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Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

2020 Buick LPGA Shanghai canceled

The LPGA announced that the 2020 Buick LPGA Shanghai has been canceled due to health concerns and travel restrictions related ...

Report: Yankees sign TikTok sponsorship deal

The New York Yankees aren't turning down a sponsorship opportunity, even if it runs afoul of President Donald Trump's position ...

China asks military not to fire firsts amid tensions with US in SCS

Beijing [China], Aug 11 (ANI): Amid mounting tensions with the US, China has instructed its service personnel "not to fire ...

Taiwan Plans to Shift Medical Supply Chain Away from China

TAIPEI - The United States and Taiwan are making a public show of strengthening ties this week, signing a memorandum ...

China involved in mass rapes of Uyghur women: Activist`

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): A renowned Uyghur American activist and advocate from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China has ...

Researchers Develop Solar Energy Water Desalination Process

A team of researchers from Australia and China has developed a way to desalinate and purify salty or brackish water ...

Jimmy Lai, associates released on bail in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, August 12 (ANI): After facing criticism from countries around the world, Hong Kong police on Tuesday released media ...

US Officials Sanctioned by China Denounce Measures as Distraction

The 11 U.S. lawmakers and nonprofit leaders sanctioned Monday by China are speaking out, with one spokesperson characterizing the new ...

WeChat 'Extends China's Internet' to Wherever Users Are in The World

Concerns are growing over overseas censorship and surveillance via Tencent's WeChat social media app, with the U.S. banning business with ...

Trump says 'great' bond with China's Xi changed after Covid-19

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping has frayed in the wake of ...

UAE reports 262 new COVID-19 cases, 62,966 in total

DUBAI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday announced 262 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total ...

China adopts decision for 6th HK Legislative Council

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI/Xinhua): Chinese lawmakers on Tuesday voted to adopt a decision for the sixth Legislative Council of ...

Australia Equals Its Deadliest Day of COVID-19 Pandemic

SYDNEY - Senior government officials in the Australian state of Victoria will Tuesday appear at a parliamentary inquiry into the ...

New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming tours to go ahead

New Zealand Cricket said on Tuesday that Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies had all confirmed they will tour ...

Disney's Mulan approved to be released in China

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Disney on Monday (local time) announced that its upcoming live-action film 'Mulan' will "soon" be ...

Nationals revolt over the government's proposed university fee changes

The Nationals are demanding major changes to the government's controversial new higher education fee plan, declaring it would disadvantage regional ...

Gulf Arab Countries Back Extension Of UN Arms Embargo On Iran

The Gulf Cooperation Council has sent a letter to the United Nations endorsing an extension of an arms embargo on ...

China Energy holds open day event on wind power project in South Africa

A Chinese clean energy company organized an open day event on Monday to showcase operations, COVID-19 pandemic prevention and control ...

'D-Day's coming': Australia sets Kiwis Super Rugby shake-up deadline

Australian rugby officials have set a three-week deadline for New Zealand to accept their demands for a trans-Tasman Super Rugby ...

Update: China Focus: Typhoon Mekkhala makes landfall in China's Fujian

Trees are seen in strong winds brought by Typhoon Mekkhala in Zhangpu County of Zhangzhou, southeast China's Fujian Province, Aug. ...

Xi Focus: Xi stresses stopping wasting food, promoting thrift

Tourists dine at a restaurant in Shanbao community of Jiuba Township, Tongzi County, southwest China's Guizhou Province, July 21, 2020. ...

Xi stresses stopping wasting food, promoting thrift

Customers dine at a vegetarian restaurant in Kunming, southwest China's Yunnan Province, June 14, 2020. (Xinhua/Chen Xinbo)BEIJING, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) ...

Keeping a close watch on grave situation in Hong Kong: Japan

Tokyo [Japan], Aug 11 (ANI): A day after Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested for breaching the national ...

Equity indices on upswing led by metal, financial stocks

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices surged for the third consecutive session during early hours on Tuesday ...

China activates emergency response for Yellow River floods

Aerial photo taken on July 19, 2020 shows water gushing out from sluiceways of the Xiaolangdi Reservoir on the Yellow ...

O'Brien urges China to restore Hong Kong's rule of law

Washington [US], Aug 11 (ANI): A day after Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai was arrested for breaching the national ...

Album: Discover the beauty of Sydney, Australia

People rest in front of the Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia, on Aug. 6, 2020. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)SYDNEY, Aug. 11 ...

Genus Power makes history, supplies 1.5 million Smart Meters to EESL

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Aug 11 (ANI/ BusinessWire India): Genus Power Infrastructures Ltd (Genus Power), the country's largest electricity metering solutions ...

Pacioretty returns as Knights face surprising Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks weren't supposed to reach the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Vegas Golden Knights weren't ...

Typhoon Mekkhala makes landfall in China's Fujian

Photo shows rafts moored to take shelter from the wind at the sea area of Sansha Town of Xiapu County, ...

Pentagon Identifies More Bandwidth for Commercial 5G Network Sharing

WASHINGTON - The Pentagon and the White House have identified an additional 100 MHz in the coveted mid-band frequency spectrum ...

Former champ Kuznetsova pulls out of U.S. Open

Svetlana Kuznetsova, who won the U.S. Open in 2004, pulled out of this year's tournament on Monday due to her ...

A Ban on WeChat and TikTok, a Disconnected World and Two Internets

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - President Trump's new executive orders banning Chinese social media apps TikTok and WeChat marked a significant escalation ...

WHO decries 'vast global gap' in funds needed to fight coronavirus

There is a "vast global gap" between funds needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic and funds committed, World Health Organization ...

Explainer: who owns the copyright to your tattoo?

The Australian Copyright Agency has licensed an Indigenous artwork for a custom tattoo. It is the first instance of tattoo ...

Historic Montreal course to host 2024 Presidents Cup

The Royal Montreal Golf Club will host the Presidents Cup in 2021, PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan announced Monday. It ...

Murray moves into main draw of U.S. Open

Andy Murray moved into the main draw of the U.S. Open when Alexei Popyrin of Australia withdrew from the tournament ...

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Congress makes no progress on stimulus, selling escalates on Wall St

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks have fallen across the board on Tuesday as a deal between Democrats and ...

Facebook to clamp down on publishers with political affiliations

MENLO PARK, California - Facebook announced new regulations Tuesday that prevent U.S. publishers with demonstrated ties to political groups from ...

North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...

Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...

News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...

Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...

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