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China hits US with higher tariffs on soybeans, cars, oil

China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, with the ...

Google doesn?t want staff debating politics at work anymore

Alphabet's Google posted new internal rules that discourage employees from debating politics, a shift away from the internet giant's famously ...

JSE softer as bearish sentiment persists

The JSE had another tough session as it closed weaker on Friday as sentiment remained mostly bearish across all the ...

China-Vietnam Maritime Standoff: 3 Scenarios for the Next Stage

CLARK FIELD, PHILIPPINES - A standoff between Chinese and Vietnamese vessels in the South China Sea has intensified with the ...

South Korea Scrapping Intel Pact Strains US Alliance

South Korea's decision to end a military intelligence sharing pact with Japan won't necessarily have an immediate impact on regional ...

China to Raise Tariffs on Another $75 Billion in US Goods

White House correspondent Steve Herman and State Department correspondent Nike Ching contributed to this reportChina will raise tariffs on $75 ...

Standard Bank sees its west African growth taking off from 2020

Standard Bank expects its investment into French-speaking West African countries to start taking off once its Ivory Coast business becomes ...

US-China Trade War Is Good News for Some Countries

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CALIF. - As with any war, there are winners and losers. That is also the case with the ...

Pakistan left red-faced as Sri Lanka calls out their lies

Colombo [Sri Lanka], Aug 23 (ANI): After the Pakistan High Commission in Sri Lanka claimed that the island nation's President, ...

Google says YouTube campaign targeted Hong Kong protests

YouTube on Thursday said it disabled 210 channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy ...

Russia, U.S. Engage In War Of Words Over Arms Treaty At UN

Russia and the United States have traded accusations at the United Nations over the abandonment a landmark arms-control treaty, with ...

Climate Change Makes Arctic Strategic, Economic Hotspot

TASIILAQ, GREENLAND - From a helicopter, Greenland's brilliant white ice and dark mountains make the desolation seem to go on ...

China Will Not Sit Idly if US Sells Fighter Jets to Taiwan

BEIJING - China "will not sit idly by" if the U.S. proceeds with a sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets ...

Rupee at 72 per dollar hits lowest level since December

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): The Indian rupee opened lower by 10 paise at 71.91 per US dollar on ...

US, UK, Canada slam China, Pak for persecuting minorities

New York [US], Aug 23 (ANI): Raising the issue of suppression of religious freedom at the United Nations, the United ...

US, Russia Bicker Over Collapse of INF Treaty at UN

UNITED NATIONS - The United States and Russia traded accusations Thursday at the U.N. Security Council over the recent collapse ...

As Global Economic Picture Dims, Solutions Seem Out of Reach

WASHINGTON - As global leaders gather on two continents to take account of a darkening economic outlook, this is the ...

US Tells Canada It's Urging China to Free Detained Canadians

Updated at 4:23 p.m. Aug. 22.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Canada on Thursday that the United States was working ...

Ribery hungry for success with Fiorentina - and a big house

Florence - Franck Ribery said Thursday his hunger for success drove him to turn down lucrative offers from clubs in ...

China's 'barefoot architects' are transforming left-behind rural villages

China is urbanising at breakneck speed. Hundreds of millions of people have migrated from rural areas to cities in search ...

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Disaster risk reduction a must for nations in Asia Pacific, says ESCAP

Changing patterns and worsening impacts of natural disasters in Asia and the Pacific, coupled with environmental degradation and climate change, ...

Cardinal George Pell case far from over

MELBOURNE, Australia - While Cardinal George Pell's appeal has been denied, the case that has divided Australia is far from ...

Pell case likely to end up in Australian High Court

MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia - Victoria's Court of Appeal on Wednesday delivered one of the most significant judgments in Australian legal ...

Landmines fuel migrant exodus in Myanmar's north

Hna Mon Non fled her village in the hills of Myanmar's northern Shan State to escape clashes between warring armed ...

China hits US with higher tariffs on soybeans, cars, oil

China announced plans to impose additional tariffs on $75 billion of American goods including soybeans, automobiles and oil, with the ...

SA hooker joins Toulouse as Rugby World Cup cover

Toulouse - South African hooker Jacobus Visagie has joined Toulouse as Rugby World Cup cover from the Blue Bulls, the ...

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