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‘China taking advantage of U.S. for many years’

President Trump warns Beijing against targeting U.S. farmers U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said China had been taking advantage of the U.S. on trade for many years and that he knew how to stop it. “China has openly stated that they are actively trying to impact and change our election by attacking our farmers, […]

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Dutch to turn diapers into furniture

Fed-up with a growing mountain of stinking disposable nappies, a Dutch firm on Tuesday started building the country’s first recycling plant to turn poo into profit. Plastic from the nappies extracted by the facility in the central Dutch town of Weurt near Nijmegen will have a second life as household items like garden furniture or […]

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India slams UN Security Council for failing to cripple Taliban’s drug trade

India has slammed the United Nations Security Council for failing to cripple the Taliban’s roaring drug trade, saying the terror outfit gets significant support from criminal networks operating drug cartels and stealing Afghanistan’s natural resources. India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Syed Akbaruddin, said at a Security Council debate on Afghanistan on Monday that […]

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Leaders of two Koreas meet in Pyongyang for talks on ending war

Moon lands in Pyongyang to discuss denuclearisation, end of war; Agreeing timeline to denuclearisation key after Kim pledge North Korean’s Kim Jong Un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles on Tuesday as the South Korean president arrived in Pyongyang to discuss faltering talks on denuclearisation and the prospect of officially ending the Korean War. […]

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‘I knew of abuse by Buddhist teachers’

The Dalai Lama said on Saturday that he has known about sexual abuse by Buddhist teachers since the 1990s and that such allegations are “nothing new”. He made the admission during a four-day visit to the Netherlands, where he met on Friday with victims of sexual abuse allegedly committed by Buddhist teachers. He was responding […]