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Xi Jinping’s economic showdown

MONITORING DESKHong Kong When Victor Gao was growing up in rural China in 1970s, cars and trucks were so rare he would chase them with the other children through the...

New EU referendum would break faith with Britons

May to warn MPsONLINELondonHolding another referendum on the EU would “break faith with the British people”, Theresa May will warn MPs.Former PMs John Major and Tony...

Nations agree milestone rule book for Paris climate treaty

Delegates from nearly 200 states finalised a common rule book designed to deliver the Paris goals of limiting global temperature rises to well below 2 CNEWS...

Rajapakse bows out, ending Sri Lanka power struggle

NEWS DESKCOLOMBOSri Lanka’s crisis looked over on Saturday as strongman Mahinda Rajapakse bowed out of a power battle that had crippled the strategically located...

Pompeo defends US-Saudi ties after Senate rebuke on Yemen

MONITORING DESKWASHINGTONSecretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday again defended US ties with Saudi Arabia on national security grounds after the Senate voted to end...

Rebels hail Yemen ceasefire accord a ‘success’, despite skirmishes

MONITORING DESKSANAAHuthi rebels on Saturday hailed a ceasefire accord for a vital Yemeni port agreed at UN-brokered peace talks in Sweden, although the deal´s...

London’s knife crime surge

More and more young people are being killed on the city’s streets. What’s driving the rise in violence? NEWS DESK London After a long day at work, Tilisha Goupall...

Girl dies in custody after crossing US-Mexico border

Migrant caravanOnlineMexicanA seven-year-old girl from Guatemala who illegally crossed the US-Mexico border with her father died hours after being taken into custody, US...

Bomb threats demanding bitcoin sweep US, Canada, none found credible

Monitoring deskWASHINGTONA rash of bomb threats were emailed on Thursday to hundreds of businesses, public offices and schools across the United States and Canada...

Suspect in France’s Strasbourg attack killed in gun battle

Suspect may have chosen his target for its religious symbolismMonitoring deskSTRASBOURGA gunman who shot dead a man suspected of killing at least two people in a gun...