China says will work with N. Korea to boost ties as envoy visits

BEIJING, Nov 18 — Traditional friendship between China and North Korea represents “valuable wealth” for their people, China said after its special envoy met a high-ranking North Korean...

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Lebanon’s Hariri leaves Riyadh for France after ‘Saudi hostage’ rumours

RIYADH, Nov 18 — Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri today left Saudi Arabia for France, in a move aimed at defusing political turmoil sparked by his shock resignation in Riyadh. The...

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Strong earthquake rattles Tibet, minor damages

BEIJING, Nov 18 — An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck a remote part of Tibet today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no immediate reports of significant...

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Russia again vetoes bid to renew Syria gas attacks probe

NEW YORK, Nov 18 — Russia cast a second veto in as many days at the United Nations Security Council yesterday to block the renewal of a probe to identify the perpetrators of chemical weapons...

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Trump halts decision to allow elephant trophy imports after uproar

WASHINGTON, Nov 18 — US President Donald Trump said in a tweet yesterday he is putting a decision to allow imports of elephant trophies on hold until he can “review all conservation...

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