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ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal

20 Sep 2020

Business
ByteDance values TikTok at $60 billion for US deal

Chinese giant ByteDance is said to have valued TikTok at an approximate $60 billion.

End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

20 Sep 2020

Business
End of TikTok's woes? Trump approves Oracle's bid for TikTok

TikTok finally appears to be finalizing a way to prevent itself from getting banned in the United States.

US removes India from its currency monitoring list: Details here

29 May 2019

World
US removes India from its currency monitoring list: Details here

The US has taken India off its currency watchlist of major trading partners on Wednesday after the country took certain steps to prevent foreign exchange irregularities.

Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President

07 Feb 2019

World
Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank President

US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a vocal critic of the World Bank, to head the international financial institution, sparking concerns that he may seek to reduce the role of the global lender.

Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

09 Oct 2018

World
Pakistan: FATF team to examine steps taken against terror financing

A second team of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is in Pakistan to hold meetings with top officials to discuss the measures taken by the country to counter terror financing after it was added in the 'grey list' for providing monetary assistance to terrorists.

India, China, four other countries in US' currency watchlist

15 Apr 2018

World
India, China, four other countries in US' currency watchlist

The US has added India to a list of countries with potentially questionable foreign exchange policies, along with China and four other countries.

US imposes its largest package of sanctions on North Korea

24 Feb 2018

World
US imposes its largest package of sanctions on North Korea

Speaking at a conference with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, US President Donald Trump said that the US is imposing its largest package of sanctions on North Korea to pressurize the country into abandoning its nuclear missile programme.

IOC threatens to oust boxing from 2020 games

05 Feb 2018

Sports
IOC threatens to oust boxing from 2020 games

The International Olympic Committee has threatened to axe boxing from the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Games.

US govt. shutdown: How services will get affected

20 Jan 2018

World
US govt. shutdown: How services will get affected

Almost half of the two million civil federal government workers in the US have been placed on "furlough" and will be barred from doing their jobs from Monday owing to the US government shutdown.

Trump denies Exxon sanction waiver to drill oil in Russia

22 Apr 2017

World
Trump denies Exxon sanction waiver to drill oil in Russia

The Trump administration has rejected ExxonMobil's request for a sanctions waiver to allow it to drill for oil in Russia with Russian state oil giant Rosneft.

Exxon wants US sanctions waiver to start Russian oil project

21 Apr 2017

World
Exxon wants US sanctions waiver to start Russian oil project

American oil major Exxon Mobil has applied to the US Treasury Department seeking a waiver from US sanctions on Russia to allow it to resume its joint venture with Rosneft, a Russian state-owned oil giant.

Trump backtracks on campaign rhetoric, says NATO "no longer obsolete"

13 Apr 2017

World
Trump backtracks on campaign rhetoric, says NATO "no longer obsolete"

US President Donald Trump said during a joint press conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that NATO is "no longer obsolete."