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Trump's China handshake fails to lift economic gloom

The pledges China and the US made to keep prospects alive for a comprehensive trade deal did little to alter ...


Scurvy: is it really making a comeback in the UK?

Scurvy is on the rise in the UK and picky eating might be the cause, a recent report in Metro ...


SA duo Van Heerden, McCann triumph at Otter Trail race

Nature's Valley Rest Camp - The 11th running of the Otter African Trail Run took place on South Africa's pristine ...


Theunis, Temba in need of Proteas backing

Cape Town - The Proteas in India are drowning.They are nowhere near taking 20 wickets in a match (they have ...


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Russian president in Riyadh with relations at unprecedented high

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Saudi Arabia on his first state visit to the ...

Son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden goes on the attack

WASHINGTON, DC - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's son on Sunday rejected claims of wrongdoing in relation to his ...

Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces get helping hand from Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria - The Syrian government is deploying troops to the north of the country to help the Kurdish-led Syrian ...

Typhoon Hagibis rips through Japan causing widespread flooding

TOKYO, Japan - Japan is counting the cost after one of the most devastating storms to hit the country in ...

Japan Vs Scotland match on Sunday at Yokohama given green light

TOKYO, Japan - The Rugby World Cup will resume its normal schedule on Sunday after disruptions brought about by a ...

HRW: All parties in north Syrian conflict should respect human rights

The Turkish offensive in Northeast Syria points to an urgent need for the Turkish Armed Forces, Kurdish-led forces, and all ...

Asia Pacific

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Typhoon Hagibis rips through Japan causing widespread flooding

TOKYO, Japan - Japan is counting the cost after one of the most devastating storms to hit the country in ...

California Regulator Sanctions Utility Over Power Outages

SAN FRANCISCO - California's top utility regulator blasted Pacific Gas and Electric on Monday for what she called "failures in ...

Gareth Evans: how to be a successful political leader

This is an edited extract from a presentation to Leon Mann Leadership Forum, co-sponsored by Academy of Social Sciences in ...

Dozens Dead after Typhoon Hagibis Hits Central and Eastern Japan

Rescue crews in Japan are digging through mudslides and scouring areas near swollen rivers as they look for victims of ...

Guan Wei review: feng shui for a vision of a world in harmony

It seems appropriate that a painting titled Feng Shui dominates the new exhibition of Guan Wei's work at Sydney's Museum ...

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Skepticism on first phase of U.S.-China trade deal hits Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Monday, ending a run of 3 days of ...


U.S. central bank to spend billions on treasury bills

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve will begin buying $60 billion of Treasury bills a month."These actions are purely ...


Chinese stocks make gains after Friday's partial trade deal

SYDNEY, Australia - It was a quiet day on Monday in Asia with Japanese markets closed.There was some headway on ...


Boeing and Porsche eye premium aerial vehicles

STUTTGART, Germany - Porsche and Boeing have teamed up to explore the premium urban air mobility market and the extension ...


Dubai developer slashes returns to hotel investors

DUBAI, UAE - Dubai's largest property developer Emaar is slashing returns to investors who have bought apartments in their hotel ...


ADB issues $3 billion 5-year global benchmark bond issue

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has raised $3 billion through a 5-year global benchmark bond issue.It is ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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