Asia


Huawei founder says US cannot ‘crush’ telecoms giant

Huawei founder says US cannot ‘crush’ telecoms giant In interview with BBC, Ren Zhengfei describes arrest of his daughter and Huawei executive as ‘politically motivated’. The founder of Chinese telecommunications equipment giant Huawei has said the United Statescannot defeat his company’s global ambitions. “There is no way the US can crush […]

Ren Zhengfei

The Palestinian home hemmed in by Israel’s separation wall

The Palestinian home hemmed in by Israel’s separation wall Hani Amer’s family struggles with living in a home surrounded by Israel’s separation barrier in occupied West Bank.  home in Mas’ha village each morning and watch her community come alive. She remembers children giggling and sauntering off to school, the bustling […]

Hani Amer

At least one dead and 32,000 are left without power as Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall, with millions in Alabama and Mississippi facing 70mph winds and up to eight inches of rain

At least one dead and 32,000 are left without power as Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall, with millions in Alabama and Mississippi facing 70mph winds and up to eight inches of rain One child reportedly died after a tree fell on a mobile home in Florida – the first death […]

Storm Gordon

China training for strikes on US targets

China ‘s military “is likely training for strikes” against US and allied targets in the Pacific, a Pentagon report warns. The annual report to Congress says China is increasing its ability to send bomber planes further afield. The report highlights its increasing military capability, including defence spending estimated at $190bn (£150bn) […]

China training for strikes on US targets