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U.S. sanctions shipping companies in China for doing business in Iran

WSHINGTON, DC, October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for their ...

President Trump vows to protect and defend American senior citizens

FORT MYERS, Florida - On Friday, President Donald Trump campaigned in Fort Myers, Florida, a state with one of the ...

China's Shenzhen: from "cultural desert" to "city of design"

An animation designer of Shenzhen Dans Digital Technology Ltd. works at the company in Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province, Oct. ...

Coronavirus watch updates, Oct. 21

A man drinks coffee outside a cafe in Santiago, Chile, Sept. 22, 2020. (Photo by Jorge Villegas/Xinhua)- New cases decline ...

Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

A health worker takes a swab sample from a resident for COVID-19 test in Shibei District of Qingdao, east China's ...

Japan, Indonesia Agree to Bolster Defense, Economic Ties

Japan and Indonesia on Tuesday agreed to accelerate defense and trade talks over mutual concerns about an increasingly assertive China ...

New Legislation to boost US-Taiwan ties introduced in US Senate

Washington [US], October 21 (ANI/Sputnik): Legislation has been introduced in the US Senate to create new and boost the standing ...

Chinese Activists Detained for Backing Former Tsinghua Professor

WASHINGTON - Authorities in Beijing have detained an outspoken publisher and her husband on suspicion of running an "illegal business ...

Indian exports to US, China on rise in 2020

New Delhi [India], October 21 (ANI): A significant increase in India's exports to United States and China, coupled with a ...

Qualifier Kasatkina upsets No. 6 seed Rybakina at Ostrava

Qualifier and former World No. 10 Daria Kasatkina of Russia upset sixth-seeded Elena Rybakina on Tuesday in the first round ...

Pak failed to dismantle terror finance infrastructure: Expert

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 20 (ANI): Pakistan has failed "in letter and spirit" to disrupt and dismantle terrorist financial infrastructure despite ...

Detained Chinese Poet 'Under Pressure to Confess' in Yunnan

Authorities in the southwestern Chinese province of Yunnan are stepping up pressure on detained dissident poet Wang Zang to confess ...

Siphiwe Tshabalala: It's a new chapter for me

Siphiwe Tshabalala says he agreed to join AmaZulu after hearing the club's plans for the new season.The former Kaizer Chiefs ...

Trump calls for investigation of Biden, heads to key battleground

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on the US attorney general to investigate his "criminal" Democratic opponent Joe Biden, as ...

US Justice Department Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

The U.S. Justice Department has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google for allegedly violating federal law by using its dominant ...

COVID-19 vaccine development unaffected by mutation: Chinese official

A staff member tests samples of the COVID-19 inactivated vaccine at a vaccine production plant of China National Pharmaceutical Group ...

Argentina Now Has 1 Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases

Argentina is now the world's fifth country with more than one million confirmed COVID-19 cases.Data collected by Johns Hopkins University's ...

Economic Watch: China sees stable home prices amid control policies

File photo taken on Aug. 19, 2017 shows a residential community in Nanning, south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. (Xinhua/Huang ...

Why a coronavirus vaccine is politically valuable to China

Hundreds of people have been queueing in the city of Yiwu in eastern China in recent days to get an ...

Russian media may be joining China and Iran in turning on Trump

It can be easy to overlook how the rest of the world is making sense of America's chaotic campaign season.But ...

Imran Khan, Army responsible for ongoing atrocities of Balochistan

Karachi [Pakistan], October 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government and the Army are responsible for the ongoing atrocities ...

China is attacking Uyghur family life in Xinjiang

London [UK], October 20 (ANI): Communist authorities in Xinjiang are hitting out at the basic unit of family to bring ...

Autumn of desert poplar forest in north China

EJIN BANNER, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- Golden forest shines in the sunlight. Autumn scenery of desert poplar (populus euphratica) forest ...

In pics: International Chefs Day

Michelin-starred German chef Michael Riemenschneider works at his restaurant in Istanbul, Turkey, Aug. 12, 2020. (Photo by Osman Orsal/Xinhua) BEIJING, ...

Japan ramping up pressure on China over South China Sea: Report

Hanoi [Vietnam], October 20 (ANI): Japenese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Monday agreed with his Vietnamese counterpart Nguyen Xuan Phuc ...

What is China's grand strategy, and can it be attained?

Hong Kong, October 20 (ANI): Correctly or wrongly, Bonaparte Napoleon is often attributed as saying about China, "There lies a ...

Typhoon Saudel approaches South China Sea

HAIKOU, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- A tropical depression escalated to a typhoon on Tuesday morning over the sea to the ...

Asian markets dip as US stimulus hopes fade ahead of deadline

Fading hopes for a pre-election US stimulus and concerns about a fresh surge in virus infections in key economies weighed ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 20)

BEIJING, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

US Poised to Sanction Iran After UN Arms Embargo Expires

The United States has rejected the expiration of an international arms embargo on Iran, saying it will use its domestic ...

Pakistani Generals in Awami Adalat

Glasgow [Scotland], October 20 (ANI): Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan's political career is in serious trouble. The newly formed 11 ...

CBA Roundup: Backcourt duo shines as Shandong sees off Royal Fighters

Wang Wenyu (L) of Shandong Heroes dribbles during a Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) League match between Shandong Heroes and Beijing ...

Chongqing holds Jiangsu to 1-1 draw in Chinese Super League

Jiangsu Suning midfielder Wu Xi (C) in a tussle with Chongqing Dangdai's Brazilian forward Fernandinho Silva (L) during a match ...

Tea tree mushroom industry creates jobs for locals in east China

Staff member Yin Dingxiang shows freshly picked mushrooms at the tea tree mushroom industry base in Qingxi Village of Nantang ...

China Is Stepping Up Its Control over Religion

WASHINGTON - China appears to be strengthening its censorship controls over Christian religious publications that are approved for distribution by ...

Scores Dead as Floods, Heavy Rains Hammer Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos

Floods, landslides, and other natural disasters triggered by downpours in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam have left scores dead, with paddy ...

Chinese Company Offers Coronavirus Vaccine to Students

TAIPEI - A Chinese drug developer is offering an experimental coronavirus vaccine to students going abroad in a strategy that ...

US sanctions six Chinese companies for trade with Iran

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) has imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for ...

WHO Says 184 Countries Have Now Joined COVAX Vaccine Program

The World Health Organization says 184 countries have now joined the COVID-19 global vaccine alliance, known as COVAX, designed to ...

Uyghur Afghan National Detained in Xinjiang Internment Camp

Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained an ethnic Uyghur who is a citizen of Afghanistan, ...

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Wall Street makes good gains, euro soars above 1.1800

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (Xinhua/Big News Ntwork) -- Wall Street's major averages finished higher on Tuesday as investors pinned hopes ...

India exporting to U.S. and China far more than it is importing

NEW DELHI, India, October 21 (ANI): A significant increase in India's exports to the United States and China, coupled with ...

Shanghai stock markets gains 183 points despite regional weakness

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in mainland China rose sharply on Tuesday, a move at odds with the rest of ...

Pakistan restores social media platform TikTok, subject to conditions

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, October 20 (ANI): TikTok services in Pakistan were restored on Monday with certain conditions, 10 days after a ...

U.S. stocks decline with hopes for deal on stimulus package fading

NEW YORK, New York - Continued disagreement over an additional stimulus package has weighed on Wall Street, with all the ...

Leadership in university-based climate action

Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change. As large organisations, they also have significant emissions, which ...

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