A year after massive protests against encroaching Chinese control captured the attention of the world, Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement is today trapped in a state of suspended animation and despair, boxed in by Beijing and riven by divisions that are generational and strategic alike.
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S&P Global to buy IHS Markit in deal valued at $44 billion
Data giant S&P Global Inc has agreed to buy IHS Markit Ltd in a deal worth $44 billion that will be 2020's biggest merger, creating a heavyweight in the increasingly competitive market in financial information.
Iran begins burial of slain prominent nuclear scientist: TV
Iran began the burial of slain nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in a cemetery in northern Tehran on Monday, state TV reported, as the defence minister promised the Islamic Republic would retaliate for his killing.
Cyber Monday set to be biggest online shopping day in U.S. history
Cyber Monday is on track to bring in a record of as much as $12.7 billion in online sales, according to latest industry estimates, surpassing Black Friday's digital numbers as U.S. retailers reached the last leg of an extended holiday selling season caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ethiopia's PM savours victory, Tigrayan leader says war unfinished
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded his troops on Monday for ousting a rebellious northern movement, but the leader of Tigrayan forces said they were still resisting amid fears of a protracted guerrilla conflict.
EU aim to 'renew and reinvigorate' U.S. ties after Trump
European Union members debated on Monday how best to "renew and reinvigorate" transatlantic relations after the departure of U.S. President Donald Trump, according to an internal document seen by Reuters.
OPEC reaches consensus to extend oil cuts by three months, Algeria says
OPEC members have reached a consensus on the need to extend existing oil production cuts for three months from January and will work on convincing their allies in the wider OPEC+ group to support such a move, Algeria's minister said on Monday.
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