The capture in October of drug lord DairoAntonio Úsuga was described by the Colombian government as "the most important blow to drug trafficking since the fall of Pablo Escobar" ... But in an interview with the BBC, Colombian Minster of DefenceDiego Molano insisted that Otoniel's arrest spelled "the end of the Gulf Clan" ... .
Olaf Scholz is set to take office Wednesday as Germany’s ninth post-World War II chancellor, succeeding Angela Merkel after her heralded 16-year tenure. Scholz's government takes office with high hopes ... .
PORT MORESBY. Papua New Guinea carried out the first in a series of mass Covid-19 burials Wednesday, interring 54 people whose remains were unclaimed for months as the pandemic ravaged the under-resourced Melanesian nation ... The ceremony took place at Nine MileCemetery on the outskirts of the capital Port Moresby ... No families were present ... .
BANGKOK. In sentencing Myanmar's iconic democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi to prison, the country's generals have effectively exiled her from electoral politics. But that doesn't mean the Southeast Asian nation is back to square one in its stop-start efforts to move toward democracy ... A de facto coup on Feb ... Start a Conversation. .
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SAMUEL AXON - 12/7/2021, 11.03 PM. Today, The Information published a lengthy report detailing AppleCEOTim Cook's efforts to establish strong relationships between Apple and Chinese government officials and agencies. Citing both interviews and direct access to internal Apple documents.. read full story. .
AppleCEOTim Cook reportedly signed a 'secret? $275 billion deal with Chinese authorities to bypass restrictions on his company's operations, according to newly published internal documents ...A $300 million green energy fund was established by 2018, all seemingly in line with the five-year agreement ... READ MORE ... (RT.com) ....
HONG KONG (BLOOMBERG) - For all the warnings earlier this year that ChinaEvergrandeGroup's debt crisis would become the country's Lehman moment, the developer's landmark payment failure on Monday (Dec 6) is barely registering in local financial markets ... The yuan strengthened to its highest level since May 2018 ... Beijing has helped cushion the blow.