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Rescuers find 3 alive, 27 missing after boat sinks off Hong Kong

HONG KONG: An engineering vessel with 30 people on board went missing 200 miles off Hong Kong after it snapped ...

In "geopolitical signal," UE, New Zealand sign free trade pact

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Negotiations on a free trade agreement between the European Union and New Zealand ended successfully this week, paving ...

After shark kills swimmer, Egyptian authorities close Red Sea beach

CAIRO, Egypt: Egyptian authorities have prohibited swimming in a stretch of the Red Sea after an Australian woman was killed ...

Tokyo suffers through heatwave, worst since 1875

Tokyo, Japan: On June 28, Japan baked under intense heat for a fourth successive day, with temperatures breaking nearly 150-year-old ...

Shanghai Disney opens gates after city ends Covid lockdowns

SHANGHAI, China: Walt Disney Company reopened Shanghai Disneyland on 30th June, one month after the city lifted a two month ...

Tuvalu pulls out of UN ocean conference after China blocks Taiwan

LISBON, Portugal: Tuvalu Foreign Minister Simon Kofe walked out of the opening cermonies of this week's United Nations Ocean Conference ...

Blinken, Wang Yi to meet on sidelines of G20

Washington [US], July 6 (ANI): US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken will meet with his Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, on ...

Indian Naval Warship Satpura, P8I aircraft to take part in RIMPAC exercise

Hawaii [US], July 6 (ANI): Indian Naval Warship, INS Satpura and P8I LRMRASW aircraft will take part in one of ...

Deepti Naval talks about her 'unforgettable childhood' in latest book launch

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Actor and author Deepti Naval opened her heart and shared the "unforgettable childhood" she ...

US academic Vivek Wadhwa thanks Dalai Lama for his humanitarian efforts

Lhasa [Tibet], July 5 (ANI): Vivek Wadhwa an academic, entrepreneur, and author of five best-selling books thanked Dalai Lama for ...

Biden could lift tariffs on Chinese goods: Report

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): US President Joe Biden can lift the tariff on some Chinese imports in an effort ...

FIH Women's Hockey World Cup: Vandana's goal helps India secure 1-1 draw against China

Amstelveen [Netherlands], July 5 (ANI): The Indian Women's Hockey Team held China to a 1-1 draw in their second pool ...

Russia responds to Japanese threat

Former President Dmitry Medvedev has warned that Tokyo's proposed oil price cap could push crude above $400 a barrelTokyo's proposal ...

Russia's space chief speaks out on nationalization

Enterprises producing critical satellite components should be handed over to the state, Russia's space agency chief believesRussian officials should seize ...

Wantaway Ronaldo still missing as uncertainty continues

The football superstar has not reported for Manchester United dutyCristiano Ronaldo did not report for Manchester United training for a ...

Japan calls out Russia over move to end LNG

Tokyo demands information about ownership change at Sakhalin-2Japan has requested an explanation from Russia regarding President Putin's recent decree on ...

Alarm Over Oceans Heat Up Europe's Summertime Politics

Paris - There is growing alarm among European and other environmentalists over what they say is governments' failure to ensure ...

US, Allies Seek to Meet Chinese Challenge With Blue Pacific Grouping

Partners in the Blue Pacific, established late last month by United States, Australia and three other allies, is seen by ...

Xi embarks on re-shaping Hong Kong into China with its controls, surveillance

Hong Kong, July 5 (ANI): When Chinese President Xi Jinping defended the crackdown on dissent in Hong Kong on the ...

Sports Ministry striving to strengthen bench for upcoming Olympics

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is striving to develop the bench strength for ...

Being gay in China has become harder in last decade: Report

Beijing [China], July 5 (ANI): Being gay in China has become harder in the last decade as life has gotten ...

India does not support attempts to isolate Russia, says Russian envoy

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): Russian Ambassador to India Denis Alipov in an exclusive interview with Sputnik, has said ...

Oppo Reno8, Reno8 Pro set to launch in India this month

New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): The Oppo Reno8 series, after being launched in China in May, was rumoured to ...

Motorola to launch Moto X30 Pro featuring 1/1.22-inch sensor

Washington [US], July 5 (ANI): After details about the Moto X30 Pro's unusual focal lengths emerged last week, Lenovo China ...

Leaked files again point how China is changing lifestyles of Uyghur Muslims

Beijing [China], July 5 (ANI): The narrative of the Xinjiang Police Files, ought to be repeated. The data was handed ...

U.S. Envoy Says Iran Added Demands In Nuclear Talks

U.S. special envoy for Iran Robert Malley says Iran has added demands unrelated to discussions on its nuclear program during ...

Summer view of the Sanjiangyuan in NW China's Qinghai

© Provided by Xinhua XINING, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Sanjiangyuan, which means the "source of three rivers," is home to ...

SL vs AUS: Maheesh Theekshana, Lakshitha Manasinghe, Dunith Wellalage added into Lankan squad ahead of second Test

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 5 (ANI): Spinner Maheesh Theekshana, all-rounder Lakshitha Manasinghe and spinnner Dunith Wellalage have been drafted into ...

SL's Angelo Mathews recovers from COVID-19, available for 2nd Test against Aus

Galle [Sri Lanka], July 5 (ANI): Veteran Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews has recovered from COVID-19 and will be rejoining ...

Australia: AUTWA stages protest on Urumqi Massacre's 13th anniversary, demands ban on Uyghur forced labour products

Adelaide [Australia], July 5 (ANI): Members of the Australian Uyghur Tangritagh Women's Association (AUTWA) on Tuesday protested outside the Rundle ...

Protests held in parts of Bangladesh on Urumqi massacre's 13th anniversary

Dhaka [Bangladesh], July 5 (ANI): Protests were held in several parts of Bangladesh to commemorate the 13th anniversary of the ...

In talks with IMF, Sri Lanka is participating as bankrupt country: PM Ranil Wickremesinghe

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 5 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday said that the island country is ...

Iran doubles oil discount for China media

The move aims to match the cost of Iranian crude with Russia's Urals grade, traders told BloombergIran is being forced ...

Uygur vlogger offers glimpses into everyday life, changes in Xinjiang

URUMQI, July 5 (Xinhua) -- Aytuna Ablikim, 29, remembers the old crowded coaches that used to carry travelers over four ...

Discomforted Chinese nationals under Xi Jinping's oppressive governance seeking asylum abroad

Beijing [China], July 5 (ANI): China has reported an alarming increase in the number of people seeking asylum abroad after ...

Men's T20 WC: Hong Kong's Nizakat Khan confident of his team's qualification

Sydney [Australia], July 5 (ANI): It has been six years since Hong Kong last graced the ICC Men's T20 World ...

Sri Sambuddha Sasanodaya Sangha Sabha praises Dalai Lama, terms him 'universal icon of peace'

Lhasa [Tibet], July 5 (ANI): Ahead of the 87th birthday of the Dalai Lama, Sri Sambuddha Sasanodaya Sangha Sabha has ...

China denies Moon takeover plans

Foreign ministry spokesman accuses NASA administrator of ?irresponsible smear?Beijing has rejected claims by the US space chief that China might ...

China-Vietnam trade shrinks over COVID-19 restrictions, border congestion

Hanoi [Vietnam], July 5 (ANI): The overland trade between China and Vietnam saw a sharp decline in the first four ...

China logs 69 new locally confirmed COVID-19 cases

Beijing [China], July 5 (ANI): Chinese mainland on Monday reported 69 locally transmitted confirmed cases of COVID-19, 52 of which ...

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Greenback soars as oil plunges below $100 a barrel, U.S. stocks mixed

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks gyrated on Tuesday, with major indices tumbling more than two percent before regaining ...

India prohibits use of single-use plastic in bid to reduce litter

NEW DELHI, India: To combat worsening pollution, India, the world's second most populous country, has banned single-use plastic items, ranging ...

Airbnb announces worldwide ban on parties held in rentals

SAN FRANCISCO, California: In response to a string of shootings that have broken out at U.S. properties it lists, rental ...

Stocks in Asia on the boil after Australia's central bank hikes interest rates

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia strengthened on Tuesday with major gains recorded across the region.The Reserve Bank of ...

To prevent fuel price hikes, India sets windfall tax on oil producers

NEW DELHI, India: As the Indian government aims to increase local fuel supplies to meet rising demand and boost federal ...

Exxon tells shareholders to expect $16 billion Q2 profits

HOUSTON, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp said this week that profits from skyrocketing fuel prices could result in a record $16 ...

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