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    Cos facing difficulties due to trade frictions: China

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    Chinese companies are facing many difficulties due to trade frictions, commerce minister Zhong Shan said on Sunday. The United States and China have been locked...

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    Cuba decries US ban on Castro at UN

    Agence-France-Presse . United States | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    Cuba slammed the United States at the United Nations Saturday for barring former president Raul Castro and his family from entering the country. Washington announced...

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    A highlight of the ‘disquiet’ world

    Habib Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    THE 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opened in the past week amid simmering tension in the Middle East over recent attacks on...

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    US judge deals new blow to Trump’s anti-immigration efforts

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:24pm on September 29, 2019

    A United States federal judge has dealt a new blow to president Donald Trump’s anti-immigration efforts, blocking a measure meant to relax the criteria for...

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    China aims to join US-spurned arms treaty as soon as possible

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    China wants to join as soon as possible an international arms treaty that the United States has spurned, the foreign ministry said on Saturday, adding...

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    At UN, Malaysia PM seeks to curb use of sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 03:23pm on September 28, 2019

    Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday urged greater international control of sanctions, criticising US attempts to force all countries to stop doing business with...

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    Pompeo subpoenaed as Democrats press Trump impeachment

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:10pm on September 28, 2019

    Democrats charged aggressively into an impeachment investigation of president Donald Trump on Friday, ordering secretary of state Mike Pompeo to turn over Ukraine-related documents and...

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    Govt can’t hold migrant children for more than 20 days: US Judge

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:50pm on September 28, 2019

    A federal judge in California on Friday blocked a bid by the Trump administration that would have allowed for undocumented migrant children to be detained...

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    Rice predicts improved Aussie display in Tokyo

    Reuters . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    Australian swimmers may not be able to knock great rivals United States off the perch in Tokyo next year but will definitely better their own...

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    The problem with impeachment

    Chris Hedges | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    IMPEACHING Donald Trump would do nothing to halt the deep decay that has beset the American republic. It would not magically restore democratic institutions. It...