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Crashed Pakistan A320 jet insured for $19.7 million: airline document

Friday  13:00,   29 may 2020

Crashed Pakistan A320 jet insured for $19.7 million: airline documentPakistan's National Insurance Company Ltd was the insurer and Marsh was the reinsurance broker for PIA's annual policy that runs until Dec. 29, the document on the airline's... >>>

EU seeks tougher China policy ahead of possible summits

Friday  13:00,   29 may 2020

EU seeks tougher China policy ahead of possible summitsAmid European criticism of Beijing's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, EU foreign ministers met via videolink for their first discussion before two possible EU-China summits this year, one... >>>

China warns the United States about Hong Kong

Friday  12:55,   29 may 2020

CHINA-HONG-KONG-USA: China warns the United States about Hong Kong © Reuters / James Pomfret CHINA WARNS THE UNITED STATES ON HONG KONG by Sarah Wu and Marius Zaharia HONG KONG (Reuters) - China is ready to take all necessary retaliatory measures... >>>

Dalai Lama blames George Floyd's death on racism

Friday  12:45,   29 may 2020

The Dalai Lama has deplored the death of George Floyd in Minnesota and blamed discrimination and racism for it. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); });... >>>

In Paris and Île-de-France, the real estate market threatened by rising unemployment

Friday  12:20,   29 may 2020

© X. Popy / Réa real estate Paris Ile-de-France The balance sheet of the real estate market in Paris and Ile-de-France in the first quarter does not yet reflect the effects of the impact of the health crisis. The impact of future unemployment will... >>>

Vonovia - With concrete gold through the crisis?

Friday  12:15,   29 may 2020

© Provided by The Motley Fool, Inc At the beginning of the Corona crisis, Vonovia (WKN: A1ML7J) shares also suffered losses. The shareholders lost around 30% in the downward movement. But since then, the stock has been climbing steadily and is now... >>>

The 100km rule is "still in force this weekend", reminds Castaner

Friday  12:15,   29 may 2020

While phase 2 of the deconfinement is underway, the Minister of the Interior appealed on Friday "to the responsibility and civility" of the French and also clarified that the ban on traveling beyond 100 km is still in effect for the Pentecost... >>>

Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general says

Friday  11:30,   29 may 2020

CHINA-TAIWAN/ (UPDATE 3, PIX):UPDATE 3-Attack on Taiwan an option to stop independence, top China general says >>>

Death of 14-year-old Iranian girl in so-called 'honor killing' sparks outrage

Friday  11:20,   29 may 2020

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for new protections for women after a 14-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by her father in a so-called "honor killing."Romina Ashrafi's father is suspected of killing her with a farming sickle after... >>>

Fabienne Carat reveals her fight against anorexia: "I was fat and ugly"

Friday  11:20,   29 may 2020

© JACOVIDES-MOREAU / BESTIMAGE Fabienne Carat reveals her fight against anorexia: "I was fat and ugly" At forty, Fabienne Carat seems more fulfilled than ever. However, in the past, the actress of Plus belle la vie has not always had this... >>>

Hong Kong on the table of the Security Council after the adoption of a law in Beijing

Friday  10:55,   29 may 2020

© ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP Hong Kong police try to contain pro-democracy demonstrators, in Hong Kong on May 27. The UN Security Council will discuss the fate of Hong Kong in the morning of Friday, May 29, with an emergency meeting convened at the... >>>

Coronavirus: Canada concerned about the increase in anti-Chinese racist acts

Friday  10:50,   29 may 2020

© David P. BALL / AFP The storefront of the Chinese Cultural Center in Vancouver, which was vandalized by racist acts and then placed under police surveillance, the May 21, 2020. Canada has not escaped the wave of anti-Chinese racist acts since the >>>

Wolf warrior diplomacy: China is embracing a new brand of foreign policy

Friday  10:25,   29 may 2020

There is a new brand of diplomacy taking hold in Beijing and its chief architects have a suitably fierce nickname to match their aggressive style -- they are the wolf warriors. It's a phrase that is now used widely in Chinese state-run media as well >>>

Cargo ship loses 'about 40 containers' in rough seas off Australia, surgical masks begin washing ashore

Friday  10:20,   29 may 2020

Surgical masks have been reported to be washing up on Australia's east coast after a cargo ship lost dozens of containers during heavy seas over the weekend, according to officials. The Australian Maritime Safety Authority said the... >>>

Netherlands coronavirus: Prime Minister Mark Rutte did not visit dying mother for weeks to comply with coronavirus lockdown

Friday  10:20,   29 may 2020

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte was unable to visit his mother in the weeks leading up to her death due to coronavirus restrictions, but he did stay with her on her final night, his spokesman told CNN Tuesday. © BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP Dutch Prime... >>>