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Nuclear deal talks set to drag on as Iran seeks more from world powers

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 6:28am
Talks to save the 2015 nuclear deal on Friday are unlikely to satisfy Iran, European powers said, and Tehran warned that it could leave the accord if it was not fully compensated for the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions.
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Asia's oil refiners rush to deal with U.S.-China trade war, looming Iran sanctions

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 6:19am
Asian oil refiners are racing to secure crude supplies in anticipation of an escalating trade war between the United States and China, and as Washington plans tough sanctions against Iran aimed at shutting the country out of oil markets.
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In Thai jungle above trapped boys, alternative rescue effort ramps up

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 6:16am
Rescue teams thrashed through dense forest hundreds of meters above a cave complex on Friday, searching for an alternative way to extract 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside for nearly two weeks.
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No one gains in a trade war, China's premier says

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 6:09am
No one will gain from a trade war, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday, speaking hours after the United States and China slapped tit-for-tat duties on $34 billion worth of the other's imports.
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Iran says powers should fully compensate for U.S. sanctions to salvage nuclear deal

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 5:34am
World powers should fully compensate Iran for U.S. sanctions to persuade Tehran to remain in a 2015 multinational nuclear deal, which President Donald Trump pulled out of in May.
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Germany says Iran package will not fully compensate for U.S. sanctions

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 5:27am
Germany's foreign minister said on Friday world powers would not be able to fully compensate for companies leaving Iran due to new U.S. sanctions, but warned Tehran that abandoning its nuclear deal would cause more harm to its economy.
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Deadly blast in Mexico's firework capital

BBC News - July 6, 2018 - 5:22am
This is the latest deadly blast in Tultepec, the centre of the country's pyrotechnics industry.
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Israel recovers hanged spy Eli Cohen's watch from Syria

BBC News - July 6, 2018 - 5:20am
It belonged to famed secret agent Eli Cohen, who was executed in 1965 after being unmasked by Syria.
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Thailand boat sinking: At least 21 confirmed dead

BBC News - July 6, 2018 - 5:13am
The search for survivors continues after the sinking off Phuket which killed at least 21.
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As tariffs strike, China blames U.S. for 'largest-scale trade war'

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 5:08am
The United States and China slapped tit-for-tat duties on $34 billion worth of the other's imports on Friday, with Beijing accusing Washington of triggering the "largest-scale trade war" ever in a sharp escalation of their months-long conflict.
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The fallout in commodities from the U.S.-China Trade war: what's at stake

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 5:08am
Washington imposed tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports on Friday and Beijing has said it will retaliate with punitive measures on U.S. products worth a similar amount, including soybeans, pork and cotton.
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Moscow and Beijing want to save Iran nuclear deal: RIA cites Russian foreign minister

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 4:51am
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that Russia and China were interested in saving the Iran nuclear deal, the RIA news agency reported.
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Images from the 1995 Tokyo Sarin attack

BBC News - July 6, 2018 - 4:24am
Pictures of Japan's worst terrorist incident and the doomsday group behind the attack.
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Stocks, euro rise as shots fired in U.S.-China trade war

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 4:23am
The imposition of tariffs by the United States and China on billions of dollars of trade was absorbed calmly by markets on Friday with stocks edging higher and the euro climbing a three-week peak, but concerns about the conflict escalating capped gains.
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As tariffs strike, U.S., China trade conflict escalates

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 4:21am
U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday, with Beijing saying it had no choice but to respond in kind, as the two trading giants escalated a bitter row.
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China says has begun implementing some retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 4:21am
China's Foreign Ministry said on Friday that Beijing has already begun implementing tariffs on some U.S. goods in retaliation for U.S. duties on $34 billion in Chinese imports, which took effect the same day.
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China says retaliatory tariffs on U.S. goods took effect at 12:01 p.m.

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 4:20am
China's retaliatory tariffs on $34 billion worth of U.S. goods took effect at 12:01 p.m. in Beijing (0401 GMT) on Friday, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing the customs office.
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British backpacker Calvin Hill 'stuck' in Cambodia

BBC News - July 6, 2018 - 4:07am
Calvin Hill, who got sepsis through a mosquito bite, has been stuck in a hospital in Cambodia for two months.
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Pompeo meets North Koreans, hopes to 'fill in' details on denuclearization

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 4:00am
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met North Korean officials in Pyongyang on Friday, hoping to "fill in" details on how to dismantle the North's nuclear program and recover the remains of U.S. troops missing from the Korean War.
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Instant View: U.S. triggers China tariffs, fuels fears of escalating trade war

Reuters News - July 6, 2018 - 3:56am
U.S. tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday, and with Beijing having vowed to respond immediately in kind, the two biggest economies were set on a risky path toward a full-blown trade war.
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