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[SHANGHAI] Heavy rain in China has killed at least 24 people and forced 16 million from their homes, state media reported on Saturday.

[CHENGDU] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned risks to the global economy are growing, as it called on some G20 nations to boost government spending.

[NEW YORK] The world's largest currency trader says forget about the Federal Reserve driving the US dollar higher, even if the central bank does raise interest rates later this year...

[LONDON] While British politicians have spent the month since the EU referendum in a whirl of resignations, recriminations and political backstabbings, civil servants have been quietly beginning the...

[SHANGHAI] China health authorities have started a nationwide inspection of vaccinations four months after a scandal broke involving nearly US$90 million worth of illegal vaccines that were suspected...

[CHENGDU, China] Fiscal and monetary policies are becoming less effective at spurring economic activity so the world's leading economies need to increase coordination to promote sustainable...

[WASHINGTON] Hillary Clinton on Friday tapped Tim Kaine, a popular Spanish-speaking senator from the swing state of Virginia, to be her running mate in the White House showdown against Donald Trump.

[MUNICH] An 18-year-old German-Iranian gunman who apparently acted alone opened fire in a busy shopping mall in Munich on Friday evening, killing at least nine people in the third attack against...

[UNITED NATIONS, United States] British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson came to the United Nations on Friday to deliver the message that Britain's vote to leave the European Union did not signal...

[WASHINGTON] To hear Donald Trump tell it, America is a sick, dystopian mess, mired in urban violence, terror threats and other woes that he and only he can fix.