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Leaks from Xinjiang

China | The publication of secret documents is helping draw attention to China’s Uighur prison camps
by June Cheng
Posted 12/13/19, 04:57 pm

In summer 2018, I remember talking to my friends while working on an article about the estimated 1 million Muslim minorities, mostly Uighurs, held in reeducation camps in China’s Xinjiang region. None of those friends had heard about the situation, and they were shocked to learn that concentration camps had reemerged with merely a blip on the world’s radar. 

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U.S., China make progress on trade deal

by Harvest Prude
Posted 12/13/19, 12:22 pm

WASHINGTON—New tariffs on Chinese goods will not take effect Sunday as planned after China and the United States agreed on wording for the first phase of a trade deal. President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted he thought it was an “amazing deal” and said he would start “negotiations on the Phase Two Deal immediately, rather than waiting until after the 2020 Election.”

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Associated Press/Photos by Frank Augstein (Johnson) and Thanassis Stavrakis (Corbyn)

Yet another vote on Brexit

International | Brits decide on a prime minister—and their country’s future
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/12/19, 04:46 pm

BRITAIN: Voters are at the polls throughout the U.K. on Thursday in what is essentially a(nother) Brexit referendum. The Conservative Party’s Boris Johnson has held a consistent lead over Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn, but it had narrowed in closing days of campaigning.

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