Middle East

Syria's army to deploy along Turkey border as Kurds strike deal

In a major shift in alliance, Kurdish forces announce deal with Damascus on Syrian troop deployment near Turkey border.

Cameroon's deadly battle over language

Hundreds of people have been killed in the country's Anglophone regions, rights groups say, as the conflict over language continues.

UK firms are planning to cut costs and hire less, survey shows

UK firms are planning to cut costs and hire less, survey shows

Political uncertainty caused by Brexit and weak economic growth are the key concerns of British CFOs, Deloitte found.

Sealed with a handshake: But US, China remain far apart on trade

Sealed with a handshake: But US, China remain far apart on trade

Without a signed document, economists are sceptical that Trump's handshake with China's Liu He will ease trade tensions.

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese company board

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese company board

Son of Democratic presidential hopeful has faced numerous unsubstantiated attacks from US President Donald Trump.

One country, two fortunes: Hong Kong's youth face bleak future

One country, two fortunes: Hong Kong's youth face bleak future

With sky-high housing prices, stagnant wages, Hong Kong youth face fewer opportunities than mainland Chinese peers.