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Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

Thailand says new Asian trade deal to be signed in 2020

Thailand said on Sunday that Southeast Asian nations are committed to signing a pact by February 2020 on forging what could become the world's largest trade bloc...

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

EU nations agree Brexit delay until Jan. 31 as PM Johnson seeks election

The European Union on Monday agreed a 3-month flexible delay to Britain's departure from the bloc as Prime Minister Boris Johnson pushes for an election after opponents forced him to request an extension he had vowed never to ask for.

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain clinches Brexit deal; Johnson must secure parliament's backing

Britain secured a Brexit deal with the European Union on Thursday, more than three years after Britons voted to leave the bloc, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson must still win a knife-edge vote in parliament ...

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi visit

Nepal eyes railway deal with China during Xi visit

Chinese President Xi Jinping is due to arrive in Nepal on Saturday for talks with Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and is expected to sign a deal expanding a railway link between the Himalayan nation and Tibet ...

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland prepares for the worst with no-deal Brexit budget

Ireland presented a no-deal Brexit budget for 2020 on Tuesday, pledging a 1.2 billion-euro package to keep companies afloat by allowing the state's finances to return to deficit if Britain leaves the European Union ...

What a no-deal Brexit could mean for UK Europe aviation

What a no-deal Brexit could mean for UK Europe aviation

The possibility of a no-deal Brexit remains very much alive. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is committed to leaving the EU on October 31, despite Parliament passing a law ...

Disney, Sony strike deal to keep Spider-Man in Marvel universe

Disney, Sony strike deal to keep Spider-Man in Marvel universe

Marvel Studios will continue to produce the Spider-Man Homecoming series, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Walt Disney Studios said on Friday ...

Qatar Airways signs codeshare deal with Chinese airline

Qatar Airways signs codeshare deal with Chinese airline

Qatar Airways has announced a codeshare co-operation with China Southern Airlines starting from January 2020, subject to regulatory approval.

QP, Shell sign deal to set up global LNG bunkering venture

QP, Shell sign deal to set up global LNG bunkering venture

Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell subsidiaries on Wednesday signed a shareholder agreement to establish an entity that would provide LNG (liquefied natural gas) bunkering services across the globe.

Pentagon chief says US working towards 'good deal' with Taliban

Pentagon chief says US working towards 'good deal' with Taliban

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that while it was seeking a political agreement with the Taliban, Washington would not accept just any deal after a wave of violence ...

Taliban deal would see US troops 'withdraw from five bases'

Taliban deal would see US troops 'withdraw from five bases'

The United States is set to pull troops from five Afghan bases under a proposed deal with the Taliban, the US envoy leading talks with the group said in some of the first confirmed details of a much-anticipated accord.

Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson

Too late for new Brexit deal, France's Macron tells Johnson

French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain's Brexit divorce deal before an Oct. 31 deadline.