How China's media and risky trading fueled stock market crash
On April 21, People's Daily, the mouthpiece of China's ruling Communist Party, made a bold prediction about the country's benchmark stock index. The Shanghai Composite had just gone above 4,000 points, and investors were pouring money into the market.
The really worrying financial crisis is happening in China, not Greece
Slumping China stocks pull down Asian markets, boost safe-haven yen
Asian stocks selloff amid twin fears on China, Greece
Negotiators again extend deadline in Iran nuclear talks
International negotiators have extended their deadline once again as they struggle to reach a nuclear deal with Iran. Negotiators had been running up against a Tuesday deadline, after initially extending a June 30 deadline amid lingering differences.
Iran is winning - and they know it
Imminent, Dreadful Iran Nuclear Deal Must Be Stopped
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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) – Republic of Korea
World Health Organization
Between 4 and 7 July 2015, the National IHR Focal Point of the Republic of Korea notified WHO of 2 additional confirmed case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV). Additional information on the outbreak in Korea. To date, a total ...
South Korea reports first MERS death in 8 days
Why Vanuatu had to run up the score in their 46-0 win over Micronesia in soccer
Vanuatu's men's national soccer team defeated Micronesia 46-0 in a Pacific Games match Tuesday. Vanuatu – which is ranked 200th in the world – was up 24-0 at halftime, and scored 22 more goals after the break. The match would be considered one of the ...
Micronesia loses 46-0 to Vanuatu, outscored 114-0 in Olympic qualifying
Vanuatu beat Micronesia 46–0 in soccer, because sports are still bad
Micronesia loses, 46-0, in soccer. In soccer.
Japan Reportedly Will Free Ex-Toyota Exec Held on Drug Violation
Japanese authorities are expected to release Julie Hamp, the American who until last week had served as Toyota Motor Co.'s global communications chief, from jail without indicting her on drug charges, it was reported Tuesday. The 55-year-old Hamp, who ...
South China Sea dispute between China, Philippines heads to court
AMSTERDAM The Philippines argued at a closed hearing on Tuesday that an international court should intervene in its dispute with China over the right to exploit natural resources and fish in the South China Sea. Though China has declined to participate ...
Philippines ramps up military spending in face of China threat
Manila sues China at The Hague
Exposed: China's False South China Sea Narrative
'Extremely Rare' White Humpback Whale Makes Spectacular Appearance in ...
An "extremely rare" white humpback whale recently made researchers' jaws drop when it surfaced above Cook Strait waters off New Zealand. The white whale was photographed on Monday swimming side-by-side with a buddy, a more common black ...
Humpback whale baby only second seen in New Zealand
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As Heroin Use Grows in US, Poppy Crops Thrive in Afghanistan
In Afghanistan, opium production is growing like a weed — and nothing, not even billions of dollars of U.S. money, has been able to quell it. According to the United Nations, the war-torn nation provides 90 percent of the world's supply of opium poppy ...
The US needs to keep troops in Afghanistan
Afghanistan, Pakistan To Begin Talks With Taliban Amid Rise of ISIS And ...
Afghanistan government holds direct talks with Taliban
Netanyahu warns of 'worse and worse' deal with Iran
Washington (CNN) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is once again raising the specter of a bad deal with Iran as nuclear talks this week enter what could be their final stage. "This deal as far as we can see comes on almost daily concessions ...
Kerry: Reaching final Iran nuclear deal 'could go either way,' as deadline nears
Kerry urges Iran to make 'hard choices', says US ready to walk
Netanyahu unloads: The Iran deal is worse than North Korea