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Perspectives | Uzbekistan: For Russia, soft power is just business

CommentaryFor all the anxiety in Western capitals over Russia's global influence, in Central Asia it often feels like the Kremlin ...

Uzbekistan: A second coming for the Russian language

The turning point for Russian in Uzbekistan arrived in 1995. It was in that year that the late President Islam ...

Hong Kong: why the 'one country, two systems' model is on its last legs

Protest organisers in Hong Kong claim that nearly two million people, most clad in black and many carrying white flowers ...

Fans welcome Banyana Banyana back home after WWC

Cape Town - Fans welcomed back head coach Desiree Ellis and her Banyana Banyana players after they arrived at OR ...

Army to raise new battle formations along Pakistan border by October

By By Ajit K DubeyNew Delhi (India), June 19 (ANI): Aiming to further strengthen its ability to carry out swift ...

Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf

The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy ...

Trump says he?ll have 'extended' meeting with Xi at G-20

The US and China said their presidents will meet in Japan next week to relaunch trade talks after a month-long ...

Equities trade on strong footing, Tata Steel jumps 3.7 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened higher for the second consecutive session on Wednesday in line ...

Xi, Trump hold talks amidst trade dispute

Beijing [China], Jun 19 (ANI): As the trade dispute between the United States and China continued, the Presidents of both ...

Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN

The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of ...

Philippines to Bring Up South China Sea Tensions at ASEAN Meeting

UPDATED at 12:48 p.m. EDT on 2019-06-18Manila will bring up Beijing's continued aggression in the South China Sea when Southeast ...

Hong Kong: Carrie Lam publicly apologises for extradition bill

Hong Kong, Jun 18 (ANI): Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader, Carrie Lam, on Tuesday publicly apologised for having proposed controversial legislation ...

Draghi and Trump's comments lift global stocks

Global markets including the JSE rallied on Tuesday mainly on the back of comments from the European Central Bank's president ...

Holders Cameroon warn Group F rivals: 'No easy time'

Johannesburg - Cameroon coach Clarence Seedorf has a message for Group F opponents at the Africa Cup of Nations in ...

Everest summits smash records amid deadly bottlenecks

Kathmandu - A record 885 people climbed Everest in May this year, figures showed on Tuesday, capping a deadly traffic-clogged ...

How is unrecycled plastic affecting environment?

Washington D.C. [USA], June 18 (ANI): Recycling plastic waste can significantly help the environment. But how much of the plastic ...

Equities trade volatile, Jet stocks slide further by 10 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 18 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices opened with a positive bias on Tuesday but see-sawed during early ...

11 killed in China earthquake

Yibin [China], Jun 18 (ANI): At least 11 people were killed and 122 others sustained injuries after an earthquake measuring ...

China Struggles to Pay For Power Price Plan

As China's businesses come under pressure from the trade war with the United States, the government has ordered major cuts ...

Chinese Pres Xi Jinping to visit North Korea this week

Beijing [China], June 17 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping will embark on a two-day visit to North Korea on Thursday ...

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Solid gains in Asia Wednesday following rally on Wall St

HONG KONG - Asian stock markets soared on Wednesday, taking their cue from American and European stocks that shot sharply ...

Hang Seng index shoots higher, dollar jumps

HONG KONG - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday with the Hiong Kong Hang Seng starring, while in Tokyo ...

London-Shanghai stock link acclaimed as 'groundbreaking'

SHANGHAI, China – Firms from the United Kingdom will be the first companies to list mainland China in the new ...

George Clooney Fraudsters Finally Caught in Thailand

PATTAYA, Thailand - Francesco Galdelli and Vanja Goffi had been dubbed as the Italian versions of Bonnie and Clyde.Both are ...

Shares in Japan and Hong make gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday with gains being recorded in Japan and Hong Kong, while ...

Market wipe out early gains, mid and smallcap stocks underperform

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 19 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices wiped out morning gains and ended at near-flat levels on Wednesday ...

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