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DNC Chair resigns amid email furor

Democratic National Committee head Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigned amid a furor over leaked emails, throwing the party into disarray on the eve of the convention to nominate Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House.

Trump speech hits China on economic issues

"We are going to enforce all trade violations, including through the use of taxes and tariffs, against any country that cheats," Trump said in the speech, which made its way through various media outlets on Thursday afternoon.

How to batten down your hatches

Continuous heavy rains are still battering the country, so what people need most are products to protect themselves as they head outside for work or other social activities.

G20 should support a new tax system for growth: China finance minister

G20 should play a leading role in improving the international tax governance and support the development of a new international tax system, China's Finance Minister Lou Jiwei said.

Daughter gifts Jay Chou album

Mandarin pop's big star shows his fans a different side of his music.

Brazil rolls out new anti-terrorism measures ahead of Olympics

The Brazilian government has in recent days been announcing the measures to reinforce security at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Aug 5-21.

The world in photos: July 18-25

Here, we present some of the most striking images from major stories around the world in the past week.

Artist's Noah's Garden blurs reality and perception

Standing inside artist Deng Guoyuan's installation of Noah's Garden in Beijing, visitors find countless "themselves" reflected in mirrors from all directions, making it difficult to know which image is real and which isn't.

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Between rocks in a hard place

I was on a rugged, narrow stone path carved out of a cliff face. In fact it was so narrow that before I embarked on it I had to make sure no one was coming the other way because even two slim people would barely have been able to pass each other.

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Ancient cures for a new nation

A visit to a Chinese acupuncturist has opened a whole new world of medicine for Issa Justin, a young South Sudanese man who is both a patient and medical student in Juba, capital of the world's newest nation.

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