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Peruvian dishes find roots in Chinese cuisine

Peruvian cuisine is garnering international fame around the world to the delight Peruvians who are its biggest fans. But food fans might find some flavors reminiscent of a cuisine that took the world by storm a long time ago – Chinese food.

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China-US trade talks extend into second day

High-lever trade talks between the US and China lasted more than eight hours on Thursday and will extend into another day. US President Donald Trump told reporters the negotiations were going very, very well and that he would meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the Wg=hite House on Friday afternoon.

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Ecuador’s political crisis shows no signs of ending

Ecuadorians continue to vent their anger with the government over the fuel subsidies that were ended as part of austerity measures agreed to for an IMF loan for the economically depressed nation. A general strike began on the sixth day of nationwide protests and threaten to spread.

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Impeachment standoff getting heated between Trump and Dems

Agitated and angry, President Donald Trump squared off against House Democrats on Wednesday, packing his increasingly aggressive impeachment defense with name-calling and expletives. Quietly but just as resolutely, lawmakers expanded their inquiry, promising a broad new subpoena for documents and witnesses.

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UK Boris Johnson unveils final Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed what’s being described as a ‘take it or leave it’ final Brexit offer to the European Union. If it fails, it sets Britain on a path to a possibly chaotic departure from the EU without any transitional trading arrangements in place.

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UN Day of Non-Violence: Gandhi’s path of peaceful resistance

It’s the UN’s International Day of Non-Violence, which honors the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, the leader of India’s independence movement. Gandhi pioneered the philosophy of non-violent resistance and inspired generations of leaders. Many, like him, have paid the ultimate price for their beliefs.

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Chinese Park inaugurated in Rio de Janeiro

Chinese Park inaugurated in Rio de Janeiro

With the sound of drums in the air, a traditional dragon dance, a sight seen more and more often in Brazil. But this time, celebrating the inauguration of Rio de Janeiro’s first Chinese Park, a small but symbolic space located in the heart of the city.

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Austria's former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz poised to return to power

Austria’s former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz poised to return to power

Austria’s 33-year-old former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz and his People’s Party have come out on top in elections Sunday. First projections show the center-right conservatives taking 38.4-percent of the vote. And this despite a scandal that engulfed his previous far-right allies and a no-confidence vote against him earlier this year.

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