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Laurent Thomet

Laurent Thomet

    Rare earths are the latest weapon in the US-China trade war
    Rare earths are the latest weapon in the US-China trade war
    Chinese state media on Wednesday dangled the threat of cutting exports of rare earths to the United States as a counter-strike in the trade war,...
    Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties
    Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties
    A Canadian court granted bail on Tuesday to a top Chinese telecom company executive wanted in the United States in a case that has rattled...
    China slams 'inhumane' treatment of Huawei executive
    China slams 'inhumane' treatment of Huawei executive
    China on Monday ratcheted up its protest over the arrest of an executive of telecom giant Huawei on a US warrant in Canada, calling reports of her...
    China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest
    China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest
    China summoned the US ambassador on Sunday to protest the "extremely bad" arrest of telecom giant Huawei's chief financial officer in Canada and...
    Trump says China to cut car tariffs in trade truce
    Trump says China to cut car tariffs in trade truce
    China will roll back tariffs on US-made cars, US President Donald Trump said, unveiling another potential breakthrough in a trade war truce that...
    China, US to resume trade talks in late August
    China, US to resume trade talks in late August
    China will send a senior negotiator to the United States in late August to resume trade talks, its commerce ministry said Thursday, the first...
    Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for China's Xi Jinping
    Historic meeting lauds lifetime power for China's Xi Jinping
    Thousands of Chinese legislators erupted into enthusiastic applause on Monday over plans to give President Xi Jinping a lifetime mandate to mould...
    Trump officially orders wall construction, angering Mexico
    Trump officially orders wall construction, angering Mexico
    President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered work to begin on building a wall across the Mexican border, angering his southern neighbour with his...
    Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated
    Independent probe doubts 43 Mexico students cremated
    The investigators are refuting official conclusions that the 43 Mexican students were incinerated in a landfill.
    Chávez's protégé Maduro scrapes through Venezuela elections
    Chávez's protégé Maduro scrapes through Venezuela elections
    Maduro was declared the winner of the election on Sunday by a razor-thin margin over an opponent that voiced fears of vote manipulation.
    Rousing funeral for Venezuela's Chavez
    Rousing funeral for Venezuela's Chavez
    More than 30 heads of state paid tribute to the leftist firebrand president as his body lay in state in a flag-covered coffin at a military...
    New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
    New Libyan leader elected as Nato clears the skies
    Libya's interim rulers have elected a technocrat and businessman to head a transitional government as Nato ended the air campaign that played a...