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Japanese company Yamaha introduces high-performance damper for vehicles

Hakone [Japan], December 6 (ANI): Japanese motorbike giant Yamaha Motors recently introduced a variety of car parts under its banner ...


The Buddhist and Taoist influences that underpin the Star Wars universe

When George Lucas's space saga about a fledgling rebellion of Jedi knights fighting the evil Galactic Empire hit cinemas in ...


BJP to step up public outreach, Nadda calls for 'House-to-House' campaign

By Aashique HussainNew Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): BJP national president JP Nadda on Tuesday called on the party office ...


Tibetan leader Sangay highlights China's rights abuses during launch of Japanese Parliament group

Tokyo [Japan], December 6 (ANI): Former Sikyong or political leader of the Central Tibetan Administration Lobsang Sangay highlighted China's human ...


Saiyami Kher opens up about her role in 'Faadu: A Love Story'

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 6 (ANI): After enthralling audience with her performance in 'Breathe: Into the Shadows', actor Saiyami Kher ...


USS Arizona Survivor: Honor Those Killed at Pearl Harbor

HONOLULU - USS Arizona sailor Lou Conter lived through the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor even though his battleship exploded ...


Japanese PM's special aide meets Uyghur delegation

Tokyo [Japan], December 6 (ANI): Kishi Nobuo, Special Adviser to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on National Security Policy and ...


US envoy lauds India's generous humanitarian support to Afghans

New Delhi [India], December 6 (ANI): US Special Representative to Afghanistan Thomas West met top Indian representatives on Monday and ...


World Cup roundup: Croatia eliminates Japan on penalty kicks

Croatia moved into the World Cup quarterfinals by beating Japan in a penalty shootout on Monday at Al Wakrah, Qatar. ...


Activists protest in Tokyo to silently highlight sufferings of China's Uyghurs

Beijing [China], December 6 (ANI): Demonstrations have been taking place across the world over the large-scale repression of the Uyghur ...


Penalty kings Croatia book World Cup quarterfinal spot

Goalkeeper Dominik Livakovic made three saves in the shootout as Croatia overcame Japan in QatarJapan's hopes of reaching a first-ever ...


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Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...

China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

How a Soviet worker became president of Taiwan

For many years, Chiang Ching-kuo was a fanatical communist. That didn't stop him from later ruthlessly persecuting his former ideological ...

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Bahrain's foreign minister praises Benjamin Netanyahu

King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa greets Israeli President Isaac Herzog in the Manama capital of Bahrain on ...

More woes for UK as ambulance workers vote for strike

LONDON, England: Thousands of UK ambulance workers, represented by three different trade unions, voted to go out on strike in ...

US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

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United, Boeing in discussions for 'major' purchase of 787s

CHICAGO, Illinois: Reuters has reported that United Airlines and Boeing are close to reaching agreement for placing a major 787 ...


Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...


U.S., stock markets kick off new week with significant losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks decelerated sharply on Monday in an ominous start to a new week. Bond ...


2022 will see historic high farm incomes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that as producers are benefitting from high global grain and oilseed demand ...


Pfizer to spend $2.5 bln to expand Belgium, Irish factories

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer is set to invest more than $2.5 billion in its drug manufacturing operations in ...


Manufacturers predict US baby formula shortage to continue

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The infant formula shortage that has persisted in the U.S. for nearly a year, is ...


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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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