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Finland reopens Iraq embassy after hiatus of nearly 30yrs

Nov. 14, 2019 6:22 AM EST

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland says it is reopening its embassy in Iraq and sending an ambassador to Baghdad after a hiatus of nearly 30 years to re-establish bilateral ties, help in the country's reconstruction and boost trade. Repatriating thousands of Iraqis who are staying illegally in Finland after rejection...

US woos Asia with plan to rival China's 'Belt and Road'

Nov. 5, 2019 6:31 AM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday the U.S. will invest and trade more in Asia as it rolls out an American plan to support "sustainable" projects in Asia as a counterpoint to China's multibillion-dollar "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative. Ross is leading a high-powered trade...

At trade show, Xi pledges steps to open Chinese markets

Nov. 5, 2019 4:20 AM EST

SHANGHAI (AP) — President Xi Jinping promised more gradual market-opening steps at the start of an import fair Tuesday but no initiatives on technology policy and other irritants that sparked a tariff war with Washington. The second China International Import Expo showcases the country's vast import market...