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Trump Wants the US to Buy Greenland

Greenland

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has pushed top aides to investigate whether his government can purchase the giant, ice-smothered island of Greenland, two people with direct knowledge of the directive said, Brisbane Times reported Friday. The presidential request has bewildered aides, some of whom continue to believe it isn’t …

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18 Dead and 1 Million Evacuated After Typhoon Landslide in China

China

BEIJING – Eighteen people were killed and 14 others missing in eastern China during a landslide triggered by a major typhoon, which caused widespread disruption in transportation and the evacuation of more than million people, the CCTV reported. Typhoon Lekima landed early Saturday in eastern Zhejiang Province with a maximum …

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China Opposes US Interference in Venezuela

China

BEIJING – A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that China opposes US interference in Venezuela’s internal affairs and called on the US to end its intimidating behaviour of blindly repressing another country, Xinhua news reported Thursday. “We must make it clear that the political party which governs a …

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China Warns India on Consequences of Huawei Ban

Huawei

BEIJING – The Chinese government increased its pressure on India not to heed US warnings and ban Huawei from selling its network gear in the country due to security concerns, indicating it could retaliate against Indian companies doing business in China, Reuters reported. Sources told the news agency, that “Chinese …

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US-China Trade Talks Start in Shanghai with Fanfare

China

WASHINGTON – The latest round of trade talks between the United States and China began Tuesday morning in Shanghai with great discretion, with both sides seeking to downplay the expectations of a swift end to the trade war, South China Morning Post said Tuesday. This is the first time Shanghai …

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China Welcomes Russian Concept of Collective Security in Persian Gulf

China

BEIJING – China welcomes the Russian Foreign Ministry proposed concept of collective security in the Persian Gulf zone, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing on Thursday, TASS news agency reported on Thursday. “We welcome the Russian initiative,” she said. “We would also like to boost …

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China and Russia will Continue to Improve Military: Beijing

Russia

BEIJING – China and Russia will continue to strengthen and improve cooperation as the two states enter a new era of relations, the Chinese Ministry of Defense said on Wednesday. Wu Qian, the Chinese ministry spokesman for Defense, said that China and Russia have entered a new era of relations …

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