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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, ...


100 business leaders urge US Congress to pass China competition bill

WASHINGTON D.C.: The chief executives of Alphabet, Amazon.com and Microsoft, along with more than 100 other company officials, have urged ...


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 ...


Biden's USAGM Nominee Bennett Wins Senate Committee Approval

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved President Joe Biden's nominee to head the U.S. Agency for ...


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 ...


China promotes cooperation among BRICS countries in fighting COVID-19

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China has consistently advanced the research and development (R&D) of COVID-19 ...


Chinese mainland reports 18 new local confirmed COVID-19 cases

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese mainland Thursday reported 18 locally transmitted confirmed COVID-19 cases, ...


Chinese city stripped of 'civilized' status, assault on women sparks public outrage

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): After recent violence by a group of men beat four women outside a restaurant, the ...


After pineapples, China bans grouper fish to restrict Taiwan's access to consumer market

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): China which banned Taiwanese pineapples last year is yet again flexing its economic muscle with ...


'Non-Violence works': Tibetan human rights activist in veiled attack on China

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): In a veiled attack on China, International Campaign for Tibet, Chairman Richard Gere who advocates ...


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U.S. senators press TikTok on posting Russian 'pro-war propaganda'

WASHINGTON D.C.: Republican U.S. senators have sent a letter to TikTok Chief Executive Shou Zi Chew about reports from Russia ...

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 ...

RBI extends card tokenisation deadline by three months

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced an extension of the deadline ...

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 ...

Google Chrome latest update brings enhanced security on iOS, the discover feed, and more

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): A number of new features will be added to the most recent version of Chrome ...

European Parliament Grants Ukraine EU Candidate Status

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Thursday to grant European Union candidate status to embattled Ukraine, pushing it one step closer ...

International

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Canada says 1950s defense systems to be updated at cost of billions

OTTAWA, Canada: Over the next six years, Canada will spend $4.9 billion Canadian (US$3.8 billion) to modernize its aging military ...

EU, India hope for free trade agreement by 2023, says officials

NEW DELHI, India: The European Union and India have relaunched talks to implement a free trade agreement, aimed to be ...

UK Armed Forces Chief: British must be capable of fighting in Europe

LONDON, England: UK General Patrick Sanders, the new Chief of the General Staff, has told troops that Britain must be ...

Church in largely Catholic Lithuania opposes same-sex partnership bill

VILNIUS, Lithuania: Quoting Pope Francis' argument that civil unions distort the concept of marriage and family, Lithuanian bishops have called ...

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, ...

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Wall Street rallies hard, Nasdag gains more than three percent

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

HONG KONG: To cope with the weakening property market, developers in China are coming up with innovative ways to attract ...


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 ...


UK government pledges action after inflation rises 9.1% in May

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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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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