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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, ...

China's Macau reports Covid cases, begins mass testing

MACAU: After discovering 12 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, Macau's government began mass COVID-19 testing for all residents this week. The ...

US Senate bill could release billions for Taiwan security

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Two U.S. senators have introduced a bill, the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022, to increase U.S. support for ...

Japan top court says government cannot be sued for Fukushima disaster

TOKYO, Japan: Japan's top court has ruled that the government is not liable for damages to those who suffered losses ...

China launches aircraft carrier, named after province facing Taiwan

BEIJING, China: China's third aircraft carrier set sail this week, adding significant strength to its naval forces. The new carrier, ...

RCEP deepens China-ASEAN economic and trade cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua NANNING, June 25 (Xinhua) -- On May 27, a cargo ship loaded with Malaysian manganese ore ...

India-Australia relation crucial to deter Chinese ambitions in Indo-Pacific: Former Australian MP

By Heena JoshiMelbourne [Australia], June 25 (ANI): Australia sees India as one of its most important partners to deter China ...

USD2.3 bn Chinese loan credited to State Bank of Pakistan: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Pakistani Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said on Friday that a loan of USD 2.3 billion ...

US Prepares for Post-Roe v. Wade Future

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Friday that held there is no constitutional right to an abortion generated a tsunami ...

The untold story of Canada's journalism startups

The fifth anniversary of the launch of The Conversation Canada is an opportunity to reflect on an untold story of ...

Havana Syndrome claimants to get six-figure compensation

The US State Department is reportedly set to dole out large sums to officials and family members experiencing the mystery ...

Gaurav Gill stamps his authority in WRC2 Safari Rally Kenya

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): World Rally Championship (WRC) Safari Rally Kenya, one of the most challenging rallies in ...

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022: India placed in Group A with Brazil, US

Navi Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Official Draw for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup India 2022 was held ...

Enforced birth control measures driving human rights violation in China: Report

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): In order to put a barricade on the receding population, the Communist Party of China ...

Chef Vikas Khanna launches 'phygital' NFT collection of his book 'Sacred Foods of India'

Dubai [UAE], June 24 (ANI): Michelin Star chef Vikas Khanna has collaborated with NFT marketplace Akshaya.io and launched his first ...

Hockey captain Savita Punia feels no team can be taken lightly during World Cup

By Sahil KohliBengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 24 (ANI): Ahead of the upcoming FIH Women's Hockey World Cup, Goalkeeper Savita Punia, ...

Every match, tournament is do-or-die for us: Savita Punia

By Sahil KohliBengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 24 (ANI): Goalkeeper Savita Punia, the captain of the Indian women's hockey team for ...

China adopts amendment to anti-monopoly law

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China's top legislature on Friday passed an amendment to the Anti-monopoly ...

Helping Afghanistan after earthquake will be hard: 3 questions answered

Afghanistan's deadliest earthquake in more than two decades took place on June 22, 2022, killing more than 1,000 people and ...

The untold story of Canada's journalism startups

The fifth anniversary of the launch of The Conversation Canada is an opportunity to reflect on an untold story of ...

Hong Kong Textbook Revision Seen as Chinese Political Move

HONG KONG - Experts call China's most recent move to rewrite Hong Kong's history textbooks part of a larger plan ...

China Matters highlighted the 6th World Intelligence Congress: China's Digital Economy 2.0

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI/PR Newswire): The year was 2014 when China's banking sector shook hands on a private banking ...

Assange's wife sounds alarm over his treatment

WikiLeaks founder was subjected to 'especially cruel' treatment after extradition to US was approved in UK, Stella Moris has saidJulian ...

7 facts about the standout island in the Kuril group

Natural jacuzzis, an almost boiling lake, a cascade of waterfalls and rare flora - you can find all this on ...

Iran Says EU's Top Diplomat To Arrive Later On June 24 For Talks

Iran's Foreign Ministry says Josep Borrell, the European Union's top diplomat, will arrive late on June 24 for a visit ...

Why NATO's China Focus May Endure

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - When the top leaders of NATO countries meet next week in Spain, the discussion will be ...

Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bat against Aus in 5th ODI

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 24 (ANI): Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka won the toss and opted to bat against Australia ...

Nigeria's latest lithium find: some key questions answered

High-grade lithium has been discovered in Nigeria. In 2019 the total production volume of lithium, not high grade, in Nigeria ...

China has gone back to its old ways in Myanmar

Naypyidaw [Myanmar], June 24 (ANI): One of the most significant aspects of the 2021 military coup in Myanmar was China's ...

Sri Lanka eyeing big win against Australia in fifth ODI

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 24 (ANI): As Sri Lanka press on in a bid for another victory in front of ...

Hong Kong Nears Bottom in New Human Rights Survey

LONDON - Human rights in Hong Kong have deteriorated rapidly since Beijing's crackdown after the pro-democracy protests of 2019, according ...

Chinese propaganda at UNHRC and Michelle Bachelet's embarrassing trip to Xinjiang

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): In a series of events in the last one month, China has managed to fool ...

How Operation Phoenix exported violence from Australia to Yugoslavia

Fifty years ago this month, in June 1972, Yugoslavia's Territorial Defence Force was desperately trying to contain and kill militants ...

Havana Syndrome victims to get six-figure compensation

The State Department is reportedly set to dole out large sums to officials and family members experiencing the mystery ailmentThe ...

North Korea Approves New Frontline Army Duties Amid Tensions

seoul - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un doubled down on his nuclear arms buildup in the face of 'hostile ...

Prominent Chinese rights activists on trial for state subversion

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): China is putting two prominent civil rights activists, Xu Zhiyong and Ding Jiaxi, through closed-door ...

Abdul Rehman Makki: Why Are China and Pakistan Protecting a Terrorist?

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): China last week blocked a joint proposal by India and the US to list ...

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NEW YORK, New York - Stocks on Wall Street and around the globe rallied hard on Friday pushing the major ...

Detroit automakers tell workers mask wearing now optional

DETROIT, Michigan: Detroit's three big automakers - General Motors, Ford and Chrysler parent Stellantis NV - have announced that wearing ...

Chinese developer says will accept wheat as payment for new house

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Positive end to week for Asian stocks, Nikkei 225 advances 321 points

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia made solid gains on Friday in a positive end to the week.In Japan, ...

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 ...

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LONDON, England: Surging food prices in the UK pushed consumer price inflation to 9.1 percent last month, a 40-year record ...

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