Tue, 20 Oct 2020

President Trump vows to protect and defend American senior citizens

FORT MYERS, Florida - On Friday, President Donald Trump campaigned in Fort Myers, Florida, a state with one of the ...

Australia's mainstream right-wing impacted by U.S. politics

Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric appears to be informing extremism in Australia and right-wing media is helping, writes James Cutler.DURING THE ...

Staggering 552 kg of cocaine worth $248 million intercepted in Sydney

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A joint investigation into a shipment of approximately 552 kilograms of cocaine concealed in bags of ...

Scores Dead as Floods, Heavy Rains Hammer Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos

Floods, landslides, and other natural disasters triggered by downpours in Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam have left scores dead, with paddy ...

Chinese Company Offers Coronavirus Vaccine to Students

TAIPEI - A Chinese drug developer is offering an experimental coronavirus vaccine to students going abroad in a strategy that ...

Johnson to miss second event after testing positive

Dustin Johnson, the top ranked player in the world, withdrew from this week's ZoZo Championship, the second consecutive tournament he ...

US sanctions six Chinese companies for trade with Iran

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) has imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for ...

WHO Says 184 Countries Have Now Joined COVAX Vaccine Program

The World Health Organization says 184 countries have now joined the COVID-19 global vaccine alliance, known as COVAX, designed to ...

WHO reform: a call for an early-warning protocol for infectious diseases

The World Health Organization (WHO) has come in for its share of criticism for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Uyghur Afghan National Detained in Xinjiang Internment Camp

Authorities in northwest China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) have detained an ethnic Uyghur who is a citizen of Afghanistan, ...

US Charges Six Russian Agents in Global Cyber Attack

WASHINGTON - U.S. prosecutors have charged six Russian military intelligence officers in connection with a global computer malware campaign that ...

After US prosecuted scholars, China threatens to detain Americans

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): In retaliation to the US Department of Justice's prosecution of Chinese military-affiliated scholars, government officials ...

Taiwanese official injured in altercation with Chinese diplomats

Taipei [Taiwan], October 19 (ANI): A Taiwanese official was allegedly injured following an altercation with some Chinese diplomats at an ...

Diplomacy and the state of U.S.-Chinese relations

There's been lots of chatter lately about how the United States and China find themselves, in the words of Henry ...

Japan Prime Minister Suga Travels to Vietnam for Bilateral Talks

In his first foreign trip since taking office last month, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga was in Hanoi Monday for ...

Australia to participate in Exercise Malabar 2020

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): India on Monday announced the participation of Australia in the upcoming Malabar exercise alongside ...

TOP Esports land Beats By Dre as sponsor

Bose might be the official headset of Riot Games, but League of Legends team TOP Esports from China is giving ...

BBL: Teams set to be allowed three overseas players in final XI

Melbourne [Australia], October 19 (ANI): All teams in the upcoming Big Bash League (BBL) are set to be allowed to ...

Untruths and half truths of Moeed Yusuf, Imran Khan's advisor

By Tilak DevasherNew Delhi [India] October 19 (ANI): The interview that Moeed Yusuf, the unelected advisor on national security and ...

China's economic recovery firms up in Q3

BEIJING, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- China's economic recovery picked up steam in the third quarter as activities normalized amid effective ...

Pressure remains over Aussie state lockdown despite partial easing

People wearing mask rest in CBD of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, Oct. 19, 2020. (Photo by Bai Xue/Xinhua)After nearly three months ...

Lauren Cheatle eyeing return to cricket during WBBL

Melbourne [Australia], October 19 (ANI): Australia women's cricketer Lauren Cheatle is aiming for a long-awaited return to cricket during the ...

Hundreds march in Vancouver to protest against China

Vancouver [Canada], October 19 (ANI): Hundreds of people here participated in a protest organised on Sunday against China's brutal repression ...

US to offer loans to lure developing countries

Washington [US], October 19 (ANI): The US government is making efforts to persuade developing countries to stop using Chinese telecommunication ...

Most markets rise on US stimulus hope, China growth falls short

Most Asian markets rose Monday on lingering hopes for a new US stimulus package, though Shanghai turned lower after data ...

Update: China's consumer spending grows at faster pace

File photo shows people visit the 17th China Changchun International Automobile Expo in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, July 13, ...

Slipper urges Wallabies to cut Bledisloe blunders

Wallabies prop James Slipper on Monday promised that his side will improve on an error-strewn display in Auckland when they ...

Asian markets rise on US stimulus hope, China growth falls short

Asian markets rose Monday on lingering hopes for a new US stimulus package, though Shanghai and Hong Kong pared their ...

In pics: Review of world-renowned coffee ahead of 3rd CIIE

BEIJING, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- This year's China International Import Expo (CIIE) will take place on Nov. 5-10 in the ...

Siphiwe Tshabalala in talks over China move

Siphiwe Tshabalala is hoping to secure a move to China says the player's agent amid rumours of interest from AmaZulu.The ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 19)

BEIJING, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

China's economy plows on as world's only major growth engine

China's recovery from the coronavirus pandemic continued in the third quarter and showed signs of broadening in September as consumer ...

American Jason Kokrak captures first PGA Tour victory at CJ Cup

Jason Kokrak reeled off six birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to winning the CJ Cup at ...

All Black Perenara to play next season in Japan

All Blacks scrumhalf TJ Perenara will miss next year's Super Rugby Aotearoa to play club rugby in Japan, the Hurricanes ...

Wallabies slammed for 'avalanche of mistakes'

The Wallabies buried themselves in an "avalanche of mistakes", Australian media commentators lamented on Monday after their team again failed ...

Dawid Malan joins Hobart Hurricanes for BBL

Tasmania [Australia], October 19 (ANI): England's Dawid Malan has joined Hobart Hurricanes for the next season of the Big Bash ...

Trump, Modi relationship incredible, says Donald Trump Jr

By Reena BhardwajNew York [US], October 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump have an "incredible" ...

Asia Album: Afghan farmers harvest pine nuts in Jalalabad city

An Afghan farmer harvests pine nuts at a field in Jalalabad city, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, Oct.17,2020. (Photo by Saifurahaman Safi/Xinhua)KABUL, ...

Poverty-alleviation-themed train made first run in southwest China

A poverty-alleviation-themed train pulls out of the parking lot in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan Province, Oct. 17, 2020. (Xinhua/Wang Xi)CHENGDU, ...

United States' standing wanes on Lowy Asia power index

The United States has registered the largest fall in relative regional power of any country in the Indo-Pacific during the ...

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U.S. stocks decline with hopes for deal on stimulus package fading

NEW YORK, New York - Continued disagreement over an additional stimulus package has weighed on Wall Street, with all the ...

Leadership in university-based climate action

Universities are vital hubs of research and teaching on climate change. As large organisations, they also have significant emissions, which ...

Turkey's natural gas reserves reach 405 billion cubic meters

ISTANBUL, Turkey, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced on Saturday that Turkey has found more gas ...

Irish exports rise 7% to 108 billion euros in first 8 months of year

DUBLIN, Ireland, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) -- Ireland is set for another year of record-high goods exports in 2020 due to ...

Advance BPS payments on way to 118,000 Irish farmers

DUBLIN, Ireland - Advance payments under the 2020 Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) (including Greening) have commenced. "I am happy to ...

US sanctions six Chinese companies for trade with Iran

Washington [US], October 20 (ANI): The United States on Monday (local time) has imposed sanctions on six Chinese companies for ...

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