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China’s central bank has told banks in the country to stop doing business with North Korea. That’s according to a document obtained by Reuters, which asks banks to cut down on existing loans with North Korean customers. It also tells banks in China to fully implement United Nations sanctions against the territory and to stop […]

US President Donald Trump has invented a new country. During a lunch meeting with African leaders in New York, Trump said “Nambia’s health system is increasingly self-sufficient. “He went on to list a series of the nation’s many achievements. It is unclear whether Trump was referring to one of the African countries of Namibia, Zambia, […]

The population of Baghdad has crossed eight million people. That’s according to Iraq’s Ministry of Planning, which is highlighting the capital’s need for amenities like housing infrastructure and vehicle. Salman Jumaili, the Iraqi Minister of Planning, said the city is of utmost importance to the country and should receive the necessary attention it requires. Baghdad […]

Thousands of people across the Philippines have rallied to protest against President Rodrigo Duterte’s leadership, which they say has become a dictatorship. The protests were part of events held to mark the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law under the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. The protestors accuse Duterte of abusing his power and […]

All vehicles in China will be electric by 2030. That’s the prediction from Chinese automaker BYD Co, which expects the country to transition to cleaner new-energy vehicles in just over a decade. Their chairman said the aggressive timeframe would challenge traditional carmakers in the world’s top auto market. Wang Chuanfu also said the transition could […]

The lead of New Zealand’s ruling National Party over the Labour Party has slipped by 8.5 points. That’s according to the final opinion poll ahead of Saturday’s election, which found that the country’s minor parties could possibly decide who forms the next government. The Newshub-Reid survey revealed that support for Prime Minister Bill English’s National […]


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