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China pledges additional 100 billion yuan for Silk Road

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is leading a high-level delegation to China, met Chinese President Xi Jinping and his counterpart Li Keqiang on Saturday. No major Western leaders attended, though Britain, France and Germany were represented by top finance officials. The Russian leader said the rise of trade protectionism is creating a "breeding ground for worldwide extremism and terrorism".


Election Night Sends BC Down Unmapped Road

Election Night Sends BC Down Unmapped Road

In the Vancouver Island riding of Courtenay-Comox, for example, a 27,075 voter turnout ended with the Liberals losing the seat to the NDP by a grand total of seven ballots. "I think British Columbians heard the message about how important it is that we fight for jobs, especially in the face of rising USA protectionism in the United States and that we keep taxes low, stay competitive, leave more money in people's pockets and that we keep up the good work that we've been doing for four years", ...


At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

Liberty's president, Jerry Falwell, Jr., has long supported Trump, himself a Presbyterian who has married three times, built casinos, and was caught on tape bragging about groping women. "America is better when people put their faith into action", Trump continued. Jerry L. Falwell Sr., often expressed hope that Liberty would become to evangelicals what Notre Dame is to Catholics.


North Korea Pens Singular, Scathing Criticism Of Its Singular Ally, China

North Korea Pens Singular, Scathing Criticism Of Its Singular Ally, China

US President Donald Trump has promised to "solve" North Korea and stop it developing nuclear weapons. The US has approved tighter sanctions on the hermit nation which would impact on China, Pyongyang's most important trading partner. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was a target of bio-chemical weapons, according to the country's Ministry of State Security. The move marked a significant shift for China, which had been using an exception in the United Nations sanctions - often known as the ...



West Ham vs Liverpool, Premier League

But with only a point between Liverpool and Arsenal, with the same number of games played, Klopp's side will nearly certainly need to win to secure Champions League football next season. However the price still seems a bit steep for for a player who still has a lot of off-days, and seeing as Spurs are also reportedly interested in Ross Barkley, he could provide a better, cheaper option, given his contract disputes.



5 takeaways from Jeremy Corbyn's foreign policy speech

Jeremy Corbyn has sought to play down his deputy leader's concerns that Labour has "a mountain to climb" to win the General Election. Speaking at the Chatham House global affairs think-tank in London , Corbyn said the world was "becoming more dangerous" due to war, climate change, the refugee crisis and a "grotesque level of inequality".