Category: Headlines

Five BRICS to Support the Leaning WTO Tower

A summit by the five nations united under the BRICS acronym, consisting of Brazil, Russian Federation, South African Republic and India, was held in Johannesburg (SAR)....

Ceasefire instead of the Peace Treaty: New USA initiative to aver the Trade War

Brussels and Washington have agreed not to impose new duties, as long as trade negotiations continue. “The meeting was good and constructive,” Junker said....

Trump: Tariffs are the Greatest, or Let’s Drop ’em All

As the US is gearing up to give $12bn in aid to American hit by retaliatory tariffs by the EU and Chine, President Donald Trump suggested in a tweet to EU...

Trump Ready to Slam Tariffs on All China Imports

President Donald Trump made it clear that, if necessary, he is ready to slap tariffs on all imports from China. Such rhetoric suggests a further escalation of the...

Israel Goes All-Jewish 

The Israeli parliament Knesset adopted on Thursday, a law on the national Jewish character of the State of Israel. The controversial act was supported by 62...

EU urges ‘Full Preparedness’ for Brexit Talks Failure

The European Commission fears that Brussels and London will not have time to ratify the treaty on UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (Brexit) by late...

Boeing Lands $ 3.9 bn Deal for New Air Force One Jets

After 18-month talks, the Pentagon signed a deal with Boeing on the building of two jumbo jets for Air Force One. The contract cost was $ 3.9 billion. Given the...

US Files Claims with WTO against EU, China, Three Other Countries

Washington filed separate complaints on Monday with the World Trade Organization (WTO) against the retaliatory tariffs by the EU, Canada, China, Mexico and...

Google In for Another Huge Fine From EU

The European Commission on Wednesday may announce a decision in an antitrust case against Google, this time over the dominance of its Android operating system for...

Germany: We Can No Longer Rely on US

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday that Europe cannot any longer rely on the USA and the White House. Maas made this statement after...