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Following tennis star Peng Shuai's disappearance, China blacks out CNN

BEIJING, China: China is blocking CNN's coverage of the disappearance of tennis star Peng Shuai, according to network officials.Peng Shuai ...


China blocks Filipino ships, fires water cannons in South China Seas

MANILA, Philippines: The contested South China Seas again heated up this week as Chinese coast guard ships blocked two Philippines ...


WHO pressed to explain 'skipping Nu & Xi Covid strains

The World Health Organization (WHO) decision to name the new coronavirus variant of concern ?Omicron? has raised some eyebrows, as ...


Afghan Humanitarian Crisis, Drug Trafficking Worry Regional Powers

ISLAMABAD - Russia, China and India expressed concern Friday at the worsening humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the spread of ...


China furious over Taiwan's invite to 'Biden Democracy Summit'

Beijing [China], November 27 (ANI): Furious over US President Joe Biden's decision of extending an invitation to Taiwan for forthcoming ...


In another attempt, China signs MOU with Bhutan to resolve long-standing border issue

Thimphu [Bhutan], November 27 (ANI): Continuing its assertive policy towards its neighbouring countries, China has signed a memorandum of understanding ...


Jailed Chinese activist's ailing mother fears she will never see son again

Beijing [China], November 27 (ANI): The terminally ill mother of jailed Chinese rights activist Huang Qi has appealed to Sichuan ...


Russian figure-skating prodigy Kamila Valieva breaks world record

Russian teenage figure skating sensation Kamila Valieva smashed another world record as she produced a stunning performance at the Rostelecom ...


Inside China's Brash, New Approach to State Media

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Earlier this month, China's state-run Xinhua news agency posted a glowing profile of Xi Jinping, the ...


Chinese authorities destroy dome built by Uyghur exile in Xinjiang: Report

Ankara [Turkey], November 26 (ANI): Chinese authorities have destroyed a dome in a park that an Uyghur living in Turkey ...


Biden's childish vendetta against an EU leader

Ever since the Democrats took the White House, Washington and Budapest have been drifting ever further apart. But Biden needs ...


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Taliban stop women from appearing on TV dramas

KABUL, Afghanistan: Under new rules imposed by the Taliban government, women have been banned from appearing on television dramas in ...

Bangladeshi NGO smuggles girls to India as sex slaves

DHAKA, Bangladesh - On Tuesday, a Bangladeshi Vijay Dutt (40), known as 'Momin,' was apprehended for running a sex racket ...

Mexican authorities discover over 400 migrants traveling in trailers

VERACRUZ, Mexico: Mexican authorities discovered more than 400 migrants in the back of two semi-trailers on November 19, traveling near ...

Opening new era, 43 ft. tall Astra rocket in orbit for US military

KODIAK ISLAND, Alaska: California rocket start-up Astra successfully sent a payload into orbit atop its 43 foot rocket on November ...

COVID-19 restrictions spark riots in Guadeloupe

BASSE-TERRE, Guadeloupe: Protests against COVID-19 restrictions erupted into rioting and looting for the third consecutive day on the Caribbean island ...

After opening Taiwan office, China downgrades relations with Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania: China has downgraded its diplomatic ties with Lithuania from ambassador to charge d'affaires level, in retaliation for Lithuania ...

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Tara Reade: How Time's Up became complicit in rape culture

Supposedly set up to assist victims of sexual harassment, Time's Up's fall from grace has been shocking, with leaders resigning ...

Jennifer Lopez with kids flies to LA to celebrate Thanksgiving with Ben Affleck

Washington [US], November 26 (ANI): After working her fingers to the bone, pop star Jennifer Lopez is all set to ...

Benedict Cumberbatch needs to Man Up about toxic masculinity

?Sherlock? star Benedict Cumberbatch has shrewdly deduced that ?men are bad? and has shared that revelation with the world. Elementary ...

Madonna takes on Instagram to free the nipple

Madonna has hit out at Instagram over its decision to delete the pop star's raunchy photoshoot on Wednesday, arguing that ...

Biden ignores vegan Thanksgiving push

Joe Biden pardoned two turkeys last week, but other less fortunate fowl ended up on his family's Thanksgiving plates, celebrities? ...

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Asian shares drop as Covid-19 variant emerges in Africa, Hong Kong

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Fears of a new, more infectious variant of Covid-19 tore through Asian markets on Friday putting ...


Stocks in Asia steady despite South Korean, New Zealand rate spikes

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks weathered the heightening yield regime which appears to be gaining momentum.On Thursday South Korea's ...


Japan's Nikkei 225 dives 471 points, rest of Asia mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Wednesday as higher interest rates continue to unsettle global markets."There's ...


India charges Amazon execs after marijuana smuggled by vendors

HYDERABAD, India: Indian police have announced that senior executives from Amazon.com's Indian headquarters were charged with alleged marijuana smuggling using ...


Mixed performances on Asian stock markets Monday

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stocks were little moved on Monday, in a listless start to the week.The Australian All ...


Delhi LG reviews progress of Jal Shakti Abhiyan, restoration and rejuvenation of water bodies

New Delhi [India], December 26 (ANI): Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Friday reviewed the progress of implementation of Jal ...


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