Fri, 17 Aug 2018

Taiwan President Arrives in Belize to Reaffirm Alliance

BELIZE CITY, BELIZE - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen arrived in Belize Thursday as she seeks to shore up dwindling alliances ...

After leaving nuke deal, US forms Iran Action Group

Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 17 (ANI): Barely three months after Washington pulled out from the Iran nuclear deal, United States ...

Indians top amongst foreign ascenders in Everest expedition

Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 17 (ANI): The Department of Tourism of Nepal on Thursday released the number of expedition permits and ...

Kudlow: China Sending Team to Washington to Talk Trade

The United States and China are resuming trade talks, raising hopes for a way out of an intensifying dispute between ...

White House: US 'Crushing It' on Economic Growth

The United States economy, the world's largest, is 'crushing it,' White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow declared Thursday. 'This is ...

China Moves Ahead With Subversion Trial of Rights Lawyer in Jiangsu

Authorities in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu have indicted human rights lawyer Yu Wensheng on subversion charges, paving the ...

Kyrgyzstan Follows Neighbors' Example To Create 'Tourist Police'

BISHKEK -- Kyrgyzstan says it will set up a special police force to provide security for tourists who visit the ...

Russia Mulls Retaliation For U.S. Sanctions Over North Korea

Russia says it is working on retaliatory measures against the United States after Washington imposed sanctions on a Russian company ...

Putin Hosts Turkmen Leader In Sochi After Caspian Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the long-awaited signing of a new convention ...

Hong Kong Independence Speech Draws Warnings

Officials in the Chinese capital, Beijing, and in Hong Kong have issued a string of warnings after a journalists' association ...

China, US to Resume Trade Talks This Month

A Chinese delegation will travel to the United States later this month to resume negotiations as a trade war intensifies ...

In Chinese Port City, Japan's Toyota Lays Foundation to Ramp Up Sales

BEIJING - Toyota is likely to make 120,000 more cars a year in the Chinese port city of Tianjin as ...

Tibetan Family Denied State Benefits Over Dalai Lama Photo

Authorities in a Tibetan-populated county of western China's Sichuan province have refused state benefits to a needy family found in ...

Kenyatta's War on Corruption: Lasting Legacy or Political Theater

NAIROBI - Two top-ranking officials in Kenya were charged with corruption this week in a $3 billion Chinese-built railway project, ...

Chinese Activists Set up Party That Wants Independence For Shanghai

Overseas activists have set up a party to campaign for independence for Shanghai, in a move likely to be anathema ...

Analysts: China to Gain from South China Sea Compromise

TAIPEI - A proposed 60-40 split favoring the Philippines over China in rights to any oil or gas discovered together ...

Japanese Emperor Expresses 'Deep Remorse' for World War II

Japan's Emperor Akihito expressed his 'deep regret' Wednesday for his country's actions during World War II. The 84-year-old emperor revealed ...

China Blasts US Solar Tariffs

AFP - China has blasted US tariffs on solar panel imports, filing a complaint at the World Trade Organization in ...

Putin Ready to Meet North Korea's Kim

AFP - Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "at an early ...

Russian, Turkmen Presidents To Meet In Sochi

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov are due to meet on August 15 for what the Kremlin ...

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Pakistan warns Twitter to block offensive content

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan has issued a stern warning to popular microblogging site, Twitter to either block “offensive content” or ...

Uber hires former NSA official to lead firm’s security

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Nine months after Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi fired the company’s head of security, Joe Sullivan over the ...

Vienna topples Melbourne as world’s most liveable city

VIENNA, Austria - Breaking Melbourne’s seven year record, the Austrian capital, Vienna was crowned the world’s most liveable city, in ...

Longtime Netflix CFO David Wells to step down

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After completing 14 years with the company, during which time Netflix recorded massive growth, the streaming giant’s ...

Ticketmaster asked to shutdown controversial resale websites

LONDON, U.K. - Following warnings of a crackdown by the country’s competition watchdog, Ticketmaster U.K. has now decided to shut ...

Around 1,500 jobs at risk as Homebase shuts 42 stores

LONDON, U.K. - DIY retailer Homebase has announced its decision to close nearly a fifth of the 250 store chain, ...

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