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Japan’s trade surplus with US slumps in July

TOKYO: Japan's politically sensitive trade surplus with the United States shrank sharply in July, according to official data published on Thursday (Aug 16), as the two allies continue to cross swords over US trade policy. The surplus with the US shrank 22.1 per cent with reduced shipments of motor ...

Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States — an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a key, yet troubled alliance dating from the Cold War....

US woman who shot herself receives face transplant

Three years after a gunshot wound to the face left her with severe facial trauma, a woman last year became the youngest recipient of a full-face transplant in the United States, and now hopes to use her story to offer hope to others. Katie Stubblefield was 18 when she attempted suicide on Mar 25 .....

More US Marines to train in Norway, closer to Russia

OSLO: The United States will more than double the number of Marines stationed in Norway, in line with plans first outlined in June, the Norwegian defence ministry said on Wednesday. Plans to increase the number of Marines in Norway to 700 from 330 and moving some of them closer to the border with ....