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Pro Tibet group to hold panel discussion on China

New Delhi [India], February 25 (ANI): A pro-Tibet group named Global Alliance For Tibet and Persecuted Minorities (GMPM) has scheduled ...


China continues to deny West's condemnation of human rights

Geneva [Switzerland], February 25 (ANI): Despite reports and testimonies of human rights violations emerging from Xinjiang and Hong Kong, China ...


Equity indices edge higher, Coal India up 8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices advanced on Thursday due to favourable global cues amid optimism over ...


Pitfalls of EU-Comprehensive Agreement on Investment deal

Athens [Grecce], February 25 (ANI): December 2020, European Union (EU) landmark trade deal - the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) ...


PLA trains Hong Kong police with "goose-stepping" marching

Hong Kong, February 25 (ANI): The People's Liberation Army (PLA) is teaching Hong Kong police with "goose-stepping" Chinese-style marching for ...


With Chinese Media Under Control, Beijing Sets Sights on Foreign News

HONG KONG - The future of foreign reporting in China is being brought into question as the Chinese government aims ...


Equity indices up on positive global cues, metal stock

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 25 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Thursday on the back of ...


EU escalates condemnation of China's crackdown on Hong Kong

Brussels [Belgium], February 24 (ANI): The European Union has escalated its condemnation of Beijing's political crackdown under the draconian National ...


EU-China investment deal faces backlash

Brussels [Belgium], February 24 (ANI): The European Commission on Wednesday faced backlash on its investment deal with China in the ...


Hong Kong stocks dive on stamp duty plan

Hong Kong shares ended with hefty losses Wednesday after the city's finance chief said he would hike stamp duty on ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Feb. 26

BEIJING, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


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U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Call for moving 2022 Olympics from China

OTTAWA, Canada - Ramping up pressure on Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to toughen his stance on China, Canada's parliament ...

Purchase of Cooper Tire means Goodyear to double presence in China

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company's announcement that it would purchase rival Cooper Tire for $2.8 billion ensures Goodyear will double ...

Avoiding the data colonialism trap

Even while the Covid-19 pandemic has heightened awareness of data and statistics, it has highlighted the global divide in statistical ...

Broader de-escalation of troops needed: Jaishankar to Wang

New Delhi [India], February 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar's telephonic conversation with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi lasted ...

Update: Xi pledges continuous support for Colombia's COVID-19 fight

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that China stands ready to ...

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U.S. Senate votes 78-20 to confirm Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador

WASHINGTON DC: - Career foreign service diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield was approved to become U.S. ambassador to the United Nations this ...

Supreme Court ruling exacerbates Trump's legal issues

NEW YORK, New York - Like a mob boss looking for payback, Donald Trump wanted the Supreme Court to do ...

Inspectors to seek out metal failure as cause of United engine fire

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered immediate inspections of all Boeing 777-200 planes using Pratt ...

EU expects Navalny sanctions for Russians to be ready next week

BRUSSELS, Belgium - In a largely symbolic move, foreign ministers of the European Union agreed this week to sanction four ...

Boost in supplies seen as Covid vaccine stocks fall short of promises

WASHINGTON, DC - Moderna has announced, following approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, that it will place 15 ...

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US home values rise by 10% in one year

The US is witnessing the strongest housing market boom since 2014, with record-low mortgage rates and a limited supply of ...


U.S. stocks take a bath, Dow Jones dives 560 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday as U.S. Treasury yields rose. sparking inflationary fears.Technology stocks took ...


Macquarie profits up by $317 million due to Texas deep freeze

The winter storms that have swept across the U.S., particularly Texas, upending the energy market and knocking out power for ...


As Brazil's Petrobras oil drops, stocks, bonds also tumble

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - Shares of state-owned oil company Petrobras fell 22 percent on Monday, wiping out $13 billion ...


Stocks in Asia jump on U.S. Fed chairman's remarks

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday, in line with the global trend, following ...


Musk's loss of $30 billion drops him from world's richest person

Tesla founder Elon Musk is no longer the richest person on earth after his stock portfolio tumbled 6 percent on ...


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