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China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Google faces internal resistance over China search engine

BEIJING, China - Demanding transparency over the company’s plans in China, over a thousand Google employees have signed a letter ...

Asian Games: Sanjeev Rajput wins silver in 50m rifle 3 positions

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 21 (ANI): Indian shooter Sanjeev Rajput bagged a silver medal in the men's 50m rifle three positions ...

Britain To Call For More EU Sanctions On Russia Over Chemical Attacks

Britain's new foreign minister in his first major address will urge the European Union to increase sanctions against Russia, saying ...

China to Keep Providing Aid to Pacific for Sustainable Development

BEIJING - China will continue to provide aid to Tonga and other countries in the Pacific to help them achieve ...

Taiwan 'Won't Bow to Pressure,' President Says Amid China Tensions

TAIPEI - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Monday the self-ruled island would not bow to pressure after her high-profile ...

Chinese Police Threaten Muslim Poet Who Tweeted About Xinjiang Camps

A prominent Muslim poet has been visited and threatened by police after tweeting about the mass incarceration of Uyghurs and ...

China Reconsiders LNG Tariff Threat

China has sown confusion in international energy markets after reconsidering plans to slap tariffs on U.S. crude oil and liquefied ...

Asian Games: Lakshay wins silver in shooting

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 20 (ANI): Indian shooter Lakshay Lakshay has won a silver medal in men's trap event in the ...

France's Total Leaves Iran Amid Sanctions Threat From U.S.

Iran's oil minister says the French oil-and-natural-gas company Total has 'officially left' Iran amid threats by the United States to ...

Business Economists Say Trump Tariffs will Harm US

AFP - Business economists overwhelmingly worry President Donald Trump's trade wars will harm the US economy, according to a survey ...

Tourists Go Off Beaten Path on N. Korea's Sacred Volcano

MOUNT PAEKTU, NORTH KOREA - Foreign tourists looking to go off the beaten path in North Korea can now camp ...

Asian Games: Deepak Kumar strikes silver in 10m Air Rifle

Palembang [Indonesia], Aug 20 (ANI): After a hard-fought final, Indian shooter Deepak Kumar bagged a silver medal in the 10m ...

Asian Games 2018: Shooters Apurvi, Ravi win India's first medal

Jakarta [Indonesia], August 19 (ANI): The Indian pair of Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar made the country proud on Sunday ...

Laos Bullish on Dams Despite Fatal Catastrophe

ATTAPEU PROVINCE, LAOS - Renewable energy proponents have seized on the fatal collapse of a dam in Laos in their ...

Pakistani Prime Minister Faces Weight of Expectations

ISLAMABAD - Imran Khan, of international cricket fame, took the oath as Pakistan's 22nd prime minister Saturday. He now faces ...

President Warns Enemies of Heavy Cost of Attacking Iran

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani warned the enemies of the heavy costs of any military action against the ...

Killer Robots Fail Key Moral, Legal Test

(Geneva) - Basic humanity and the public conscience support a ban on fully autonomous weapons, Human Rights Watch said in ...

Asian Games: Iranian Kabaddi Teams Emerge Victorious

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Iranian men's and women's Kabaddi teams defeated their opponents at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia ...

Bring back the Black Australia policy

From terra nullius to terra fullius, white Christians are taking over Australia, writes contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence. BRING BACK THE ...

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Apple removes thousands of apps from App Store in China

BEIJING, China - Amid tightening regulation and endless criticism from media in the country, Apple is said to have pulled ...

Facebook faces allegations of housing ad discrimination

WASHINGTON, U.S. - Facebook is battling fresh allegations in the U.S., this time related to discrimination in housing advertisements.  According ...

WhatsApp planning on deleting old messages, photos, videos

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - As part of its new deal with Google, WhatsApp is said to have now decided to do away ...

China arrests three over biggest-ever bitcoin heist

BEIJING, China - After witnessing the country’s biggest-ever cryptocurrency heist, in which Bitcoin worth $87 million (600 million yuan) was ...

Walmart completes acquisition of 77% stake in Flipkart

BENGALURU, India - The world’s largest retailer, Walmart Inc. completed its deal to acquire controlling stake into India’s biggest online ...

ATMs worldwide suffer highly-coordinated attack, millions lo

NEW DELHI, India - Three days after the FBI warned of a potential ‘cashout’ ATM hack, that could hit bank ...

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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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