Former President Donald Trump will turn himself in to New York prosecutors on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia and other members of the Opec+ group announced surprise production cuts of more than 1mn barrels a day, and China’s President is urging an increasingly assertive stance on the world stage and this year urged cadres at a key meeting in Beijing to “dare to fight.”

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