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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei denies firm poses spying risk

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 5:54am
The 74-year-old says China has never asked it to share "improper information" about its clients.

Robert Schellenberg case: China accuses Canada of 'double standards'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 5:46am
Justin Trudeau had accused China of "arbitrarily" applying the death penalty to a Canadian citizen.

Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo goes free at ICC court in The Hague

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 5:43am
Laurent Gbagbo was the first former head of state to go on trial at the International Criminal Court.

German economic growth slowest for five years

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:52am
Europe's largest economy grew by 1.5% last year as global trade and car sales slowed.

Brexit: Six things EU could do if Theresa May's deal gets voted down

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:23am
After five days of debate, MPs will decide whether the UK government should push on with Theresa May's deal.

Gillette faces backlash and boycott over '#MeToo advert'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 4:03am
The video about toxic masculinity, bullying and men's behaviour sparks outrage online.

China's Moon mission sees first seeds sprout

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 3:44am
The seeds, inside a seal container, are the first plants ever grown on the Moon's surface.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West expecting fourth child

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 2:23am
The reality star confirms on US TV that the couple are expecting their fourth child.

Detroit auto show: Firms bet on petrol to fund electric future

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 1:21am
Automakers are relying on the popularity of big, traditional vehicles to fund their electric ambitions.

Rahaf Mohammed: Saudi teen says fleeing 'worth the risk'

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:44am
Rahaf Mohammed says fleeing her family in Saudi Arabia was "worth the risk" so she could live freely.

Trump orders '300 burgers' to White House amid shutdown

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 12:02am
The president pays for hundreds of burgers with staff missing due to a government shutdown.

US President Donald Trump serves fast food to White House guests

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 11:14pm
National college football champions, the Clemson Tigers, tucked in to a takeaway dinner during their visit to the White House.

Canadian's death sentence in China 'horrific', family says

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 9:29pm
The family of a man sentenced to death in China on Monday say their "worst fears" have been realised.

Republican Steve King ousted from House panels over race remarks

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 9:27pm
Steve King faces mounting criticism for asking why terms like white supremacy are controversial.

Letter from Africa: Despair, anger and anxiety in Zimbabwe's fuel queues

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:31pm
Brian Hungwe reflects on the impact of inflation on the the lives of Zimbabweans.

'Food porn star' Indian chef gives fine dining a twist

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:16pm
Gaggan Anand, the executive chef at Bangkok's Michelin-starred restaurant Gaggan, has brought Indian cuisine to new heights.

Taliban talks: Pakistan arrest 'sends militants message'

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:14pm
Sources in the group tell the BBC the arrest of a senior member is meant to push them to peace talks.

CES 2019: Virtual reality shoes are exhausting to use

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:13pm
A pair of shoes that allows owners to walk about in virtual reality worlds proves exhausting to use.

The former homeless man bringing web access to the Bronx

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:09pm
People without internet access have fewer life chances than those that do. How can we close the gap?

China's weakening trade figures should concern us all

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 7:05pm
It isn't just the US president that should be concerned about this week's sluggish trade figures.

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