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'Everyone Who Stands up Fears Retribution'

Han Hua, who has lived in Hong Kong for more than 10 years, has been actively reporting on the city's ...


US, Taiwan Team Up to Stop Small Countries From Allying With China

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan and the United States have sent their first joint trade delegation to one of Taiwan's diplomatic ...


Not joining RCEP a mistake by India, says Chinese professor

New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): India's decision of not joining Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership was a mistake, a Chinese ...


Hong Kong Protests Enter New, More Violent Phase

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's protests may be smaller these days, buy they're more frequent, more violent, and more unpredictable. ...


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Ukraine Detains Top Islamic State Commander

Ukraine's main security agency says it has arrested a key figure in the Islamic State (IS) extremist group.Al-Bara Shishani, a ...

'Everyone Who Stands up Fears Retribution'

Han Hua, who has lived in Hong Kong for more than 10 years, has been actively reporting on the city's ...

Vigan City joins 4th Quarter NSED

VIGAN CITY, Ilocos Sur, Nov. 15 (PIA) - The city government of Vigan, through the City Disaster Risk Reduction and ...

Mandatory vaccination is not the solution for measles in Europe

Global measles cases reached their highest levels since 2006 in the first six months of 2019. With countries around the ...

Russian Academy Of Sciences Calls On Ministry To Unmuzzle Scholars

MOSCOW -- The Russian Academy of Sciences (RAN) has urged the Ministry of Education to cancel its order barring scientists ...

Apple pulls down vaping-related apps from App Store: Report

California [USA], Nov 15 (ANI): Apple is reportedly removing vaping-related apps from its official App Store amid growing health concerns ...

International

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Five victims and gunman shot at school near Los Anegles, 2 dead

SANTA CLARITA, California - Two school kids, one aged 14 and the other sixteen, are dead after a mass shooting ...

Light prison sentence for Emirati man who raped woman tourist

DUBAI, UAE - A 19-year-old Emirati man who raped a visiting tourist at gunpoint in Dubai has been jailed for ...

Blacks in South Africa bearing brunt of unemployment, stats show

PRETORIA, South Africa - Statistics South Africa's latest report, released in Pretoria on Thursday, reveals glaring inequalities in South African ...

British-Irish summit to focus on implications of Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is hosting Administration Heads from Scotland, Wales, and the British Government on Friday ...

Trump stares down impeachment as hearings open

WASHINGTON, DC - Historic impeachment hearings targeting U.S. President Donald Trump opened on Wednesday in Washington, with lawmakers faced with ...

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Asian Development Bank president meets top leaders in Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN, Kazakhstan - Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao, at a meeting with Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday, ...


Broad advance in stocks recorded in Asia

SYDNEY, Australia - Stock markets across Asia rose on Friday.The Nikkei 225 jumped 170.61 points or 0.74% to 23,312.16.The Australian ...


Lower energy prices keeping lid on inflation, says Powell

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Federal Reserve remains upbeat about the American economy citing favorable consumer confidence, a strong jobs ...


Little action on Wall Street as investors move to sidelines

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were treading water on Thursday, with investors and traders unwilling to commit to ...


Countries in Central and West Asia re-commit to CAREC 2030

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan - Ministers and senior government officials from 11 countries in Central and West Asia gathered in the Uzbek ...


Asian markets mixed as greenback slides

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were mixed in Asia on Thursday.In Japan the Nikkei 225 fell 178.32 points or 0.76% to ...


Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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