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US and China edge closer to ‘epic’ trade deal, says Trump

Image copyright Getty Images President Donald Trump says the US has found agreement on some of the toughest points in trade talks with China. He…

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5G: World’s first commercial services promise ‘great leap’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A woman trials 5G services on a virtual reality device in Seoul South Korea and the US have this…

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Thailand election: Future Forward’s Thanathorn faces sedition charges

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Scores of supporters greeted Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit in Bangkok The leader of a new political party that did well in Thailand’s…

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Canterbury Crusaders win in first home match since Christchurch attack

Canterbury Crusaders have won a record nine Super Rugby titles Canterbury Crusaders won in their first home Super Rugby match since 50 people were killed…

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The ‘womanspreading’ placard that caused fury in Pakistan

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Photos of the poster quickly spread across social media When Rumisa Lakhani and Rashida Shabbir Hussain created a placard for…

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WhatsApp: The ‘black hole’ of fake news in India’s election

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The victims of a suicide attack pictured in this 2014 photo were falsely identified as Pakistani militants WhatsApp, India’s most…

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South Korea wildfires: Deadly blaze declared a national emergency

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe fire has destroyed buildings South Korea has declared a national emergency in response to one of…

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Hayabusa-2: Japanese probe likely to have ‘bombed’ an asteroid

Image copyright Akihiro Ikeshita Image caption Artwork: Scientists want to retrieve a pristine sample of material from the crater The Japanese Hayabusa-2 spacecraft is thought…

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UK scientists discover world’s tallest tropical tree

Image copyright Unding Jami Image caption The university said the tree is longer than a standard football pitch Scientists in the UK and Malaysia say…

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Brunei hotels withdraw from social media amid anti-LGBT law backlash

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWill George Clooney’s Brunei boycott really work? The social media accounts of Brunei-owned luxury hotels have been…

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