Saturday, December 15, 2018

World’s longest sea-crossing bridge opens between Hong Kong and China

Hong Kong (CNN)A $20-billion bridge connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the mainland Chinese city of Zhuhai is set to finally open this week, marking the...

Why Trump doesn’t want to punish Saudi Arabia

Washington (CNN)The Trump White House may have too much at stake to make Saudi Arabia pay a proportionate price for the apparent murder of...

‘Not enough progress’ on Brexit negotiations, EU source says

(CNN)European leaders have dropped plans for a special summit to complete a Brexit deal because insufficient progress had been made in negotiations, two EU...

Why do we still know so little about Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance?

(CNN)"I don't want to talk about any of the facts" -- Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State, King Salman Air Base, Riyadh, October 17, 2018. A...

Turkey’s Erdogan tells Saudis to prove missing journalist left consulate, U.S....

BUDAPEST/ANKARA, WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday called on Riyadh to prove its claim that Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who...

German exports, imports fall in August

BERLIN (Reuters) - German exports unexpectedly fell in August, data showed on Tuesday, in a fresh sign that manufacturers in Europe’s largest economy have...

North Korea joins South Korean protest over Japan’s ‘Rising Sun’ flag

SEOUL (Reuters) - Japan should refrain from flying the “Rising Sun” flag on a warship in a fleet review planned in South Korea next...

Pence to tell China: We will not be intimidated in South...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, sharpening U.S. criticism of Chinese policies around the globe, will give China a blunt warning on...

Redoine Faid indicted for organized gang escape

PARIS (Reuters) - Red-handed robber Redoine Faïd, who was arrested Wednesday in his home town of Creil (Oise), three months after his helicopter escape...

US Vice President Pence set to inflame China tensions: ‘We will...

Hong Kong (CNN)US Vice President Mike Pence is set to ramp up Washington's criticism of Beijing in a speech Thursday, accusing China of "reckless...

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