China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on US

China is putting a positive face on an agreement (Andy Wong/AP) China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on US Independent.ie China has put a positive face on a first-step trade agreement that seeks to avoid a trade war it blames the US for starting. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/china-welcomes-preliminary-deal-in-trade-war-it-blames-on-us-38784544.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article38784543.ece/d5fc3/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_e6db8e5c-2f0a-4604-8399-431e6685005d_1 Email China has put a positive […]

Federal Reserve leaves benchmark rate the same

A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the rate decision of the Federal Reserve (Richard Drew/AP) Federal Reserve leaves benchmark rate the same Independent.ie The US Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate alone and signalled that it expects to keep low rates unchanged through next year. https://www.independent.ie/world-news/federal-reserve-leaves-benchmark-rate-the-same-38776222.html https://www.independent.ie/world-news/article38776219.ece/57a9d/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_7d4e1ffb-9847-4d63-b2e3-1e509e2f80fc_1 […]

Trump says China-US trade deal could wait until after 2020 election | Business

Donald Trump has warned that a trade deal with China could be more than a year away in comments that sent shares in Britain’s top 100 companies and US stock markets tumbling. Speaking at the Nato summit in London, the US president said the US was doing “very well” from the trade war and he […]

Nepal animal sacrifice festival pits devotees against activists | World news

Tightly crushed together in an area about the size of a football field fenced with barbed wire, more than 2,000 buffalo stand waiting for their death. Deprived of adequate water and food, they snort and snuffle in pain. The animals are just some of the thousands prepared for sacrifice as part of this year’s Gadhimai […]