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Chinese State Media: ‘Defiant’ TikTok Refuses to Sell Operations

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday praised “defiant” ByteDance, parent company of the video microblogging platform TikTok, for refusing to sell full control of...

Chinese State Media Finally Admit Troops Died in Indian Border Brawl

The Chinese state propaganda outlet Global Times confirmed on Thursday multiple deaths of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers at the hands of the Indian military...

Afghanistan’s Only Known Jewish Citizen: Peace Talks Must Protect Minorities

The only known Jewish citizen in Afghanistan says that the country’s future political system “should ensure the protection of all minorities in the country...

Chinese Navy Holds Aggressive Drills near Taiwan to Intimidate Visiting U.S. Official

The Taiwanese air force scrambled fighters on Friday as 18 Chinese warplanes swarmed across the midpoint of the Taiwan Strait, part of an aggressive...

Report: President Trump to Block U.S. Downloads of TikTok by Sunday

A recent report by Reuters claims that the U.S. Commerce Department plans to block downloads of the Chinese-owned apps TikTok and WeChat in the...

U.S. Commission Urges Vatican to Prioritize Religious Freedom in Deal with China

ROME — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has urged the Vatican to highlight religious liberty in its deliberations with China prior...

China Accuses Australia of ‘McCarthyism’ for Espionage Concerns

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Global Times on Wednesday accused Australia’s government of “McCarthyism” amid a recent crackdown by Canberra on Chinese agents in...

Indonesia Forcing Children Violating Mask Rule to Dig Graves of Coronavirus Victims

Officials in Indonesia are forcing those who fail to abide by legal requirements to wear a mask to fight Chinese coronavirus to dig the graves...

Coronavirus Pushes New Zealand into First Recession in a Decade

A report on New Zealand’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) revealed on Thursday that the nation has slipped into its first recession in ten years,...

Report: Chinese Fishermen Illegally Plundering Galapagos Islands

A marine conservation group published an analysis on Wednesday, revealing that an armada of Chinese fishing vessels carried out more than 73,000 hours of...
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Deutsche Bank Trader Prosecuted By DoJ Was A London Gold And Silver Fixer

Submitted by Ronan Manly, BullionStar.com ‘Beginning in at least May 2008 and continuing through at least July 2013 (the “Relevant Period”), Defendants James Vorley (“Vorley”) and Cedric Chanu (“Chanu”)...
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What Senate Republicans Have Said About Filling a Supreme Court Vacancy in Election Year

The death of Ruth Bader Ginsberg has thrust Senate Republicans into the spotlight as they face pressure to fill the vacancy left by the...

Putin foe Alexei Navalny shares picture of himself walking a month after suspected poisoning

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny posted a photo of himself walking a month...

“It’s Time To Lighten Exposure”: Here Are The Next Four Risks For Markets

September's big event for markets - the FOMC meeting - has come and gone and clearly there was some disappointment in markets from a...