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China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large

China has sounded a positive note ahead of trade talks this week with Washington, but the two sides face potentially lengthy wrangling over technology and the future of their economic relationship. Both sides have...

How Russia's school children are recruited as Putin's covert muscle

New details also show that a GRU unit has been at the forefront of Russia's psychological warfare efforts, including a previously undisclosed attempt to influence Ukraine policy in Congress in 2015.LoadingAs...

China pressures U.S., Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

JANE WOLSAK/THE CANADIAN PRESS VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS In this courtroom sketch, Meng Wanzhou, right, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, sat beside a translator during...

Huawei arrest stokes fears of China reprisals among America Inc executives

At a closed-door security meeting of U.S. companies in Singapore on Thursday, one topic was high on the agenda: the arrest of a top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei [HWT.UL] and the potential backlash on...

Wife of missing ex-Interpol chief Meng Hongwei hires lawyers to track him down

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - The wife of former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has hired two law firms to help track down her husband, who has been missing since traveling back to his native China more than a month ago,...

Mega Railway Expansion: Berlin Courts Prestige Project with Turkey Amid Tensions

September 11, 2018  02:41 PM Print Feedback Comment When Sultan Abdulhamid II ascended the throne of the Ottoman Empire in 1876, the Europeans had high hopes for the young ruler. He posed as a liberal, he...

First Trump-Putin summit has Cold War backdrop, U.S. allies nervous

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet for their first summit on July 16 in Helsinki, a venue famed for its Cold War diplomacy. The Kremlin and...

Where do countries stand on the Iran nuclear deal?

Under the deal, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief. Officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), it was agreed with the US, the UK, France, China and...
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