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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-Singapore cooperation creates stages for talents in SW China

© Provided by Xinhua CHONGQING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Thanks to the deepening cooperation between China and Singapore over the ...

Report: Canucks replace coach Travis Green with Bruce Boudreau

The last-place Vancouver Canucks have reportedly fired coach Travis Green less than two months into the season. The Canucks are ...

Taliban Pledge to Probe Alleged Summary Killings of Ex-Afghan Forces

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's ruling Taliban on Sunday rejected Western allegations they were carrying out targeted killings of security officials linked ...

Japan to reduce vaccine gap for booster jabs 'wherever possible'

Tokyo [Japan], December 6 (ANI): Japan to lessen the present vaccine interval of eight months between the second and third ...

Japan decides to forbid duty-free purchases by foreign students

Tokyo [Japan], December 6 (ANI): Foreign students in Japan will no longer be permitted access to duty-free purchases in response ...

Improved Ducks won't take Capitals by surprise

The Anaheim Ducks have either sped up their rebuilding process, or they are much more advanced than many anticipated. Either ...

80 years on, the attack on Pearl Harbour offers lessons for today

"Pacific Ablaze" read Australian papers on December 8 1941, as the world learned about the monumental events that unfolded only ...

Is your neighbourhood underinsured? Search our map to find out

Underinsurance is more common than many realise. And if you live in an area where most people don't have enough ...

Russia's approach towards India remains unchanged, has been helping us tremendously: Ex diplomat

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Emphasising that Russia has not changed its approach towards India, unlike the Western superpower, ...

Former diplomats pin high hopes on Putin's visit to India, say Afghanistan, defence deals to be on top priority

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Former Indian diplomats believe Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to India on Monday will ...

South Korea to host World Archery Championships in 2025

Lausanne [Switzerland], December 5 (ANI): The South Korean city of Gwangju will host World Archery Championships and World Archery Congress ...

Saudi Arabia Approves Entry of Tourists Jabbed with Sputnik

MOSCOW - Saudi Arabia has granted approval for people vaccinated with Russia's Sputnik jab to enter the country in a ...

Motorola's Moto Edge X30's image surface along with display details

Washington [US], December 5 (ANI): Motorola is set to introduce the Moto Edge X30 next week as the world's first ...

First positive case of Omicron variant detected in Senegal

Dakar [Senegal], December 5 (ANI/Sputnik): Senegal detected its first positive case of the Omicron coronavirus variant, the country's Institute of ...

China to deepen financial opening-up amid closer regional cooperation

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- As a firm practitioner of financial opening-up, China has made its ...

Tibet Bureau Geneva calls upon China to address underlying grievances of Tibetans at UN Forum

Geneva [Switzerland], December 5 (ANI): The Tibet Bureau in Geneva called upon China at the 14th Session of the UN ...

Injured Pollard ruled out of Pakistan tour, Shai Hope to lead WI in ODIs

St John's [Antigua], December 5 (ANI): West Indies white-ball skipper Kieron Pollard has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming ...

Smoldering Debris, Mud Hinder Indonesia Volcano Rescue

LUMAJANG, INDONESIA - Rescuers were sifting through smoldering debris and thick mud in search of survivors a day after the ...

India-Russia will hold first 22 dialogue in Delhi tomorrow, discussions on key bilateral, global issues to take place

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): India and Russia will hold the first 22 format dialogue here on December 6, ...

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 ...

Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Hosts dominate Kiwis as they need five wickets for series win (Stumps, Day 3)

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI): Team India dominated Day 3 of the second Test against New Zealand as the ...

Putin to Visit New Delhi Amid Spotlight on Indian Defense Purchase

NEW DELHI - Russian President Vladimir Putin arrives in India Monday for a summit as Moscow begins the delivery of ...

Xi Focus: Xi pledges unswerving determination to support multilateralism

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- China's determination to support multilateralism will not change, Chinese President Xi ...

PM Modi, Putin to meet tomorrow with spotlight on India-Russia special, privileged strategic partnership

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): As India prepares to host Russian President Vladimir Putin for the annual India-Russia summit, ...

Lao students train-ed to become experts

© Provided by Xinhua SHANGHAI, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- Raised in a remote village in Laos, La Thor had never ...

Research finds new insights to fight against soft drinks consumption

Adelaide [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Flinders University psychology researchers, as part of an Australian Research Council Discovery project, have found ...

Ashes: Vaughan backs Cummins to excel as Australia Test skipper

Brisbane [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan feels fast bowler Pat Cummins will be able to lead ...

How cutting back on processed foods helps in saving planet

Adelaide [Australia], December 5 (ANI): Reducing junk food consumption wil not only help you to stay fit but also save ...

China's democracy guarantees all people's right to happy life, experts say

© Provided by Xinhua China's democracy, according to experts and observers from multiple countries, has guaranteed all people's right to ...

Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Mayank Agarwal to not take field after being hit on right forearm

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 5 (ANI): India right-handed batter Mayank Agarwal was hit on his right forearm and as a ...

China creates atmosphere that emboldens military to seize power in Africa: Report

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): As Western powers continue to retreat from Africa, China is busy creating an atmosphere that ...

Ind vs NZ, 2nd Test: Ajaz finishes with best figures against India but hosts in full control (Tea, Day3)

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] December 5 (ANI): Visitors are staring at defeat against mighty hosts as they need to score 527 ...

Traditional Chinese medicine leading to destruction of African biodiversity: Report

Beijing [China], December 5 (ANI): China is systematically destroying the biodiversity and pursuing growth of Traditional Chinese medicine (TCMs) in ...

NHL roundup: Alex Ovechkin reaches milestone in Caps' win

Alex Ovechkin scored his milestone 750th National Hockey League goal as the Washington Capitals defeated the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets ...

BWF World Tour Finals: PV Sindhu loses against South Korea's An Se-young in summit clash

Bali [Indonesia], December 5 (ANI): India shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday came up short in the finals of the BWF ...

Upcoming Ashes will define my captaincy, says Root

Brisbane [Australia], December 5 (ANI): England skipper Joe Root on Sunday admitted that the upcoming Ashes will define his captaincy. ...

India-Russia to ink several pacts, discuss important issues during President Putin's visit

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin is set to arrive in India on Monday for the ...

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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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