There's been a G7 finance ministers' call about the coronavirus pandemic, according to @USTreasury

Map. History of Trade Wars conflict

29 May 2020
Ethiopian Foreign Minister delivered to the UNSC, Ethiopia said it 'does not have a legal obligation' to seek Egypt's approval to fill the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). It also blamed Egypt for the stagnation of GERD negotiations,"
1 week ago
The Russian Foreign Ministry calls on the European Union to lift the sanctions imposed on the Assad government
PM @MAKadhimi directs that salaries of state employees for May to be paid in full
"The farmers were targeted by China," says @POTUS
TPAO's Turkish flag, 6th generation ultra deepwater oil-and-gas drillship ship Fatih's refit continues at the port of Haydarpaşa before heading to the Black Sea1 week ago
TPAO's Turkish flag, 6th generation ultra deepwater oil-and-gas drillship ship Fatih's refit continues at the port of Haydarpaşa before heading to the Black Sea
Due to blackout Caracas Metro closes Plaza Venezuela
Reports that Saudi journalist Saleh al-Shehi - detained since January 2018 and sentenced to five years in prison for 'insulting' the Royal Court (by criticising it for corruption) - is being released
US Treasury Secretary: The US economy is at risk of "permanent damage" from the shutdown
Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoisky is under investigation by a US federal grand jury for allegedly laundering hundreds of millions of dollars in US real estate
The United States imposes sanctions on a Chinese logistics company for activities related to Iran
New measure against Rami Makhlouf. The Syrian PM Imad Khais forbids contracs with him for five years
There's been a G7 finance ministers' call about the coronavirus pandemic, according to @USTreasury
Russia's economy contracted by a quarter in April, early data show
1 week ago
Latest Treasury figures reveal 8 million jobs have now been furloughed - at a cost of £11.1 billion
The 650,000 restaurants in the US "had to make very, very hard choices" to shut down, says @VP
Developing: Dow surges more than 4% or 1,000 points
Germany and France propose a joint 500-billion-euro (542.3-billion-dollar) economic programme for Europe to offset the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the two countries announce in a statement seen by dpa
As the US authorities confirmed receipt of an extradition demand, Moldova's General Prosecutor said the fugitive tycoon Vlad Plahotniuc would face fresh indictments for setting up a criminal organisation, fraud and large-scale money laundering
Iraq's oil ministry denied a report "that it intends to halt operations at Al-Ahdab oilfield in Wasit province." This is an oilfield of some 80kbpd. It added in a statement that "protests near the oilfield are not related to the oil sector or activities inside the field."
An accelerated collapse of the price of the Syrian pound against the dollar, as it recorded 1910 SP against the US dollar
1 week ago
Belarus is in talks to raise $3B in talks with foreign investors - Finance Minister
Tehran: Intl. waters should remain safe either for all oil tankers or none. Iran to retaliate any action on oil tankers en route to Venezuela
San Francisco and San Mateo businesses are rushing to prepare for reopening phase two, which begins on Monday
The Syrian Lira Exchange rate has went down to to 1760 Syrian Liras for one US Dollar
1 week ago
Reuters: TSMC halts Huawei orders after us tightens restrictions - Nikkei
Inspector general at @StateDept removed by @POTUS was reportedly looking into allegations that a staffer for ⁦@SecPompeo⁩ had performed domestic errands and chores for the secretary of state and his wife
US Department of Homeland Security seizes web domain for Lebanon-based EKT Katrangi electronics stores, which offered online shopping; the US sanctioned the firm in 2018 for allegedly supplying Syria's SSRC advanced weapons program (hat tip - @thawramap Instagram account)
Syrian Telecommunications & Post Regulatory Authority announces it's ready to take all legal measures to collect dues from Rami Makhlouf's SyriaTel, adding that telecom firm has refused to settle its dues to the state almost two weeks after May 5 deadline
1 week ago
Five Iranian tankers likely carrying at least $45.5 million worth of gasoline and similar products are sailing to Venezuela. It's part of a wider deal between the two U.S.-sanctioned nations amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington
The Syrian Lira exchange rate has broke the 1800 barrier in Idlib
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