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In show of force, U.S. Navy sails through S. China Sea

WASHINGTON D.C.: In defiance of China, a U.S. aircraft carrier group is sailing through the South China Sea, which China ...


Poll says many countries across globe see U.S. as danger to democracy

The world has been treated to successive spectacles of national leaders gathering at a G7 Summit in Cornwall and a ...


Assertive China is dangerous presence, says expert

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): An assertive China is "a very dangerous presence" and has brought members of Quad ...


Vietnamese being trafficked to work in Cambodian casinos

Beijing [China], June 19 (ANI): Chinese nationals are trafficking Vietnamese citizens to work in Cambodian casinos, officials said, adding that ...


Understanding Pakistan's overtures for peace with India

London [UK] June 19 (ANI): A panel of global experts from academia, journalism and diplomacy discussed the historical backdrop and ...


Bitcoin dips below $36k amid concerns of impending death cross

The price of the world's major cryptocurrency, bitcoin, has pulled below the crucial $36,000 support level, amid global regulatory crackdowns ...


Court Denies Bail for Hong Kong Pro-democracy Media Executives

HONG KONG - Two executives from Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily appeared in court on Saturday on charges of collusion ...


Chinese digital yuan now available at over 3,000 ATMs in Beijing

The Industrial and Commerce Bank of China (ICBC) has enabled a feature allowing users to convert their digital yuan to ...


Hong Kong's Apply Daily senior executives remanded

Hong Kong, June 19 (ANI): Two senior executives of Hong Kong's pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper, who have been charged with ...


Chinese presence in Sri Lanka could pose a threat: Navy

By Ajit K DubeyNew Delhi (India), June 19 (ANI): With the Chinese Navy getting new port projects in Sri Lanka, ...


Talks are on for next round: Bhadauria

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 19 (ANI): Indian Air Force Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria on Saturday informed that a decision ...


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Over 1,000 flights delayed due to Southwest Air computer glitches

DALLAS, Texas: Southwest Airlines was forced to temporarily stop operations and cancel 500 flights over "connectivity issues" on Tuesday, just ...

As machine orders jump, Japan sees sharpest rise in exports since 1980

TOKYO, Japan: Exports from Japan have registered the fastest growth since May 1980, as inoculations against the Covid infection revved ...

U.S. stocks dive on inflation fears, greenback stars on fx markets

NEW YORK, New York - Inflation fears punctured U.S. stocks on Friday with the industrial indices having their worst day ...

Study confirms U.S. vacation homes sold fast during Covid lockdown

CHICAGO, Illinois: The sales of vacation homes grew at twice the rate of other homes during the Covid pandemic.In a ...

Land Rover to test hydrogen as alternative to electric batteries

WHITLEY, Great Britain: To offer more zero-emissions car options, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will begin tests on a hydrogen fuel-cell ...

U.S. dollar in demand in Asia, stocks and bonds on the nose

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were little moved on Friday as bond yields rose and the U.S. along ...

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Critic of Apple, Amazon, Google appointed U.S. FTC chair

WASHINGTON, D.C.: Lina Khan, an antitrust researcher focused on Big Tech's massive power, was sworn in as chair of the ...

Russian law seeks to tighten control over U.S. Internet tech giants

MOSCOW, Russia: In a further tightening of its control over foreign social media platforms, the Russian parliament has passed legislation ...

Study shows 96% of doctors vaccinated against Covid

CHICAGO, Illinois: Greater than 96 percent of America's practicing physicians are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according to the American Medical ...

Large increase in funding to enforce antitrust enforcement in new bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: With the introduction of a bill by U.S. Senators Michael Shumway Lee and Charles Ernest Grassley on June ...

Restrictions end, offices reopening in California

SACRAMENTO, California: California ended the majority of its Covid restrictions this week, with a few exceptions, such as wearing masks ...

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China sends 28 military aircraft across Taiwan in show of force

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Responding to criticism during the G7 summit of Chinese aggression, 28 Chinese air force aircraft, including fighters and ...


In show of force, U.S. Navy sails through S. China Sea

WASHINGTON D.C.: In defiance of China, a U.S. aircraft carrier group is sailing through the South China Sea, which China ...


Poll says many countries across globe see U.S. as danger to democracy

The world has been treated to successive spectacles of national leaders gathering at a G7 Summit in Cornwall and a ...


Assertive China is dangerous presence, says expert

New Delhi [India], June 19 (ANI): An assertive China is "a very dangerous presence" and has brought members of Quad ...


Vietnamese being trafficked to work in Cambodian casinos

Beijing [China], June 19 (ANI): Chinese nationals are trafficking Vietnamese citizens to work in Cambodian casinos, officials said, adding that ...


Understanding Pakistan's overtures for peace with India

London [UK] June 19 (ANI): A panel of global experts from academia, journalism and diplomacy discussed the historical backdrop and ...


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