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India surges ahead of France to take sixth spot on world's biggest economy list, says World Bank

New Delhi: India has raced ahead of France to take the sixth spot on World Bank's list of world's biggest economy.

Trump issues veiled threat against OPEC; Oil prices drop

Washington: Unhappy with surging oil prices, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday in a veiled threat tweeted the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to reduce price ...

Poorer countries set to be 'increasingly dependent' on food imports, says UN food agency report

New York: Poorer countries with rising populations and scarce natural resources are likely to be “increasingly dependent” on imports to feed their people, according to an annu ...

Food safety critical to development and ending poverty: FAO deputy chief

New York: Ensuring that people everywhere can trust the safety and quality of the food they eat is the focus of a UN meeting taking place this week in Rome.

EU introduces retaliatory tariffs on US goods

Brussels: The European Union has introduced retaliatory tariffs on goods from the United States of America, reports said on Friday.

Trade War: US President Donald Trump warns China of additional $200bn in tariffs

Washington: Adding more fuel to the growing trade battle, US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200bn worth of Chinese goods.

China decides to impose additional tariffs on 50 bn USD of U.S. imports

Beijing: Responding to the US move of imposing additional duties on Chinese imports, the Asian nation on Saturday unveiled a list of products from the United States that will be subjected ...

Donald Trump attacks Canada, European allies over trade issue

Singapore City: US President Donald Trump on Monday continued to attack Canada and European allies over the issue of  trade.

Justin Trudeau made 'false statement': Trump on G7 Summit

Toronto: Attending the G7 Summit, US President Donald Trump accused Canadian PM Justin Trudeau of making 'false statement' and said his nation will not endorse the G7 communique. ...