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Perth man allegedly stole from dead girlfriend's bank accounts

PERTH, Western Australia - A 28-year-old man was scheduled to appear in Perth Magistrate's Court on Friday over allegations he ...

Modi: India Has 3 COVID Trials Underway

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech Saturday, said the South Asian nation has three COVID-19 trials ...

COVID-19: China reports 22 new cases, 57 recoveries in last 24 hours

Beijing [China], Aug 15 (ANI/Sputnik): China registered 22 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours and a total of ...

U.S. loses Iran arms embargo bid at UN

PanARMENIAN.Net - The United States lost a bid on Friday to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran as Russian ...

South Korea Ready to Talk with Japan Over Historic Disputes

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday expressed his country's readiness to discuss with Japan historic disputes that continue to ...

How the QAnon Conspiracy Theory Went Global

WASHINGTON - Until recently, the fringe conspiracy theory known as QAnon was largely an American phenomenon - a fringe belief ...

Chinese envoy extends Independence Day greetings to India

Beijing [China], August 15 (ANI): Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong on Saturday extended greetings to India on 74th Independence ...

Australian PM extends Independence Day greetings to Indian PM

Canberra [Australia], August 15 (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday extended greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on ...

Bid of US Fails to Get Extension of UN Arms Embargo on Iran

NEW YORK - The United States failed Friday to get an extension of an expiring U.N. arms embargo against Iran, ...

China Expanding Digital Currency Pilot Program

China will dramatically expand its pilot program for digital currency to include all major large cities, the country's Commerce Ministry ...

What is V-J Day

Q: What is V-J Day?A: V-J Day, or Victory Over Japan Day, is the day Japan surrendered to the Allies ...

Taiwan signs deal with US to buy F-16 jets

Washington [US], Aug 15 (ANI): The United States has signed a deal to sell 66 of the latest model F-16 ...

Profile: Zhang Dingyu, hero doctor fighting ALS and coronavirus

President of Wuhan Jinyintan Hospital Zhang Dingyu (Front, L) sees off members of a medical team from Shanghai at Wuhan ...

FlyQuest hold off EG in LCS Summer playoff opener

A second top-four team nearly fell into the losers bracket in as many days, but FlyQuest hung on for a ...

Hong Kong's Plight Casts Shadow Over Taiwan's Diplomatic Coups

China's crackdown on democratic freedoms in Hong Kong has generated strong reactions in Taiwan, where senior officials are mourning Hong ...

US Fails to Get Extension of UN Arms Embargo on Iran

NEW YORK - The United States failed Friday to get an extension of an expiring U.N. arms embargo against Iran, ...

Postal Service Warns States of Voting by Mail Delays

The U.S. Postal Service is warning states that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election ...

China Makes Claim to Doubling GDP in a Decade

As China's government pushes economic growth to meet a key Communist Party pledge for this year, its success may depend ...

Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA canceled

The 2020 Taiwan Swinging Skirts LPGA has joined the list of the tour's events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Dutch boss Sarina Wiegman to replace Phil Neville as England coach

Sarina Wiegman is to replace Phil Neville as head coach of the England women's football team next year, the Football ...

Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan frustrates England with fine fifty

Mohammad Rizwan frustrated England as he marked Pakistan's Independence Day with a fine unbeaten fifty in the second Test at ...

US Will Work to Extend Iran Arms Embargo

VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday before a U.N. vote on whether to extend the Iranian ...

Frankfurt mayor invites TikTok to set up headquarters: German media

Photo taken on Aug. 11, 2020 shows a mobile phone running the TikTok app in London, Britain. (Photo by Ray ...

China urges India to 'stop all provocative acts'

New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): China has urged India to "stop all provocative acts to ensure that such incidents ...

Pack Expands Purge at US Global News Agency

Michael Pack, head of the U.S. government's global news networks, took steps Wednesday to remove several top officials in a ...

PH gets last 50 of 130 ventilators from China

PARAnAQUE CITY, Aug. 14 (PIA) -- The Philippine Government, through the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has received 50 ventillators ...

SunBless Thermo-Reflective Coating

New Delhi [India], Aug 14 (ANI/Mediawire): The depth and breadth of India has varied weather conditions in different parts of ...

Ruby Princess inquiry blames NSW health officials for debacle

The inquiry commissioned by the Berejiklian government into the Ruby Princess COVID-19 disaster has laid blame on NSW health officials, ...

LPGA cancels Taiwan tournament amid coronavirus restrictions

The LPGA Tour on Thursday cancelled the Taiwan Swinging Skirts tournament because of ongoing coronavirus concerns and travel restrictions.The event ...

Opinion: No obstacle "insurmountable" for China-U.S. cooperation

Photo taken on Sept. 24, 2015 shows the national flags of China (R) and the United States as well as ...

Update: China's Chang'e-4 probe resumes work for 21st lunar day

Left part of the combo photo shows the lander of the Chang'e-4 probe taken by the rover Yutu-2 (Jade Rabbit-2) ...

S. Korea Seeks Solution for Victims of Japan's Wartime Sexual Slavery

The government of South Korea says it will continue to seek a "realistic" and "practicable" solution for victims of Japan's ...

Australia name 21-member squad for England tour

Jolimont [Australia], Aug 14 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) on Friday named a 21-member squad for their upcoming tour of England. ...

22 Dead, 4 Missing in North Korea Floods

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Severe floods in North Korea have killed at least 22 people and left four others missing, ...

US Designates Confucius Institutes 'Foreign Missions' of China

The United States on Thursday designated the Confucius Institute education program as a "foreign mission" of China, setting up the ...

North Korean Soldier Jailed for Listening to Radio Free Asia on Duty

North Korean military security authorities have sent a signal corps soldier to a political prison camp for listening to Radio ...

State arts service organisations: effective, engaged but endangered

This week the NSW government's arts funding arm, Create NSW, removed or significantly reduced funding to arts service organisations including ...

Russia express willingness to donate COVID vaccines

DAVAO CITY Aug. 12 (PIA) - Health Secretary Francisco Duque confirmed that there was an expression of donating vaccines by ...

England to host Australia for T20I, ODI series in September

London [UK], Aug 14 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday announced that it will host white-ball ...

US Classifies Confucius Institute Center as Foreign Mission

The United States announced Thursday that it would require the center that runs the Confucius Institute to register as a ...

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Mixed day on Wall Street, Dow the only gainer

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks meandered in and out of positive territory on Friday and ended up with ...

Companies from China seek to list in U.S. despite trade tensions

NEW YORK, New York, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- This year has seen many U.S. stock market listings by Chinese companies ...

Stocks in Asia move higher, but Hong Kong markets drift

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were on the rise on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was mixed. Only the ...

Home prices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen rise slightly

BEIJING, Cina Aug. 14 (Xinhua) -- China's housing market remained stable overall in July, with home prices in 70 major ...

Dublin business targeted in major international fraud

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Garda Sochna's economic bureau has foiled a mutli-million euro invoice redirect fraud. On Tuesday the Bank ...

Fears mount over last weeks of Trump presidency if he loses

What could happen to America if Trump were to further, severely crash the U.S. economy the day after Joe Biden ...

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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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