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6 July, 2017 5:08 PM The Latest: German police use water cannons on G-20 protest

German police have used water cannons and pepper spray to disperse protesters in Hamburg after being attacked with bottles and stones by some marchers protesting the Group of 20 summit. Police say they repeatedly asked a group of hardcore anti-capitalist demonstrators to remove their masks Thursday evening, to no avail. They then decided to separate 284

29 June, 2017 12:10 AM North Korea warns US it will keep building nuclear arsenal

North Korea's U.N. ambassador warned the United States and the rest of the world Wednesday that his country will keep building up its nuclear arsenal regardless of sanctions, pressure or military attack. North Korea’s U.N. ambassador warned the United States and the rest of the world Wednesday that his country will keep building up its nuclear arsenal 37

23 June, 2017 4:54 PM Modi-Trump summit preview: US-India may gloss over trade wrinkles with defense-security embrace

WASHINGTON: The only thing predictable of the Trump White House is its unpredictability, so a sense of uncertainty characterizes Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first engagement with the 45th US President during the Indian leader's fifth visit to the country (as PM) starting this weekend. Cast as a meeting where the two business-minded leaders get to know each other 31

29 May, 2017 2:31 AM Following Trump's Trip,Merkel Says Europe Can't Rely On US Anymore

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump last week, saying that Europe "really must take our fate into our own hands." It was the toughest review yet of Trump's trip to Europe, which inflamed tensions rather than healing them after the U.S. president sparred 39

28 May, 2017 5:21 PM Merkel, After Discordant G-7 Meeting, Is Looking Past Trump

Speaking on the campaign trail after contentious summit meetings in Belgium and Italy, Ms. Merkel said: “The times in which we could rely fully on others, they are somewhat over.” Given this new context for international relations, she said, “that is why I can only say that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands — of course in friendship 146

15 May, 2017 3:14 AM Xi Pushes Chinese-Led Globalization After Pledging $78 Billion

Chinese President Xi Jinping described the One Belt One Road initiative as a "project of the century" that had its inspiration in the ancient trade routes linking China with the world. President Xi Jinping on Monday will shed more light on his push for Chinese-style globalization, wrapping up an inaugural summit to lay out the vision for his cornerstone 95

12 May, 2017 9:47 PM Commentary: Can we equate Marshall Plan with Belt and Road Initiative?

Photo taken on May 12, 2017 shows a scene of the media center of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, capital of China. The media center was put into operation on Friday. (Xinhua/Li He) BEIJING, May 13 (Xinhua) -- Some Western media outlets have repeated doubts about the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative, considering 73

12 May, 2017 10:04 AM Xi Jinping’s $500 billion push to reshape the world in China’s image

For Xi Jinping, the Belt and Road Initiative is designed to solidify his image as one of the world’s leading advocates of globalisation Hong Kong/Beijing: China is one of the few countries in the world today with money to spend, and Xi Jinping is ready to write some checks. China’s president will host almost 30 world leaders in Beijing on Sunday at the first 238

12 May, 2017 5:46 AM Job cuts at Indian outsourcing firms aren't Donald Trump's fault. Read why

India's outsourcing firms are firing workers. Don't blame it on President Donald Trump's hawkish stance on US visas. The "end of hyper-globalization" story makes for compelling headlines. But the Indian code-writers' misfortune has more prosaic roots in technology and customer tastes. Global corporations, the paymasters of Indian software vendors, are no longer 22

12 May, 2017 5:19 AM Chinese President Xi Jinping's $500 Billion Push To Reshape The World In China's Image

Chinese President Xi Jinping will host nearly 30 world leaders in Beijing on Sunday at the first Belt and Road Forum China is one of the few countries in the world today with money to spend, and Xi Jinping is ready to write some cheques. China's president will host almost 30 world leaders in Beijing on Sunday at the first Belt and Road Forum, the centerpiece 96