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Army lays landmines along with oil, gas pipelines in Shan State: SHRF

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF), the junta recently planted landmines across oil and ...

Typhoon Odette disrupts school life for more than 12 million students

MANILA, Philippines - Schools in the Philippines impacted by Typhoon Odette are receiving plenty of support from across the nation ...

Ukraine crisis is reminding Nato why it was formed in the first place

As Russian troops mobilise near Ukraine's border and appear poised to invade, so the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) has ...

Government buys flag's copyright to make it free to fly

Canberra paid over $14 million under a deal with the creator of the Aboriginal flagThe Australian Aboriginal flag can now ...

Billionaire predicts rise of China as US empire collapses

Ray Dalio compares political risks in the US with recent economic growth in ChinaChina is winning the economic competition against ...

Russia & China stage joint military drills

Moscow and Beijing are flexing their maritime muscles amid growing tensions with the WestAs relations between East and West continue ...

Webinar questions Olympics committee decision to award winter games to Beijing amid genocide against Uyghurs

London [UK], January 25 (ANI): A webinar held in London on Monday by The Open Forum questioned the International Olympic ...

Taipei-Shanghai Forum could be scrapped in view of Chinese military coercion

Taipei [Taiwan], January 25 (ANI): An agreement has been reached to freeze the budget for this year's Taipei-Shanghai City Forum ...

Poland seeks Japan's cooperation to boost its economy

Tokyo [Japan], January 25 (ANI): Central and Eastern European countries starting with Poland have started to look beyond China and ...

Taiwan, India ready to boost trade, strategic ties

Taipei [Taiwan], January 25 (ANI): Taipei and New Delhi are all set to develop closer strategic and economic relations with ...

Update: Xi vows closer China-Central Asia community with shared future

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China stands ready to ...

IMF cuts 2022 global economic growth forecast to 4.4 pc on US, China slowdown

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): Amid faltering growth in the world's largest economies of the US and China due to ...

Winter Olympics' sponsors keep low profile over Beijing's human rights abuse amid risk of missing marketing opportunities in China

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): Sponsors and advertisers of Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 are keeping a low profile over human ...

Cairo Tower lit up to support Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

© Provided by Xinhua CAIRO, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's Cairo Tower, an outstanding landmark in Cairo, was lit up ...

Australia Open: Berrettini beats Monfils in five-set thriller to set up a SF clash with Nadal

Melbourne [Australia], January 25 (ANI): World number seven Matteo Berrettini beats Gael Monfils of France 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 3-6, 6-2 ...

The 13th Amendment's fatal flaw created modern-day convict slavery

The 13th Amendment is having a moment of reckoning. Considered one of the crowning achievements of American democracy, the Civil ...

Xi chairs virtual summit with leaders of Central Asian countries to mark 30 years of establishment of diplomatic relations

Beijing [China], January 25 (ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping chaired a summit held on Tuesday via video link to commemorate ...

China sets eyes on Maldives to flex muscles in Indian Ocean: Report

Beijing [China], January 25 (ANI): China has set its eyes on Maldives to facilitate its strategic outreach in the wider ...

Putin makes China unity vow ahead of Olympics

Vladimir Putin has reiterated that Russia stands with China against attempts to ?politicize? sport ahead of the Beijing Winter OlympicsRussian ...

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Matildas were able to stay focused and not get frustrated, says Gustavsson

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 25 (ANI): Australia head coach Tony Gustavsson praised his side's ability to remain focused in their ...

Anti-corruption Fight Is Stalled, COVID Not Helping

Most countries have made little to no progress in bringing down corruption levels over the past decade, and authorities' response ...

Pakistan: Foreign oil companies extracting billions of rupees, says retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmed

Islamabad [Pakistan], January 25 (ANI): The Chairman of Pakistan Qaumi Ittehad retired Justice Wajihuddin Ahmed on Tuesday said that the ...

7 injured after F-35 jet crashes on US aircraft carrier in South China Sea

Washington [US], January 25 (ANI): At least seven persons were injured in a US F-35 jet crash on the deck ...

Thirteen Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan's air defence identification zone

Taipei [Taiwan], January 25 (ANI): Thirteen Chinese aircraft intruded Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday, marking the 19th ...

Australian selectors 'well down the track' to finalize Test squad for Pakistan tour

Melbourne [Australia], January 25 (ANI): No Australia player has indicated they want to opt-out of touring Pakistan with selectors "well ...

France to join Men's FIH Hockey Pro League

Lausanne [Switzerland], January 25 (ANI): The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday announced that France will join the third edition ...

Australian Open backtracks on Peng Shuai protest policy

The tennis Grand Slam had previously banned 'Where is Peng Shuai?' T-shirtsAustralian tennis bosses have reversed their ban on T-shirts ...

Australia Marks Grim COVID-19 Anniversary

SYDNEY - Two years ago, on Tuesday (Jan 25) the first case of COVID-19 was detected in Australia. The disease ...

10 patriotic and hard-hitting web series to binge-watch on the 73rd Republic Day

New Delhi [India], January 25 (ANI): As India celebrates 73 years of becoming a republic on Wednesday, the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Tennis champ Dylan Alcott is 2022 Australian of the Year

Dylan Alcott, wheelchair tennis star and leading advocate for people with a disability, is the 2022 Australian of the Year.With ...

Hong Kong leader gives reason for not wearing mask

Carrie Lam said she keeps her face uncovered to show people how 'solemn? she isSpeaking on Tuesday, Hong Kong Chief ...

Main goal was to qualify for Hockey World Cup, we did that: Women's coach Schopman

Muscat [Oman], January 25 (ANI): Achieving their first target of sealing a berth for the FIH Hockey Women's World Cup ...

China's WeChat parent company denies reports of Australian PM's account hacked

Shenzhen [China], January 25 (ANI): Chinese tech company Tencent, the parent company of the country's main messaging app WeChat, denied ...

ICC Women T20I Rankings: Shafali Verma regains top spot, Mandhana drops to fourth

Dubai [UAE], January 25 (ANI): Australia captain Meg Lanning and all-rounder Tahlia McGrath have advanced in the ICC Women's T20I ...

Rafael Nadal earns five-set win to reach Australian Open semis

Rafael Nadal is through to the semifinals of the Australian Open, but it wasn't easy. The sixth-seeded Spaniard needed more ...

Australia Open: Nadal beats Shapovalov in five sets to enter semi-finals

Melbourne [Australia], January 25 (ANI): Twenty-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal beat 14th seed Canadian Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, ...

Afghan community stages protest against Taliban in Rome

Rome [Italy], January 25 (ANI): Afghan community in Italy organized a demonstration at Piazza Dei Santi Apostoli in Rome on ...

North Korea conducts another missile launch media

If confirmed, it's going to become the fifth missile test by Pyongyang since the start of the yearNorth Korea has ...

Garbage Hunters: Deciphering North Korea Through Its Trash

On a blustery January afternoon, Professor Kang Dong-won is scouring the beach for trash - specifically, North Korean trash that's ...

Xi, Trong exchange Spring Festival greetings

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 25 (Xinhua) -- General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee ...

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Record high fertilizer prices in Mississippi mean smaller harvests

JACKSON, Mississippi: Record high fertilizer prices could result in Mississippi farmers planting smaller crops in 2022."Mississippi is such an agricultural ...

Toyota says demand causing four-year wait for Japanese Land Cruisers

TOKYO, Japan: Toyota, the world's largest carmaker, has warned Japanese buyers of its new Land Cruiser SUV that they will ...

Despite losses, American Airlines optimistic about spring travel

DALLAS, Texas: American Airlines has reported losses of $931 million in the fourth quarter of 2021. Additionally, officials have said ...

Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order for 50 aircraft

PARIS, France: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has canceled a multi-billion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks Monday, ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as investors fretted over this week's meeting of the ...

Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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