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China, US envoys to discuss phase one trade deal: Report

As China-US ties grow increasingly tense, their chief negotiators will reportedly talk on August 15 to review the pact.

China, US envoys to discuss phase one trade deal: Report

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Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy in US amid virus fallout

Airline is filing for Chapter 15 bankruptcy protection in US as it seeks to secure $1.6bn rescue package in UK.

Virgin Atlantic files for bankruptcy in US amid virus fallout

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Trump's demand for cut of TikTok-Microsoft deal lacks precedent

Microsoft is in talks to buy parts of TikTok, a forced sale after Trump threatened to ban the Chinese-owned video app.

Trump's demand for cut of TikTok-Microsoft deal lacks precedent

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Gold surges past $2,000 an ounce for the first time

Speculation that Democrats and Republicans are getting closer to a new US stimulus deal adds more heat to gold's rally.

Gold surges past $2,000 an ounce for the first time

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Cash crunch sends Turkish lira offshore borrowing rate to 1,000%

The overnight swaps rate was the highest since March 2019.

Cash crunch sends Turkish lira offshore borrowing rate to 1,000%

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Google's $2.1bn Fitbit deal hits roadblock as EU launches probe

The EU move comes despite Google's pledge last month to not use the fitness tracker's data for advertising purposes.

Google's $2.1bn Fitbit deal hits roadblock as EU launches probe

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Argentina reaches deal with creditors to restructure $65bn debt

Argentina is headed for an estimated 12 percent economic contraction this year - extending a two-year recession.

Argentina reaches deal with creditors to restructure $65bn debt

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Europe trails US on Boeing 737 MAX recertification test flights

While European agency has yet to schedule a test flight, US authorities make progress on moving MAX back into service.

Europe trails US on Boeing 737 MAX recertification test flights

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France suspends Morgan Stanley as bond dealer

France's financial markets regulator said Morgan Stanley had manipulated French and Belgian bond prices in June 2015.

France suspends Morgan Stanley as bond dealer

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Editor’s Analysis

From trade to TikTok: How US-China decoupling affects everyone

Four decades of policies that encouraged China to become more economically integrated with the world are unravelling.

From trade to TikTok: How US-China decoupling affects everyone

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Tehran housing cost skyrockets as people struggle to afford rent

Why the Iranian capital has become one of the world's most unaffordable cities to live in.

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China will not accept US 'theft' of TikTok: State media

China Daily says pressure on ByteDance to sell US operations to Microsoft or risk closure amounts to a 'smash and grab'.

China will not accept US 'theft' of TikTok: State media

Reporter's Notebook

Kenya: As wildebeest migrate, virus keeps tourists away

In Kenya's Maasai Mara game reserve, livelihoods are suffering as coronavirus guts tourism.

Kenya: As wildebeest migrate, COVID-19 keeps tourists at bay

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BP wants to cut fossil fuel production by 40 percent by 2030

The oil giant says it will boost its output of energy produced by renewables, bioenergy and other low-carbon sources.

BP wants to cut fossil fuel production by 40 percent by 2030

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Give US gov't 'substantial portion' of TikTok's sale price: Trump

President Trump says he will ban Chinese video app by September 15 if Microsoft or other US company does not acquire it.

Give US gov't 'substantial portion' of TikTok's sale price: Trump