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Battle for final two spots at Men's T20 World Cup next month

Dubai [UAE], June 26 (ANI): The battle for the two remaining spots at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 ...


Fresh tussle erupts between Delhi CM, LG: Sources

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): A new conflict has erupted between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Lieutenant Governor ...


China suppressing protests against its 'Zero-COVID' policy in the most brazen manner

Beijing [China], June 23 (ANI): A growing discontent is seen among people in China against the government's "Zero-Covid" strategy and ...


China misuses COVID-19 health app to stifle dissent

Beijing [China], June 22 (ANI): Several activists and netizens criticized Chinese authorities for using the COVID-19 health app to stifle ...


USA announce squad for Men's T20 World Cup Global Qualifier B

Washington [US], June 22 (ANI): USA have named their squad for the Men's T20 World Cup Global Qualifier B, as ...


China lacks trust among Southeast Asians due to contempt for region's autonomy, inclusion

Singapore, June 21 (ANI): China lacks trust among Southeast Asians due to its contempt for the region's autonomy and inclusion, ...


Abdullah bin Zayed, Singaporean FM review global developments

SINGAPORE, 5th May, 2022 (WAM) -- H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, ...


Singapore reports 6,168 new COVID-19 cases

SINGAPORE, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 6,168 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,403,242. ...


PBOC participates in BIS Renminbi Liquidity Arrangement

BEIJING, June 25 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank on Saturday signed an agreement with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, June 24

KABUL -- Abdul Qahar Balkhi, spokesman for foreign ministry affairs of the Taliban-led Afghan caretaker government, on Friday welcomed the ...


Singapore reports 6,516 new COVID-19 cases

SINGAPORE, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 6,516 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,397,074. Of ...


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UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...

Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...

Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...

Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...

U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

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US businesses raise possible US-Taiwan free trade agreement

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan has recommended that the United States "urgently" initiate talks with Taiwan ...

China keeps up with demand for power during ongoing heat wave

BEIJING, China: Amidst warmer-than-normal weather, power consumption surged in the Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze river, with regions such ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

Cathay Pacific adds planes to Hong Kong, seeks to reopen after Covid

HONG KONG: Impacted by strict quarantine rules that caused a 98 percent drop in passengers, executives from Hong Kong carrier ...

Japan court says constitution does not protect same-sex couples

TOKYO Ruling that the country's ban on same-sex marriages does not violate the constitution, a Japanese court rejected a demand ...

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Wall Street wobbles, all major indices slide, Dow drops 62 points

NEW YORK, New York - The euphoria on Wall Street of late last week was absent on Monday as all ...


May sees 10.7% surge in US home sales

WASHINGTON D.C.: In May, sales of new U.S. single-family homes unexpectedly increased, but this is expected to be temporary, as ...


Pay dispute forces British Airways' staff to OK strike vote

LONDON, England: British Airways' staff at London's Heathrow airport has voted to strike due to pay disputes. Amidst an already ...


Stocks in Asia on the rise, Nikkei 225 jumps 379 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks across Asia rose on Monday, in a positive start to the week.The U.S. dollar was ...


Toyota reduces July global production goal by 50,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Amidst semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 parts supply disruptions, Toyota has reduced its July global production target by 50,000 ...


One-third of car sales might be electric by 2028, says analysts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Electric vehicle (EV) sales could reach 33 percent globally by 2028, and 54 percent by ...


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