China’s competition watchdog is adding staff and resources as it cracks down on anti-competitive behavior. Its most recent action, a $2.75 billion fine on e-commerce giant Alibaba, underscores challenges for companies including global firms.
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Jordan's King Abdullah and estranged Prince Hamza make first joint appearance since rift
AMMAN (Reuters) -Jordan's King Abdullah and former crown prince and half-brother Prince Hamza made their first joint appearance since a rift shook the country, attending a ceremony on Sunday marking 100 years of independence.
Top U.S. diplomat criticizes China, says 'need to get to the bottom' of COVID-19 origin
China's failure to provide access to global health experts made the COVID-19 pandemic worse than it had to be, U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said on Sunday, and it was important to "get to the bottom" of the origin of the novel coronavirus.
'This is their blood': Civil rights lawyer Crump fights for George Floyd's family
As the world follows the often-emotional testimony in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murdering George Floyd, members of Floyd's family watch a live feed in a separate room in the courthouse.
Vote counting in Benin after election marked by violent protests
COTONOU (Reuters) -Vote counting began in Benin on Sunday in a presidential poll that was boycotted by some opposition parties over violence triggered by objections to President Patrice Talon's quest for a second five-year mandate.
Amid COVID-19 concerns and multiple candidates, Peru votes for new president and Congress
LIMA (Reuters) -Peru's presidential candidates sought to drum up enthusiasm on Sunday as the country picked a new leader - with one arriving at a voting station on horseback and others pledging to turn the page on the corruption and mismanagement of recent decades.
Ecuador weighs returning to socialism in presidential runoff
QUITO (Reuters) -Ecuadoreans voted in a presidential runoff on Sunday to decide whether to maintain the pro-market policies of the last four years or return to the socialism of the preceding decade as the Andean country seeks to revive its stagnant economy.
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