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US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods US imposes new tariffs on $200bn of Chinese goods
The US is imposing new tariffs on $200bn (£150bn) worth of Chinese goods as it escalates its trade war with Beijing. The higher import taxes will apply to almost 6,000 items, marking the biggest round of US tariffs so far. Handbags, rice and textiles will be included, but some items expected to be targeted such as smart watches and high chairs have been excluded. China has previously vowe...
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Typhoon Mangkhut: South China battered by deadly storm Typhoon Mangkhut: South China battered by deadly storm
A powerful storm which killed dozens of people in the Philippines is now making its way across southern China. Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the most powerful storms to hit the region in decades. Two people have been killed in the Chinese province of Guangdong, according to state media - more than 2.5 million people have been evacuated in Guangdong and on Hainan island. In Hong Kong, the sto...
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Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines wakes to storm destruction Typhoon Mangkhut: Philippines wakes to storm destruction
Areas of the northern Philippines have woken up to destruction wrought by the strong winds and heavy rains of a massive storm, Typhoon Mangkhut. Almost all buildings in the city of Tuguegarao sustained some damage, a government official said, and communications were down in places. However, there were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths. More than four million people are directly i...
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Brazil meeting votes to protect world's whale population Brazil meeting votes to protect world's whale population
Members of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) have voted to back a Brazilian proposal to give indefinite protection for the world's whale population, following an angry debate. The non-binding "Florianopolis Declaration" sees whaling as no longer being a necessary economic activity. The proposal was backed by 40 members with 27 voting against. Pro-whaling states, including Japan, ...
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Aung San Suu Kyi defends verdict against Reuters journalists Aung San Suu Kyi defends verdict against Reuters journalists
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the jailing of two Reuters journalists, despite international condemnation. She said Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo had broken the law and their conviction had "nothing to do with freedom of expression at all". The two were sentenced for possession of police documents while investigating the killing of Rohingya Muslims. Ms Suu Kyi also said her government ...
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Serena Williams: Herald Sun front page defends cartoon Serena Williams: Herald Sun front page defends cartoon
An Australian newspaper which found itself at the centre of a race row over its cartoonist's depiction of Serena Williams has doubled down on its support for the artist. The Herald Sun has hit out at those who criticised Mark Knight's drawing, which shows Williams jumping over a broken racquet next to a baby's dummy. Critics said the cartoon used racist and sexist stereotypes. But that di...
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Swedish election: Main blocs neck and neck as nationalists gain Swedish election: Main blocs neck and neck as nationalists gain
The Swedish general election has left the two main political blocs almost tied, with the anti-immigration party making gains on its previous results. With nearly all ballots counted, the governing centre-left coalition is marginally ahead of its centre-right Alliance rivals, with around 40% each. The nationalist Sweden Democrats (SD) have won about 18% of the vote, up from 12.9% in the previ...
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PM says voting for anti-immigration SD is 'dangerous' PM says voting for anti-immigration SD is 'dangerous'
Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has begun the final day of the general election campaign by warning about extremism and fascism. Neither his centre-left Social Democrats nor the main centre-right party is likely to win a majority. The anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD) is expected to win around 20% of the vote, becoming the second biggest party in parliament. Mr Lofven said an S...
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Syria war: Russia rejects Turkey's calls for Idlib truce Syria war: Russia rejects Turkey's calls for Idlib truce
Russian President Vladimir Putin has rejected Turkey's calls for a truce to prevent a "bloodbath" in north Syria. At a trilateral meeting with Iran and Turkey, Mr Putin said Russia would continue its fight against "terrorists" in Idlib province. Idlib is the Syrian opposition's last major stronghold, with almost three million residents. Syrian military forces, backed by Russia and Iran, a...
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Japan hit by deadly earthquake and mudslides Japan hit by deadly earthquake and mudslides
Japan's northern island of Hokkaido has been hit by a powerful earthquake, triggering landslides that engulfed houses. At least nine people have been killed and about 40 are missing, say local media reports. The magnitude 6.7 quake cut power to around three million homes after a thermal power plant was damaged. The earthquake comes on the heels of a deadly typhoon lashing the west of Japa...
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