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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 ...

India, China discussing disengagement at Gogra Heights

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): India and China are discussing disengagement of troops from friction points including Gogra Heights ...

COVID-19 Spreads in China, Australia as WHO Sounds Alarm on Delta

BEIJING - Mushrooming outbreaks of the highly contagious delta variant prompted China and Australia to impose stricter COVID-19 restrictions on ...

Olympics: Post-Bolt Era in 100m Begins in Tokyo

TOKYO - The post-Usain Bolt era in the men's Olympic 100 meters began on Saturday in Tokyo with Dorian Keletela, ...

Nigerian Sprinter Okagbare Out of Tokyo Games After Failing Drug Test

TOKYO - Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Olympics long jump silver medalist Blessing Okagbare's Tokyo Games ended abruptly on Saturday morning ...

WHO's 2nd COVID-19 origins probe seen as Tedros's reelection move: media

© Provided by Xinhua Many WHO member states in Geneva were surprised by Tedros' approach to further probing whether the ...

Xi stresses achieving goals set for Chinese PLA centenary

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) ...

Olympic Swimming: More Gold for Dressel, Ledecky and McKeown

TOKYO - Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky added to the United States' gold medal haul at the Tokyo Games on ...

Japan, US defence chiefs exchange views

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Japanese Defence Minister Nobuo Kishi and US Defence Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III held a ...

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 ...

India, China to hold Corps Commander-level talks today

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): The 12th round of Corps Commander-level talks between India and China aimed at discussing ...

Mizoram CM has not even apologised: Jayanta Malla Baruah

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 31 (ANI): Assam government led by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has taken strong steps against ...

Chinese mainland reports 30 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua (Photo by Zeng Demeng/Xinhua)BEIJING, July 31 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland on Friday reported 30 new ...

CSL Roundup: Shenzhen edges Guangzhou FC, Shandong defeats Henan

© Provided by Xinhua Gao Lin's one goal and one assist helped Shenzhen beat his former club Guangzhou, while Shandong ...

Eternal surprise Fuel to open Countdown Cup qualifiers

The 2021 Overwatch League Countdown Cup kicked off Friday with explosive action as the Paris Eternal and Houston Outlaws picked ...

Russia experiments with Internet isolation. What's going on

Since 2019, cities across Russia have been testing ways to disconnect the Russian segment of the Internet (known colloquially as ...

India-Afghanistan to hold cultural week from September 2-5

New Delhi [India] July 30 (ANI): Afghanistan Ambassador to India, Farid Mamundzay on Friday said that India and Afghanistan have ...

Harris Will Be First US Vice President to Visit Hanoi

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will next month travel to Singapore and Vietnam, "two critical Indo-Pacific partners," the White House ...

Olympics roundup: Novak Djokovic loses pair of tennis semis

Novak Djokovic suffered a double defeat, losing in the semifinals of both men's singles and mixed-doubles play at the 2020 ...

Chinese martial arts lovers practice Taiji in Brussels

BRUSSELS, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Dozens of Taiji enthusiasts gathered at the Laeken Park in Brussels, Belgium, earlier this week ...

Traditional Chinese medicine expo scheduled for August

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China will hold its fourth traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) expo in ...

China to launch national household survey on elderly life

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China will launch a nationwide household survey program next month on ...

Only 0.9 percent of population in low-income countries vaccinated

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Only 0.9 percent of the population in low-income countries has received ...

Lhasa-Nyingchi railway benefits local people, economy

LHASA, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Kelsang Drolkar and her family's life has become much more convenient since the Fuxing bullet ...

China's leading liquor producer reports rising H1 profit

© Provided by Xinhua GUIYANG, July 30 (Xinhua) -- China's leading liquor producer Kweichow Moutai said its net profit rose ...

Central Chinese cities close tourist sites after COVID-19 resurgence

© Provided by Xinhua CHANGSHA, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in central China's Hunan Province ...

Wang/Huang win all-Chinese badminton mixed doubles final at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua China's Wang Yilyu/Huang Dongping upset compatriots Zheng Siwei/Huang Yaqiong to claim badminton mixed doubles gold.TOKYO, July ...

Foreign Taliban threatening security on Afghan-Tajik border

Kabul [Afghanistan] July 30 (ANI): The presence of foreign terrorists, who have affiliated with the Taliban has been threatening security ...

Japan wins first Olympic fencing gold at Tokyo 2020

© Provided by Xinhua Japan won its first ever Olympic fencing gold in the men's epee team final.TOKYO, July 30 ...

Japan, Czech Republic win golds in judo at Tokyo Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Akira Sone and Lukas Krpalek of the Czech Republic won ...

By politicizing COVID-19, U.S. turns itself into weakness in global fight

© Provided by Xinhua The politicization of the pandemic has "added a new and dangerous layer to things," Jerome Adams, ...

Update: Xi presides over symposium for soliciting advice on economic work

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) ...

Xi Focus: Xi chairs leadership meeting to study economic work

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central ...

Update: CPC leadership holds meeting to study economic work

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central ...

Tibet sees GDP up 9.1 percent in H1

© Provided by Xinhua LHASA, July 30 (Xinhua) -- The gross domestic product (GDP) in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region ...

China's central region blazes new path of high-quality development

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 30 (Xinhua) -- Central China has registered sustained economic growth in the first half ...

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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

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

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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

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