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To diversify, China's Huawei to develop self-driving technology

BEIJING, China: In a bid to diversify its businesses, China's Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has announced ...

Apple, Amazon, Nike, criticized for using Chinese forced labor

WASHINGTON D.C.: American companies, including Amazon.com, Apple and Nike, came under fire by a U.S. Senator on Thursday for disregarding ...

Hong Kong to censor films, claiming national security concerns

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong government on Friday put in place new regulations to allow films shown on the island ...

Amidst tensions, China, U.S. commerce chiefs discuss differences

WASHINGTON D.C.: Amid disagreements, top U.S. and Chinese commerce officials have agreed to promote healthy trade and cooperate over differences, ...

White House says "strike force" to respond to Chinese trade abuses

WASHINGTON D.C.: To respond to unfair Chinese trade practices, the United States will target China with a new "strike force", ...

15 wandering elephants being watched worldwide on Youtube, Twitter

BEIJING, China: First they became stars in China, and now 15 wandering elephants have become international celebrities. Worldwide media are ...

Pato O'Ward takes IndyCar points lead with win at Detroit

Pato O'Ward of Mexico became the NTT IndyCar Series' first multiple winner of the season Sunday by capturing the Chevrolet ...

China launched probe over COVID outbreak in Guangzhou

Beijing [China], June 14 (ANI): Chinese investigators have set up a task force to investigate possible dereliction of duty among ...

Chinese lecturer suspended from teaching over polygamy view

Beijing [China], June 14 (ANI): A lecturer from a top Chinese law school has been suspended from teaching after he ...

China gets veiled rebuke from Japan, Australia

Cornwall [UK], June 14 (ANI): In a veiled rebuke against China's assertive behaviour in connection with trade with Australia, Japan ...

Japan, Canada gravely concerned over East China Sea

Cornwall [UK], June 14 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Sunday expressed grave ...

Do aliens exist? We asked five experts

Speculation has been rife about the contents of an unclassified report set to be released later this month from the ...

Sangakkara, Flower inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara and Zimbabwe's Andy Flower were among 10 new inductees into the International Cricket Council's Hall of ...

Leaders confirm vaccine pledges, pressure China: G7 update

It's the last day of the Group of Seven summit hosted on the southern English coast by UK Prime Minister ...

G-7 Communique Wide-Ranging, But Critics Find Shortcomings

BRUSSELS - U.S. President Joe Biden has declared that the G-7 summit was an "extraordinarily collaborative and productive meeting" that ...

China asserting authority on foreign companies

Beijing [China], June 13 (ANI): As China's intense crackdown on its tech companies continues, Beijing is calling on tech giants ...

G7 leaders underscores importance of peace across Taiwan

London [UK], June 13 (ANI): The leaders of the G7 countries on Sunday underscored the importance of peace and stability ...

India hints to engage with US-led plan to rival China's BRI

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): India has said that it will study the US President Joe Biden's ...

Update: Xi urges all-out rescue work after central China's gas explosion

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out efforts to rescue the ...

Johanna Konta cruises to title win at Nottingham

Johanna Konta of Great Britain captured her fourth career WTA singles title on Sunday after posting a 6-2, 6-1 victory ...

G7 leaders vow to call out China over Xinjiang, HK

London [UK], June 13 (ANI): The leaders of the G7 countries on Sunday pledged to promote shared values by calling ...

France calls on India to lend production capacity to Africa

New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): France has highlighted the need to focus on ramping up COVID-19 production capacity in ...

Vietnam expands maritime militia

Hanoi [Vietnam], June 13 (ANI): Amid rising tensions over the South China Sea, Vietnam is expanding its maritime militia off ...

MEA says G7 leaders appreciated India's engagement

New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): During the 47th Group of Seven (G7) meeting in the United Kingdom, several world ...

Melissa McCarthy's Netflix comedy wraps up

Washington [US], June 13 (ANI): Hollywood stars Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone's upcoming Netflix comedy series 'God's Favorite Idiot' recently ...

Huawei unlikely to out of US list of restricted entities

Beijing [China], June 13 (ANI): The US Innovation and Competition Act that has earmarked USD 54.2 billion towards shoring up ...

Kaylee McKeown shatters 100m backstroke world record

Adelaide [Australia], June 13 (ANI): Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown broke American Regan Smith's world record in the 100m backstroke, clocking ...

Gas blast in China kills 12, rescue operation ongoing: officials

A gas blast in China killed 12 people.Several buildings were reduced to rubble.Shiyan's vegetable market was affected.At least 12 people ...

Pujara talks about upcoming WTC final

Southampton [UK], June 13 (ANI): India top-order batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has said that New Zealand will have the advantage of ...

Make India simplest place to do business: Amitabh Kant

By Sahil PandeyNew Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): In a post Covid-19 pandemic world, India will need to do away ...

Britain Expected to Delay Lifting COVID-related Restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce the delay of the easing of COVID-19-related restrictions due to the ...

1 killed, 7 injured in road mishap in Hong Kong

Hong Kong, June 13 (ANI): At least one person died and seven injured after a collision between a minibus and ...

Out-of-control shipping costs fire up prices from coffee to toys

Soaring demand, a shortage of containers, saturated ports and too few ships and dock workers, have contributed to the squeeze ...

We should try, focus, capture the export markets, says Kant

New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Sunday said that path to India's economic recovery ...

Xi urges all-out rescue work after central China's gas explosion

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered all-out efforts to rescue the ...

Son sends support to Eriksen in South Korea win

Son Heung-min scored the decisive goal in South Korea's 2-1 victory over Lebanon in a World Cup qualifier Sunday before ...

Gas Explosion in Central China Kills at Least 12

BEIJING - At least 12 people were killed and 39 seriously injured Sunday after a gas line explosion tore through ...

12 killed, 138 injured in gas explosion in Central China

Hubei [China], June 13 (ANI): At least 12 people were killed and 138 were injured in a huge gas explosion ...

Japan to launch antitrust probe into Google, Apple

Tokyo [Japan], June 13 (ANI: The Japanese government will probe the activities of Apple and Google, amid growing allegations of ...

More transparency needed to probe COVID-19 origins: WHO

Washington DC [US], June 13 (ANI): World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Ghebreyesus has called on China to cooperate with ...

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Russia again fines Facebook, Telegram for not removing content

MOSCOW, Russia: For the second time a Russian court has fined Facebook and Telegram for not taking down content banned ...

To diversify, China's Huawei to develop self-driving technology

BEIJING, China: In a bid to diversify its businesses, China's Huawei Technologies, the world's largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, has announced ...

Aer Lingus passenger flights cancelled after Stobart Air closes

DUBLIN, Ireland: Aer Lingus cancelled 12 regional routes with Stobart Air on Friday night. The cancellations will take effect immediately. ...

French court charges Peugeot misled on emissions testing

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Amidst tensions, China, U.S. commerce chiefs discuss differences

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