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What is V-J Day

Q: What is V-J Day?A: V-J Day, or Victory Over Japan Day, is the day Japan surrendered to the Allies ...


Meet the heroes defusing WWII bombs in Hong Kong

Bomb disposal officer of Hong Kong police's explosive ordnance disposal bureau Suryanto Chin-chiu talks in Hong Kong, south China, Aug. ...


Hong Kong's Plight Casts Shadow Over Taiwan's Diplomatic Coups

China's crackdown on democratic freedoms in Hong Kong has generated strong reactions in Taiwan, where senior officials are mourning Hong ...


Karsten Warholm hammers to 400m hurdles victory in Monaco

Karsten Warholm showed no sign of coronavirus-induced rustiness as he swept to a dominant victory in the men's 400m hurdles ...


Dutch boss Sarina Wiegman to replace Phil Neville as England coach

Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women's football team next year, the Football ...


SunBless Thermo-Reflective Coating

New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI/Mediawire): The depth and breadth of India has varied weather conditions in different parts of ...


S. Korea Seeks Solution for Victims of Japan's Wartime Sexual Slavery

The government of South Korea says it will continue to seek a "realistic" and "practicable" solution for victims of Japan's ...


Playing and paying the whore in Little Birds

Review: Little Birds, Sky Atlantic, released on Stan August 5 2020Little Birds adapts a 1979 collection of French-born diarist Anaïs ...


Is China's Fishing Fleet a Growing Security Threat

WASHINGTON - China says it has banned its massive fishing fleet from catching squid in parts of the Atlantic and ...


Larsen up one at delayed Scottish Open

Denmark's Nicole Broch Larsen holds a one-shot lead at the delayed Ladies Scottish Open with a first-round 67. Heavy fog ...


Rugby World Cup hosts to be awarded in double announcement

The 2027 and 2031 men's Rugby World Cups will be attributed at the same time under a new set of ...


Asia Pacific

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Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...

Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

PERTH, Western Australia - A 28-year-old man was scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he ...

Modi: India Has 3 COVID Trials Underway

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech Saturday, said the South Asian nation has three COVID-19 trials ...

COVID-19: China reports 22 new cases, 57 recoveries in last 24 hours

Beijing [China], Aug 15 (ANI/Sputnik): China registered 22 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours and a total of ...

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid at UN

PanARMENIAN.Net - The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran as Russian ...

South Korea Ready to Talk with Japan Over Historic Disputes

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday expressed his country's readiness to discuss with Japan historic disputes that continue to ...

International

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FBI ushers in robotic age, two billion pages to be stored

WINCHESTER, Virginia - The FBI's robots have arrived in Virginia. And they're ready to be fed.Inside the Bureau's cavernous new ...

Trump and Republicans smart as Foxes, and cunning as Mice

Trump and Republicans are smart as Foxes and cunning as Mice. All hail the Mouse King.As the pace of the ...

Trump stuns with diplomatic breakthrough, UAE and Israel form pact

ABU DHABI, UAE - A phone call by U.S. President Donald Trump clinched what is being described as an 'historic ...

3 dozen rights experts demand accountability for catastrophic blast

The catastrophic blast which led to the deaths of more than 200 in Beirut on 4 August, has prompted more ...

Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

PERTH, Western Australia - A 28-year-old man was scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he ...

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Mixed day on Wall Street, Dow the only gainer

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks meandered in and out of positive territory on Friday and ended up with ...


Companies from China seek to list in U.S. despite trade tensions

NEW YORK, New York, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- This year has seen many U.S. stock market listings by Chinese companies ...


Stocks in Asia move higher, but Hong Kong markets drift

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the rise on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was mixed. Only the ...


Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...


Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...


Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...


Hotel Review

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 ...