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US proposes tariffs on $11 billion of EU products

IANS Washington The US is considering to impose tariffs on about $11 billion of goods from the European Union in response to the bloc’s subsidies for European aircraft manufacturer Airbus. The US has been in litigation at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Airbus subsidies since 2004 and said it was releasing a list of items proposed for tariffs in …

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Trump says DHS Secretary leaving

Washington: Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of Homeland Security who has become a face of President Donald Trump’s hardline immigration push, is leaving the administration, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Sunday.

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Netanyahu, Gantz make final pitches before Israeli vote

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to energise supporters on the eve of Tuesday’s elections with warnings and controversial promises, while his centrist challenger urged voters to tell the premier the country has had enough.

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Nissan shareholders sack ex-chief Ghosn

Tokyo: Nissan shareholders voted Monday to eject Carlos Ghosn from the board, as the detained former chairmperson fights multiple financial misconduct charges that have landed him in custody.

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Electoral bonds are legitimate, transparent: Jaitley

New Delhi: Terming electoral bonds a legitimate and transparent method of political funding, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said it masks the link between the party and the donor in the same way the electoral trusts brought by the UPA did.

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‘BSNL revival to take time, DoT to assist’

New Delhi: State-run telecom major BSNL’s financial revival through a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) and land monetisation are not an overnight process, an official source said on Monday.

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Pension scheme for farmers over 60 promised

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday released its election manifesto for the Lok Sabha polls with a promise to provide pension for small and marginal farmers to ensure social security after 60 years of age.

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UK asks EU for Brexit delay till June 30

UK is currently due to leave EU on Apr 12 and no withdrawal deal has been approved by MPs London: UK PM Theresa May has written to European Council president Donald Tusk requesting another extension of Brexit till June 30, the media reported on Friday.

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