Tuesday , August 22 2017

Politics

UAE says still awaiting Qatar response to Arab demands

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Reuters­­­­ / Bloomberg United Arab Emirates foreign minister His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan said on Tuesday that Arab countries boycotting Qatar over its support for terrorism were still awaiting a response to their demands via mediator Kuwait. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt are pressing Qatar ...

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China’s Xi singles out Germany as global ally ahead of G20 summit

Chinese President Xi Jinping greets Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia on Tuesday

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Bloomberg Chinese President Xi Jinping called for closer cooperation with Germany in shaping the global order, marking out Chancellor Angela Merkel as an ally on free trade at this week’s Group of 20 summit. “The strategic character of Chinese-German relations is steadily gaining in importance,” Xi said in an op-ed ...

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