Image copyright Reuters Image caption There was long applause as the two leaders met to witness the signature of the deals Italy has become the first developed economy to sign up to China’s global investment programme which has raised concerns among Italy’s Western allies. A total of 29 deals amounting to €7bn ($8bn; £6bn) were
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A view of burnt vehicles after the U.S.-backed forces said they had captured Islamic State’s last shred of territory, in the village of Baghouz, Deir Al Zor province, Syria, March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, Syria (Reuters) – U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) formally announced the destruction of Islamic State’s control of land in
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