Chinese demand pushes Brazil beef prices to record high

Chinese imports of Brazilian meat are up 23.6% for January to October after African swine fever cut its pig population

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US flexes muscle in Gulf to reassure allies

USS Abraham Lincoln’s transit through the Strait of Hormuz is the first for a US carrier since April

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu indicted on corruption charges

He could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of bribery and a maximum three-year term for fraud and breach of trust

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Presidential election in chaotic Guinea-Bissau could resolve political impasse

Former prime minister Domingos Simoes Pereira is seen as a frontrunner by political observers

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Ethiopian leader praises referendum for new state as votes tallied

Analysts say it could inspire other groups to push for autonomy and redraw boundaries in Ethiopia

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China enraged by new US law on Hong Kong

It threatens retaliation against new law that backs democracy in the troubled autonomous region

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Rajapaksa brothers tighten grip over Sri Lanka

New president appoints his brother as prime minister as Fitch warns against spending made in election promises

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Google to limit audience targeting for political advertisers

The changes are expected to prompt political campaigns to shift some ads to television and Google's smaller rivals

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US grants Huawei its second reprieve on some products

The US has begun issuing licences for some companies to sell goods to Huawei after it was put on a trade blacklist in May

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Australian premier denies climate link as smoke chokes Sydney

Prime minister at odds with scientists and fire chiefs over cause of fires

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Brexit talks: brutal reckoning awaits the UK

After a 46-year relationship with Europe, untangling and renegotiating deals will be tough and take years

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UK’s Jeremy Corbyn launches Labour’s ‘radical’ manifesto

Nationalising key industries and a second Brexit referendum are just some of the opposition party’s plans if it wins the election in December

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Iran to account for uranium particles at undeclared site

Finding adds tensions to the 2015 deal between Iran and world powers, which has been faltering since 2018 when the US pulled out of it

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OECD warns global growth ‘weakest since financial crisis’

The organisation now expects world economic activity to expand by just 2.9% in 2020, due largely to the US-China trade war

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Israeli president asks parliament to form new government

Incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz fail to build a governing coalition

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Former Trump Russia adviser to say stop promoting ‘falsehoods’ at hearing

Fiona Hill is to warn the impeachment hearing legislators  that the US is running out of time to stop Russia’s interference in US politics

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