Sat, 27 Nov 2021

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 ...

Russian ski starlet poses transgender question

Russian cross-country skiing star Veronika Stepanova has shared her thoughts on the International Olympic Committee's recent guidelines on transgender athletes ...

India's Population Growth Slows as Women Have Fewer Children

NEW DELHI - India, the world's second most populous country, has reached a key demographic milestone as birth rates drop ...

Closer Asia-Europe cooperation needed to tackle global challenges

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- In the face of mounting global challenges, Asia and Europe need ...

In pics: Culture, tourism expo opens in China's Wuhan

© Provided by Xinhua WUHAN, Nov. 26, 2021 (Xinhua) --The first China (Wuhan) Culture and Tourism Expo kicked off Friday ...

African development banks need scale, urgently. Here's how it can be done

Developing countries in general, and African countries in particular, confront an enormous financing challenge to meet the UN's sustainable development ...

Chinese Foreign Minister says Russia, India, China demonstrates genuine multilateralism

Beijing [China], November 26 (ANI): India, China and Russia- the RIC Grouping-- showcase genuine multilateralism in the context of world ...

22 dialogue between India-Russia to cover political, defence issues of mutual interest: MEA

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Friday said that the ...

China pledges continued aid to Africa in combating COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- China said on Friday that its humanitarian assistance to Africa after ...

IOC's Dick Pound puzzled by reaction to Peng Shuai video call

Dick Pound, the vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), says he is "puzzled" by the reaction to the recent ...

China bound Swiss foreign minister's plane rerouted to Moscow

A China-bound plane carrying the Foreign Minister of Switzerland has been rerouted to Moscow over technical issues, Bern has revealed.Ignazio ...

Russia, India, China note concerns over Afghanistan situation, call for immediate, unhindered humanitarian assistance for country

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): Russia, India and China on Friday noted concerns regarding the dramatic change in the ...

India, Russia to hold 22 dialogue on December 6

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): India and Russia will hold the first "two plus two" format dialogue here on ...

Solomons Capital Imposes Curfew After 3 Days of Riots

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS - A nighttime curfew entered into force in the Solomon Islands' restive capital of Honiara on Friday, ...

Solomons Capital Imposes Curfew After Three Days of Riots

HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS - A nighttime curfew entered into force in the Solomon Islands' restive capital of Honiara on Friday, ...

Xinjiang's traditional Atlas silk regains its shine

© Provided by Xinhua URUMQI, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Resting her phone on a stand and adjusting the lighting, Buwizorihan ...

Mideast in Pictures: China's space station flies over Bent Pyramid!

© Provided by Xinhua CAIRO, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- China's space station flied past on early Friday morning Egypt's Bent ...

India at RIC meet: Coordinate approaches on terrorism, work together to ensure assistance reaches Afghanistan without hindrance, politicization

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar urged the RIC countries (Russia, India and China) to ...

Stocks crash over new Covid variant fears

European and Asian stock markets plunged on Friday following reports of a new Covid-19 strain from South Africa, which, investors ...

India supports inclusive, representative govt in Afghanistan: EAM Jaishankar

New Delhi [India], November 26 (ANI): Expressing concern over the recent developments in Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar ...

China manipulating global media, politics through fake propagandas: Report

Beijing [China], November 26 (ANI): The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) plays a major role in manipulating the information spaces and ...

US Lawmakers Meet with Taiwan President in Surprise Visit

TAIPEI - Five U.S. lawmakers met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Friday morning in a surprise one-day visit intended to ...

China-Africa health cooperation a highlight of upcoming FOCAC meeting

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- Health cooperation will be an important part of the agenda of ...

As Australia deploys troops and police, what now for Solomon Islands?

On Thursday evening, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Australia would deploy police, diplomats and defence force personnel to Solomon Islands ...

Serbian Lawmakers Pass Law Removing Turnout Threshold In Referendums

Serbia's parliament has overwhelmingly passed a law on how referendums are conducted amid criticism from opponents that it is undemocratic.The ...

US lawmakers defy China with Taiwan trip

A US congressional delegation has gone through with a trip to Taiwan, brushing off a demand from China to cancel ...

Australia alarmed by Chinese spy ship

Canberra has confirmed reports of a Chinese spy vessel spotted off the Australian coast, with officials decrying the ?alarming? action ...

India-China Standoff Puts Pashmina Wool Industryin Jeopardy

SRINAGAR, INDIA-CONTROLLED KASHMIR / LEH, INDIA - A 17-month-old standoff between India and China in the Himalayan border region of ...

China has diplomatic relations with 53 African countries: white paper

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Nov. 26 (Xinhua) -- China now has diplomatic relations with 53 African countries, with the ...

Xi Jinping faces criticism for missing global climate summit

Beijing [China], November 26 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping has been facing criticism from across the world after he avoided ...

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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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