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10 Chinese waplanes enter Taiwan air defence zone

Taipei [Taiwan], September 17 (ANI): Ten Chinese warplanes entered the Taiwan air defence identification zone on Friday, said the self-ruled ...


US, Australia pledge to strengthen ties with Taiwan

Washington [US], September 17 (ANI): The US and Australia have stated their intent to strengthen ties with Taiwan and emphasised ...


Australia shares challenging environment with India

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Australia has said that it shares a challenging strategic environment in the ...


'Territorial tensions becoming more challenging'

New Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Amid growing competition in the Indo-Pacific region, Australian High Commissioner Barry O'Farrell on Friday ...


Taiwan to spend an USD 8.69 billion in defence sector

Taipei [Taiwan] September 16 (ANI): Taiwan on Thursday announced to spend an additional USD 8.69 billion in the defence sector ...


9 Chinese military aircraft enter Taiwan air defence zone

Taipei [Taiwan], September 16 (ANI): Nine Chinese military aircraft entered Taiwan's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Wednesday, marking the ...


Taiwan holds military drill amid Chinese threat

Taipei [Taiwan], September 16 (ANI): Taiwan has held five-day annual military exercises that prepared for a full-scale invasion by China, ...


Taiwanese experimental rocket catches fire during test

Canberra [Australia], September 16 (ANI/Sputnik): An experimental hybrid propulsion rocket of Taiwan's space tech firm TiSPACE went up in flames ...


China calls on EU to not send wrong messages

Brussels [Belgium], September 16 (ANI/Xinhua): China on Wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to stop sending wrong messages on ...


US Backs Lithuania in Row With China Over Taiwan

The United States is backing Lithuania in the face of what American officials describe as China's "coercive behavior" after Vilnius ...


2 Women of Color to Face Off in Boston Mayoral Race

A preliminary runoff election in the northeastern U.S. city of Boston has narrowed the field of mayoral candidates to two ...


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Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

Volatile day Friday for U.S. stocks, major indices tumble

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday while the U.S. dollar rallied."It was a volatile week and ...

Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...

Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...

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Majority of Japanese companies say business to recover in 2021

TOKYO, Japan: A survey by Reuters found that most Japanese companies believe the recovery of the country's economy has reached ...

North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...

Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

South Korea fines Google $177M for antitrust violations

SEOUL, South Korea: In what could be one of South Korea's largest-ever antitrust cases, Google has been fined at least ...

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North Korea unveils cruise missile, adding to its arsenal

SEOUL, South Korea: North Korea successfully tested a new long-range cruise missile, which is thought by analysts to potentially be ...


U.S. Army four star general in firing line

Washington's quasi-official court stenographer, Bob Woodward, has just published another "insider" DC account, which he co-authored with the journalist and ...


Indiana hospitals canceling procedures to make room for Covid patients

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana: Hospitals in Indiana are still reeling from the recent spurt in new Delta Covid cases across the state.According ...


Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...


China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...


First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...


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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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