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  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:30

    Israel says GPS mysteriously disrupted in its airspace but planes secure

    JERUSALEM - Israel is experiencing unexplained GPS disruptions in its airspace but measures are in place to allow safe landings and takeoffs at its main international airport, the government said on Wednesday.

  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:27

    U.S. aims to restart China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariff use

    WASHINGTON- The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.

  • Wed, 26 Jun 2019 13:22

    Pompeo vows cooperation with India but trade, defense issues unresolved

    NEW DELHI- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to reduce heightened trade tension with India on Wednesday, promising a renewed focus on negotiating better ties, but giving few specifics of how they would overcome their disputes over trade and investment.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:11

    China May rare earth magnet exports to U.S. jump amid threat of restrictions

    BEIJING - China’s exports of rare earth magnets to the United States rose more than 20% in May from the previous month to their highest since at least 2016, data released by the General Administration of Customs showed on Tuesday, as Beijing considers restricting shipments as part of a long-running trade row.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 13:07

    Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

    WASHINGTON/RIYADH - U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:53

    NATO calls on Russia to destroy new missile, warns of response

    BRUSSELS - NATO urged Russia on Tuesday to destroy a new missile before an August deadline and save a treaty that keeps land-based nuclear warheads out of Europe or face a more determined alliance response in the region.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:48

    Turkey will lose F-35 warplane if Russia arms deal goes ahead, U.S. says

    BRUSSELS - The United States will stop Turkish forces flying and developing its F-35 stealth jets if Ankara goes ahead with the purchase of a Russian air defense system, the U.S. envoy to NATO said on Tuesday.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:41

    Syrians returning home to reach one million once safe zone created: Erdogan

    ANKARA - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he believed the number of Syrians returning from Turkey to their homeland will reach one million once a safe zone is established in northeast Syria along their shared border.

  • Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:39

    Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

    DUBAI - New U.S. sanctions against Iran’s supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for abandoning the only route to peace just days after the two foes came within minutes of conflict.