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Food, energy lead jump in Sri Lanka inflation to 70.2% in August

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: The Department of Census and Statistics in Sri Lanka said consumer inflation surged to 70.2 percent in ...

Seeking rebound after Covid, Shanghai begins construction projects

SHANGHAI, China: After its economy slowed due to COVID-19 lockdowns in April and May, Shanghai, China's largest city, announced the ...

Following Covid, Thailand sees 2023 tourism revenues of $64.5 billion

BANGKOK, Thailand: Thailand expects to earn $64.50 billion in tourism revenues in 2023, according to government spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri. As ...

Following N. Korea missile tests, US sends aircraft carrier on visit

SEOUL, South Korea: A U.S. aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, will visit South Korea for the first time in ...

To speed economic recovery, China to hurry construction projects

BEIJING, China: China state planners have said that even though the economy showed signs of renewed momentum last month, the ...

Following extinctions, cheetahs brought back to India

NEW DELHI, India: Cheetahs have returned to India, seven decades after becoming extinct, after large cats from Namibia were flown ...

Typhoon brings high winds, floods to southern Japan, Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan: Typhoon Nanmadol has struck southern Japan, bringing strong winds and heavy rains, causing blackouts, paralyzing ground and air ...

CEOs of Boeing, Raytheon sanctioned by China due to Taiwan arms sales

BEIJING, China: A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said this week that due to their involvement in Washington's latest arms sales ...

Two Pakistanis die after boat carrying migrants capsizes in Turkey

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Turkish authorities deported 110 Pakistanis, including two with broken ribs and leg fractures, who arrived at Islamabad ...

US losing air superiority to China in Pacific amid Beijing's rapid fleet expansion

Beijing [China], September 25 (ANI): Ageing and fewer US fighters flown by undertrained pilots have already fallen behind China's rapid ...

Tibetan President highlights repressive policies of CCP to Japanese parliamentarians in Tokyo

Dharamshala (Himachal Pradesh) [India], September 25 (ANI): Penpa Tsering, the President of the Tibetan government-in-exile known officially as the Central ...

Study finds improved air quality in recent decades has accelerated global warming

Washington [US], September 25 (ANI): A multinational study team utilised satellite data to show that pollution particle concentrations had decreased ...

Milan Fashion Week Hears Calls for More Designer Diversity

MILAN - Haitian Italian designer Stella Jean returned to the Milan runway after a two-year hiatus with a tour de ...

North Korea tests ballistic missile Seoul

The launch takes place days before the US vice president visits the regionNorth Korea has test-fired a short-range ballistic missile ...

Powerful Typhoon Headed for North Philippines Strengthens

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - A powerful typhoon shifted and strengthened in an 'explosive intensification' Sunday, prompting evacuations from high-risk villages as ...

New York: Jaishankar meets Syrian Foreign Minister, exchanges views on education, capacity building

New York [US], September 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad on the sidelines ...

Jaishankar meets UN Chief, discusses global challenges

New York [US], September 25 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Saturday (local time) met UN Security Council Secretary-General ...

Asia Album: A glimpse of flood-affected areas in Pakistan

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Russia calls out Western elites at UN ( FULL SPEECH)

By refusing to negotiate, the US and NATO left Moscow no choice but to launch its military operation in Ukraine, ...

On UNGA sidelines, Jaishankar meets counterparts from Russia, Cyprus, Jordan and Venezuela

New York [US], September 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Russia, Cyprus, ...

China Using Civilian Ships to Enhance Navy Capability, Reach

Bangkok - A Chinese scientific ship bristling with surveillance equipment docked in a Sri Lankan port. Hundreds of fishing boats ...

India play out 1-1 draw against Singapore in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City [Vietnam], September 24 (ANI): The Blue Tigers' first match since the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers in ...

Chinese, Sri Lankan FMs meet on sidelines of UNGA session

© Provided by Xinhua NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here ...

Basketball Federation of India announce season 1 of INBL 5x5

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): The big moment for Indian basketball has arrived. Basketball Federation of India (BFI) announced ...

Indian-origin UK minister Suella Braverman wins Queen Elizabeth II award

London [UK], September 24 (ANI): British Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been named the winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth ...

VHP protests against attacks on Indians in UK

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Members of Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Saturday assembled outside the UK Embassy in ...

UK YouTuber is reportedly instigator-in-chief in Leicester violence

Leicester [UK], September 24 (ANI): A famous UK YouTuber named Mohammed Hijab has come across as instigator-in-chief in violent incidents ...

Samur Grove: The only tropical LIANA forest in Russia

This subtropical jungle forest with lianas and orchids is actually the remains of an ancient relict forest that dominated in ...

China's strategic moves in Middle East may blindside west

London [UK], September 24 (ANI): The recent visit of US Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan and subsequent support shown by ...

China Sports Weekly (9.18-9.24)

BEIJING, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Here are the latest Chinese sports headlines over the past week:1. China off to flying ...

Xi over-promised about coal consumption in China: Report

Beijing [China], September 24 (ANI): China took a back seat from its declaration, at the Leaders' Summit on Climate in ...

China warns US about 'attitude'

Foreign Minister Wang Yi says relations with Washington are at a critical junctureThe US must change its attitude towards China ...

Chinese FM meets Indonesian counterpart on sidelines of UNGA session

© Provided by Xinhua NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met here ...

Professor, NASA Researcher Pleads Guilty in China Ties Case

HOUSTON - A NASA researcher and Texas A&M University professor pleaded guilty to charges related to hiding his ties to ...

Protesters outside UN in New York demand recognition of 1971 genocide by Pakistani Army in Bangladesh

New York [US], September 24 (ANI) Protesters representing ethnic and religious minorities on Friday protested outside the United Nations in ...

Constance Wu reveals she was sexually harassed on 'Fresh Off the Boat' set

Washington [US], September 24 (ANI): 'Crazy Rich Asians' star Constance Wu has made a shocking revelation. She claimed that she ...

L.69 group of nations commit to instilling 'new life' in efforts towards bringing UNSC reform

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): On recognising the weaknesses of the Security Council in dealing with global challenges, the ...

Study: Asian Coastal Cities Sinking at Fastest Rate

New Delhi, India - Sprawling coastal cities in South and Southeast Asia are sinking faster than elsewhere in the world, ...

Will ensure that Indian hockey reaches to new heights: Dilip Tirkey

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Former India hockey captain and Olympian Dilip Tirkey on Friday promised to take Indian ...

This computer engineer-turned-conservation scientist is using sound to mitigate human-elephant conflict in India

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Seema Lokhandwala, a computer engineer-turned conservation scientist from Assam, who is dedicated to finding ...

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Surging costs to result in vegetable shortages, says EU farmers

PARIS, France: Throughout northern and western Europe, vegetable producers are considering not planting crops due to the financial effects of ...

Asian Development Bank cuts Asia growth forecast

MANILA, Philippines: Amidst increased central bank monetary tightening, Russia's invasion of Ukraine and COVID-19 lockdowns in China, the Asian Development ...

Stock falls after Gap cuts 500 corporate jobs

SAN FRANCISCO, California: Amidst declining margins and weak sales of outdated clothes of its brands, including Old Navy and Banana ...

Many forced out as US rental apartments jump 10% in price

WASHINGTON D.C.: Young workers in the U.S. have been the group most harmed by surging rental prices, with many taking ...

US to allow more tourist flights to Cuba

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Transport Department has announced that the Biden administration has approved the expansion of U.S. flights to ...

McDonald's Russian successor planning full reopening in 2022

MOSCOW, Russia: After battling supply chain issues, potato shortages and a heftyrebranding job, the successor to McDonald's in Russia, Vkusno ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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