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City do better?

Sunday  10:45,   27 september 2020

Can © Provided by Sofoot At the start of his fifth season in England and before the reception of Leicester on behalf of the third day of the Premier League, Pep Guardiola may have some doubts about his ability to take a new course to Manchester... >>>

Australia's Victoria state to ease COVID-19 restrictions as cases slow

Sunday  10:36,   27 september 2020

Australia's Victoria state to ease COVID-19 restrictions as cases slowSYDNEY (Reuters) - Victoria, Australia's second most populous state and the epicentre of the country's COVID-19 outbreak, will accelerate the easing of social distancing... >>>

Momentum drains from West African common currency plans

Sunday  10:20,   27 september 2020

Hopes raised by West African leaders of finally launching this year their "Eco" common currency, in the pipeline for three decades, have faded as the coronavirus crisis and squabbling over severing the remaining monetary ties to former colonial... >>>

Hong Kongers Seek U.K. BNO Passports in Record Numbers: SCMP

Sunday  10:20,   27 september 2020

Hong Kong residents renewed or applied for British National (Overseas) passports in record numbers last year as anti-government protests erupted in the city, according to the South China Morning Post. © Bloomberg A demonstrator shows a British... >>>

Ex-Audi boss to stand trial for 'dieselgate'

Sunday  10:16,   27 september 2020

Former Audi boss Rupert Stadler on Wednesday becomes the first to stand trial in Germany over the "dieselgate" emissions scandal, five years after parent company VW admitted responsibility. A regional tribunal in Brunswick, near VW's Wolfsburg... >>>

Mexico orders arrest of soldiers over case of 43 missing students

Sunday  10:06,   27 september 2020

Mexico has ordered dozens of military personnel to be arrested for suspected involvement in the disappearance of 43 students from a teacher's college six years ago, in an unresolved case that outraged the country. But his successor Lopez Obrador >>>

Russian PM visits coronavirus-hit Mount Athos in Greece

Sunday  10:03,   27 september 2020

Russian Prime minister Mikhail Mishustin on Saturday concluded a private visit to Mount Athos, a venerated male-only centre of Orthodox Christianity in Greece where eight monks have tested positive for coronavirus. Commonly known as the Holy... >>>

In a time of disarray, UN's virtual meeting adds surreal notes

Sunday  05:25,   27 september 2020

"Our common house is in disorder," said French President Emmanuel Macron, describing the troubled state of the United Nations General Assembly as it prepares for a second week of mostly virtual meetings and speeches starting Tuesday. For the first... >>>

Protests Intensify Across Venezuela Over Worsening Shortages

Sunday  05:20,   27 september 2020

Protests are intensifying across Venezuela over worsening shortages of everything from fuel to medicine as the pandemic aggravates the world’s longest recession. Demonstrations spread this week as growing numbers of Venezuelans flouted lock downs... >>>

UK expresses deep concern over arrest of HK activist Joshua Wong

Sunday  05:10,   27 september 2020

UK expresses deep concern over arrest of HK activist Joshua Wong"Chinese and HK authorities must respect the rights and freedoms of the people of Hong Kong, as protected in the Joint Declaration," Raab... >>>

Rising Virus Cases in Europe Spark Political Clash in Spain

Sunday  05:10,   27 september 2020

The pressure mounting on European leaders to contain the resurgent coronavirus pandemic boiled over in Spain as the region reemerges as a global hot spot. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

China is doubling down on its territorial claims: here's what you need to know

Sunday  04:15,   27 september 2020

Since taking power in 2012, Chinese President Xi Jinping has helped cement China's position as a global superpower -- and pushed forward an aggressive foreign policy, making bolder moves in several key flashpoints across Asia. © Brad Lendon/CNN... >>>

Trump is stealing China's playbook to deal with TikTok

Sunday  04:15,   27 september 2020

The race to keep TikTok operating in the United States has turned into a saga of intricate dealmaking and political flattery. © Michael Reynolds/EPA/Bloomberg/Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the James S.... >>>

North Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain South Korean: KCNA

Sunday  04:10,   27 september 2020

North Korea warns of naval tensions during search for slain South Korean: KCNASEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said it was searching for the body a South Korean man killed by its troops, but warned that South Korean naval operations in the area... >>>

Hotel Rwanda 'hero' admits forming armed group behind attacks

Sunday  03:35,   27 september 2020

Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising hero of the hit movie "Hotel Rwanda," admitted to a Kigali court on Friday that he had helped form an armed group but denied any role in its crimes. I do not deny that the FLN committed crimes but my role was... >>>