Sometimes a cigar is only a cigar. But for communist Cuba, it's also a key export. And sales are on the up, bringing in needed hard currency - thanks to growing demand in China.
The new constitution omits references to communism, recognizes private property and enshrines gay marriage. After it passes the National Assembly it will be voted on in a public referendum.
In light of the ongoing trade dispute with the US, China is making more concessions to the EU. But what actually becomes of a perceived deeper partnership on paper remains to be seen, says DW's Frank Sieren.
At a time of heightened uncertainty in the global economic environment, leaders of Europe and China are meeting to ponder ways to counter the fallout from US President Trump's "America First" policies.
With trade conflicts brewing around the world, this weekend’s G20 meeting of finance ministers in Argentina might not be the most fun place to be on the planet. Yet critical questions will be on the agenda.
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