This has been a good month for China in its efforts to seize fugitives on the run, some of whom allegedly fled the country with large amounts of illicit funds. Beijing is now taking concrete steps to obtain the recovery of assets as well.
Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail server and his unwillingness to release his income tax returns. Clinton maintained an even demeanor, smiling indulgently when Trump turned aggressive.
With spats over Apple and Deutsche Bank and squabbles about Airbus and Boeing, approaching elections on both sides of the Atlantic are exacerbating strains in U.S.-European economic relations.
Donald Trump once claimed to be publicity shy.
Zheng Chenggong (鄭成功) is better known in the West by his Hokkien honorific Koxinga, which means Lord of the Imperial Surname. He was a Chinese-Japanese Ming loyalist who resisted the Qing conquest of China in 1644.
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"The day I saw those people being cut in front of me, yes, I was afraid. I started crying." These words belong to a little Syrian girl that has suffered so much for her age. Many adults wouldn't be able to stand the things she has been through, but she bravely embraces it with an admirable composure.
Carol Jones knows what she wants to hear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump discuss during their first televised debate: education and jobs. She's far from sure which candidate will earn her vote on Election Day.
Media outlets should be wary of creating such hype that reality is forced to live up to the fiction, and politicians compelled to make rash, uninformed decisions.
The most telling moments in presidential debates often come out of the blue -- an offhand remark or unrehearsed gesture that helps to reveal the essence of a candidate who's already been poked, prodded and inspected for years.
In a moment I'll try to say something worth our time about the photogenic Hollywood couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who announced this past week their impending divorce. I'll also offer a view on the decision of a couple much closer to home that is also attracting headlines these days.