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Russia Mulls Response To Us Sanctions Over North Korea Ifax

MOSCOW – Russia is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after it imposed sanctions on a Russian company for aiding North Korea, Deputy Foreign...

China Us To Hold Next Round Of Trade Talks In Late August

BEIJING – China said on Thursday it will hold a fresh round of trade talks with the United States in Washington later this month, offering a glimmer of hope for...

Blockchain Benefits Still Murky For Most Commodities Trading

LONDON – Commodity firms and banks have been diving into blockchain pilot schemes over the last two years but the new technology’s application for most...

Worst Flood In A Century Kills 43 In Indias Kerala More Rain Due

KOCHI, India – The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 on Wednesday as rising water stranded tens...

Monsanto Roundup Appeal Has Uphill Climb On Junk Science Grounds Legal Experts

NEW YORK – Bayer AG (BAYGn.DE) unit Monsanto faces long odds on an appeal blaming an “inflamed” jury and “junk science” for a verdict of...

Brazils Farmers Dump Sugar For Soy As Trade War Boosts Chinese Demand

ITAÍ, Brazil – Last year, Brazilian farmer Gustavo Lopes sized up his sugarcane plantation against his soybean fields. He looked at global trends, including...

Ontario Delays Start Date Of Retail Cannabis Sales

TORONTO – Ontario’s newly elected conservative government said on Monday it will delay the start date of recreational marijuana sales in the province and...

Roundup Cancer Verdict Sends Bayer Shares Sliding

FRANKFURT – Bayer (BAYGn.DE) shares plunged as much as 14 percent on Monday, losing about $14 billion in value, after newly acquired Monsanto was ordered to pay...

Germany Aims To End Use Of Glyphosate In This Legislative Period Spokesman

BERLIN – Use of glyphoste-based weed-killers should be halted during the current legislative period which ends in three years, a spokesman for the German...