Greenland is attracting superpowers riding a green revolution as they seek to regain control of a strategic metal resource found abundantly on the island. 'Rare earths' help power wind turbines, electric vehicles and combat aircraft - but processing them is difficult and dirty.
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Jack Ma loses title as China's richest man after coming under Beijing's scrutiny
Alibaba and Ant Group founder Jack Ma has lost the title of China's richest man, a list published on Tuesday showed, as his peers prospered while his empire was put under heavy scrutiny by Chinese regulators.
China's electoral reform 'earthquake' set to upend Hong Kong politics
China's plan to dramatically reform Hong Kong's electoral system, expected to be unveiled in a parliamentary session in Beijing starting this week, will upend the territory's political scene, according to more than a dozen politicians from across the spectrum.
Shares pause, awaiting next move in bonds
European shares paused on Tuesday as investors sought to guess the bond market's next move, while weak German retail sales were a stark reminder of continued COVID-19 fallout on the region's biggest economy.
Myanmar police fire stun grenades as Southeast Asian ministers aim for talks
Myanmar police opened fire on Tuesday to disperse crowds protesting against a military coup as foreign ministers of neighbouring countries prepared to hold talks with the junta in a bid to find a peaceful way out of the crisis.
Brexodus from City of London to the EU slows
The shift in financial staff and assets from the City of London to the European Union because of Brexit has eased after Britain completed its full departure from the bloc, a tracker from consultants EY showed on Tuesday.
Gorbachev, last Soviet leader, to mark 90th birthday on Zoom as Putin lauds him
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, was expected to throw a Zoom party on Tuesday to celebrate his 90th birthday as President Vladimir Putin lauded him as an outstanding statesman who influenced the course of world history.
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