Tue, 28 Sep 2021

Assassination of WikiLeaks founder considered by CIA

In 2017, as Julian Assange began his fifth year holed up in Ecuador's embassy in London, the CIA plotted to ...

Korean War soldier buried in New York 70 years after death

HADLEY, New York: On Monday, Corporal Walter Smead was buried at the Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery near ...

Chinese president says China will not export coal-fired power projects

BEIJING, China: Last week, President Xi Jinping said China will stop building coal-fired power plants abroad, while pledging to help ...

Australian submarines: An arms deal or military pact?

On September 15, 2021, the heads of government of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the formation ...

What the world can learn from Bhutan's rapid COVID vaccine rollout

Nearly half the world's population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. But figures vary widely between ...

Mumbai Metro's red line 7, yellow line 2A likely to operate

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 28 (ANI): Mumbai Metro's red line 7 and yellow line 2A are likely be operational within ...

Xi to attend Martyrs' Day event, present flowers in Tian'anmen Square

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping and other leaders of the Communist Party of China ...

Australian Nobel Prize winner has his mind on China

© Provided by Xinhua "In China these days, at least in medical audiences, most people can speak quite a bit ...

White paper documents China's journey towards moderate prosperity

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's State Council Information Office Tuesday issued a white paper to ...

Wellington College International partners with Unison Group

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI/Mediawire): Wellington College is proud to announce an agreement with the Unison Group to establish ...

Couples really are together in sickness and in health

Sendai (Miyagi) [Japan], September 28 (ANI): According to a recent cohort study that looked at Dutch and Japanese marriages, a ...

European gas prices smash historic high

Natural gas prices in Europe hit record highs in Tuesday's trading, exceeding $1,000 per 1,000 cubic meters for the first ...

Japan to end COVID-19 emergency measures

Tokyo [Japan], September 28 (ANI/Xinhua): The Japanese government will end this week the COVID-19 state of emergency in Tokyo and ...

ICC ODI Rankings: Jhulan rises to second

Dubai [UAE], September 28 (ANI): India fast bowler Jhulan Goswami's superb show in the final match against Australia has helped ...

Afghan representative Isaczai calls off speech in UNGA

Kabul [Afghanistan], September 28 (ANI): Afghanistan's permanent representative in the United Nations Ghulam Muhammad Isaczai who was due to give ...

Rachael Haynes ruled out of remainder of India series

Queensland [Australia], September 28 (ANI): Australia batter Rachael Haynes has been ruled out of the upcoming pink-ball Test and three ...

Australia surpasses 100,000 COVID-19 cases

Canberra [Australia], September 28 (ANI/Xinhua): Australia has surpassed 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as the country continues to battle the third ...

Mahindra Rural Housing Finance partners with Vymo

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], September 28 (ANI/PRNewswire):Called Vymo LeadEx, the solution will be used by over 10,000 frontline agents and managers ...

Clash between Tasmania, Queensland postponedn

Queensland [Australia], September 28 (ANI): The Sheffield Shield clash between Tasmania and Queensland was postponed on Tuesday due to a ...

US State Department 'condemns' North Korea's missile launch

Washington [US], September 28 (ANI): The US State Department on Monday (local time) condemned North Korea's (DPRK) missile launch and ...

China issues white paper on moderate prosperity

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- China's State Council Information Office Tuesday issued a white paper to ...

US should not treat Pakistan as ally, says expert

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 28 (ANI): The US should not treat Pakistan as an ally when it is, in reality, a ...

Picture book tells magics of "City Rising from the Ocean" in Sri Lanka

© Provided by Xinhua The Port City Colombo in Sri Lanka recently produced a picture book entitled "City Rising from ...

North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile' into East Sea

Pyongyang [North Korea], September 28 (ANI): North Korea fired at least one unidentified projectile into the East Sea on Tuesday, ...

Taiwan says needs to develop long-range weapons

Taipei [Taiwan], September 28 (ANI): Taiwan should develop the range, precision and mobility of its weapons to boost the island's ...

Meng and the two Michaels: Why China's hostage diplomacy failed

On the face of it, the fact that Canada's "two Michaels" - Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor - boarded a ...

Seven killed, seven missing after mudslide hits China

Beijing [China], September 28 (ANI): At least seven people were killed and seven others remained missing after a rain-triggered mudslide ...

Anti-China sentiments on rise in South Korea

Beijing [China], September 28 (ANI): While Koreans look at China as just an economic opportunity, there has been a sharp ...

Japan to cut COVID-19 quarantine period to 10 days

Tokyo [Japan], September 28 (ANI/Sputnik): Japan will shorten its COVID-19 quarantine period from 14 to 10 days starting October 1, ...

Chris Hedges: America's fate is oligarchy or autocracy

The competing systems of power are divided between alternatives which widen the social and political divide ? and increase potential ...

Tibetans protest against China's Human Rights violations

Geneva [Switzerland], September 27 (ANI): The Tibetan Community of Switzerland and Liechtenstein (TCSL) has organised a peace march in protest ...

CTBT does not address a number of concerns raised by India

New York [India] September 27 (ANI): While speaking at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on Monday, Foreign Secretary ...

India committed to nuclear free world: Shringla

New York [US] September 27 (ANI): India is committed to the goal of a nuclear weapons free world and complete ...

China seeks "winged steeds" for national rejuvenation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- As the ancient Chinese saying goes, there are many swift horses, ...

Sports Focus: National Games witnesses development of China's sports map

© Provided by Xinhua 62-year history of the National Games has witnessed the Chinese sports development.By sportswriters Hu Jiali, Fu ...

Global Britain is becoming a stooge of the US

The scenes as American and British troops withdrew from Afghanistan were heartbreaking. People desperate to leave the country they love, ...

Urvashi Lele's passion project Maison Audmi

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], September 27 (ANI/PRNewswire): Having worked with some of the most renowned brands in the design industry, Urvashi ...

InPics:China-Africa expo unleashes new cooperation potential

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGSHA, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- The Second China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo opened Sunday in Changsha, ...

A coffee "dream" across thousands of miles from Ethiopia to China

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Chinese FM holds phone conversation with Venezuelan FM

© Provided by Xinhua The long-standing China-Venezuela comprehensive strategic partnership has stood the test of the shifting international landscape and ...

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Stocks in Asia mixed, U.S. dollar pushes euro below 1.17

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Continuing uncertainty about the financial health of China Evergrande, and concerns over power generation in the ...

Chinese fishing boats overpowering South American fishermen

PUCUSANA, Peru: Fishing boats, which leave this port daily to harvest tuna, and later squid, face an uncertain future due ...

United reports 97% of staff vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Less than a week before its staff vaccination deadline, United Airlines announced that more than 97 percent of ...

Technology stocks drift down during indecisive day on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets were indecisive Monday. Industrial shares rose modestly, while the tech sector was ...

Democrats vying for climate change initiatives in $3.5 trillion bill

SEATTLE, Washington - Democrats in Congress are aiming to have legislation passed by the end of September that could have ...

India modernizing air force with purchase of 56 Airbus aircraft

NEW DELHI, India: India will purchase 56 Airbus C295 aircraft as part of its program to replace the Indian Air ...

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