The chief operating officer of TikTok declined to tell US lawmakers on Wednesday "that the short-form video app will cut off flows of US user data to China"
Economy Minister Robert Habeck, of the Greens, said on Tuesday he was leaning towards not allowing the deal, which would give China a stake in critical German infrastructure.
The US is considering sanctions against China to try to deter it from invading Taiwan, while Taipei has lobbied the European Union to do the same
Twitter's dealings in China may come to the fore on Tuesday when a US Senate panel holds a hearing to consider a whistleblower complaint filed by the group's former security chief.
WeChat users received a notification on Sept 6 saying personal data such as likes, comments, browsing and search history, content uploads will be transmitted to the mainland
Germany's economy ministry is looking at moves to cut its dependence on China, its top trade partner, and measures to boost dealings with democracies, sources say
India's move on Thursday is expected to lead to price increases by other major exporters, like Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar. It could hit China and the Philippines hardest.
India’s fast-rising Russian oil imports are being matched by its rising oil exports suggesting it may be reselling Russia’s oil to the West.
Greenpeace ranked Toyota last out of the top 10 automakers in sales volume - for the second year running. Zero-emission vehicles made up less than 1% of its sales, report said
Russian leader condemned the West's idea for a price cap on Russian gas, saying it would lead to price rises and that global demand for Russian energy was high.
Top universities and research institutes in China have been spending large sums on advanced US computer chips designed by Nvidia to power artificial intelligence research work.
The move by Beijing is seen as a bid gain more leverage over some of the world's biggest mining conglomerates