1. 'Stop threatening us', Taiwan's new president tells China
- Taiwan's new president William Lai has told China to stop threatening and accept its democracy.
- He urged Beijing to replace confrontation with dialogue.
- China responded by saying, "Taiwan independence is a dead end".

2. China hits back at the US and EU as trade rows deepen
- China has started an anti-dumping probe into imports of a plastic from the US, EU, Taiwan and Japan.
- The announcement that it will investigate imports of polyoxymethylene copolymer signals that China will hit back in its trade disputes with the US and Europe.
- It comes as China's trade rows with the US and the EU have deepened.

3. Majority of Gaza marked as IDF evacuation zones
- More than three-quarters of Gaza's territory have been labeled evacuation zones since the war began in October.
- The IDF has issued evacuation orders to Gazans.
- The BBC's analysis shows the evacuation zones amount to 281 sq km, which is 77% of Gaza's territory.

1. 'Stop threatening us', Taiwan's new president tells China
- Taiwan's newly inaugurated president William Lai has called on China to stop threatening the island and accept the existence of its democracy.
- He urged Beijing to replace confrontation with dialogue, after being sworn in on Monday.
- China responded by saying, "Taiwan independence is a dead end".

2. China hits back at the US and EU as trade rows deepen
- China has launched an anti-dumping probe into imports of a widely used plastic from the US, EU, Taiwan and Japan.
- The announcement from the Ministry of Commerce that it will investigate imports of polyoxymethylene copolymer is a signal that China will hit back in its trade disputes with the US and Europe.
- It comes as China's trade rows with the US and the EU have deepened in recent months.

3. Majority of Gaza marked as IDF evacuation zones
- More than three-quarters of Gaza's territory have been designated as evacuation zones by the ISraeli military since the war against Hamas began in October.
- The IDF has issued evacuation orders to Gazans since Israel launched a military campaign on 7 October.
- The BBC's analysis shows the cumulative areas designated as evacuation zones amount to 281 sq km, equivalent to 77% of Gaza's territory.

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