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Vatican–China relations are warming up, but at what cost?

Author: Gary Sands, Wikistrat The Vatican is drawing closer to China. With the signing in September 2018 of a provisional agreement on the long-contested appointment of bishops in China, many are questioning what this development means for Catholicism in China and for the Vatican’s ties with Taiwan. In China, the Catholic Church is divided between […]

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Riyadh acknowledges Jamal Khashoggi’s murder but blames ‘rogue …

For the Saudi Foreign Ministry, an unauthorised team is responsible for the journalist’s death. The latter was a serious mistake but the royal family is not involved. Tomorrow, Erdogan’s ultimatum expires. The Turkish president threatens to make public evidence about the murder. Saudi king Salman and Crown Prince Muhammed called the journalist’s family on the phone.

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