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Old acquaintances: Charles Michel with Xi Jinping in Beijing in 2016 when Michel was pirme minister of Belgium. EPA/Kenzaburo Fukuhara/pool

Western leaders are divided over the future of relations with China

Charles Michel, president of the European Council, will meet the Chinese leader at a time of tension over European and US relations with Beijing.
The Fifa 2022 world cup in Qatar has been controversial from day one. Hasan Zaidi | Alamy

The Qatar World Cup is beaming misogyny around the world

Qatari law underpins a patriarchal and misogynistic system. The discrimination women, including female football fans, face contravenes international human rights.

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