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Biden, Xi seek cooperation in longer-than-expected summit

Investors were watching to see if the summit helps defuse tensions that have built up between the world’s two biggest economies

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Social Democrats have edge as German election leaves outcome undecided

The outcome of the vote will have wide-ranging implications for Europe and the West.

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Huawei CFO freed by judge, ending two-year extradition case

The long-running case became a symbol of the intensifying geopolitical rivalry between the US and China

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Japanese Prime Minister Suga quits; succession race now open

Suga, on Sept 3, announced plans to resign after failing to control the country’s coronavirus surge.
A world of heat and headwinds - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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A world of heat and headwinds

The world looks very different from three months ago

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Harris' departure from Singapore delayed for unspecified reason

It was unclear how long Harris will remain in Singapore.

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Harris looks to assure US allies over chaotic Afghan exit

What will influence perceptions of US's commitment to the region will be what the US does going forward, says PM Lee.
Blood in the sand - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Blood in the sand

The US should never have intervened militarily in Afghanistan — not in 1979, nor in 2001, and not for the 20 years since.

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US VP Harris arrives in Singapore, kicking off Southeast Asia visit

Harris is expected to discuss areas of cooperation including pandemic response and the digital economy during the visit.
Good and bad Olympic nationalism - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Good and bad Olympic nationalism

Hosting the Olympic Games can confer status on the world stage
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