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After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...


Ad revenue on Australian commercial radio stations surges in August

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Australian commercial radio ad revenue has bounced back up despite ongoing lockdown restrictions across the country.Revenue ...


China enacts emergency procedures after earthquake hits Sichuan

BEIJING, China: China is carrying out emergency procedures after a 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Sichuan Province in the country's southwest, killing ...


China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...


US to provide Australia with nuclear submarines to blunt Chinese

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. President Joe Biden, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison have announced that ...


Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...


North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...


PM Modi arrives in Washington to attend Quad summit, addres

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday local time arrived in Washington for his much-touted three-day ...


ATP roundup: Pablo Carreno Busta wins in France

Second-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain posted a 7-5, 6-2 win over Sweden's Mikael Ymer on Wednesday in a second-round ...


G4 nations underlines urgency of UNSC reforms

New York [US], September 23 (ANI): The foreign ministers of G4 countries --India, Brazil, Germany and Japan --on Wednesday (local ...


This is how PM Modi spends time on 'long flight' to US

Washington [US], September 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday went through papers and some files on the plane ...


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European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

After China crackdown, teachers leaving Hong Kong

HONG KONG: Disillusioned school teachers, who feel threatened by Beijing's strict national security law enacted in June 2020, are leaving ...

China seeks membership in Asia trade group Trans-Pacific Partnership

BEIJING, China: Seeking to expand its influence, China is seeking to join an 11-nation Asia-Pacific free trade group, the Comprehensive ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

'Taliban mobilised support from social media'

Amsterdam [Netherlands], September 22 (ANI): Experts at the European Foundation for South Asian Studies (EFSAS) have underlined that during its ...

Odisha felicitates Indian U18 girls rugby team

Bhubaneswar [Odisha], September 22 (ANI): Rugby India in conjunction with the Government of Odisha and other partners on Wednesday felicitated ...

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California trees, homes wrapped in aluminum to protect from wildfires

MEYERS, California: Contractor Martin Diky said that he panicked when a wildfire began advancing toward his mountain house in Meyers, ...

Spanish police report students celebrate easing of Covid restrictions

MADRID, Spain: Some 25,000 students took part in the largest illegal drinking party in Madrid since the start of the ...

Foreign affairs ministers: France, India working to create new allianc

PARIS, France: French and Indian foreign affairs ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar have agreed to work on a ...

European Union supports France in spat with Australia over subs

France continues to fume over Australia's decision to ditch a €60bn French contract to build 12 submarines for the Australian ...

Greece building migrant holding camps on islands near Turkey

ATHENS, Greece: On Saturday, Greece announced it has opened a new migrant holding camp on the island of Samos close ...

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Wall Street in recovery mode, Dow Jones gains 338 points

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose strongly on Wednesday as the Chinese real estate giant China Evergrande began ...


New York City welcomes first whiskey distillery in over a century

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Great Jones Distilling Company's four-story distillery, which opened last month in Manhattan, is the borough's ...


UK's Johnson has questions to ask Amazon's Bezos over payment of taxes

LONDON, England: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will face off with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos regarding his company's tax payments, ...


Deal with Evergrande's bondholders soothe Asian market fears

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stock markets in Asia settled down on Wednesday a China Evergrande announced that it was paying ...


India bans issuing new MasterCards over data storage concerns

WASHINGTON D.C.: In U.S. government emails, as reported by Reuters, India's decision in July to ban MasterCard from issuing new ...


Teamsters target Canada Amazon workers for union membership

TORONTO, Canada: The Teamsters Union has begun a campaign to organize workers at nine Amazon facilities in Canada.The Teamsters, among ...


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