For several months the EU has been attempting to persuade China to purchase the debt of its member states, but the Chinese don’t seem very interested. Instead they are buying up European infrastructure, manufacturing facilities, and financial institutions — which are evidently more attractive as long-term investments.
In other news, more than thirty Christian guest workers in Saudi Arabia were arrested by the authorities for holding a prayer meeting. The offenders, both men and women, were rounded up, thrown into jail, stripped, and beaten for their blasphemous behavior.
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