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Backlog of orders may delay Abrams tanks for Ukraine Politico

Questions remain over when American armor can be delivered to Ukraine, the outlet saysIt's unclear when Ukraine will receive Abrams ...


Hong Kong Activists Unsure of Future Role in Taiwan

TAIPEI - A government error in Taiwan that saw a set of political restrictions on Hong Kongers and Macanese residents ...


The world has no faith in COVID figures released by China: Report

Beijing [China], January 26 (ANI): There is great skepticism about the COVID data released by China and the World Health ...


Manika Batra climbs two places in ITTF rankings to career-best 33rd place

New Delhi [India], January 26 (ANI): Star India paddler Manika Batra jumped two places in the latest International Table Tennis ...


Indonesia Masters: Lakshya Sen, Saina Nehwal advance; Kidambi crashes out

Jakarta [Indonesia], January 25 (ANI): India's ace players Lakshya Sen and Saina Nehwal advanced to the second round of the ...


Former Vice President Chen to Become New Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI - Former vice president Chen Chien-jen will be Taiwan's new premier, the presidential office said on Wednesday, as part ...


Taiwan's President Tells Vatican War with China Not an Option

President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan has told Pope Francis that peaceful relations with China will only occur when Beijing respects ...


China spying on you through smart bulbs, fridges, cars and credit cards

Beijing [China], January 24 (ANI): China is watching you via smart bulbs, fridges, cars and credit cards by "weaponizing" microchips ...


US not ready to fight China study

The Pentagon ran out of crucial missiles in first week in a simulated clash for TaiwanThe US doesn't have enough ...


PM Modi working towards making Andaman and Nicobar islands 'self reliant', says Home Minister Amit Shah

Port Blair (AndamanNicobar Islands) [India], January 24 (ANI): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that Prime Minister Narendra ...


Sunny Deol, Randeep Hooda commemorate Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 23 (ANI): As Monday marked Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 126th birth anniversary, actors like Sunny Deol ...


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As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

Recession fears fade as investors weigh into U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Recession fears faded on Wall Street Thursday as annualized 4th quarter GDP (gross domestic product) ...

Officials cautious as lower mortgage rates increases home buying

WASHINGTON D.C.: In December 2022, US existing home sales declined to a 12-year low, but lower mortgage rates raised cautious ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Virginia expects 1,000 jobs as Amazon builds cloud computing center

SEATTLE, Washington: Amazon.com's cloud services division, Amazon Web Services (AWS), has announced that it will expand its data centers in ...

U.S. stocks faint after bull goes into hiding

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks crumbled on Wednesday as the extended rally on Wall Street came to an ...

Asia Pacific

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As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...

As travel opens up, Thailand prepares for 5 million Chinese tourists

BANGKOK, Thailand: Following China's reopening and the end of its strict COVID-19 restrictions, businesses on Thailand's holiday island of Phuket ...

South Korean exports fall 2.7% in first 20 days in January

SEOUL, South Korea: Korea Customs Service data released this week showed that South Korean exports for the first 20 days ...

Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...

Parents swim to save daughter: Mother returns with girl, father loses life

LENNOX HEAD, Australia - An Irish father died in Australia while trying to save his daughter after she was swept ...

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France military ordered out of Burkina Faso in west Africa

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso: As Burkina Faso, in western Africa, faces an Islamist insurgency, it is set to end a military ...


As births continue to fall, Japan seeks incentives for parents

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese Prime minister Fumio Kishida said this week that it was "now or never" for Japan, one of ...


US moving towards offering annual Covid vaccines to most Americans

WASHINGTON D.C.: As part of its efforts to simplify the national COVID-19 vaccine strategy, the US Food and Drug Administration ...


December crossings of US border set record

WASHINGTON D.C.: US authorities said this week that a surge in Cubans and Nicaraguans arriving at the US border with ...


Canada faces resistance to cutbacks from oil-producing Alberta

OTTAWA, Canada: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government plans to implement its long-awaited workforce transition bill, the "Just Transition," ...


Japan's Kishida expected to visit Ukraine for talks with Zelenskiy

TOKYO, Japan: The Yomiuri newspaper has reported that Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is planning to visit Kyiv in February ...


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