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Chinese stocks jump sharply, Hong Kong index gains 665 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks rose across the board in Asia on Thursday with Chinese indices doing best.The U.S. dollar meantime ...

American companies given go-ahead to collaborate with Huawei

WASHINGTON, DC - In a rare twist to Washington's long-standing restrictions on the Chinese tech giant Huawei, the Commerce Department ...

MAD Lions dump Schalke in LEC Summer Split

First-place MAD Lions defeated last-place FC Schalke 04 in 34 minutes as Week 4 of the League of Legends European ...

First Hong Kong citizen arrested under China's new security law

Hong Kong, July 4 (ANI): Days after China passed the national security law, Tong Ying-kit has become the first person ...

Strict anti-epidemic measures for China's college entrance exam

Teachers rehearse for the exam at the No. 12 Middle School in Beijing, capital of China, July 3, 2020. This ...

PM Modi in Ladakh, accompanied by CDS and Army chief

Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday made a surprise visit to Ladakh and was ...

China appoints Zheng Yanxiong head of NSO in Hong Kong

Beijing [China], July 3 (ANI): Chinese government has appointed Zheng Yanxiong as head of a powerful new agency being established ...

Modi in Ladakh: Lauds Indian soldiers' bravery

Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday addressed the soldiers in Nimmoo, Ladakh, saying that ...

PM in Ladakh: Age of expansionism is over

Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 3 (ANI): Taking an apparent dig at China, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the ...

PM Modi in Ladakh: Era of expansionism is over

Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 3 (ANI): Taking an apparent dig at China, while addressing the soldiers in Nimmoo, Leh, Prime ...

Soldiers gave befitting reply in Galwan Valley clash: PM Modi

Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met soldiers who were injured during the violent ...

We will never bow down to any world power: PM Modi

Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 3 (ANI): "Our country has never bowed down and will never bow down to any world ...

PM Modi pays tribute to soldiers killed in Galwan clash

Leh (Ladakh) [India], July 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday visited Hall of Fame Museum here and paid ...

US Customs Seizes Hair Weaves from Chinese Prison Camps

Federal authorities in New York on Wednesday seized a shipment of weaves and other beauty accessories suspected to be made ...

PM Modi's visit to Ladakh will galvanise troops: Chowdhury

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], July 3 (ANI): Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Friday said that there were intrusions by ...

International Covid-19 wrap: Global cases hit 11 million

Many hard-hit countries are easing lockdowns put in place to slow the spread of the coronavirus while making extensive alterations ...

Hong Kong Man Charged With Terrorism, Inciting Separatism for Slogan

HONG KONG - A Hong Kong man who carried a sign saying "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our times" as ...

In Hong Kong, China Threatens to Snuff Out Press Freedom

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Hong Kong's status as one of Asia's most thriving press hubs appears to be on life ...

IG clinch semifinal berth at OGA Dota PIT 2020 Online: China

Invictus Gaming rebounded from a first-map loss to defeat Royal Never Give Up on Friday and win Group B in ...

Rumors about national security law for HKSAR, debunked (2)

People attend a campaign in support of the national security legislation for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in ...

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European stocks lose ground, Asian markets finish higher, U.S. closed

LONDON, UK - It was a quiet day on world markets on Friday with U.S. markets closed ahead of the ...

5,000 English pubs have closed in last 5 years

Coronavirus has had an unprecedented impact on pubs in Britain. The British Beer and Pub Association estimates that the industry ...

Ban on flights to and from India extended until end of July

NEW DELHI, India, July 3 (ANI): The ban on international commercial passenger flights to and from India has been extended ...

Asian stocks see out week on positive note

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia extended gains on Friday as strong payrolls data out of the U.S. and a ...

Axis Bank to wind down and close operations in Britain

MUMBAI, Maharashtra, India - Private sector lender Axis Bank is fully winding down and closing operations of its subsidiary in ...

Wall Street rallies on final trading day of week

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stock markets defied the gloom and doom over the surge in Covid-19 cases, sending ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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