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Former European commissioner for trade Phil Hogan, who resigned from the position on Wednesday,   with European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen earlier this year. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq/EPA

Phil Hogan’s departure as EU trade commissioner weakens Ireland just as trade becomes a crucial issue in the changing geopolitics of global economics.(...)

Former United States ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley addresses the Republican National Convention via live feed at the Mellon Auditorium on Monday. Photograph: EPA

President Donald Trump’s family members and allies launched a fervent defence of the president on the first night of the Republication National Conven(...)

A man walking next to the still-closed Huanan seafood wholesale market in Wuhan, Hubei province, where the global coronavirus outbreak is believed to have begun. Photograph: Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty Images

Trump administration officials have tried taking a political sledgehammer to China over the coronavirus pandemic, asserting that the Chinese Communist(...)

 TikTok allows you to create a short 15-second video, usually set to a snippet of music, and then share it with the TikTok community. Photograph:  Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Are you on TikTok? The short-form video app has been growing steadily in popularity in the past year or so, creating a whole new generation of app cel(...)

The Bridge on the River Kwai: Alec Guinness, William Holden, and Jack Hawkins in the 1957 film

The adventure war film The Bridge on the River Kwai may have swept the board of awards and attracted acclaim as one best films of the 20th century, bu(...)

An Apple Daily newspaper is seen at a newsstand on Tuesday. Photograph:  Billy HC Kwok/Getty Images

Hong Kong’s Apple Daily tabloid responded with defiance on Tuesday to the arrest of owner Jimmy Lai under a new national security law imposed by Beiji(...)

Jimmy Lai, centre, who founded local newspaper Apple Daily, is arrested by police officers at his home in Hong Kong on Monday. Photograph: AP

More than 200 Hong Kong police and detectives swooped on the offices of an independent newspaper on Monday and arrested pro-democracy media tycoon(...)

 A man walks past the building of the former US consulate in Chengdu, on Monday. The US Consulate General in the southwestern Chinese city was ordered to cease operations as a reciprocate measure following the closure of the Chinese Consulate in Houston, USA. Photograph: EPA

China took over the premises of the US consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu on Monday, after ordering the facility to be vacated in retaliat(...)

Police walk in front of the entrance of US consulate in Chengdu. Photograph: Noel Celis/AFP via Getty

Tensions between Washington and Beijing intensified sharply on Friday after China closed the US consulate in Chengdu in reprisal for the closure of th(...)

A firetruck  outside the Chinese consulate in Houston, US, on Wednesday. Photograph: David J Phillip/AP

The United States has ordered the abrupt closure of China’s consulate in Houston over intellectual property and data privacy concerns, in a move that (...)

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