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Japan court says constitution does not protect same-sex couples

TOKYO Ruling that the country's ban on same-sex marriages does not violate the constitution, a Japanese court rejected a demand ...


G7 Aims to Raise $600 Billion to Counter China's Belt and Road

Schloss Elmau, Germany - Group of Seven leaders Sunday pledged to raise $600 billion in private and public funds over ...


Trilateral meeting between leaders of S.Korea, US, Japan in Spain during NATO summit

SEOUL, 26th June, 2022 (WAM) -- South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol will meet leaders of the United States and Japan ...


Paul Daley's Jesustown: a novel of lurid, postcolonial truth-telling

How can fiction contribute to the "truth" that the Uluru Statement asks us to tell? Allen and Unwin's answer to ...


How Japanese avant-garde ceramicists have tested the limits of clay

Review: Pure Form, Art Gallery of South Australia.Japanese art post the second world war is infinitely fascinating. At a time ...


Gold ban will cost Russia $19 billion US

Despite booming profits for Moscow, the US secretary of state insisted that Western sanctions will hurt the Kremlin soonUS Secretary ...


G7 leaders agree to support Ukraine indefinitely Bloomberg

The West's strongest states plan to continue providing Ukraine with all kinds of assistanceThe Group of Seven (G7) will pledge ...


G7 Leaders Voice Unity Against Putin's Ukraine Invasion

Leaders of the Group of Seven economies met in Germany's Bavarian Alps on Sunday, looking to show they are united ...


West agrees to support Kiev indefinitely media

G7 leaders plan to continue providing Ukraine with all kinds of assistance ?for as long as it takes?The Group of ...


Foreign issuers hit brakes on China's panda bonds as zero-COVID policy creates uncertainty

Shanghai [China], June 26 (ANI): Amid uncertainty over the zero-COVID policy, foreign issuers have hit the brakes on offerings of ...


Archery WC Paris: Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat, Simranjeet Kaur claim recurve team silver

Paris [France], June 26 (ANI): The Indian trio of Deepika Kumari, Ankita Bhakat and Simranjeet Kaur clinched the silver medal ...


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US businesses raise possible US-Taiwan free trade agreement

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan has recommended that the United States "urgently" initiate talks with Taiwan ...

China keeps up with demand for power during ongoing heat wave

BEIJING, China: Amidst warmer-than-normal weather, power consumption surged in the Chinese provinces north of the Yangtze river, with regions such ...

661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...

Cathay Pacific adds planes to Hong Kong, seeks to reopen after Covid

HONG KONG: Impacted by strict quarantine rules that caused a 98 percent drop in passengers, executives from Hong Kong carrier ...

Japan court says constitution does not protect same-sex couples

TOKYO Ruling that the country's ban on same-sex marriages does not violate the constitution, a Japanese court rejected a demand ...

Biden to speak with China's Xi, deciding on easing tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S. President Joe Biden has said that he is planning to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, ...

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UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...

Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...

Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...

Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...

U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...

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Toyota reduces July global production goal by 50,000 vehicles

TOKYO, Japan: Amidst semiconductor shortages and COVID-19 parts supply disruptions, Toyota has reduced its July global production target by 50,000 ...


One-third of car sales might be electric by 2028, says analysts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Electric vehicle (EV) sales could reach 33 percent globally by 2028, and 54 percent by ...


G-7 meeting to hear bids to stop biofuel to reduce food prices

BERLIN, Germany: To prevent large increases in food prices, officials from G7 countries, including Germany and the UK, will push ...


Announcement expected this week to ban Juul e-cigarettes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing to order Juul Labs to stop selling its e-cigarettes ...


As US average home price reaches $400,000, sales fall

WASHINGTON D.C.: As average home prices surged to a record high, reaching the $400,000 mark for the first time, and ...


Russian rouble stronger, consumer prices falling

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's consumer price index has fallen by 0.12 percent for the third consecutive week.This drop in the consumer ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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