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Seven killed, three injured in coal mine accident in China

BEIJING, China - The latest in a series of tragic accidents inside a coal mine in China on Saturday, reignited ...

China declares victory of graft within ruling Communist Party

BEIJING, China - A shockingly high number of government and state officials in China have been handed stern punishments this ...

SA teen, 6 others released from prison in China - Dirco

Teenager Tristan-Lee Niemand and another six South Africans have been released from prison in China and will be deported to ...

Japan to Buy More Stealth Jets, Radar to Counter China, Russia

TOKYO Japan will accelerate spending on advanced stealth fighters, long-range missiles and other equipment over the next five years to ...

China's Xi Calls for Reform Implementation, Offers No New Measures

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday called for the implementation of reforms but offered no new specific measures in ...

Wondrous Extinct Flying Reptiles Boasted Rudimentary Feathers

WASHINGTON A microscopic examination of fossils from China has revealed that the fur-like body covering of pterosaurs, the remarkable flying ...

Trump Approves 2nd Round of Trade Aid Payments for US Farmers

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday he has authorized the second round of payments from a $12 billion aid package ...

US Sportswear Traced to Factory in China's Internment Camps

HOTAN, CHINA Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and ...

Striking Brewery Workers Clash With Police in Jiangsu

Workers at a major brewery in the eastern Chinese province of Jiangsu faced off with police and security guards over ...

Kenyan Authorities Harass Coal Plant Opponents

NAIROBI A new report says Kenyan authorities have harassed and abused environmental activists protesting the development of a new coal ...

The Philippines Investment Outlook for 2019

Despite the downside risk of recent inflation in the Philippines, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projects a 6.6 percent economic ...

Trump Implores Fed to Forego Another Interest Rate Hike

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday implored the country's independent central bank to not raise interest rates again when ...

Czech Republic Warns Against Using Huawei, ZTE Products

PRAGUE The Czech Republic's cybersecurity watchdog is warning against the use of products by Chinese electronics giant Huawei and another ...

China Driving Use of Armed Drones in Middle East

BEIRUT The use of armed drones in the Middle East, driven largely by sales from China, has grown significantly in ...

China, Russia in Uneasy Energy Embrace

As sanction threats loom over its export plans, Russia is casting itself as a leading defender of China's energy security. ...

Trump Again Blasts Fed for 'Even Considering' Rate Hike

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump early on Monday again criticized the Federal Reserve for its current series of interest-rate increases, days ...

Locked Away, Forgotten: Muslim Uighur Wives of Pakistani Men

The last time Chaudhry Javed Atta saw his wife was over a year ago the Pakistani trader in dried and ...

US, China Trade Barbs at WTO Amid Calls for Reform

GENEVA The United States said on Monday that China's 'unfair competitive practices' were harming foreign companies and workers in a ...

CASIO's scientific calculator enhances Chinese education

Shanghai [China], Dec 17 (ANI): Science education in Shanghai has been a top priority, as for several years, the city ...

ATMA Kicks off Safety Training for CV Drivers with ISRPL on Board

New Delhi [India], Dec 17 (NewsVoir): Having undertaken several campaigns aimed at sensitizing Passenger Vehicle (PV) owners on tyre safety, ...

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Pokemon Go maker's latest round of funding takes its value higher

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - After investors pumped in more funds into the U.S. gaming startup Niantic last year, the developer behind ...

Swiss group ABB to sell its power grids division to Japan's Hitachi

ZURICH, Switzerland - In a bid to reduce costs and focus on areas like automation, the Swiss engineering group ABB ...

Jaguar Land Rover plans layoffs to combat Brexit, falling sales

LONDON, U.K. - In a bid to ward off the threat from Brexit, Britain's biggest car maker Jaguar Land Rover ...

Google to bring thousands of new jobs to New York City

SAN JOSE, California - Google Hudson Square is coming to New York City, with an attaching price tag of more ...

Another software bug, another data breach hits Facebook

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In yet another data breach, Facebook has revealed that a software bug caused photos of millions of ...

Indian rupees will soon no longer be accepted in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - In a further blow to India's currency, which has been in a downward spiral in recent years, ...

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