• Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:39
     Air strike halts Libya flights as thousands flee clashes
    Tripoli - Fighting raged around Tripoli and an air strike closed its only functioning airport Monday, as Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar defied international calls to halt his advance on the capital.
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  • Sun, 07 Apr 2019 01:00
    EU ministers pile pressure on Haftar to halt Libya offensive
    EU foreign ministers on Saturday upped pressure on Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to halt his offensive on Tripoli, urging the strongman to commit to a political solution.
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  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 12:12
    US, Canada in last-minute NAFTA deal: media
    Canadian and US negotiators reached a deal late Sunday on reforming the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canadian media reported, after more than a year of talks triggered by US President Donald Trump's discontent with the 24-year old pact.
  • Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Is Trump mentally and morally fit to be US president?
    The United States’ abrupt withdrawal from the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Trans-Pacific Agreement (TPA), and Paris Climate Agreement at the beginning of Trump’s presidency can be attributed to economic concerns, but many of his recent decisions seem to be senseless and without grounds. 
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  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Exporters urged to cash in on Afta
    THE Department of Foreign Trade aims to increase the percentage of Thai businesses cashing in on tax incentives under the Asean Free Trade Agreement (Afta) to 70 per cent this year, up from 63.04 per cent in 2017.
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:34
    Asian markets start week with losses as trade fears return
    Asian markets started Monday on a negative note as trade tensions returned to the fore, with Donald Trump eyeing fresh tariffs on a swathe of Chinese goods and NAFTA talks with Canada hitting a wall.
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 08:34
    US presses ahead with Mexico trade pact, talks with Canada resume next week
    The United States is pressing ahead with a free trade pact with Mexico, but whether Canada will join depends on a new round of talks next week, after negotiations ended Friday without an agreement.
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 06:45
    US, Canada agreement on NAFTA 2.0 appears to be in reach
    A deal on an overhaul of the North American Free Trade Agreement appears to be within reach, as Canada and the United States were set to continue negotiations Thursday aimed at getting the pact done by the end of the week.
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 09:07
    US, Canada set for talks to revise NAFTA
    With a deal with Mexico out of the way, US trade officials are due to resume talks with Canada on Tuesday to try to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement as a trilateral deal.
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 08:29
    Oscars red carpet: white-hot, red-hot and bronze (medalists)
    After a Hollywood awards season of statement red carpets including "blackouts" at the Golden Globes and Baftas, the movie industry's finest embraced a rainbow of color Sunday at the Oscars.
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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:01
    'Three Billboards' tops Baftas as 'Time's Up' campaign shares stage
    Crime drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" captured five British Bafta film awards on Sunday, including best film, topping an emotionally charged ceremony that featured fashion and rhetoric in support of the fight against sexual harassment sweeping Hollywood.
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  • Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:00
    Govt prepares for arbitration over Phichit gold mine
    Lawyers respond after foreign firm seeks new review regarding closure.
  • Fri, 01 Sep 2017 01:00
    Govt will lose gold mine dispute due to Article 44 use: academics
    EXPERTS AND academics have warned that Thailand will lose an arbitral tribunal process regarding allegations that it violated the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement (TAFTA), because of the exercise of special powers under Article 44 of the interim constitution that are not recognised by the international community.
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 01:00
    US, Mexico, Canada to open talks on revising Nafta
    Time to put everything on the negotiating table and make it compatible with the current economy for all three countries.
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  • Mon, 14 Aug 2017 09:42
    US, Mexico, Canada to open talks on revising NAFTA
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will have the chance to turn a key campaign promise into reality with this week's start of official talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
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