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Coppola backs Scorsese in row over Marvel films

Marvel films were denounced as 'despicable'.

Pentagon chief expects troops to head to Iraq after leaving Syria

Move likely to be heavily scrutinised because of Iran's influence in the country.

Pelosi talks regional stability with Jordan’s King Abdullah

Turkey’s incursion into Syria raises several concerns US delegation discussed with Jordan.

Trump says next G7 summit won’t be at his Miami golf...

The resort was previously considered 'best place'.

Fallout from Trump’s trade wars felt by economies around the world

Grim tales of suffering heard from Iceland fjords to Japanese auto factories.

IMF chief says building ‘peer pressure’ to follow trade rules

Problems go beyond bilateral disagreements.

Erdogan says Turkey to crush Kurds if truce deal falters

14 provocative attacks have been carried out on Turkey since the truce.

China says will work with US to address core concerns

Both sides are working toward a written agreement.

Trump hopes US-China trade deal will be signed by mid-November

The deal's first phase unveiled as a bid to end trade war between Beijing and Washington.

Boeing pilots saw MAX system problems in 2016 simulator tests

The flight-handling mechanism believed to be involved in 2 MAX crashes that killed 346 people.

Mexicans outraged after son of ‘El Chapo’ released

El Chapo's son is said to have taken over some criminal operations from his father.

Pro-Pyongyang students invade US envoy’s Seoul home

17 protesters detained by police after exposing embarrassing security breach at ambassador’s residence.

Secret affair spurred US$45 mil fraud, says ex-Credit Suisse banker

Andrew Pearse is testifying on his role that enabled Mozambique to borrow billions for dubious projects.

China denies telling NBA to fire exec over Hong Kong tweet

Beijing claims it has never raised such demands.

US slaps tariffs on European wine, whisky, Airbus 

France warns Washington to brace for retaliation.

Trump says Turkey and Kurds needed to fight it out ‘like...

Critics call his remarks on the deadly clash ‘obscene and ignorant’.

China releases detained US citizens on bail

Duo currently awaiting trial on charges of illegally moving people across country borders.

American duo detained in China on border charges

US firm calls allegations ‘bogus’ after founder, employee taken into custody.

Growth in US inventories sees oil trade jump to near US$53...

Industry data adds to concern that global supply keeps growing amidst dwindling demand.

China lashes out at ‘groundless’ US restrictions on its diplomats

Move is latest spat to strain bilateral relations between two countries.

China’s Universal Studios park to adopt facial recognition tech

Cameras linked to Alibaba's Alipay will allow visitors to open storage lockers, pay for meals and join express queues for rides.

Ex-Credit Suisse banker admits to stashing away US$45 mil in bribes

He says at least 4 colleagues took millions from shipbuilder Privinvest Group in a scheme to defraud US investors.

Singapore will be ‘lucky’ to see growth in 2019, says PM...

As exports slump, the republic’s official projection is only at 0% to 1% this year.

Troops withdrawal from Syria betrayal of our partners, says US House

Dozens of Trump's fellow Republicans joined majority Democrats in favour of vote.