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US-China trade deal review postponed as China ramps up farm, energy purchases

US-China trade deal review postponed as China ramps up farm, energy purchases

The United States and China have delayed a review of their Phase 1 trade deal initially slated for Saturday, sources familiar with the plans told Reuters, citing scheduling conflicts ...

Oman steps up plan for Middle East’s biggest oil-tank farm

Oman steps up plan for Middle East’s biggest oil-tank farm

Oman’s ambitious goal of building the biggest oil-storage facility in the Middle East is finally progressing, more than seven years after the Gulf sultanate announced the plan.

US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

US drone strike kills 30 pine nut farm workers in Afghanistan

A US drone strike intended to hit an Islamic State (IS) hideout in Afghanistan killed at least 30 civilians resting after a day's labour in the fields, officials said on Thursday.

Talks underway for high-tech farm in Qatar, says Spanish envoy

Talks underway for high-tech farm in Qatar, says Spanish envoy

Before long, Qatar could start growing any type of vegetable all-year round and small fruits, such as strawberries as talks are nearing the final stages for the setting up of a 100-hectare greenhouse in the country ...

Mexico hits back at US tariffs with measures on farm, steel products

Mexico hits back at US tariffs with measures on farm, steel products

Mexico responded to US steel and aluminum tariffs by imposing wide-ranging ‘equivalent’ measures on farm and industrial products, the economy ministry said on Thursday ...

Back in delta, Kerry meets Viet Cong foem

Back in delta, Kerry meets Viet Cong foem

Viet Cong veteran Vo Ban Tam remembers the first time he crossed paths with John Kerry on the banks on the Bay Hap river, a day that ended in bloodshed.

Princess Charlotte says first word in public on Canadian tour

Princess Charlotte says first word in public on Canadian tour

Britain's Princess Charlotte, 1, spoke for the first time in public on Thursday during her family's Canadian tour, uttering the word "pop" while she and her brother played with balloons.