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Geopolitical rivalries are transforming the contours of trade

Reports of the death of globalization are looking greatly exaggerated. Yes, a US-China trade war, a global pandemic, Brexit and…

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Historic crown to be modified for Charles III coronation

LONDON – Britain's 17th-century St Edward's Crown, the centrepiece of the Crown Jewels, has been removed from display to be…

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Hospitalized football icon Pele says he’s ‘strong, with a lot of hope’

SAO PAULO – Brazilian football legend Pele said on Saturday that he feels "strong, with a lot of hope" despite…

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Australian MPs delegation to visit Taiwan

SYDNEY – A group of Australian MPs will leave Sunday for a five-day visit to Taiwan, a spokesman for one…

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Microsoft is ready to fight for its US$69b Activision deal

MICROSOFT Corp. is ready to fight for its $69 billion acquisition of gaming company Activision Blizzard Inc. if the US…

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Guns N’ Roses sues online gun shop for appropriating name

HOUSTON – US rock band Guns N’ Roses has sued a company that runs an online gun store named Texas…

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US unveils high-tech B-21 stealth bomber

PALMDALE (United States) – The United States on Friday unveiled the B-21 Raider, a high-tech stealth bomber that can carry…

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Best still to come from World Cup favourites after shocks galore

DOHA – The World Cup in Qatar has already delivered plenty of major shocks but as it moves into the…

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Woman With Fake Baby Bump Caught Smuggling Computer Chips Into China

CUSTOMS officials in China have arrested a woman smuggling semiconductors inside a pregnancy prosthetic, highlighting the bustling underground market for…

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Argentina, Netherlands eye quarters as World Cup last 16 kicks off

DOHA – Australia take on Lionel Messi’s (picture) Argentina in a David v Goliath World Cup showdown while the United States look…

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Russian Tourists Return to Thailand on Chartered Flights

RUSSIAN tourists are once again traveling in large numbers to Thailand via chartered flights and using credit cards issued outside…

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ABB to pay $315m to settle US charges over South Africa bribes

NEW YORK, United States | Swedish-Swiss industrial company ABB agreed to pay $315 million to settle US criminal charges that it…

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Japanese cannibal who walked free dies age 73

TOKYO – Issei Sagawa, a Japanese murderer known as the "Kobe Cannibal" who killed and ate a Dutch student but…

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