San Francisco votes to ban facial recognition tech - US postpones decision on car tariffs - US lawmakers grill regulator over Boeing 737 MAX
China is set to connect developing countries in Asia and Africa with next-generation 5G technology, while companies in the West fall behind. But can Beijing be trusted with the future of the internet?
President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency over a perceived espionage threat. US firms could be barred from using foreign telecoms that could pose a threat, a move apparently aimed at China's Huawei.
Rome and Beijing are expected to ink billions worth of deals, as well as plans for cultural exchanges. Xi sought to assure European leaders that there was "no fundamental conflict of interest" between them.
As Russia, the EU and China eye the Western Balkans, it may be that the old colonial power, Turkey, is best placed to play a key role in the region. And this perhaps because of, not despite, its economic problems.
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