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‘Very important thing’: Trump’s possible Huawei intervention raises eyebrows

US President Donald Trump has said he would potentially intervene in the extradition case against Huawei finance executive Meng Wanzhou if it helped get a better trade deal with China.

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۷٫۰ magnitude quake hits south Sandwich Islands

A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit the South Sandwich Islands in the Atlantic at 10:26am Tuesday (local time), according to the China Earthquake Networks Center.

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The U.S. action against a top Huawei executive threatens the tariff thaw with China

The 90-day trade truce between China and the United States reached over the weekend on the sidelines of the G20 meet in Argentina is already proving to be fragile.

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NZ ramps up diplomatic presence in Pacific where China influence rising

New Zealand will send 14 new diplomats to the Pacific region next year, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Tuesday, the latest move by Western governments to counter China’s growing influence in the strategic region.

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Sino-US trade war: a truce, not a lasting armistice

As expected, the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, which drew to a close over the weekend, turned into a virtual “G2” summit between the United States and China amid their raging trade war.

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Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmaker barred from running in local election

Hong Kong authorities have barred a pro-democracy lawmaker from running in a local election for “implicitly” supporting Hong Kong’s independence from China, in what critics said was another instance of civil rights being eroded in the China-ruled city

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US-China Trade War May Lead to Global Recession as Early as in 2019 – RDIF Head

The G20 may become the platform where China and the United States could manage to overcome trade disputes, if this does not happen, recession in the global economy may begin as early as in 2019, Kirill Dmitriev, the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) told Sputnik on Friday.

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The forces needed to protect the Belt and Road

Last week’s attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi by Baluchi separatists underlines China’s growing vulnerabilities in connection with its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). These are likely to get worse and may ultimately lead to China assuming a new and quite different security role in the region.

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Blast kills 22 near north China chemical plant – official

An explosion and fire near a chemical factory left at least 22 people dead and 22 others injured in northern China on Wednesday, authorities said.

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Japan reviewing purchase of 100 more U.S. F-35 fighter jets

Japan is considering the purchase of an additional 100 F-35 fighter jets from the United States in a bid to deter China and appease U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a Japanese press report.

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Souring US ties prompt China to seek sweeter trade with India

The ongoing trade war between China and the United States is pushing the Asian powerhouse to sweeten ties with neighbouring India.

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Trump May Try to Get U.S. House to Take the Fall for His Foreign Policy Defeats

One thing missing from the recent U.S. midterm election campaigns was a focus on foreign policy. While much was made of the migrant caravan making its way from Central America through Mexico, issues such as China trade, Iran, North Korea, and even Russia and cyber subterfuge didn’t get much traction.

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U.S. accuses China of continuing IP and technology theft amid trade war

The U.S. on Tuesday accused China of continuing a state-backed campaign of intellectual property and technology theft even as the world’s two largest economies have descended into a tit-for-tat tariff war.

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UK development aid money spent to support fracking in China

Over the last two years, £۲ million of UK state funding that was earmarked as developmental aid was spent to facilitate fracking at 16 plants in China, Brazil, Mexico, and India.

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Outflanking China, Western allies pledge to provide electricity to PNG

The United States and three of its allies on Sunday unveiled a $1.7 billion plan to provide electricity and internet to much of Papua New Guinea (PNG), the first step of a plan that will counter China’s Belt and Road spending in the region.

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Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations

A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea has highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific.

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