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Rules are rules: New Zealand PM delays her wedding due to COVID

WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Due to the COVID-19 restrictions she put in place, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern had to ...

After 13-hour flight, passengers in Sydney wait 50 minutes to exit

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Passengers on board an Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi were detained on board their plane for ...

Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...

One of sharpest cricket minds: Greg Chappell praises Dhoni for his 'decision-making' skills

Melbourne [Australia], January 26 (ANI): Former Team India head coach Greg Chappell has lavished praise on MS Dhoni for his ...

Lao PM wishes Beijing Olympic Winter Games success

© Provided by Xinhua Lao Prime Minister Phankham Viphavanh wishes Beijing 2022 great success.VIENTIANE, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Lao Prime ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Aussie captain Sam Kerr lends support to Indian team, says 'come back stronger'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 26 (ANI): Australia star Sam Kerr has lent her support to the Indian women's national team, ...

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison extends warm wishes to India on Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday extended his warm wishes to India on ...

Taiwan to boycott Beijing Games over diplomatic slights report

An official has reportedly said that Taiwan, which disputes it is part of China's sovereign territory, will shun a diplomatic ...

Australian Open: Iga Swiatek rallies to defeat Kaia Kanepi, sets SF clash with Danielle Collins

Melbourne [Australia], January 26 (ANI): Iga Swiatek entered her first Australian Open semifinal on Wednesday after she rallied to defeat ...

Xi Story: A taste of sweetness of Spring Festival

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- As Spring Festival, or the Chinese Lunar New Year, draws near, ...

Indian Embassy in Beijing celebrates 73rd Republic Day

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): The Embassy of India in China celebrated India's 73rd Republic Day on Wednesday. Dr. Acquino ...

Hospital in chaos after ransomware attack

A Japanese medical facility placed the acceptance of new patients on hold after a cyber intrusionThe municipal Handa Hospital in ...

Ukrainian general names possible date for 'Russian invasion'

Earlier predictions that Moscow could be poised to stage an assault have been pushed backRussian tanks and troops could be ...

China cuts 1.1 trln yuan of taxes, fees in 2021

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- China cut about 1.1 trillion yuan (about 173.9 billion U.S. dollars) ...

Women's Ashes: Coming here to win, says Australia captain Meg Lanning

Canberra [Australia], January 26 (ANI): Australia captain Meg Lanning said the Women's Ashes against England is not going to be ...

Winter Olympics: Zero COVID cases prestige issue for China

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): Chinese citizens are locked in a never-ending cycle of COVID testing and no news about ...

Dasun Shanaka to lead Sri Lanka in upcoming T20Is against Aus, Chandimal named in squad

Colombo [Sri Lanka], January 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka Cricket's Selection Committee on Wednesday selected the following squad to take part ...

China fumes as Lithuania, Slovenia stand against its 'aggression'

Lasko [Slovenia], January 26 (ANI): After Lithuania, another member of the European Union - Slovenia - has shown the courage ...

Australia Day 2022 Honours List recognises members of cricket family

Melbourne [Australia], January 26 (ANI): Cricket Australia on Wednesday congratulated all those recognised in the Australia Day 2022 Honours List, ...

US Navy reveals fate of fighter jet that suffered mishap near China

Seven US Navy sailors were injured when the F-35C Lightning II stealth plane suffered a ?landing mishap? during a drillThe ...

China issues blue alert for heavy snow

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): China's meteorological authorities on Wednesday issued a blue alert for heavy snow in some of ...

Beth Mooney to return in Ashes Test, passed fit to play in just 10 days of injury

Canberra [Australia], January 26 (ANI): Australia batter Beth Mooney will be returning to the Ashes Test squad, after was she ...

China issues opinion to ease market access in Shenzhen

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- China on Wednesday unveiled an opinion on relaxing market access in ...

American Danielle Collins crashes Aussie Open semifinals

Another American crashed the Australian Open semifinals, with Danielle Collins ousting France's Alize Cornet in straight sets Wednesday. Cornet reached ...

Passion for winter sports heats up on tropical island

© Provided by Xinhua HAIKOU, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Donning a red T-shirt and a helmet, Ran Yixin slides in ...

China's spending on R&D reaches new high in 2021

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- China's spending on research and development (R&D) hit a new high ...

After US withdrawal, terror in Afghanistan-Pakistan back as bigger 'threat'

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 26 (ANI): After the US withdrawal of troops in Afghanistan last year, the country is holding a ...

Some Australia players concerned about touring Pakistan: Report

Sydney [Australia], January 26 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming multi-format tour of Pakistan, it has emerged that some Australian players ...

Women's ODI WC: Molineux ruled out after foot injury, paves way for Wellington

Melbourne [Australia], January 26 (ANI): Australia allrounder Sophie Molineux has been ruled out of the upcoming Women's ODI World Cup ...

China reports 24 new local COVID-19 cases

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): The Chinese mainland recorded 24 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, local ...

China sustains commerce, trade growth momentum in 2021

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 26 (Xinhua) -- Amid effective epidemic containment measures, China sustained its upward momentum in ...

US House finalises legislation to increase competitiveness with China

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): The US House of Representatives on Tuesday unveiled new legislation to increase competitiveness with China ...

Russia warns of consequences across Europe if it's cut off from SWIFT

Trading partners risk being deprived of key imports, including oil and gasSuspending Russia from SWIFT - an international system of ...

Career diplomat Nicholas Burns sworn in as new US envoy to China

Washington [US], January 26 (ANI): Career diplomat Nicholas Burns on Tuesday was sworn in to be the next US Ambassador ...

Country needs patriots like Kalam, not traitors like Jinnah, says RSS leader

Varasani (Uttar Pradesh) [India], January 26 (ANI): Senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader Indresh Kumar on Tuesday said that India needs ...

Should new Australians have to pass an English test to become citizens?

On Australia Day each year, thousands of people become Australian citizens at ceremonies around the country.Prospective citizens have to meet ...

A national holiday where murder and enslavement are celebrated

Millions celebrate Australia Day, held annually on January 26 to mark the arrival of the first fleet of British colonialists ...

Djokovic set for swift return

The world number one will reportedly be back on court three weeks after the Australian Open finishesExiled Australian Open champion ...

China to give USD 500 million in aid to Central Asian countries: Xi Jinping

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): China will provide USD 500 million in aid to the Central Asian countries over the ...

Hungarian Post issues stamp for Chinese Year of Tiger

© Provided by Xinhua Hungary has issued stamps commemorating the Chinese New Year for nine consecutive years. It was the ...

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Technology stocks lead U.S. stocks rout, Nasdaq drops 316 points

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Record high fertilizer prices in Mississippi mean smaller harvests

JACKSON, Mississippi: Record high fertilizer prices could result in Mississippi farmers planting smaller crops in 2022."Mississippi is such an agricultural ...

Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

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