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China chastises Canada, demands release of Meng Wanzhou

BEIJING, China - Relations between China and Canada worsened over the weekend as the fallout over the arrest of Huawei ...

China Detains Former Canadian Envoy

A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China amid rising tensions between the two countries over Canada's arrest, at ...

Chinese national shot and wounded, cash stolen in Johannesburg

A Chinese national was apparently shot and wounded and cash was stolen out of his vehicle when several armed robbers ...

China Faces US Pressure to Contain Deadly Fentanyl Exports

After meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G-20 meeting earlier this month, U.S. President Donald Trump praised China ...

Global Stocks Buoyed by US-China Trade Talks

LONDON - Stock markets around the world spiked higher Tuesday after Wall Street rebounded amid hopes the U.S. and China ...

How Vladimir Putin's favorite resort joined Russia twice!

Vladimir Putin really enjoys his Tuvan vacation - otherwise, why would he go there for two years in a row? ...

Flight Risk of Huawei CFO Discussed at Second Day of Bail Hearing

BEIJING - China is stepping up the pressure on Canada as a bail hearing for tech executive Meng Wanzhou continues ...

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on December 11

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, and picked headlines ...

China, US Discuss Next Stage of Trade Talks

BEIJING - China and the United States discussed the road map for the next stage of their trade talks on ...

China features in US withdrawal from INF Treaty

Hong Kong, Dec 11 (ANI): After President Donald Trump announced on 20 October that the USA was considering pulling out ...

Spain's Leader Accused of Going Soft on Cuban Human Rights

MADRID - Leaders of Spain's seven-month-old socialist government are being forced to explain their intentions after a high-profile visit to ...

China's consulate general in Davao starts visa services

DAVAO CITY (PIA)-On a daily basis, about 150 visa applicants can have their documents processed in China's newly opened consulate ...

Uyghur Scholar Arrested Over Politically Sensitive Book

Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have arrested a prominent Uyghur scholar in a case believed linked ...

Tibetan Youth Self-Immolates Over China's Tibet Policies

A young Tibetan man set himself on fire outside a district security office in China's Sichuan province earlier this month, ...

Huawei Executive Returns to Canadian Court for Bail Hearing

The chief financial officer for Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has returned to a Canadian court for a second day ...

Stocks Slip on China-US Tensions; Oil Resumes Slide

NEW YORK - Stocks around the world are falling Monday morning, and U.S. indexes gave up modest early gains and ...

Hockey WC: France beat China in crossover to reach quarters round

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): France reached the quarter-final round of the ongoing Men's Hockey World Cup after defeating ...

China Backtracks on Local Coal Ban

China's government has restored heat to hundreds of frigid households after an "improper" ban on burning coal highlighted problems with ...

VP Naidu pushes for greater parliamentary exchanges with Russia

New Delhi [India], Dec 10 (ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu held a meeting with the Chief of the Russian State ...

Nuclear capable Agni-5 missile test-fired successfully

Balasore (Odisha) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): India on Monday successfully test-fired nuclear capable long-range surface-to-surface missile Agni-5, marking yet another ...

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Another bug in Google+ affects 52.5 million users

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - Two months after announcing its decision to shut down Google+, the Alphabet-owned search engine giant has revealed ...

Online news sites blocked by Bangladesh over security issues

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Bangladesh blocked dozens of online news sites on Monday, ahead of the country's parliamentary election scheduled for ...

IMF warns of troubles facing the global economy

LONDON, U.K. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of 'storm clouds' building over the world economy, urging governments ...

Australia recommends tougher scrutiny of tech giants

SYDNEY, Australia - In a bid to better scrutinize the role of tech giants that have gained strong market dominance ...

RBI Governor quits citing personal reasons amid ongoing rift

NEW DELHI, India - At a time when the country's central bank is engaged in a prolonged rift with the ...

Nissan and ousted chairman Ghosn formally charged in Tokyo

TOKYO, Japan - In a move that allowed Japanese prosecutors to keep Carlos Ghosn in detention until December 30, the ...

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