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China hits back with tariffs on US imports worth $3bn

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption US wine is among the produce affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs China has imposed tariffs of up to 25% on 128 US imports, including pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on foreign steel and aluminium imports earlier in March. The …

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Tiangong-1: China space lab's return approaches

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionChina’s space lab Tiangong-1 tracked on radar The estimated window of re-entry for the defunct Chinese space lab Tiangong-1 has narrowed sharply. The timeframe for the fall to Earth is centred on 01:07 Monday GMT (02:07 BST), plus or minus two hours. …

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Kuwait death sentences for murder of Filipina maid

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Joanna Demafelis, a migrant from the Philippines working as a maid in Kuwait, was killed by her employers A Kuwaiti court has sentenced a married couple to death for the killing of a Filipina maid. A Lebanese man and his Syrian wife were convicted in …

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Gaza-Israel violence: Netanyahu and Erdogan in war of words

Image copyright Reuters/ EPA Image caption The two leaders have a history of mutual antipathy Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have traded barbs over deadly clashes on the Gaza border. Sixteen Palestinians were killed on Friday after Israeli soldiers opened fire on some violent …

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Alligator pulled from Florida family's swimming pool

In Sarasota County Florida, the Carver family woke up to an alligator swimming in their pool. The sheriff’s office called out a specialist animal trapper and the animal was moved to a safe location and released. Low water levels in the surrounding lagoons could be the reason why the alligator …

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