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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 - China's consumer prices rose at their slowest rate in 13 months in February, as pork prices fell by the most in more than a year, data showed Sunday, a sign that slowing growth poses a bigger risk to the country's economy than rising prices.
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.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will toughen its environmental protection laws to target polluters, according to a high-level policy report released on Sunday, paving the way for possibly unlimited penalties for polluting and the suspension or shutdown of polluters.