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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 ...

Biden is promising what he cant deliver at democracy summit

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

US Nearly Doubled Military Personnel Stationed in Taiwan This Year

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - The United States has doubled its unofficial military presence in Taiwan over the past year in what ...

India's policy on Taiwan clear, consistent, MEA informs Rajya Sabha

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): India's policy on Taiwan is clear and consistent and it is focused on promoting ...

China facilitates business travel with US

China is set to relax its travel rules for American business executives, Beijing's envoy to the US said, vowing to ...

Taiwanese Rejecting China's Attempts Woo Them Into Reunification

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Experts say China is ramping up its push for unification with Taiwan by promoting the potential economic ...

New coalition in Germany outlines closer ties with India and expects China to play responsible role for peace, stability in neighbourhood

By Naveen KapoorBerlin [Germany], December 3 (ANI): Germany will continue to have a deep relationship with India, said the newly ...

Xinhua Commentary: For democracy or supremacy?

© Provided by Xinhua by Xinhua writer Dong YueBEIJING, Dec. 2 (Xinhua) -- Thirty years after the end of the ...

New Zealand, Poland send new representatives to Taiwan

Taipei [Taiwan], December 2 (ANI): Cyryl Kozaczewski, Poland's former ambassador to Japan has officially assumed office as his country's new ...

Women's Asia Cup 2022: Maharashtra govt meets Local Organizing Committee to review preparations

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 2 (ANI): With under 50 days to go for the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022, ...

StateDepartment Recap:Nov. 23-Dec. 1

STATE DEPARTMENT - Here's a look at what U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other top diplomats have been ...

US, South Korea Plan for Broader, More Ambitious Alliance

SEOUL - Almost 29,000 U.S. troops in South Korea are staying put to help keep North Korea in check, even ...

China summons Japan's ambassador to protest over former PM Shinzo Abe's remarks on China-Taiwan issue

Beijing [China], December 2 (ANI): Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister Hua Chunying has summoned the Japanese ambassador to Beijing, Hideo Tarumi, ...

China summons Japanese ambassador in Taiwan row

Japan's ambassador to Beijing was summoned by China to an emergency meeting after former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said ...

Taiwanese legislators call for boycott of 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics due to China's human rights abuses

Taipei [Taiwan], December 2 (ANI): Owing to China's human rights violation in Tibet, Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Taiwanese legislators from ...

US, EU to discuss Taiwan during their high-level dialogue on China

Washington [US], December 2 (ANI): During the high-level US and European Union dialogue on China, both sides are slated to ...

BWF World Championships: Defending champ PV Sindhu handed tough draw, likely to face TTY in QFs

Madrid [Spain], December 1 (ANI): Reigning world champion PV Sindhu's title defence will not be easy as she will likely ...

China opposes former Japanese PM Abe's remarks on Taiwan

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): China has expressed firm opposition to former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's recent remarks on ...

Beijing slams Australia over delusional miscalculation

China has called out Australian Defense Minister Peter Dutton over an ?irresponsible? assessment of its foreign policy, after a speech ...

Factories Facing Supply Headaches as Omicron Risks Emerge

LONDON/TOKYO - Global factory activity accelerated in November although crippling supply bottlenecks remained, putting a cap on output and driving ...

Beijing is warned not to commit economic suicide

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned China that the invasion of Taiwan would be ?economic suicide,? noting that ...

China In Eurasia: Beijing's Shadow Over Hungary's Elections

Welcome back to the China In Eurasia briefing, an RFE/RL newsletter tracking China's resurgent influence from Eastern Europe to Central ...

Beijing using forced deportation to extradite Taiwan nationals: Rights group

Beijing [China], December 1 (ANI): Beijing has been pressuring foreign governments to extradite Taiwan nationals to China as part of ...

US-China semiconductor war heats up

South Korea is being treated as if it's a vassal of the USA. When will Seoul find the courage to ...

US, South Korea Updating War Plans for North Korea

ONBOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT - The United States and South Korea are preparing to develop "a new, operational war plan" ...

Pentagon to expand military presence in Australia against China

The U.S. Department of Defence is focusing on building bases in Guam and Australia in an effort to prepare for ...

PM Morrison: The skipper who won't play with a straight bat

With the PM's ploy of reducing some debate to a cricket analogy, Scott Morrison, the "king of spin", has rebranded ...

Hong Kong reports 9 new imported COVID-19 cases

HONG KONG, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Hong Kong's Center for Health Protection (CHP) reported nine new imported cases of COVID-19 ...

Viktor Axelsen, Tai Tzu Ying named badminton players of the year by BWF

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Olympic champion Viktor Axelsen and Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Tai Tzu Ying were named ...

Mainland to host 13th Straits Forum in December

BEIJING, Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- The 13th Straits Forum will be held in Fujian Province on the Chinese mainland from ...

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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

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