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China’s Xi warns of ‘grim’ Taiwan situation in letter to opposition
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China’s Xi warns of ‘grim’ Taiwan situation in letter to opposition

TAIPEI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The situation in the Taiwan Strait is “complex and grim”, Chinese President Xi Jinping wrote…
Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges
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Canadians released after Huawei CFO resolves US charges

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Canadians detained in China on spying charges were released from prison and flown out of…
Hong Kong: Tiananmen Square vigil group disbands amid crackdown
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Hong Kong: Tiananmen Square vigil group disbands amid crackdown

The pro-democracy group Hong Kong Alliance has decided to disband as pressure from Beijing continues, the group said on Saturday. The activist…
Egypt ranks first in Arab world, 13th globally in military manpower
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Egypt ranks first in Arab world, 13th globally in military manpower

The Global Fire Power website, which specializes in military affairs, published its ranking of the total available active military manpower…
China: Central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions ‘illegal’
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China: Central bank declares all cryptocurrency transactions ‘illegal’

China’s central bank has made all cryptocurrency transactions illegal in mainland China, the bank announced in a statement on Friday. In a…
China’s Evergrande in uncharted waters after key interest deadline passes
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China’s Evergrande in uncharted waters after key interest deadline passes

Chinese real estate developer Evergrande failed to make a key interest payment on Thursday, a move which could have serious repercussions…
US business optimism in China rebounds to pre-trade war levels -survey
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US business optimism in China rebounds to pre-trade war levels -survey

SHANGHAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – US companies’ optimism about business conditions in China has recovered to hit three-year highs even…
‘The world must wake up’: Tasks daunting as UN meeting opens
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‘The world must wake up’: Tasks daunting as UN meeting opens

NEW YORK (AP) — In person and on screen, world leaders returned to the United Nations’ foremost gathering for the…
Hong Kong police arrest three members of student prisoner-support group
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Hong Kong police arrest three members of student prisoner-support group

HONG KONG, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Hong Kong police arrested on Monday three members of a pro-democracy student group, accusing…
Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws
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Voters choose new Hong Kong electors under pro-Beijing laws

HONG KONG (AP) — Select Hong Kong residents voted for members of the Election Committee that will choose the city’s…
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