MEDIA-China buys over 36 mln T South American soybean in May-August -Xinhua
BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) - -- Source link: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-08/19/c—137402188.htm --China bought over 36 million tonnes of soybeans from South American countries during the May-August period this year, state-owned Xinhua News reported on Sunday, adding that more purchases will be made in November. -- Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy (Reporting by Muyu Xu and Tom Daly)
Britain's May could face trouble over Brexit deal, Conservative lawmaker warns
LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May could face trouble getting her Brexit deal approved by the British parliament before exit day unless she changes her proposals, the head of an influential group of pro-Brexit lawmakers said in an interview published on Sunday.
Iran says U.S. 'action group' will fail to overthrow Iranian state
LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aimed to overthrow the Islamic Republic, but would fail.
Search operation ended in Genoa, bridge death toll rises to 43
MILAN, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The search operation for those missing after a motorway bridge collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa ended overnight after the last three bodies were found, bringing the official death toll to 43.
UPDATE 1-Iran says U.S. "action group" will fail to overthrow Iranian state
LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran Action Group in the U.S. State Department aimed to overthrow the Islamic Republic, but would fail.
Iran says it is seeking solution to sell oil and transfer revenues -IRNA
LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Iran's vice president said on Sunday the government was seeking solutions to sell oil and transfer its revenues after the United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Tehran and slapped fresh sanctions on Iranian energy and banking sectors.
RPT-INSIGHT-Empty hotels, idle boats: What happens when a Pacific island upsets China
KOROR, Palau, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Empty hotel rooms, idle tour boats and shuttered travel agencies reveal widening fissures in the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, which is caught in an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between China and Taiwan.
Third U.S. soybean vessel left in limbo off China unloads cargo
BEIJING, Aug 19 (Reuters) -
RPT-INSIGHT-U.S. missionary thrust to the center of Turkey-U.S. crisis
IZMIR, Turkey, Aug 18 (Reuters) - When Andrew Brunson saw a police summons on his door in late summer 2016, the U.S. evangelical pastor thought it was a routine appointment to sort out his residency papers in Turkey, his home for nearly a quarter of a century.
Third African swine fever outbreak hits China's hog herd
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Ministry of Agriculture said on Sunday 88 hogs had died from African swine fever in the eastern city of Lianyungang, the third outbreak this month, as the highly-contagious disease threatened to spread through the world's biggest pig herd.
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