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NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA to open International Space Station to tourists from 2020

NASA said Friday it will open up the International Space Station to business ventures including space tourism -- with stays priced at $35,000 a night -- as it seeks to financially disengage from the orbiting research lab.

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Putin stands by China, criticises US, in trade, Huawei disputes

Aggressive US tactics such as a campaign against Chinese telecoms firm Huawei will lead to trade wars - and possibly real wars - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday ...

Trump steps up attacks on Mexico, tariff threat called 'deadly serious'

Trump steps up attacks on Mexico, tariff threat called 'deadly serious'

Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Mexico over immigration Sunday as a top aide warned that the US president is ‘deadly serious’ about slapping tariffs on imports from the southern neighbour.

US-led coalition says 1,300 civilians killed in air war on IS

US-led coalition says 1,300 civilians killed in air war on IS

The US-led coalition said Friday it had unintentionally killed more than 1,300 civilians in air strikes during its fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria since 2014.

Tariff trade war 'negatively' affect US, China economies: QNB

Tariff trade war 'negatively' affect US, China economies: QNB

A trade war of tariffs between the US and China negatively affect both economies through different channels, QNB has said in an economic commentary.

Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots

Fake Facebook accounts: a never-ending battle against bots

The staggering figure of more than three billion fake accounts blocked by Facebook over a six-month period highlights the challenges faced by social networks ...

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

US, China harden their stands on Huawei as tech war intensifies

The United States and China hardened their stances over Huawei Thursday as Washington brushed aside claims of ‘bullying’ and accused the Chinese tech giant of misrepresenting its ties to the Beijing government.

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be ‘catastrophic.’

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month in support of Washington's Middle East peace plan, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said.

Call for Iran-US talks in either Iraq or Qatar

Call for Iran-US talks in either Iraq or Qatar

A senior Iranian legislator has called for the United States and Iran to hold talks in Iraq or Qatar to defuse tensions amid a US military build-up in the Gulf.

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will delay by six months a decision on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos.

US air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official

US air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official

A US air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban.