Fresh economic data from China adds to a raft of indicators suggesting the world’s second largest economy remains in the doldrums.
KABUL (Reuters) – Afghan government chief executive Abdullah Abdullah has sharply criticized President Ashraf Ghani, a dramatic public break that exposed long-simmering tension within the former election rivals’ fragile unity government.
We jump out of the political cycle and take a closer look at the economy, what do the numbers the major parties talk about mean and why don’t they match people’s everyday experiences? Greg Jericho and Gareth Hutchens join Katharine Murphy to unpack the fiscal environment. We also hear from shadow minister for finance, Jim Chalmers, on how the opposition and government will work together on economic policy
HONG KONG (Reuters) – The Philippines special envoy to China, Fidel Ramos, said on Friday that Manila wants formal discussions with China to explore pathways to peace and cooperation after a meeting with former Chinese deputy foreign minister Fu Ying.
LIMA (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles urged regional leaders on Thursday to lend their support to opponents of Venezuela’s socialist President Nicolas Maduro and back a recall referendum that could remove him from power.
(Reuters) – One of three schoolgirls who left London in February 2015 to join the Islamic State militant group has died, her family lawyer told Reuters on Thursday.
STRATHROY, Ontario (Reuters) – The man killed during a Canadian police raid at his home in Ontario on Wednesday was a supporter of Islamic State who was in the final stages of preparing an attack on a Canadian city with a homemade bomb, police said on Thursday.
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will not visit a controversial shrine for war dead in Tokyo on the anniversary of Japan’s defeat in World War Two defeat, Jiji news agency has reported.