new tensions between China and the United States

The Trump administration is stepping up its relations with Taiwan. No truce between the American administration and the Chinese authorities. A few days before the end of his mandate, Donald …

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Wirtschaftsweiser – Corona recession is not over yet

FILE PHOTO: Christmas illuminations are pictured at Unter den Linden boulevard in front of the Brandenburg Gate, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Berlin, Germany, November 24, 2020. REUTERS/Fabrizio …

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Taiwan scrambles jets as 18 Chinese planes buzz during U.S. visit

By Ben Blanchard, Yew Lun Tian TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) – Taiwan scrambled fighter jets on Friday as 18 Chinese aircraft buzzed the island, crossing the sensitive midline of the Taiwan Strait, …

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India pushes tonnes of supplies to disputed China border ahead of winter

LEH, India (Reuters) – From deploying mules to large transport aircraft, India’s military has activated its entire logistics network to transport supplies to thousands of troops for a harsh winter …

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‘Shocking’: Blair, Major chide UK plan to breach international law

LONDON (Reuters) – Former prime ministers Tony Blair and John Major said on Sunday Britain must drop a “shocking” plan to pass legislation that breaks its divorce treaty with the …

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Berlin warns London: Lack of agreement will have significant consequences – Economy

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz warned the United Kingdom today of the “significant consequences” for the British economy should negotiations with the European Union (EU) fail over a trade deal …

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Belarus launches criminal case against new opposition body

MINSK (Reuters) – Belarus launched a criminal case on Thursday against a new opposition body, accusing it of an illegal attempt to seize power, a day after President Alexander Lukashenko …

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U.S. excludes Chinese face masks, medical gear from tariffs as coronavirus spreads

PHOTO FILE: Raymond Determann, a King County Metro equipment service worker, sprays a Virex solution to sanitize buses against the coronavirus in Seattle, Washington, U.S. March 5, 2020. REUTERS / …

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toy industry keeps close watch on China, Santa’s global workshop

It is an even less well-kept secret than that of the existence of Santa Claus: the place of his workshop, where the toys are made which will be offered to …

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