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China Flies Dozens of Warplanes Toward Taiwan in Latest Incursions

More than 50 Chinese aircraft have flown into Taiwan's Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in recent days, marking the sharpest ...


US aircraft carriers assert in South China Sea as tensions rise between Taiwan, China

Washington [US], January 24 (ANI): US aircraft carriers on Sunday entered the South China Sea "to begin operations" amid heightened ...


Taiwan Says China Flies 39 Warplanes Into Its Air Defense Zone

Taiwan's defense ministry says China flew 39 warplanes within its air defense identification zone Sunday, the largest deployment of its ...


Xi shows skill in carving out a likely third term

Hong Kong, January 24 (ANI): 2022 is very important for China. Next month it hosts the Beijing Winter Olympics, while ...


Two men fined $3,600 each for leaving quarantine for 1 minute

A pair of migrant workers in Taiwan were slapped with a hefty fine for sneaking out to buy snacksA pair ...


AFC Women's Asian Cup: India withdraws from tournament, their remaining matches stand cancelled

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], January 24 (ANI): The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday confirmed that India has indeed withdrawn from ...


China to look for greater dominance in 2022 post 'Grand Spectacle of Beijing Olympics'

Beijing [China], January 24 (ANI): After the Winter Olympics' Grand Spectacle comes to a close in Beijing, in late February, ...


Chinese Air Force alarms Taiwan with massive flyby

Taiwan scrambled its own jets and activated air defensesThe Taiwanese military scrambled fighter jets and prepared air defense missile systems ...


US Navy displays 2 supercarriers in Philippine Sea drill

The massive show of force was praised as ?freedom at its finest?The US Navy staged a drill with Japanese allies ...


China reports 57 confirmed COVID-19 cases

Beijing [China], January 24 (ANI): China on Sunday recorded 57 confirmed COVID-19 cases amid the emergence of the Omicron COVID-19 ...


China targets Taiwan with new disinformation campaign

Beijing [China], January 23 (ANI): China is conducting disinformation campaigns against Taiwan by infiltrating social media, internet forums and online ...


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Airbus cancels Qatar Airways order for 50 aircraft

PARIS, France: European aircraft manufacturer Airbus has canceled a multi-billion dollar order by Qatar Airways for 50 of its single-aisle ...

Mixed day for Asian stocks Monday, ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as investors fretted over this week's meeting of the ...

Toddler plays with phone, $2,000 in furniture delivered to home

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, New Jersey: A toddler in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey, 22-month-old Ayaansh Kumar, grabbed his mother's phone, pressed a ...

Crystal Cruises cancels sailings through April

HONG KONG: Crystal Cruises is suspending planned sailings of its two ocean-going ships and one expedition ship through 29th April, ...

Jury awards customer $9 million after accidentally being served bleach

MARION COUNTY, Tennessee: Following a nearly 10-year court battle, after being served commercial-grade bleach instead of water at a Cracker ...

US home prices hit record high in 2021 with median price of $346,900

CHICAGO, Illinois: The real estate market saw a boom last year, with the median home sales price soaring to $346,900 ...

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Army lays landmines along with oil, gas pipelines in Shan State: SHRF

SHAN STATE, Myanmar - According to the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF), the junta recently planted landmines across oil and ...

Typhoon Odette disrupts school life for more than 12 million students

MANILA, Philippines - Schools in the Philippines impacted by Typhoon Odette are receiving plenty of support from across the nation ...

Number of births in China lowest ever

BEIJING, China: On Monday, statistics showed Mainland China's birth rate has dropped to a record low of 7.52 births per ...

India to face South Korea in semi-final of women's Asia Cup after drubbing Singapore 9-1

Muscat [Oman], January 25 (ANI): Following their 0-2 defeat against Japan, the Indian women's hockey team bounced back in style ...

China uses strict measures to counter financial inequality as global report sheds light on rising wealth gap

Beijing [China], January 24 (ANI): China faces vast financial inequality and is using strict measures to counter it as a ...

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Turkish journalist jailed before trial for insulting Erdogan

ISTANBUL, Turkey: A Turkish journalist has been arrested for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, her lawyer said. Journalist Sedef Kabas ...


French adventurer dies attempting solo Atlantic crossing

LE PECQ, France: A 75-year-old Frenchman has reportedly died during a solo attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean. The ...


Chevron, Total to end business ties with Myanmar

PARIS, France: Two of the largest energy companies have announced that they are leaving Myanmar, citing human rights abuses and ...


Restaurants say Minneapolis vaccine rules unfair, sue city

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota: The city of Minneapolis and its mayor are being sued by restaurant and bar owners, in response to ...


U.S. unlikely to organize evacuations for Americans in Ukraine

US citizens in Ukraine advised to board commercial flights in case push comes to shove A spokesperson for the US ...


Hundreds of Cubans expected to receive prison terms after July riots

HAVANA, Cuba: Courts in Cuba concluded six mass trials involving individuals allegedly participating in the largest and most unruly demonstrations ...


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