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  1. Pence met with Taiwan's APEC envoy

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Taiwan's envoy to the APEC summit, Morris Chang, on the sidelines of a business forum on Saturday in Port Moresby, according to a media report.
  2. Pence vows no end to tariffs until China bows

    The United States will not back down from its trade dispute with China, and might even double its tariffs, unless Beijing bows to U.S. demands, Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday.
  3. Mexico's Lopez Obrador to hold new public consultation on policy platform

    Mexico's incoming government will hold a national public consultation on Nov. 24-25 for residents to voice their opinion on 10 key policy proposals ranging from a new rail line and oil refinery to reforestation and free public internet initiatives.
  4. APEC nations fracture over future of free trade

    Fault lines were quick to emerge over the future of free trade as leaders gathered for an Asia-Pacific summit on Saturday, with some calling for radical change while others argued for a return to the status quo on globalization.
  5. Homeless man who helped thwart Australia attack charged with burglary, theft

    A homeless man who used his shopping trolley to help thwart an attack by a knife-wielding Islamic State sympathizer in Australia this month has been charged with five offences, including burglary and theft.
  6. CIA believes Saudi crown prince ordered journalist's killing: source

    The CIA believes Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, complicating President Donald Trump's efforts to preserve ties with a key U.S. ally.
  7. Russia warns against protectionism at APEC summit

    Russian Prime Minister Dimitry Medvedev warned against growing protectionism and argued for clear cut and transparent rules on trade.
  8. Australian PM urges global leaders to reject protectionism, embrace free trade

    Global leaders must promote free trade, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.
  9. Saudi ambassador denies telling Khashoggi to go to Turkey

    Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Washington on Saturday denied that he had spoken with Jamal Khashoggi by telephone or that he had suggested he go to Turkey "for any reason," after the Washington Post reported that he had done so, citing people familiar with U.S. intelligence.
  10. Turkish police arrest 13 in probe of rights activist over 2013 protests

    Turkish police detained 13 people including two prominent academics on Friday under an investigation into jailed rights activist Osman Kavala, accusing them of following him in a bid to unseat the government through mass protests in 2013.

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