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Beijing keeps Taiwan drills running

The continuing military exercises include amphibious assault trainingThe Chinese military said its drills around Taiwan will continue on Monday, despite ...


Seed cafe brews dreams of blind twins

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- While Shanghai, in east China, is experiencing one of the hottest ...


Virtual power plants gain steam amid China's rising power demand

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- At a shopping mall in the heatwave-hit Jiangsu Province, customers barely ...


Western sanctions are good for Moscow economist

A former Wall Street analyst says the Russian economy is being made self-sufficientThe economic war unleashed by the West against ...


UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

London - A London museum agreed Sunday to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century ...


Blinken Visits South Africa Amid New 'Cold War'

Johannesburg, South Africa - U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday in what analysts describe ...


100 Thieves run win streak to 7 in LCS Summer Split

100 Thieves won their seventh straight match and moved back into a tie for first place as Week 7 of ...


US Fed Governor Bowman says another "similarly-sized" rate hike needed to contain inflation

Colorado [US], August 8 (ANI): The US Federal Reserve Governor Michelle W. Bowman said another "similarly-sized" - 75 basis points ...


PSG.LGD pile up two more wins at PGL Arlington

PSG.LGD posted two more wins to pad their lead atop Group A at the PGL Arlington Major in Arlington, Texas, ...


Chinese oil giant Sinopec likely to enter Lankan fuel market amid Beijing's debt-trap

Beijing [China], August 8 (ANI): As Sri Lanka continues to remain in the Chinese debt trap, the biggest petrochemical company ...


China reveals why it thinks US sent Pelosi to Taiwan

Foreign minister Wang Yi suggests Washington may have deliberately ratcheted up tensions in the regionBeijing has suggested that US House ...


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Critical of media, Solomon Islands weighs taking over broadcaster

SOLOMON ISLANDS: In a move that opponents said is aimed at controlling and censoring the media, the government of the ...

Accidental airbag explosion blamed for 20th US deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: In July, a Florida man was killed by exploding Takata airbag inflators, possibly becoming the 20th death in ...

After series of assassinations, Israel says it has eliminated all IJ leaders

Israel has launched an unprovoked war against the Palestinian resistance group Islamic Jihad. The Israeli army assassinated a high-ranking commander ...

American drone that killed Al Zawahiri in Kabul possibly launched from Kyrgyzstan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan categorically denied on Thursday that a U.S. drone strike in Kabul that killed al-Qaeda chief Ayman ...

Indonesia workers strike when ticket price jumps to see Komodo dragons

EAST NUSA TENGGARA, Indonesia: Hundreds of Indonesian tourism workers went on strike this week to protest a sharp rise in ...

Treasure found in 350-year-old Spanish shipwreck off Bahamas

NASSAU, Bahamas: A team of explorers have announced that they have uncovered a treasure, including coins, gemstones and priceless jewels, ...

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Paul Eenhoorn, 'This Is Martin Bonner' and 'Land Ho!' actor, dies at 73

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): The Australian actor Paul Eenhoorn, best known for his critically acclaimed cameo appearances in the ...

Western sanctions are good for Moscow economist

A former Wall Street analyst says the Russian economy is being made self-sufficientThe economic war unleashed by the West against ...

Motorola Moto G62 will be available in India this month

New Delhi [India], August 8 (ANI): The low-cost 5G option from Motorola, which is also one of the most affordable ...

'Predator' star Jesse Ventura praises 'Prey' Prequel as "thoughtful" and "creative"

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): Jesse Ventura, who starred in Predator, has nothing but good things to say about Prey, ...

Roger E. Mosley, 'Magnum P.I.' actor, passes away at 83

Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): Actor Roger E. Mosley passed away early on Sunday at the age of 83, his ...

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Asian stock markets rack up modest gains, losses

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday, but gains and losses were modest.There is concern the ...


Asian stocks finish ahead as investors look to U.S. employment report

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Friday ahead of U.S. payroll data due to be released later ...


Stocks make ground in Asia, U.S. dollar has mixed day

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - It was all smiles on Asian stock markets Thursday as all the major indices recorded rises.In ...


Japan wont quit Russian energy project minister

Tokyo says Sakhalin-1 is too valuable to abandonJapan will not be leaving the Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in Russia's ...


Hong Kong Eases COVID Quarantine Rules for Incoming Travelers

hong kong - Hong Kong will shorten the COVID-19 hotel quarantine period for all arrivals to three days from seven, ...


UP: Bulldozers demolish illegal construction at home of man who misbehaved with woman at Noida society

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) [Indai], August 8 (ANI): Bulldozers were seen arriving inside Noida's Grand Omaxe Society on Monday morning as ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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