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China shivers as shift from coal to gas sputters

With temperatures dipping below freezing in a northern Chinese village, a group of parka-clad women tried to stay warm as they played mahjong around a small gas stove in a grocery store.

Brexit deal proves critics wrong: UK’s May

British Prime Minister Theresa May has hit back at critics of her handling of Brexit, writing in the Sunday Telegraph that she had “proven the doubters wrong” after securing an interim deal.

Tens of thousands rally in Indonesia to support Palestine

Tens of thousands of Indonesians protested Sunday against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the latest show of support for the Palestinians in the country with the world’s largest Muslim population.

Faring badly: Uber struggles to make inroads in Japan

Uber may be shredding business models for taxi firms the world over but it is struggling to make inroads in Japan, where risk-averse passengers prefer to stick to their high-quality traditional taxi service.

UN council weighs measure rejecting US Jerusalem decision

The UN Security Council is considering a draft resolution affirming that any change to the status of Jerusalem has no legal effect and must be reversed, in response to the US decision to recognize the city as Israel’s capital.

In Europe and US, homegrown jihadists the main threat

Returning fighters from the vanquished Islamic State group pose a grave danger to Europe and the United States, but the primary extremist threat comes from people living and radicalized inside their country, US terror experts say.
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