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December 28, 2018 5:28 PM Cairo tourist bus explosion: Major blast by Egyptian pyramids – fatalities reported

A TOURIST bus has exploded in Egypt's capital Cairo – killing a number of those onboard. Initial tweets on social media suggested two Chinese nationals were among the injured, although other reports indicated they were actually Vietnamese. The pyramids are one of the world's major tourist attractions, attracting almost 15 million visitors annually 112

December 14, 2018 2:17 AM Global intelligence group Five Eyes STEPS UP to confront China amid World War 3 FEARS

AN INTELLIGENCE-SHARING alliance of five nations has been exchanging classified information on China’s foreign activities with other like-minded countries since the start of the year. A total of seven officials in four capitals revealed the extent of the heightened cooperation. The sharing of information took place within the Five Eyes alliance. It appears 95

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 6:27 PM Bernardo Bertolucci obituary: Final curtain for the movie legend who made Last Tango

OSCAR-winning film director Bernardo Bertolucci died yesterday aged 77 following a battle with cancer. The Italian, whose hit movies included Last Tango In Paris and The Last Emperor, passed away surrounded by his loved ones in Rome, his spokeswoman Flavia Schiavi confirmed. The Parma-born director and screenwriter was regarded as one of the most celebrated 63

November 24, 2018 2:05 AM MH370 BOMBSHELL: US judge dismisses flight MH370 lawsuit saying ‘Malaysia is RESPONSIBLE'

A US JUDGE has dismissed litigation brought forward by the families of the victims of the missing flight MH370, claiming the case belongs in Malaysia not the US. The lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 100 MH370 victims sought to hold the carrier, the insurer and Boeing accountable for the disaster. However, in Washington on Wednesday night, US District 104

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

November 23, 2018 5:27 AM BREAKING: EXPLOSION and GUNFIRE at Karachi Chinese consulate as 'terror' attack kills two

GUNFIRE and an explosion were heard as at least four attackers possessing hand grenades and weapons attempted to enter the Chinese consulate in Karachi, Pakistan, the police officials have confirmed. Senior police official Pir Muhammad Shah said: “Police and Rangers have reached the site.” According to a local police official Javaid Alam Odho, two security 71

November 19, 2018 7:19 PM China US trade war: Former Beijing business chief slams trade war tactics

Long Yongtu, who negotiated China’s entry into the World Trade Organisation, openly criticised his country's tactics and warned it would never get a trade deal. He told an annual conference organised by Caixin, an influential Chinese financial media outlet, it was inappropriate to involve political considerations in trade talks. Mr Long said: “If we have people 125