Vietnam and Russia aim to triple bilateral trade by 2020

The prime ministers of Vietnam and Russia agreed yesterday to nearly triple their countries’ two- way trade to USD10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last

Japan | Nissan’s Ghosn arrested after probe for financial violations

Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested over suspected financial violations, the NHK reported, and the carmaker said it will seek a removal of

Israel | Netanyahu avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government said yesterday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the coalition

Saudi Arabia | Iraq’s president meets King Salman after visiting rival Iran

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman received Iraq’s president in Riyadh yesterday , a day after the Iraqi official visited the kingdom’s rival, Iran. Barham Salih’s back-to-back visits

UK | May on collision course with party rebels over Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May was aiming to seal business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union yesterday, but remained on a collision course with a

This Day in History | 1951 British families leave Egypt’s Canal Zone

More than 1,000 families of British servicemen have begun moving out of the Suez Canal Zone town of Ismailia. The move was ordered yesterday following the shooting

Offbeat | Giant wooden troll removed in Colorado could get new home

A huge wooden troll that proved to be too popular in a Colorado ski resort town is gone, but it’s possible the artwork could find another home.

Football | Swiss stun Belgium 5-2 to make semis in Nations League

Top-ranked Belgium fell to a stunning 5-2 loss against Switzerland yesterday , with Haris Seferovic’s hat trick lifting his team into the UEFA Nations League finals.

Golf | Thompson, Howell close year with victories

Lexi Thompson was the best this week, and Ariya Jutanugarn was the best all season. Neither left any doubt about that Sunday. Thompson shot a

Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

    Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. Auction house Profiles in History announced yesterday that an Oscar awarded to

The Buzz | Vatican hosts Russian art, icons from Tretyakov Gallery

The Vatican is hosting an unprecedented exhibition of Russian fine art, bringing treasures from Moscow’s famed Tretyakov Gallery to Rome following a sold-out exhibit of Vatican works at

World Briefs

VIETNAM-RUSSIA The prime ministers of Vietnam and Russia agreed yesterday to nearly triple their countries’ two-way trade to USD10 billion by 2020 from $3.55 billion last year. 

World Views | Germany doesn’t really want an EU army

For all the recent transatlantic debate about creating a joint European army, Germany has little interest in setting up any kind of supranational force under the EU’s command.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 – edition no 3174

* Hong Kong protest leaders warn of threat to civil rights * Crown sees 20pct share plunge * Ng against vacant public buildings * Ghosn accused of financial misconduct   DOWNLOAD

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