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US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet on Saturday for some dinner diplomacy on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Argentina. The US-China trade war tops their agenda, but the two leaders also have other topics they hope to tackle, including Taiwan, the South China Sea…
Kabul, Afghanistan - It is a bright and chilly Sunday morning with barely any traffic in the Afghan capital, Kabul, and Abdul Waheed is already busy at work. Two years ago, 30-year-old Waheed and 11 of his friends founded one of the first online shops in Afghanistan, Entekhab Man. With most Afghans preferring to shop at…
Tashkent, Uzbekistan - Azima stood in front of a wooden board at a charity fair in Tashkent, Uzbekistan's capital, tellingly named the Time of Miracles. The 16-year-old, dark-haired girl with azure blue eyes looked lost and uneasy. She knew that the event would change her life forever. Amid dozens of passers-by, Azima anxiously awaited reactions…
"I'm the luckiest guy on planet Earth," the 20-year-old said, in between making the #MendesArmy contingent of the crowd go wild for "In My Blood," "Treat You Better," and more hits. The falsetto-flaunting "Lost in Japan" was a highlight, as was his cover of Kings of Leon's "Use Somebody," but the real treat came when…
French police have fired tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon to disperse "yellow-vest" protesters trying to breach security cordons on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris. The clashes on Saturday broke out soon after hundreds of protesters wearing the high-visibility yellow vests began gathering near the Arc de Triomphe at the top of the…