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Saturday, 20 October 2018

World

Student carries out mass shooting

MOSCOW — An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and...

Xi: China committed to free trade, globalization

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday reiterated China’s commitment to free trade and economic globalization while meeting with Stephen Perry, chairman of...

Beijing’s foreign trade volume jumps 9.9%

China’s foreign trade volume jumped 9.9 percent year-on-year to 22.28 trillion yuan in the first three quarters of this year, data from the General...

Cypriot airline goes bust

Larnaca — Cypriot low-cost carrier Cobalt Air announced it was canceling all flights from Thursday after just two years in operation, leaving passengers stranded...

Post accuses Trump of ‘diplomatic cleanup’

WASHINGTON — The Washington Post, whose columnist Jamal Khashoggi was reported to have been killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, has accused the...

Cookies with a ‘special ingredient’

LOS ANGELES — A teenage girl in California allegedly baked her grandfather’s ashes into cookies and handed them out to her school friends, local...

Taking more Brexit time

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders gave themselves several more weeks — perhaps until the end of the year — to clinch a friendly divorce...

Doggy bag

ATLANTA — A passenger traveling from Ecuador was relieved of leftovers when an intrepid beagle found a roasted pig’s head in baggage at the...

China, Malaysia, Thailand to hold drill

BEIJING — Chinese, Malaysian and Thai armed forces have scheduled a joint drill in Malaysia later this month, according to the Chinese Ministry of...