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Hong Kong: Man arrested for insulting Chinese anthem

Hong Kong, July 31 (ANI): It was a moment for celebration for Hong Kongers as fencer Cheung Ka Long won ...


Sensex drops 66 points amid volatility, Bajaj twins crack

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 30 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded in a narrow range and wiped out early gains to ...


Writing on the Wall Hong Kong's Security Law's Far-reaching Risks

BANGKOK, THAILAND - When Hong Kong's national security law was about to be implemented 13 months ago, the city's chief ...


Hong Kong activist handed 9-year jail term

Hong Kong, July 30 (ANI): A Hong Kong activist, who is the first person to be convicted under the contentious ...


Tibetan govt-in exile terms Blinken meet with Dalai Lama's

By Rajnish SinghNew Delhi [India], July 30 (ANI): Terming the meeting between a representative of the Dalai Lama and US ...


Myanmar democracy movement moves out of jailed Suu Kyi's shadow

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi is isolated from the young protesters now forging their own struggle for democracy.Suu Kyi ...


Equity gauges trade weak, Tech Mahindra surges 7.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 30 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded in a sombre mood during early hours on Friday amid ...


US concerned over 'harrasment' of journalists in China

Washington [US], July 30 (ANI): The United States has expressed "deep concerns" with what it called increasingly harsh surveillance, harassment, ...


Chinese mainland reports 21 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 21 new locally transmitted COVID-19 ...


Sensex gains 209 points as global mood calms

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 29 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed in the green zone on Thursday as global mood stabilised ...


Lawyer for Hong Kong Protester Asks Court for Shorter Term

HONG KONG - A lawyer for the first person convicted under Hong Kong's national security law asked Thursday for no ...


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Chinese companies risk U.S. de-listing over government interference

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Changes in reporting procedures will now require Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to disclose the risks ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

Hong Kong man found guilty under HK security law, 115 others charged

HONG KONG: Hong Kong has convicted the first person for terrorism and inciting secession, as defined by its new national ...

China reports 55 new COVID-19 cases as Delta variant spread

Beijing [China], July 31 (ANI): China has reported 55 new coronavirus cases, as the country is witnessing a sudden surge ...

June air travel recovery continues to disappoint: IATA

Geneva [Switzerland], July 31 (ANI): The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced passenger demand performance for June showing a ...

No bull! Russia becomes top-supplier of beef to China

Russia has overtaken Australia, Argentina and Brazil in beef exports to the Chinese market, which are likely to grow further ...

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Amid surge, Thailand opens first Covid airport hospital in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand has opened an 1,800 bed field hospital for Covid patients in a cargo warehouse at Bangkok's Don ...

Gambling on regaining majority, Canada's Trudeau to hold elections

OTTAWA, Canada: Reports from Canada say Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will schedule snap elections in September, two years ahead ...

20-year old youth shot deal by Israeli soldiers during teen's funeral

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 20-year old Palestinian youth was shot dead by Israeli army soldiers on Thursday as he attended ...

Jump in Covid variant forces U.S. to keep borders closed to visitors

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Due to the spread of the Covid Delta variant, the United States will not lift the existing travel ...

Blinken meets representative of Tibet government in exile in India

NEW DELHI, India: China is expected to deliver an angry response to a meeting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken ...

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Walmart to pay for employees' college tuition, cost of books

BENTONVILLE, Arkansas: Retailer Walmart, the largest private employer in the U.S., has announced it will cover the full cost of ...


U.S. stocks slip on Amazon revenue forecasts

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell across the board on Friday with Amazon a stand-out for sellers. The ...


Amazon says it will not accept bitcoin for online payments

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com denied media reports on July 26 that the company was considering accepting bitcoins as a form of ...


In major move, Intel to build Qualcomm chips, full production by 2025

SANTA CLARA, California: Hoping to regain its lead by 2025 and catch up to rivals, such as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ...


Stocks across Asia sold off, Japan's Nikkei 225 loses 499 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - There was wholesale selling of stocks on Asian markets on Friday with the technology sector coming ...


Chinese companies risk U.S. de-listing over government interference

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Changes in reporting procedures will now require Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges to disclose the risks ...


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