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US health chief arrives in Taiwan on trip condemned by China

9 August 2020, 9:11 PM

US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday as the highest-level US official to visit in four decades, a trip condemned by China which claims the island as its own, further irritating Sino-US relations.

Obama calls for vigilance against the darker currents of American history

31 July 2020, 2:10 PM

Former United States President Barack Obama used his eulogy at the funeral of civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis to call on Americans to summon a measure of his moral courage and question what is right and wrong in their democracy.

US to withdraw about 12 000 troops from Germany but nearly half to stay in Europe

30 July 2020, 10:18 AM

The US military on Wednesday unveiled plans to withdraw about 12 000 troops from Germany, in fallout from President Donald Trump’s long-simmering feud with Berlin but said it will keep nearly half of those forces in Europe to address tension with Russia.

Body of civil rights icon John Lewis crosses Alabama bridge for final time

26 July 2020, 8:35 PM

The body of civil rights icon John Lewis crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge on Sunday, decades after his “Bloody Sunday” beating there drew a national spotlight to the struggle for racial equality.

Unilever sales fall less than expected as US outperforms

23 July 2020, 9:39 AM

Second-quarter sales at Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNA.AS) fell much less than expected as a strong performance in North America helped to offset the hit from coronavirus lockdowns.



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