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Alaska - A Strategic Military Asset Against China, Russia

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, ALASKA - Alaska is the northernmost part of the United States, and it is big. Big ...


Marsupial Resurgence in Outback Australia

SYDNEY - Experts have said that rare footage of an endangered marsupial in outback Australia is a sign that native ...


Pak ISI chief to hold talks with Chinese officials

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 25 (ANI): Days after the bus explosion in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Director General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) ...


Covid forces Rahm, DeChambeau out of Olympic golf

The Olympic golf tournament lost two of its top stars to coronavirus on Sunday, as world number one Jon Rahm ...


Record profits and blockbuster dividends: Here come the miners

Each of the group of five majors which includes Glencore, Anglo American and Vale SA are expected to report their ...


Japan's Horigome lands first Olympic skateboard gold at Tokyo 2020

© Provided by Xinhua 22-year-old Japanese Yuto Horigome has become the first-ever Olympic skateboarding champion. TOKYO, July 25 (Xinhua) -- ...


China claims 5th consecutive Olympic gold in women's synchro springboard

© Provided by Xinhua China's Shi Tingmao/Wang Han won the women's synchronized 3m springboard gold at Tokyo 2020.TOKYO, July 25 ...


Tokyo Olympics: USA's William Shaner bags surprise gold

Tokyo [Japan], July 25 (ANI): The United States of America's William Shaner grabbed the gold in the men's 10m air ...


Australia smash world record to win women's 4x100m relay Olympic gold

Australia shattered the women's 4x100m freestyle world record to win gold at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, clocking 3mins 29.69 ...


Powerhouse US Swim Team Shines with 6 Medals, 1st US Gold

TOKYO - Chase Kalisz got things rolling, claiming the first U.S. gold at the Olympic pool.By the time the morning ...


British Analyst Envisions Overthrow of China's Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping, pressured to resign by Li Keqiang and other Politburo members, is escorted to a coastal luxury ...


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Plea for jailed protesters and journalists in Myanmar to be freed

IFEX is calling for the restoration of media licenses to IFEX member Mizzima News and other media outlets who have ...

U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

Taliban poised to restore dark days in Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 25 (ANI): The Taliban, who are rapidly gaining territory in Afghanistan as the US withdraws its forces, ...

INS Airavat reaches Indonesia with 300 oxygen concentrators

Jakarta [Indonesia] July 25 (ANI): INS Airavat on Sunday reached Indonesia with 300 oxygen concentrators and 100 metric tonnes (MT) ...

Blinken visit to India: Afghanistan, Pak sponsored terror

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be visiting India on July ...

Asia Album: Vietnamese capital imposes highest level of social distancing

© Provided by Xinhua HANOI, July 25 (Xinhua) -- The Vietnamese capital Hanoi is applying the country's strictest social distancing ...

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UK seizes assets, bans entry to son of president of Equatorial Guinea

LONDON, England: Britain has banned entry to the son of Equatorial Guinea's long-serving president for using millions of dollars in ...

CIA looks to Russia as probable cause of 'Havana Syndrome' attacks

WASHINGTON, D.C.: About 100 CIA officers and family members serving abroad have complained of ailments that include migraines and dizziness ...

All NYC public health workers to be vaccinated or tested weekly

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Due to the upswing in the spread of the Covid Delta variant, New York City ...

Plea for jailed protesters and journalists in Myanmar to be freed

IFEX is calling for the restoration of media licenses to IFEX member Mizzima News and other media outlets who have ...

Former Honduras president, family banned from entry to U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has barred former Honduran President Porfirio "Pepe" Lobo Sosa and his wife, Rosa Elena Bonilla ...

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U.S. buys 200M doses of Pfizer vaccine due to future uncertainties

WASHINGTON D.C.: The United States federal government is set to purchase an additional 200 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus ...


Trains stopped as bridge collapse halts Trans-Siberian Railway

MOSCOW, Russia: Rail traffic has been halted on the famed Trans-Siberian railroad after a bridge collapsed Friday east of Lake ...


As economy returns after Covid, American Express reports huge gains

NEW YORK CITY, New York: With nearly 50 percent of Americans having received the Covid vaccine, customers at restaurants, shops ...


New Nord Stream agreement seeks to hold back Russian 'aggression'

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to an agreement between the United States and Germany, aimed at reducing the "strategic dangers" of the ...


Gun that killed Billy the Kid to bring $2 to $3 million at auction

LOS ANGELES, California: The gun that killed outlaw Billy The Kid in 1881 is expected to be sold for $2 ...


UK seeks new trade agreement with N. Ireland, EU says no

LONDON, England: The EU has rejected a British demand to rewrite an earlier agreement involving post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland. ...


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