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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange with a magazine cover of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photographer: Justin Lane/EPA.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February as pork prices fell by their most in over a year, a sign that slowing growth rather than rising prices poses a bigger risk to the world's second-biggest economy.
Libyan militias in control of an eastern port are attempting to export oil with a North Korean-flagged tanker, despite a government ban prohibiting the militias from selling directly to the world market.
A top Chinese legislator says Beijing will tighten environmental laws and force polluters to pay compensation for the damage they cause.