A diplomatic row over fish has broken out between the UK and US in response to provocations from Russia. The feud could lead to an import ban on Patagonian toothfish, also known as Chilean sea bass, which US officials claim is being caught illegally near Antarctica, according to an information from Associated Press.
By Dov S. Zakheim (*)This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War. Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands, a British Overseas Territory, on April 2, 1982.
Brazil has issued a protocol instruction legally authorizing imports of genetically modified (GM) soy and corn from the United States at a time when Brazil is dealing with low stocks and record prices for these products.
United Kingdom expressed disappointment with the current authorities of Guyana which so far have not recognized the results of elections held four months ago, frustrating the will of the people.
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said announced, according to the Fars news agency.
Tyson Foods Inc will resume limited production at its largest U.S. pork plant this week, the company said late on Tuesday. Tyson Fresh Meats, the beef and pork subsidiary of Tyson Foods, had indefinitely suspended operations at the Waterloo, Iowa plant on April 22 to contain the rapid spread of the coronavirus.
United States has said it wants to borrow a record US$ 3 trillion in the second quarter, as coronavirus-related rescue packages blow up the budget. The sum is more than five times the previous quarterly record, set at the height of the 2008 financial crisis.
China's state broadcaster CCTV on Monday attacked US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's insane and evasive remarks over the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic, further fuelling Sino-US tensions.
President Donald Trump on Sunday said the United States would have a coronavirus vaccine by the end of this year.
Berkshire Hathaway sold its entire stakes in the four largest US airlines in April, chairman Warren Buffett said on Saturday at the company's annual meeting, saying the world has changed for the aviation industry.