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Which markets did best from Berlin Wall's collapse? Wall St. and the BRICs, of course

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The toppling of the Berlin Wall made free market economics the norm across Europe

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Opinion | Recalling Communism thirty years after the Berlin Wall fell

It’s a terrible ideology fathered by a man who was found to have fudged facts to prove his theory

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Which markets did best from Berlin Wall's collapse? Wall Street and the BRICs, of course

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The toppling of the Berlin Wall made free market economics the norm across Europe

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China's image of the 'ideal man' under Xi's rule

From chiseled communist soldiers to 'pretty boys,' male aesthetics in the era of Xi is a complex subject.

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Labour vows to spend big to rebuild Britain, Conservatives cry foul

By William James and Kylie MacLellan LIVERPOOL/MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Britain's main opposition Labour Party will spend 400 billion pounds

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Aspiring British finance ministers trade blows over future of the economy

By William James LONDON (Reuters) - British finance minister Sajid Javid will try to convince voters on Thursday that only

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'Inherit the red gene': China issues Xi-focused morality guidelines

Chinese citizens have been urged to "inherit the red gene" by following new morality rules which use President Xi Jinping's eponymous political thought as a guiding principle.

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China's Communist Party elite open key conclave

China's Communist Party elite kicked off a key meeting in Beijing on Monday, as the country's leadership faces pro-democracy protests

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Xi Uses China’s Biggest Annual Meeting for Politics, Not Economy

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Rise of the Chinese Communist Party-approved blockbuster

With tightening controls and censorship on films since Xi Jinping came to power, what does a Party-approved blockbuster look like in 2019?

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Amid crises, Xi seems set to uphold Party's rule at secretive China conclave

By Ben Blanchard, Kevin Yao and Keith Zhai BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - China's Communist Party leaders will on Monday start their

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Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister by Jung Chang - review

When Jung Chang was growing up in Mao’s China in the Fifties and Sixties, the three Soong sisters were like

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Opinion | China’s 100-year marathon to rule the world and reshape it

Deriving strategies from its ancient wisdom, the country has been plotting an ‘era of harmony’

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The hunt for Asia’s El Chapo

BANGKOK - He is Asia’s most-wanted man. He is protected by a guard of Thai kickboxers. He flies by private jet. And, police say, he once lost $66 million in a single night at a Macau casino.

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Special Report: The hunt for Asia's El Chapo

By Tom Allard BANGKOK (Reuters) - He is Asia’s most-wanted man. He is protected by a guard of Thai kickboxers.

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Hong Kong violence prompts debate but no division among protesters

Hong Kong's more hardline pro-democracy protesters have embraced increased violence towards private property, businesses and even people, triggering some soul-searching

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China Denied U.S. Lawmakers Visas Over Taiwan Visit

(Bloomberg) -- China denied entry visas to a U.S. congressional delegation, with Chinese officials telling one congressman’s staff members the

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‘Be water’: Police swoop as Hong Kong protests shift tactics

HONG KONG — Tearing a page out of ancient Chinese military philosophy, protesters in Hong Kong changed tactics and popped up in small groups in multiple locations across the city Sunday rather than gather in one large demonstration, pursued by police who swooped in to make muscular arrests.

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China President Xi Jinping's balancing act over Hong Kong

Hong Kong's summer of discontent has spilled over into fall, bringing with it tear gas, petrol bombs and widespread transport disruptions -- all the elements that have divided the city during four months of unrest.

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