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Obama, Russia's Putin speak at economic summit in Peru

Obama, Russia's Putin speak at economic summit in Peru

Trump campaigned for USA president on a promise to pull out of the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, and also threatened to impose steep tariffs against China and Mexico. However, some have suggested Trump could negotiate a number of changes and then claim credit for turning the deal around. On TPP and RCEP, Tan said China was open to any free trade agreement as long as it was "open, transparent and inclusive" and not "politicised".


Hundreds of Thousands Demand Park's Resignation in Seoul Rally

Hundreds of Thousands Demand Park's Resignation in Seoul Rally

The Park administration has been plunged into the worst crisis of its turbulent tenure after news emerged that she had been taking advice on everything from North Korea policy to her wardrobe from a lifelong friend with no policy experience and links to a questionable cult.


Fears Grow for Aleppo Civilians as Syria Regime Advances

Fears Grow for Aleppo Civilians as Syria Regime Advances

The assault began last Tuesday after a week-long pause in air strikes and shelling even as air strikes continued in the surrounding countryside. Syrian regime forces pounded eastern Aleppo with airstrikes for a sixth day straight Sunday, bringing the death toll to nearly 300 in the most intense bombing since the war began five years ago, rescuers say.


Trump aide: No plan to pursue charges against Clinton

Trump aide: No plan to pursue charges against Clinton

The reporters and political persons all tell me they are hearing similar, consistent, sentiments across this country. In that interview he praised Mrs Clinton for being "very strong and very smart", and said she and Bill Clinton could not have been nicer after the election.


South Africa proposes $250 as national minimum wage

South Africa proposes $250 as national minimum wage

South Africa has proposed a national minimum wage of 3,500 rands ($250) per month as the national minimum wage, officials said. COSATU is unhappy with the fact that it's not the R4,500 that it wanted, Pumla said. "Now 47% of South Africans earning below R3500 is something that we should all be anxious about", he said. "As Fawu, we will not only make submissions but wage campaigns because this country can not afford to be the case study of treble-challenges and social ills", Mademola said.



O'Hare workers delay strike until after Thanksgiving weekend

An airport strike involving cabin cleaners and baggage handlers could cause a severe backlog in air traffic during the Thanksgiving holidays, a time when both passenger traffic and expedited air cargo traffic is on high demand. Those going on strike are contracted workers employed by Prospect Airport Services, Scrub Inc., and the city of Chicago . "But come Tuesday and Wednesday it's gonna be massive", said one father, who chose to travel before the holiday rush, according to CBS News.