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India, US and Saudi Arabia in talks on rail and ports deal linking Gulf and south Asia

Talks include Europe and UAE as Joe Biden flies to Delhi with aim of rivalling China’s Belt and RoadThe US, Saudi Arabia, India and other nations are discussing a possible infrastructure deal that could reconfigure trade between the Gulf and south Asia…

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China reportedly extends iPhone ban to more workers as tensions with US rise

Apple shares fall as local government and state-owned firms latest to face restrictions on devices at workChina’s government has reportedly expanded its ban of iPhones to local government workers and state-owned companies, a day after it emerged centra…

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G20: battle for influence as US seeks to rival China in the global south

There will be pressure on rich countries to fulfil a commitment to provide climate finance to poorer nationsThe run-up to this weekend’s G20 summit in Delhi has largely been dominated by two issues: the host’s efforts to project India as a superpower; …

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