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U.S., EU, Japan slam market distortion in swipe at China.

By Eliana Raszewski and Luc Cohen BUENOS AIRES - The United States, European Union and Japan vowed on Tuesday to work together to fight market-distorting trade practices and policies that have fuelled excess production capacity, naming several key features of China's economic system. In a joint statement that did not single ...

- Sify - IN

WTO's Buenos Aires meeting staring at an impasse.

Talks troubled by differences over solution to issues of food security and development agenda.

- The Hindu - IN

WTO talks in Buenos Aires headed for collapse.

Talks at the World Trade Organization appear to be heading towards a collapse after the United States on Tuesday went back on a four-year-old commitment to offer a permanent solution to the issue of public stockholding.

- Times Of India - IN

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com.

Audible.com best-sellers for week ending December 8:Fiction1. Artemis by Andy Weir, narrated by Rosario Dawson 2. Year One: Chronicles of The One, Book 1 by Nora Roberts, narrated by Julia Whelan (Brilliance...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dozens of Southwest Airlines flights are on sale for as low as $40 right now.

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. LM Otero/AP Southwest is offering a ton of flights for $99 or less each way. The fares are valid for travel from 1/9/2018 – 3/7/2018 on select routes in ...

- Business Insider - US

Indian hockey teams end year on 6th and 10th spots.

Lausanne, Dec 12 India's men and women's hockey teams remained in the sixth and 10th positions respectively in the rankings revealed by the International Hockey Federation on Tuesday. At the top of men's hockey, Australia knocked out Argentina for the first time since the Rio 2016 Olympics. The HWL Final title helped ...

- Yahoo! News - US

At Chapelco in Argentina, Skiing, Steaks, Sun .

This modern resort in Patagonia is relatively undiscovered, but the slopes can be stunning. And it’s close to a charming town with great empanadas.

- New York Times - US

Mercosur/EU hurdles remain, and a deal announcement might not be reached this week.

Free-trade talks between the European Union and Mercosur still face hurdles over beef and ethanol, and an expected deal announcement this week might not happen, officials involved in negotiations admitted on Monday. Mercosur diplomats on the sidelines of the World Trade Organization ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires said ...

- MercoPress - FK

US, EU and Japan to join forces on Chinese trade practices and excess industrial capacity, source reveals.

The United States, European Union and Japan are expected to announce a joint effort on Tuesday aimed at confronting China over its excess industrial capacity and other trade practices, a source close to the discussions said. Trade officials from the two countries and the EU would make a joint statement on the sidelines of ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

US and EU team up against China in blasting world trading system.

The United States and Europe have said the world trading system is failing to live up to expectations, even as China defended the existing order and urged countries to forge ahead with globalisation. As trade ministers from around the world gathered for meetings of the World Trade Organisation in Buenos Aires, the top US ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Irish and French argue "a win for Mercosur in agriculture is a loss for EU farmers".

Irish MEP and vice-president of the European Parliament Mairead McGuinness is representing the European Parliament at the ministerial assembly on the World Trade Organization in Argentina, which began on Sunday, and has warned that rushing towards a Mercosur/European Union deal would jeopardize the EU beef industry.

- MercoPress - FK

Recession Recoveries In Russia, Brazil Help Lift World Growth To Six-Year High

World economic growth rose this year to 3 percent, the strongest rate since 2011, aided by recoveries from recession in Russia, Brazil, Argentina, and NIgeria, the United Nations has estimated.

- Radio Free Europe - US

India's external debt down first time since 2001-02

India's sovereign debt is much lower than that of other emerging economies like Argentina, Indonesia, Mexico, the Philippines, and South Africa.

- Rediff.com - IN

Cardinal Kasper: The controversy surrounding Amoris Laetitia has come to an end

Munich, Germany, Dec 11, 2017 / 10:00 pm .- The controversy regarding Amoris laetitia has come to an end, according to German cardinal Walter Kasper. What is more, he has affirmed that the admission of remarried divorced persons to the sacraments in individual cases is, in his view, the only correct interpretation of the ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

U.S., EU and Japan join forces on Chinese excess capacity

The United States, European Union and Japan were set to announce a joint effort on Tuesday in Argentina aimed at confronting China over its excess ...

- The Japan Times - JP

US: WTO Losing Trade Focus, Too Easy on Some Developing Nations

U.S. President Donald Trump's trade chief said on Monday that the World Trade Organization is losing its focus on trade negotiations in favor of litigation, and was going too easy on wealthier developing countries such as China. With Trump's "America First" trade agenda casting a cloud over the WTO's 11th ministerial ...

- Voice of America - US

EU-Mercosur Talks Hit Snags, Announcement Could Be Delayed

Free-trade talks between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur still face hurdles over beef and ethanol, and an expected deal announcement this week might not happen, officials involved in negotiations said on Monday. Mercosur diplomats involved in the talks on the sidelines of the World Trade ...

- Voice of America - US

WTO unlikely to reach final fishery deal during conference - spokesman

BUENOS AIRES: World Trade Organization members are unlikely to reach a final deal to curb fishery subsidies during the ministerial conference underway this week in Buenos Aires, spokesman Keith Rockwell told reporters on Monday. Delegates of the 164-member body were instead discussing an "interim" deal, but remained divided ...

- Sify - IN

WTO losing trade focus, too easy on some developing nations: U.S.

By Luc Cohen BUENOS AIRES - U.S. President Donald Trump's trade chief said on Monday that the World Trade Organization is losing its focus on trade negotiations in favor of litigation, and was going too easy on wealthier developing countries such as China. With Trump's "America First" trade agenda casting a cloud over the ...

- Sify - IN

Lionel Messi's older brother Matias sentenced to house arrest over gun possession in Argentina

Matias Messi, older brother of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel, has been sentenced to house arrest in Argentina for possession of a weapon, a prosecutor said Monday. The post Lionel Messi's older brother Matias sentenced to house arrest over gun possession in Argentina appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

UN expert on poverty visits Puerto Rico to assess help for hurricane victims

A United Nations expert on extreme poverty and human rights met Monday with hurricane victims in Puerto Rico as complaints grow about the U.S. government's response to a Category 4 storm. U.N. envoy Philip Alston toured one of the hardest hit areas in the capital of San Juan, marking the first...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

US, EU team up against China in blasting world trade order

BUENOS AIRES, Dec 12 — The US and Europe argued the world trading system is failing to live up to expectations, even as China defended the existing order and urged countries to forge ahead with globalisation. As trade ministers from around the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

US says WTO losing focus on trade, becoming litigation group

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The United States is accusing the World Trade Organization of losing its focus on trade.U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Monday that the WTO is "losing its essential focus on negotiation...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN visits Puerto Rico to assess help for hurricane victims

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A United Nations expert on extreme poverty and human rights is meeting with hurricane victims in Puerto Rico, marking the first time such an envoy has visited the U.S. territory in recent history.Special...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Brazilian President: Pension Vote Could Be Delayed to Early 2018

Brazilian President Michel Temer said a key vote on a bill streamlining the social security system could be delayed to early 2018 as the government struggles to gather support among lawmakers. Speaking to journalists in Buenos Aires on Sunday, Temer said he was confident that the bill, seen as crucial to reining in ...

- Voice of America - US

Vistas and vines in Argentina's Calchaquí Valley

Each week, we spotlight a dream vacation recommended by some of the industry's top travel writers. This week's pick is Calchaquí Valley in Argentina. "Imagine if you shrank the American West into a tiny ball so that the Grand Canyon and Napa Valley were next-door neighbors," said Mark Johanson at the Chicago Tribune. ...

- The Week - US

Expectations low for World Trade Organization meeting

Representatives of the 164 WTO member countries are in Buenos Aires for their biennial meeting. The odds of a breakthrough look grim against the backdrop of Donald Trump's 'America First' policy and discord over China.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

WTO summit in Buenos Aires: Argentina revokes WTO credentials of European activists

Argentina blocked two European activists from entering the country on the eve of the World Trade Organization's ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires, the two told a local radio program Saturday.

- MercoPress - FK

Fishing subsidies will on the WTO summit table in Buenos Aires

Meeting for the first time in Latin America, the World Trade Organization's 11th Ministerial Conference will take place in Buenos Aires from 10-13 December. Central to this year's talks will be an international deal to curb harmful fishing subsidies. These are government payments or tax breaks that contribute to ...

- MercoPress - FK

WTO summit takes off in Buenos Aires: anybody's guess what the outcome can be

Under fire from the United States, wracked by disagreements over China and unable to kick-start stalled trade talks, the World Trade Organization meets under a cloud in Argentina from this Sunday. The Buenos Aires meeting will be the first in the era of US President Donald Trump, who has pummeled the 164-member body ...

- MercoPress - FK

Trump attack on WTO sparks backlash from members

Argentina and other countries issue clarion call to strengthen trading system

- Financial Times - US

WTO, under fire from US, meets in Buenos Aires

WTO, under fire from US, meets in Buenos Aires...

- MENAFN - JO

EU Officials Warn of Risk to Global Trade

European Union officials said the U.S. is threatening to cripple global commerce by undermining the World Trade Organization, ahead of a gathering of officials from 164 countries on Sunday in Buenos Aires.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia defeat Argentina in hard-fought encounter to defend title

Eventually, what turned out to be the difference between Australia and Argentina in the evenly-contested encounter was penalty corner conversions. The post Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia defeat Argentina in hard-fought encounter to defend title appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Sport24.co.za | New Zealand crowned Cape Town Sevens champions

New Zealand have won the Cape Town Sevens, easily beating Argentina in the final played at Cape Town Stadium

- News24.com - ZA

Trump attack on WTO sparks backlash from members

Argentina and other countries to issue clarion call to strengthen trading system

- Financial Times - US

Argentina Blocks Two Activists From Entry on Eve of WTO Meeting

Argentina blocked two European activists from entering the country on the eve of the World Trade Organization's ministerial meeting in Buenos Aires, the two told a local radio program Saturday. Sally Burch, a British activist and journalist for the Latin American Information Agency, said Argentina had already revoked ...

- Voice of America - US

Activists unwelcome at Argentina-hosted WTO meeting

Argentina has blocked entry to anti-globalization activists ahead of its hosting of a key World Trade Organization meeting. The WTO agenda includes ways to stem over-fishing and safeguards for online trading.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Hockey World League 2017: India take on Germany for bronze medal; Argentina face Australia in summit clash

All in all, India have a great chance to reclaim their bronze medal on Sunday against a bruised and battered German side. The post Hockey World League 2017: India take on Germany for bronze medal; Argentina face Australia in summit clash appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

HWL Final: Australia crush depleted Germany to reach final

Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 Defending champions Australia moved past a depleted German side 3-0 on Saturday to set-up a title clash against Olympic 2016 champions Argentina in the Hockey World League Final here. Dylan Wotherspoon , Jeremy Hayward and Tom Wickham scored for the reigning world champions against Germany, who had ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Argentina's ex-president is going down for treason for covering up a threat to the entire western hemisphere

Reuters A judge has ordered former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Krichner be arrested on charges of treason. Those charges relate to a 1994 bombing in Buenos Aires that killed 84 people, and her attempt to cover up Iran's involvement it. It is a case that not only illustrates Iran's threat to the western ...

- Business Insider - US

Argentina’s WTO Civil Society Ban is Outrageous

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine Argentina’s WTO Civil Society Ban is Outrageous Brussels, 8 December 2017 : Argentina’s decision to ban civil society advocates from participating in meetings at the WTO Ministerial ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Archbishop and Evangelical Leader Tell Congress to Protect Puerto Rico in Tax Plans

Jubilee USA NetworkAs the Senate and House tax plans head to conference committee to reconcile tax plan differences, major religious leaders from Puerto Rico are asking Congress to protect the island from new proposed ‎taxes. Metropolitan Archbishop Roberto O. González Nieves, OFM of the Catholic Archdiocese San Juan de ...

- Common Dreams - US

Is Trump the WTO's biggest threat?

As the World Trade Organization meets in Argentina, is the US President undermining its existence?

- BBC - UK

Mormon missionaries returning to Puerto Rico 3 months after Hurricane Maria

The LDS Church is sending 14 young elders and two senior couples back to the Puerto Rico San Juan Mission nearly three months...

- Deseret News - US

Argentine coach slams FIH for poor scheduling

Argentina coach Carlos Retegui lashed out at the international hockey federation over the scheduling of the Hockey World League Final, saying his side was forced to play too many games in a short span of time as compared to some other teams. Addressing the media after his teams draining semifinal win against India, Retegui ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Argentina judge seeks arrest of ex-leader Cristina Fernandez

A federal judge in Argentina indicted former President Cristina Fernandez for treason and asked for her arrest for allegedly covering up Iran's possible role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center that killed 85 people, a court ruling said.

- Hürriyet - TR

HWL Final: Argentina beat India in semis

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 Argentina rode on a penalty corner strike by Gonzalo Peillat to defeat India 1-0 in the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final here on Friday.

- Yahoo! News - US

HWL Final: Argentina beat India to reach final

Bhubaneswar, Dec 8 Olympic 2016 champions Argentina rode on a penalty corner strike by Gonzalo Peillat to defeat India 1-0 in the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final here on Friday. Peillat struck a fiery blow to the right corner of the post in the 17th minute to help Argentina enter the final for the first time in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

HWL Final: India lose 0-1 to Argentina in semis

Get hockey score updates of Hockey World League Final's semi-final match between India and Argentina on Times of India

- Times Of India - IN

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