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China military reforms to ‘WIN A WAR’ and overtake Trump in leaked memo

The leaked documents were published by the Central Military Commission in February for the purpose of spreading President Xi Jinping’s “thought on strengthening the armed forces”. If the reforms go ahead, they will lead to heightened tensions with China’s neighbouring countries, including Japan, in the East and South China Seas and the US. The documents read: “As we open up

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Mexican leader to invite Trump to inauguration, signals shift on Venezuela

Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he would invite U.S. President Donald Trump to his Dec. 1 inauguration, as the leftist leader signaled a potential shift in Mexican policy toward Venezuela. Lopez Obrador, who won a landslide election victory on Sunday, said he would invite Trump along with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other heads of

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Tech Companies Win Reprieve as EU Parliament Delays Copyright Law

European Union lawmakers rejected new copyright rules Thursday, instead opting for more debate and handing a victory to tech firms that face a broader European effort to rein them in on privacy, taxes and other rules. The contested rules, part of an overhaul of the bloc’s copyright framework, are aimed at granting new rights to news publishers and content owners,

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WhatsApp in India says partnership with government, society needed to combat misinformation

On Sunday, five more people were lynched in the western state of Maharashtra on suspicion of being child abductors. The rise in such incidents prompted the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology on Tuesday to ask WhatsApp to take immediate steps to prevent the circulation of false information and provocative content. The ministry also said WhatsApp “cannot evade accountability and

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Trump will tell NATO nations U.S. cannot be the world’s piggy bank

President Donald Trump will tell fellow NATO countries at next week’s summit that the United States cannot be “the world’s piggy bank,” White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said on Tuesday. “What the president is going to do is go into these meetings with the mindset to protect the American people, stand with our partners and allies – but as he

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Turkey elections votes RIGGED: Police find car full of FORGED ballot papers

Officers resorted to firing their guns into the air to stop the threesome in the country’s southeastern province of Urfa from delivering four sacks stuffed with fake voting cards to the Bilge Primary School, which was being used as a polling station. When police tried to pull the car over, the driver put his foot on the gas while the

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Saudi air defences intercept missiles above capital

Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it intercepted two missiles launched by Yemen’s Houthi militia over the capital Riyadh, as a Saudi-led coalition moved to wrest control of Yemen’s main port city from the Iran-aligned group. At least six loud blasts were heard and bright flashes were seen in the sky over the Saudi capital, a Reuters witness said. Shrapnel was

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