign ministry officials in Buenos Aires, according to local media reports.5 comments
The Sunday Express published the following piece from the British Prime Minister, who faces a serious challenge to her leadership from dissatisfied Tories: YOU, the British people voted to leave the European Union and that is what we are going to do. I will not be derailed from my duty to deliver your democratic decision. Amid all the noise this Government is getting on with the job.1 comment
Journalist Jamil Chade of the O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper covering the football World Cup, reported on social media he was expelled from his hotel after failing to acquiesce to a request to pay the emir of Qatar's food bill.Add your comment!
Venezuela’s oil production plunged by another 47,500 barrels per day (bpd) in June, compared to a month earlier. An exodus of workers and field shut downs were reported for the month, pointing to a grim near-term future that could see total production dip below 1 million barrels per day (mb/d) by the end of the year.2 comments