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Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, Britain's exit from the EU and how to respond to the fires raging in the Amazon rainforest. ...

Hong Kong police arrest 29 after overnight clashes, more protests planned

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

Hong Kong's police said on Sunday they arrested 29 people after clashes overnight in which volleys of tear gas were fired to disperse anti-government protesters, as the Asian financial hub braced for more demonstrations later in the day. ...

Johnson to tell EU's Tusk UK won't pay £39 billion under no-deal Brexit: Sky News

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to tell European Council head Donald Tusk that the UK will only pay 9 billion pounds ($11 billion) instead of the 39 billion pound ($47.88 billion) liability agreed by former Prime Minister Theresa May under a no-deal Brexit, Sky News reported early on Sunday. ...

Trump says G7 leaders are getting along well

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday dimissed media reports of tensions among the leaders of the G7 group of industrialized nations meeting in Biarritz and said everyone was "getting along very well". ...

Australia to block internet domains hosting extremist content during terror attacks

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

Australia will block access to internet domains hosting terrorist material during crisis events and will consider legislation to force digital platforms to improve the safety of their services, officials said on Sunday. ...

China warns U.S. to stop 'wrong' trade actions or face consequences

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned the United States of consequences if it does not end its "wrong actions". ...

China to fight back against U.S. tariff move: People's Daily

Sun, Aug 25, 2019

China will fight back against the latest U.S. step to increase tariffs on Chinese goods, the ruling Communist Party's People's Daily said on Sunday amid an escalating trade war between the world's two largest economies. ...

South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest

Sat, Aug 24, 2019

South Korea's military on Sunday began two days of drills around a tiny island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo just days after Seoul decided to scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with its neighbor amid worsening relations. ...

Six spectators hurt after lightning strike at Tour Championship

Sat, Aug 24, 2019

Six spectators were injured when lightning struck a tree during the third round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Saturday. ...

Brazilian states ask for military help as Amazon fires rage

Sat, Aug 24, 2019

Six states in Brazil's Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an international outcry because of the Amazon's central role in combating global warming. ...

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