Hundreds of people in Istanbul
have signed petitions in the past two days opposing a massive
canal project championed by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan,
which they say will wreak environmental havoc in the city.
Accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein's
death has led to mounting questions about his longtime associate
Ghislaine Maxwell, who Reuters reported on Friday is being
investigated by the FBI along with several other people linked
Most Southeast Asian stock markets ended
higher on Friday, with Vietnam hitting a two-week closing high,
buoyed by optimism that the United States and China were inching
closer to signing a Phase 1 trade deal.
China on Wednesday said that it was in close contact...