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China assails US political system in new report ahead of Summit on Democracy

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): Ahead of the Summit for Democracy scheduled to take place later this month, China on ...


Pentagon chief says US ready to support Taiwan in face of China's military rise

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): China is rapidly strengthening its nuclear capabilities, but Washington is prepared for competition and will ...


US Not Panicking Over China's Newfound Military Might

SIMI VALLEY, CALIFORNIA - Top U.S. defense officials admit recent Chinese military advancements, including the test of a hypersonic weapon ...


Lithuania 'removed' from China's customs registry, exporters face issues

Taipei [Taiwan], December 4 (ANI): Lithuania -- the European nation which has been strengthening ties with Taiwan in recent days ...


Biden's promising what he cant deliver at his democracy summit

US President Joe Biden is hosting the political equivalent of a child's secret treehouse, warning off the growing number of ...


Presence of China's nuclear submarines in Taiwan strait could spark unintended conflict: Expert

Hong Kong, December 4 (ANI): The presence of a Chinese submarine recently in the Taiwan Strait underlines the danger of ...


US, EU expresses concern about Beijing's 'problematic' actions in South China Sea

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI): The United States and the European Union have expressed concerns over China's growing military aggression ...


US, EU on same page to counter China's growing assertiveness in Indo-Pacific region: Wendy Sherman

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI): The United States and the European Union are increasingly on the same page in countering ...


US, EU interested in cooperating with Taiwan based on 'One China' policy - Joint statement

Washington [US], December 4 (ANI/Sputnik): The United States and the European Union are interested in deepening cooperation with Taiwan based ...


China Deepens Informal Alliance With Russia

SAN FRANCISCO - China and Russia have strengthened their political, economic and military relations this year, despite their uneasy history ...


Lithuania confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

Vilnius [Lithuania], December 3 (ANI): Lithuania on Friday confirmed diplomatic boycott of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics amid concerns over the ...


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Dollar Tree raises prices to $1.25 in first price increase in 35 years

CHESAPEAKE, Virginia: Discount retail chain Dollar Tree said it will raise its prices from $1 to $1.25 for most of ...

GM cathode battery plant seeks to lower cost of electric car batteries

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors has announced that it will construct a new cathode factory in North America for its electric ...

Capital One takes lead among major bank by ending overdraft fees

MCLEAN, Virginia: Capital One bank has announced plans to cancel overdraft fees early next year, and becoming the largest bank ...

BMW new XM hybrid concept vehicle to begin production in 2022

MUNICH, Germany: Automaker BMW has announced the launch of its new concept plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the first M class ...

To end chip shortage, build U.S. factories, says White House

DETROIT, Michigan: Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo visited Detroit to highlight the urgent need to manufacture semiconductor chips in the United ...

Brit Air halts Hong Kong flights as China forces crews to quarantine

LONDON, England: British Airways has suspended flights to Hong Kong, after its crew members were reported to have been forced ...

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Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...

Ireland Senate resolution supports Taiwan independence, opposes China

Dublin, Ireland: The Irish Senate has unanimously passed a resolution seeking to expand Dublin's relations with Taipei, and voicing their ...

Families reunited after 2 years at Malaysia-Singapore land border

JOHOR BAHRU, Malaysia As buses of vaccinated Malaysians working in Singapore were ferried across the Causeway Bridge that connects the ...

Questions remain about freedom of Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida: The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has said it "remains deeply concerned" that Chinese tennis star Peng Shuai ...

China-donated humanitarian aid arrives in Afghanistan: official

© Provided by Xinhua MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Some 500 tons of food and clothing donated by China ...

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African white rhinos flown to Rwanda to evade poachers

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda: Thirty white rhinos from South Africa were flown by conservationists to Akagera National Park in Rwanda, ...


Mexican gang crashes into prison, flees with nine inmates

MEXICO CITY, Mexico: A Mexican gang crashed vehicles into a Mexican jail this week, in a successful bid to free ...


Laos-China railway begins operating in December

VIENTIANE, Laos: A railway connecting Laos and China will begin operations, though significantly adding to Laos' debt burden.The railway line, ...


Robot company will pay $200,000 for human faces for use on robots

PERM KRAI, Russia: Tech company Promobot is planning the launch of a new line of human-looking robots, but first they ...


Man discovers rare deep sea fish on San Diego beach

SAN DIEGO, California: Californian Jay Beiler was recently walking on San Diego's Black's Beach when he saw a disturbing-looking fish ...


US man sentenced to prison for buying luxury auto with Covid funds

HOUSTON, Texas: On Monday, a Texas man, Lee Price III, was sentenced to over nine years in prison after fraudulently ...


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