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Trump tough on terrorism but temper issue keeps tripping him up

While US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's strong point is his tough stance on fighting terrorism, he is having trouble staying focused on the issue as his temper continues to be distractive, experts said.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/18 22:13:40

Rousseff proposes plebiscite on early election to help avoid impeachment

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff proposed on Tuesday to hold a plebiscite on calling an early presidential election if she was restored to power.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/18 22:08:39

Nepal's new govt wants to strengthen ties with China, says deputy PM

Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara on Monday said that Nepal wants to further strengthen the bilateral relationship with China in the changed political scenario in Nepal.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/17 23:13:40

Clock ticking against Trump as presidential poise eludes bombastic candidate

While his bombastic rhetoric helped him win the Republican primaries, analysts said time is running out for US Republican nominee Donald Trump to start acting more “presidential” in order to win the presidential race.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/16 20:48:39

G20 needs structural upgrade to take global economy out of low-growth trap

With successes achieved in its efforts to counter the global financial tsunami that broke out eight years ago, the Group of 20 (G20) now needs to structurally upgrade itself in order to take the global economy out of a low-growth trap.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/16 20:43:39

Japan can use past as mirror to achieve Asian reconciliation

The Abe government's warped historical view won't have any future.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/15 23:13:39

Media focuses on huge potential of G20 Hangzhou meetings

As the annual Group of 20 (G20) summit draws closer, media across the world have been paying attention to Beijing's role in supporting the growth of less developed economies.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/14 20:53:39

Signs of thaw appear in Egypt-Turkey ties, yet reluctant and conditional

Recent remarks made by the Egyptian and Turkish foreign ministers indicated “reluctant and conditional” desires to normalize bilateral ties that have been tense since the military removal of former president Mohamed Morsi in 2013, said Egyptian political experts.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/14 20:48:39

Turkey prefers staunch ally to shaky critics at critical juncture

After months-long rift over the downing of a Russian warplane, leaders of Turkey and Russia stepped up to mend ties to levels beyond what they were before November's crisis, according to local experts.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/11 23:33:39

Trump hones in on US economy to bolster struggling campaign for votes

Amid tumbling polling numbers, US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday zeroed in on the US economy in a bid to convince voters that he can bring the lackluster economy back to life.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/9 22:28:39

G20 expected to be 'ambitious' on innovation, trade, investment: Italian experts

Scholars and economists from global think tanks expect the G20 summit in September to be “ambitious” on key challenges weighing on the global economy.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/9 22:23:39

Japan must reflect on more than just own atomic wartime tragedies

The time has come for Japan to mark the 71st anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki by also making the solemn period an opportunity to reflect upon its history of aggression.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/8 21:59:02

China can boost confidence in global economy at G20 summit

As the host of the Group of 20 (G20) summit in its eastern city of Hangzhou next month, China has the opportunity to show its leadership in resisting protectionism, spurring growth and boosting people's confidence in the global economy, a US expert has said.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/7 21:53:39

Trump's incessant mudslinging toward Hillary Clinton could backfire

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump continues to pile insults on rival Hillary Clinton recently, but experts said that could hurt him more than help him.
Source: Global Times | 2016/8/7 21:28:39

Clinton's careless email could provide ammunition for Trump's rhetoric

US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, who heads the Justice Department, was appointed by Hillary's husband, former president Bill Clinton in 1999 to be the US Attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/7/11 22:23:27

Stayaway protests display rising power of social media in Zimbabwe

“The landscape has changed and whoever wants to be crowned king in their own domain cannot afford to overlook this (social media revolution),” it added.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/7/10 19:08:00

US history of hypocrisy looms over South China Sea arbitration

It is advisable for Washington to readjust its attitude toward China, as China will firmly safeguard its own territorial sovereignty and legitimate maritime rights as well as peace and stability in the South China Sea.
Source: Xinhua | 2016/7/10 19:08:01

Tsipras meets with Huawei, Wanda to promote further economic ties

Cooperation with China will bring massive opportunities to Greece and many other countries, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told the Xinhua News Agency on Monday.
Source: Global Times | 2016/7/6 22:08:01