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Hong Kong expected to reduce strict COVID-19 quarantine policy

HONG KONG: To keep the city connected with the rest of the world, while ensuring an "orderly opening-up," Hong Kong ...

Seeking rebound after Covid, Shanghai begins construction projects

SHANGHAI, China: After its economy slowed due to COVID-19 lockdowns in April and May, Shanghai, China's largest city, announced the ...

Don't touch foreigners to reduce monkeypox risk, says Chinese official

BEIJING, China: After the first known case of monkeypox was reported on mainland China last week, a senior Chinese health ...

Ready to tackle any eventuality along China border: IAF's first woman Su-30 weapon system operator

By Ajit K DubeyTezpur (Assam) [India), September 27 (ANI): Amid the ongoing military deployment along the China front, Indian Air ...

Stability of Indo-Pacific should be secured as global situation is challenging: Jaishankar

Washington [US], September 27 (ANI): During his bilateral talks with US Secretary of Defence Lloyd Austin in the Pentagon on ...

Pentagon Chief criticises China's "unprecedented provocations", reaffirms India-US partnership for brighter future of Indo-Pacific

By Reena BhardwajWashington [US], September 27 (ANI): US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin sharply criticised China for "unprecedented provocations in the ...

Seoul Says North Korea, China Reopen Freight Train Traffic

Seoul, South Korea - North Korea and China resumed freight train service Monday following a five-month hiatus, South Korean officials ...

J-K: 1 Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist killed during Kulgam encounter

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 26 (ANI): A terrorist of the proscribed terror outfit Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) was killed during ...

Putin considering talks with Kiev Turkish FM

The potential negotiations should take into account ?new conditions? the top diplomat said, citing the Russian presidentRussian President Vladimir Putin ...

Turkey Signals Possible Rapprochement With Syria

Washington - Recently there have been signs of reconciliation between Turkey and Syria, which have been at odds for more ...

Faith in Hong Kong Press Freedom Sinks to Record Low

HONG KONG - Hong Kong journalists' faith in the city being a free press hub has sunk to a record ...

J-K: 1 soldier, 2 civilians injured in Kulgam encounter

Kulgam [Jammu and Kashmir], September 26 (ANI): In the Kulgam encounter that broke out earlier in the day, one Army ...

China successfully launches new remote sensing satellite

© Provided by Xinhua XICHANG, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- China sent a new remote sensing satellite into space from the ...

In pics: China's retrieved cultural relics on display in Shanghai

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- "Return in Golden Age: China's Retrieved Cultural Relics Exhibition" was launched ...

Encounter breaks out at Batpora area of Kulgam: Kashmir Police

Kulgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 26 (ANI): An encounter broke out in the Batpora area of Kulgam on Monday. ...

China raises reserve requirement for forward forex trading

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- China will elevate the foreign exchange risk reserve ratio for forward-forex ...

Hong Kong puts 90-year-old cardinal on trial under national security law

Hong Kong, September 26 (ANI): Known as the "conscience of Hong Kong" among his supporters, Cardinal Joseph Zen, a 90-year-old ...

CCP to strengthen its policy toward Taiwan, double down on unification efforts

Taipei [Taiwan], September 26 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will double down on Taiwan unification efforts ahead of its ...

Russian methanol industry shutting down media

The vital chemical is falling victim to Western sanctions, Kommersant daily reportsMethanol output in Russia has fallen to minimum levels ...

US Asks UN Rights Council to Debate China Rights Abuses

The United States on Monday called on the U.N. Human Rights Council to organize a debate on rights violations in ...

Botswana pins hope on China-Africa linkage in solar energy

© Provided by Xinhua Experts and policymakers in Botswana have expressed hope that the China-Africa linkage in the use of ...

"Very well put", says German envoy on PM Modi's remark to Putin on Ukraine conflict

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): Germany on Monday became the latest country to endorse Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks ...

Andaman and Nicobar serial medal winner Regina Kiro eyes another big medal haul in National Games

Andaman and Nicobar [India], September 26 (ANI): The 19-member Andaman and Nicobar contingent will look to Kayak specialist and serial ...

Mismanaged zero-Covid policy by China endangers Tibetan lives

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 26 (ANI): The draconian measures adopted by China to enforce its zero-Covid policy in the ...

Powerful Typhoon Leaves 5 Rescuers Dead in North Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - Typhoon Noru blew out of the northern Philippines on Monday, leaving five rescuers dead, causing floods and ...

China-Nepal rail project finds little support in landlocked nation

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 26 (ANI): China's ambitious project in Nepal related to building a railway line in the landlocked nation ...

Xi prepares to extend his reign at 20th Party Congress

Hong Kong, September 26 (ANI): Next month, Chairman Xi Jinping will extend his term in power for another five years, ...

India among leaders in green jobs generation, creates employment for 8.63 lakh in 2021

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): The number of countries participating in the renewable energy market is increasing but most ...

From Ukraine to Russia to France, Modi's India wins global praise at UNGA

New York [US], September 26 (ANI): At the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session India has been winning praise ...

Reign, Fuel, Outlaws, Gladiators pick up wins for Countdown Cup

The Atlanta Reign, Dallas Fuel, Houston Outlaws and Los Angeles Gladiators won matches Sunday to wrap up the first week ...

Hong Kong Cardinal Among Activists on Trial Over Protest Fund

Hong Kong - A 90-year-old Hong Kong cardinal will go on trial alongside four fellow democracy supporters Monday over their ...

Atthaya Thitikul beats Danielle Kang in playoff to win in Arkansas

LPGA rookie Atthaya Thitikul of Thailand sank a birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat Danielle Kang and ...

Security forces foil infiltration bid, kill 2 terrorists in J-K's Kupwara

Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], September 26 (ANI): The infiltration bid was foiled along the Line of Control (LoC) in ...

China uses clever tactics of African countries' loan waiver to change its image

Beijing [China], September 25 (ANI): After eyebrows were raised on China's debt trap policy under its Belt Road Initiative (BRI), ...

Union minister G Kishan Reddy says Telangana CM KCR instigating people

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], September 25 (ANI): Union Minister G Kishan Redday on Sunday alleged that Telangana chief minister K. Chandrashekar ...

16 Chinese military aircraft, 4 naval ships cross Taiwan Strait

Taipei [Taiwan], September 25 (ANI): China's 16 military aircraft and four ships crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait ...

Powerful Typhoon Hits North Philippines, Thousands Evacuated

MANILA - A powerful typhoon slammed into the northeastern Philippines on Sunday and was barreling across the main Luzon island ...

UN Warns of Growing Criminal Threat from Mekong Region Casinos, SEZs

The unchecked growth of freewheeling business enclaves and casinos in and around Laos is opening new money laundering and drug ...

Chinese Survivors Had No Food, Water on Sinking Boat

SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia - Chinese survivors from a boat that sank near a Cambodian island, killing three people and leaving eight ...

China's campaign against Uyghurs spills over to Pakistan

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], September 25 (ANI): China's campaign against Uyghurs has spilled across its borders, entangling hundreds of Pakistanis who have ...

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NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks had a choppy day Monday, which was marred by severe gyrations in bond ...

100th anniversary of renowned Hollywood sign calls for repaint

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US Senate targets Facebook, Google for money shared with news groups

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Financial crisis hits Asian markets, British pound collapses

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1.1 million Teslas in U.S. recalled for software update

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