• China newspapers warn Trump on Taiwan

    China newspapers warn Trump on Taiwan

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    Under the longstanding policy, the U.S. recognises Beijing as the only Chinese government, while maintaining an unofficial relationship with Taiwan. "These are facts recognized by the worldwide community and no one can change this". An Fengshan , a spokesman for China's Taiwan Affairs Office, also said that any change could mean "the peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait will be seriously impacted".
  • Suspended search for MH370 can restart with new evidence: Australian gov't

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    Flight MH370 went missing on March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board while on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. But a year ago, Australia, Malaysia, and China - which have each helped fund the $160 million search - agreed that the hunt would be suspended once the search zone was exhausted unless new evidence could pinpoint the plane's exact location, the Associated Press reported .
  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian who tried to stab soldier

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    He said that mission grew more challenging because of a rightward shift in Israeli politics and a weakened Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Obama, as has every other modern-day president, supports a two-state solution to the long-running Israel-Palestinian conflict.
  • United States imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Dodik

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    According to Cormack, the sanctions will block Dodik's property "in possession or control of USA persons or within the Unites States". The US sanctions against President of Republika Srpska (part of Bosnia and Herzegovina) Milorad Dodik are an attempt by the administration of Barack Obama to complicate the efforts for the Balkan settlement, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
  • Gunfire reported at private school in Mexican city of Monterrey

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    State security spokesman Aldo Fasci said four of the injured, including the shooter himself, had bullet wounds to the head and were in extremely serious condition. "This is the result of a situation that is happening everywhere and seen everywhere", he said while standing in front of the school. In 2014, a 15-year-old was arrested for fatally shooting a 13-year-old classmate in their Atizapan school, according to La Policiaca .
  • Europe should seek own best deal in Brexit negotiations

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    Speaking in Delhi, Mr Johnson criticised comments by an advisor to the French president, who suggested that Britain could not expect better terms outside the European Union than those it enjoys as a member-state. Mrs May did not make clear whether a vote against the agreement would result in the United Kingdom remaining in the European Union or in Britain crashing out of the 28-nation bloc without a deal.
  • O'Leary announces CP leadership bid on Facebook

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    The former Dragon's Den investor must file his candidacy papers and pay a deposit by February 24 in order to be a candidate in the May 27 vote.o become leader of the Conservative Party of Canada. O'Leary said he meant to run in a video posted to his Facebook page Wednesday morning, moments before making the official announcement on CTV . An Ekos poll from last April showed that 17 percent of Conservative party supporters chose O'Leary as their preferred candidate, but the race has ...
  • China's first freight train to Britain arrives in London

    China's first freight train to Britain arrives in London

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    The starting point was Yiwu in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. The train, which is operated by Yiwu Timex Industrial Investments, arrived carrying 34 containers packed with £4 million worth of clothes and other goods and was greeted by a group of officials and local residents.
  • Iraqi army recaptures eastern Mosul from Islamic State

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    Wednesday's announcement comes exactly three months after a major operation began to take back the city. Daesh militants still control all city districts to the west of the Tigris, which bisects Mosul from north to south. If the USA -backed campaign is successful it will likely spell the end of the Iraqi side of the ultra-hardline group's self-styled caliphate, which also extends deep into neighbouring Syria.
  • Trump offers Russian Federation deal to end sanctions

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    The president-elect and Putin have also denied accusations by USA intelligence officials that Moscow attempted to influence the election by engineering a series of hacks that led to private emails containing sensitive information by Democratic Party officials being leaked.
  • Search for Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Officially Suspended

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    French gendarmes and police inspect a large piece of plane debris which was found on the beach in Saint-Andre, on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion. Kong Chin Wah, whose wife's niece Ch'ng Mei Ling was on the plane, appeared sceptical of the past efforts by search authorities, claiming that they were "playing the fool" and questioning why they were not searching the waters off Africa where debris was found.