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Hong Kong's summer of rage now a war of attrition
Hong Kong's summer of rage now a war of attrition
Two months after a summer of rage began on Hong Kong's streets, pro-democracy protesters and the southern Chinese city's leaders are digging in for...
Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites
Trump faces hostility on visits to massacre sites
President Donald Trump is flying Wednesday to the sites of mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, but the divisive Republican risks meeting protests by...
HSBC to pay nearly €300mn to end Belgian criminal probe
HSBC to pay nearly €300mn to end Belgian criminal probe
HSBC has agreed to pay nearly €300-million to end a Belgian criminal investigation into allegations of massive fraud and money-laundering...
Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US
Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its...
Poland scraps taxes for young adults to curb emigration
Poland scraps taxes for young adults to curb emigration
Polish teenager Franciszek Filipowski has just signed on for his first job at a vegetarian restaurant in Warsaw and thanks to a new government...
Cloudflare ends services for 'lawless' 8chan after El Paso massacre
Cloudflare ends services for 'lawless' 8chan after El Paso massacre
Digital security and infrastructure firm Cloudflare said Sunday it was terminating its services to 8chan, the message board where the El Paso...
Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose
Proposed New Zealand abortion law to give women right to choose
The New Zealand government released long-awaited plans Monday to overhaul its abortion laws, so that a termination is treated as a health issue and...
Lam says Hong Kong is on the brink as protesters unleash travel chaos
Lam says Hong Kong is on the brink as protesters unleash travel chaos
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a "very dangerous situation", the city's leader warned Monday as train travel and...
China-US trade talks to restart after G20 tariff truce
China-US trade talks to restart after G20 tariff truce
US negotiators arrived in Shanghai on Tuesday to resurrect trade talks with Chinese officials, with both sides downplaying expectations of an...
Don’t fear the scooter
Don’t fear the scooter
TEL AVIV – Electric bicycles and scooters are taking a lot of heat. Concerns about traffic fatalities, terrorized pedestrians,...
Biden to face clash over race in upcoming Democrat debate
Biden to face clash over race in upcoming Democrat debate
Expect bare-knuckle political sparring when 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden battles his Democratic rivals this week, with challengers criticising him on...
Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson
Brexit is a 'massive economic opportunity': PM Johnson
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a "massive economic opportunity" but had been treated under his predecessor...
Britain's Johnson rejects 'unacceptable' Brexit deal
Britain's Johnson rejects 'unacceptable' Brexit deal
Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday called the current Brexit deal negotiated with the EU "unacceptable" and set preparations...
Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM
Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain's next PM
Boris Johnson won the race to become Britain's next prime minister on Tuesday, but will face a confrontation over Brexit with Brussels and members...

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