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Trade war looms as Trump eyes tariffs on billions in China goods

Levies could reach $55bn, officials say, as Trump tries to fulfill campaign pledge to close $336bn deficit with China.

Donald Trump

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EU endorses counter trade tariffs against the US

The retaliatory tariffs against US duties should be in place by late June or early July.

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Qatar pledges $500m in economic aid to Jordan

The announcement came just days after Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates vowed $2.5 bn in aid to Amman.

King Abdullah II of Jordan and Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman

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Gulf nations pledge $2.5bn economic aid package to Jordan

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE pledge $2.5bn to Jordan after austerity measures led to massive protests in the country.

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Disputes over trade tariffs, Russia overshadow G7 meeting

US and old allies on collision course on many issues amid doubts common ground will be found before Canada summit ends.

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China hosts regional leaders amid US tensions over trade, Iran

President Xi Jinping hosts Russian, Iranian leaders among others as Tehran urges more talks after US nuclear deal exit.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

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H&M, Gap to probe violence and sex abuse in Asian factories

Fashion giants vowed to investigate reports that Asian garment workers who supply stores routinely face sex abuse.

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US singled out by G7 allies over tariffs ahead of summit

French finance minister describes upcoming summit as 'G6 plus one' amid tensions over Trump's metal tariffs.

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China warns US trade deals off if tariffs go ahead

Beijing says any trade agreements reached with Washington will be void if US implements tariffs.

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Visa: 'Service disruption' blocking Europe transactions

Payments firm says it is experiencing problems processing some transactions in Europe and is trying to repair the issue.

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