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France Recalls Ambassadors to U.S., Australia Over Submarine Deal
September 17, 2021, 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON—France has recalled its ambassadors to Washington and Canberra in response to a new deal among the U.S., U.K. and Australia to provide Australia with
Chinese Court Hears a Single Woman’s Quest to Freeze Her Eggs
September 17, 2021, 6:00 pm
BEIJING—An unmarried Chinese woman’s suit to be allowed to freeze her eggs resumed in court after a two-year hiatus, drawing fresh attention to how China’s
Mark Milley Says Calls to Chinese General Were Within His Duties
September 17, 2021, 3:11 pm
ATHENS—The Pentagon’s top military officer, Gen. Mark Milley, said he would mount a vigorous defense of two calls he placed to his Chinese counterpart in
World Off Track to Meet Paris Climate Targets, U.N. Says
September 17, 2021, 3:11 pm
The Earth could be 2.7 degrees Celsius warmer by the end of this century than in the preindustrial era under emissions plans drafted in the
China’s Space Station Tiangong Is Coming Together Bit by Bit
September 17, 2021, 3:00 pm
China aims to have its first space station up and running by next year. Construction of the
China’s Bid to Join TPP Trade Group Puts Members in an Awkward Spot
September 17, 2021, 3:00 pm
TOKYO—A decade ago, it was a trade club led by the U.S. seeking to limit the influence of China’s economic model. Now Washington is out
U.S.-Australia Submarine Pact Targets China’s Undersea Weakness
September 17, 2021, 3:00 pm
Australia’s decision to build eight nuclear-powered submarines with U.S. technology will buttress America’s undersea edge over China and could help create a network of submarine
Biden Says U.S. Working With EU on Pledge to Cut Global Methane Emissions
September 17, 2021, 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON—President Biden said the U.S. is working with the European Union on a pledge to help cut global methane emissions by nearly a third by
World Bank Cancels Flagship ‘Doing Business’ Report After Investigation
September 17, 2021, 9:45 am
The World Bank canceled a prominent report rating the business environment of the world’s countries after an investigation concluded that senior bank management pressured staff
China Wants Gig Workers to Have More Power—Just Not Too Much
September 17, 2021, 9:34 am
HONG KONG—China’s communist state has made a show in recent months of supporting the lowest-level workers in the country’s bare-knuckle tech industry, an emerging plank