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Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...


News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...


Desktop review of Melissa Davey's new book on the Pell case

Melissa Davey just a few days ago brought out her book on The Case of George Pell. Davey has followed ...


WeChat 'Extends China's Internet' to Wherever Users Are in The World

Concerns are growing over overseas censorship and surveillance via Tencent's WeChat social media app, with the U.S. banning business with ...


Trump says 'great' bond with China's Xi changed after Covid-19

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping has frayed in the wake of ...


UAE reports 262 new COVID-19 cases, 62,966 in total

DUBAI, Aug. 11 (Xinhua) -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Tuesday announced 262 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total ...


China adopts decision for 6th HK Legislative Council

Beijing [China], August 11 (ANI/Xinhua): Chinese lawmakers on Tuesday voted to adopt a decision for the sixth Legislative Council of ...


Hong Kong's Embattled Apple Daily Vows to Keep Up Fight For Freedom

A pro-democracy newspaper raided by Hong Kong's newly established national security police pledged defiance on Tuesday in the face of ...


Australia Equals Its Deadliest Day of COVID-19 Pandemic

SYDNEY - Senior government officials in the Australian state of Victoria will Tuesday appear at a parliamentary inquiry into the ...


New Zealand Cricket confirms upcoming tours to go ahead

New Zealand Cricket said on Tuesday that Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh and the West Indies had all confirmed they will tour ...


Disney's Mulan approved to be released in China

Washington [US], August 11 (ANI): Disney on Monday (local time) announced that its upcoming live-action film 'Mulan' will "soon" be ...


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Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

Global pre-orders of Covid-19 vaccines top five billion

President Donald Trump has launched "Operation Warp Speed" in a bid to develop, manufacture and distribute a Covid-19 vaccine to ...

Team Adroit part ways with Natsumi-

Team Adroit parted ways with carry John Anthony "Natsumi-" Vargas from their DOTA team, the organization announced on Tuesday. "Natsumi- ...

For The Dream cruise in OMEGA League: Asia tourney

For The Dream swept EHOME.Immortal on Tuesday to inch closer to first place in Group B of the OMEGA League: ...

Equity indices edge higher as banking and metal stocks spurt

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices traded with a positive bias on Tuesday as shares of private ...

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Vladimir Putin claims Russia has developed Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said his country's health ministry has approved the world's first coronavirus vaccine.He also ...

Lebanon to get new government after current regime quits

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Lebanon's prime minister stepped down from his job on Monday in the wake of the disastrous Beirut ...

Chinese government says it has never interfered in U.S. elections

People vote at a polling site in Brooklyn borough of New York, the United States, June 23, 2020. (Photo by ...

Prominent Hong Kong media figure Jimmy Lai and two sons arrested

HONG KONG, Aug 10 (ANI): Continuing with the suppression of the dissenting voices in Hong Kong since the national security ...

Lebanese government rejects need for external investigation of blast

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The leader of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah has made a televised address to the nation calling ...

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Shares in China dip as U.S. relations worsen, Hong Kong gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia generally rose on Tuesday, however the Chinese bourses lagged as further pressure on Bejing ...


North American bathroom refurbishment giant to set up shop in Limerick

CO LIMERICK, Ireland - Bath Fitter, possibly the largest North American 'bathroom refurbishment franchisor, is to establish its European Business ...


Auto sales in Ireland dropped 18% last month

DUBLIN, Ireland Aug. 10 (Xinhua) - A total of 15,329 units of new private cars were sold in Ireland in ...


News Corp shrugs off Covid-19 impact, only 4% negative impact

NEW YORK, New York - News Corp on Saturday reported fiscal 2020 full year total revenues of $9.01 billion. The ...


Despite job gains too many Americans still out of work, says official

WASHINGTON, DC - Total nonfarm payroll employment in the United States rose by 1.8 million in July, and the unemployment ...


Kroenke Sports Entertainment partners with global sportsbook operator

PointsBet, a global sportsbook operator, and Kroenke Sports Entertainment, LLC announced Friday an entrance into a new, multi-year partnership. The ...


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