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Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei says the company is ‘fully prepared’ for...

Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei told Chinese media on Tuesday that the company is "fully prepared" for a clash with the US, which he considers inevitable as the company works towards becoming a global tech leader.Ren's statements come as the US ramps up action against Huawei - the world's largest telecommunications equipment producer - over concerns…

Are foreign powers worsening the conflict in Libya?

Libya's rival forces are intensifying their fight for control of Tripoli. Troops loyal to the UN-backed government in the capital are trying to stop the advance of the warlord Khalifa Haftar, who began his offensive on the city two weeks ago. At least 120 people have been killed. The UN says the fighting is undermining…

‘We are in a fire’: Libya’s detained refugees trapped by conflict

Refugees and migrants trapped on the frontline of fierce fighting in Libya's capital, Tripoli, are pleading to be rescued from the war-torn country, warning of food and water shortages while being "surrounded by heavy weapons and militants". Detainees at the Qasr bin Ghashir detention centre, on the southern outskirts of Tripoli, told Al Jazeera they…

Plan to commercialise national park embroiled in perceived conflict of interest

Updated March 03, 2019 06:35:58 A controversial tender to allow companies to lease land and build eco-accommodation in Queensland national parks has been subject to a perceived conflict of interest involving the chair of Tourism Queensland (TEQ). Key points:The ABC understands a company partly owned by the TEQ chair has been shortlisted for a lucrative…

Korean War veterans hope Trump-Kim talks bring end to conflict

Song Jinwon was in middle school when the Korean War broke out in 1950. As the North Korean army invaded the South, Jinwon realised he had to hide until it was safe. "When the South Korean army recaptured my area, I thought I should take revenge from the North Koreans," Jinwon told Al Jazeera. "So…

How close is the world to another global conflict?

It was the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month - and became a pivotal moment in world history. It marked the armistice agreement that officially ended the First World War in 1918. This weekend, 100 years later, leaders from more than 50 countries are gathering in France for various commemorative events.…
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