BEIJING, July 15: China’s economic growth slowed to its lowest level in a decade in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff war with Washington.

BEIJING, July 15: China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure.

WASHINGTON, July 15: Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three were born in the U.S.

DHAKA, July 14: Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government’s sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy ministry in Dhaka, protest leaders and police said.

Floods hit western Greece days after deadly storm killed 7

Published On: July 14, 2019 06:45 PM NPT By: Reuters

ATHENS, July 14: Authorities evacuated dozens of citizens from flooded homes in western Greece on Sunday, a few days after seven people were killed by a violent storm in the north of the country.

SEOUL, July 14: South Korea’s trade ministry said on Sunday it plans to raise the “unfairness” of Japan’s export curbs at the World Trade Organization’s general council meeting on July 23 to 34.

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade

Published On: July 14, 2019 05:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

PARIS, July 14: European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris which this year honored European military cooperation.

HONG KONG, July 14:  Protesters demanding the resignation of Hong Kong’s chief executive and an investigation into alleged police violence filled the streets of a northern town on Sunday, adding to an outpouring of grievances against the Chinese territory’s leaders.

NEW DELHI, July 14: Pakistan on Sunday agreed to allow year-long visa-free access to Indian pilgrims to the holy Gurudwara of Kartarpur.

Major earthquake of magnitude 7.3 hits off eastern Indonesia

Published On: July 14, 2019 04:15 PM NPT By: Reuters

SINGAPORE, July 14: An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck southeast of the city of Ternate on Sunday, in the Moluccas in the eastern area of Indonesia, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.