Israel will increase strength of attacks as necessary: Netanyahu

Jul 15 2018

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will increase the strength of attacks as necessary.

Sri Lanka to shift naval base to China-controlled port city

Jul 03 2018

The base currently in the tourist district of Galle will be moved 125 km (80 miles) east along Sri Lanka’s southern coast to Hambantota.

UK's Hammond says 'urgent' progress needed on Brexit stance

Jul 03 2018

UK govt ministers recognize that there is an urgent need to set out more details of the trading and customs relationship they want with the EU after Brexit, Hammond said.

Lawmakers ask Hammond and Carney for Brexit impact studies

Jul 03 2018

Lawmakers have asked Hammond and Carney to produce and publish analyses on the impact of Brexit ahead of a vote on the final divorce deal with EU.

Gadkari wants banks to find ways to fund stalled road projects

Jun 29 2018

As more than 56 large road projects are stalled for want of financial closure, Union transport minister Nitin Gadkari today asked bankers to find ways to finance these hybrid annuity model (HAM) projects worth thousands of crores.

Eni to begin gas exploration at Egypt Noor field in two months

Jun 28 2018

Eni will begin drilling an exploratory well at its Noor field in Egypt’s North Sinai in two months, Egyptian oil ministry spokesman Hamdi Abel Aziz told Reuters.

Hammond tells China that Britain committed to free trade

Jun 27 2018

Britain is committed to promoting free and open trade, and hopes to seize “unlimited opportunities” brought by China’s Belt and Road initiative, Hammond wrote in Caixin.

Israel asks Cyprus to consider shipping route for Gaza: Official

Jun 26 2018

Israel has asked Cyprus to examine the possibility of establishing a shipping point on the island for sending goods to the Gaza Strip, a Cypriot government spokesman said.

China using 'debt trap' to gain influence around world: NYT

Jun 26 2018

China's acquisition of the strategic Hambantota port from Sri Lanka has given it "control of a territory" just a few hundred miles off the shores of India, highlighting its "debt trap".

China using 'debt trap' to gain influence around world: Reports

Jun 26 2018

China's acquisition of the strategic Hambantota port from Sri Lanka is an example of how ambitious use of aid is used to gain influence around the world.

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