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Brazil's Bolsonaro to Meet China's Xi for First Time at G-20

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese ...


Jury Finds Illinois Man Guilty of Murdering Chinese Student

A federal jury has convicted a former University of Illinois student of killing a visiting Chinese scholar in 2017.It took ...


Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change

The Hague - A Dutchman on Monday completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice ...


China's Gas Supplies Shadowed by Stalled Pipeline

After years of false starts and unexplained delays, China is still counting on completion of a new Central Asian gas ...


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U.S. dollar reels in Asian session, euro challenging 1.1400

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks across the Asian region finished in the red on Tuesday.The widespread losses, all relatively modest except ...

Qatar pledges $3 billion in financial support for Pakistan

DOHA, Qatar - The tiny gas-rich nation of Qatar has pledged to invest a further $3 billion in the financially-stressed ...

Ireland to play key roles on energy efficiency commission

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoiseach Loe Varadkar is to be appointed Honorary Patron of the International Energy Agency (IEA)'s new Global ...

Taiwanese carrier takes delivery of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

NORTH CHARLESTON, South Carolina - Taiwanese airline EVA Air has taken delivery of the first of its order for twenty ...

Myanmar leader and Asian Development Bank president in talks

BANGKOK, Thailand - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi met with Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao on Sunday ...

Fokker F28 aircraft put under scrutiny to advance safety research

RICHMOND, Virginia - The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA) has performed a crashworthiness test ...

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Mid-air collision of 2 Eurofighter planes north of Berlin

BERLIN, Germany - Two Eurofighter jets attached to the German Airforce were involved in a mid-air collision on Monday over ...

Woman, two minor daughters enticed from Guatemala, treated as slaves

SACRAMENTO, California - A Californian couple have been accused of treating a Guatamalanl woman and her two minor daughters as ...

Social media ban in two states of Myannmar restricting communications

With "no media access" in parts of the country and "serious restrictions" on humanitarian organizations, the United Nations expert on ...

Chicago federal court covicts pair for support of Islamic State

CHICAGO, Illinois - Two Chicago men are facing decades in jail after being convicted of conspiring to give material support ...

Human rights chief wants detained Venezuelan protesters freed

CARACAS, Venezuela - Speaking at the end of the first-ever official mission to Venezuela by a UN human rights chief, ...

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Italy's minimal competition to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy will host the 2026 Winter Games, the International Olympic Committee announced on June 24. The IOC, which organizes the ...


Brazil's Bolsonaro to Meet China's Xi for First Time at G-20

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese ...


Jury Finds Illinois Man Guilty of Murdering Chinese Student

A federal jury has convicted a former University of Illinois student of killing a visiting Chinese scholar in 2017.It took ...


Financials weigh on JSE

The JSE opened the week on the backfoot on Monday as it closed weaker mainly on the back of losses ...


Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change

The Hague - A Dutchman on Monday completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice ...


China's Gas Supplies Shadowed by Stalled Pipeline

After years of false starts and unexplained delays, China is still counting on completion of a new Central Asian gas ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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