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December 11, 2018 10:40 AM Russia knocks UK into third place of worldwide arms sales

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) said the US topped the list, with 57% of total arms sales in 2017. The SIPRI Top 100, an index of the largest arms-producing and military services companies in the world, placed France fourth, with 5.3%. The size of China's arms industry is not included in the report as the data is not available 58

December 3, 2018 9:05 PM CHRISTIANITY CRACKDOWN: Fury as students BANNED from discussing religion

CHRISTIAN students in China are banned from speaking about their faith as a nationwide crackdown against religion intensifies. The Sichuan Provincial Ethnic and Religious Affairs committee - the body responsibly for religious affairs in Sichuan - has trained more than 100 officials to supervise churches in the providence. Students across China have also been forced 112

December 3, 2018 10:22 AM Qatar QUITS OPEC after 57 years in HUGE SWIPE at Saudi Arabia as Middle East FURY rises

TENSIONS between Qatar and Saudi Arabia were ratcheted up today as Qatar took a HUGE swipe at its Middle Eastern rivals. Qatar said today it was quitting OPEC from January to focus on its gas ambitions, taking a swipe at the group's de facto leader Saudi Arabia and marring efforts to show unity before this week's meeting of exporters to tackle an oil price 130

December 3, 2018 5:43 AM Donald Trump trade war VICTORY? China agrees to reduce tariffs on US cars

DONALD TRUMP has announced on Twitter that China has agreed to reduce tariffs on US cars as the budding trade war between the US and China seems to have temporarily reached a truce. Stocks jumped higher on Monday after Washington and the US said they would hold fire on further tariffs. Hours after the announcement, the US President confirmed the investors' 119

December 2, 2018 2:51 AM Donald Trump and Xi Jinping agree 90-day CEASEFIRE on new tariffs amid US-China trade WAR

Donald Trump has agreed a 90-day ceasefire on new tarifs with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a “highly successful meeting” at the G20, amid an escalating trade war between their nations. The two world leaders met last night for a dinner meeting to discuss trade at the sidelines of the Group of 20 leaders’ summit. They spoke for around 2 and a half hours 132

November 30, 2018 12:48 PM US, Mexico and Canada sign new trade deal

As the G20 summit began in Argentina on Friday, Donald Trump said the deal "changes the trade landscape forever". The deal is intended to replace the 24-year-old North American trade pact, which Mr Trump had described as a "disaster". As the G20 summit began in Argentina on Friday, the US president told reporters that the deal "changes the trade landscape 89

November 27, 2018 1:30 PM Edinburgh Zoo panda Yang Guang has testicles removed

Edinburgh Zoo's male giant panda has had both testicles removed after tumours were discovered by keepers. Yang Guang is said to be "recovering well" from the surgery, which took place on Saturday. He had arrived at Edinburgh Zoo in 2011 with female Tian Tian as part of a conservation breeding programme, which was halted earlier this year. The zoo said the tumours 60

November 26, 2018 9:38 PM China sandstorm: SHOCKING video shows 100 metre high WALL OF SAND devour Zhangye city

CHINA’S Gansu province was engulfed by an apocalyptic wall of sand on Sunday – watch the shocking moment the sandstorm engulfed the city of Zhangye. CHINA’S Gansu province was engulfed by an apocalyptic wall of sand on Sunday - watch the shocking moment the sandstorm engulfed the city of Zhangye. Minle county in Gansu province was swallowed up by the yellow 102

November 23, 2018 3:21 PM EU ARMY: Merkel ‘tone deaf’ as she UNDERMINES 70 years of peace with push for EU army

PLEDGE host Maajid Nawaz has criticised French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel for their “tone deaf” attitude to an EU army as a centralist European army is a “scary idea.” Earlier this month Emmanuel Macon announced that France’s need for a European army stemmed from the need to protect themselves from China, Russia and the United 97

November 23, 2018 6:01 AM Karachi attack: Two dead in attack on Chinese consulate

Two policemen have been killed and a security guard injured in an armed attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani coastal city of Karachi. Gunshots were heard at about 09:30 local time (04:30 GMT) outside the consulate in the upmarket Clifton area, police said. Up to four gunmen tried to enter the consulate but were stopped by security guards 69