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Washington ends export licenses for supplying China's Huawei

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has stopped issuing export licenses to US companies seeking to ship most items to China's ...

NATO, Japan look to closer tires due to China, Russia concerns

TOKYO, Japan: In light of a tense security environment following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Moscow's growing military cooperation with ...

China says shipments of smartphones in 2022 falls to lowest in decade

BEIJING, China: As COVID-19 restrictions and a slowing economy curbed consumer demand in 2022, China's smartphone sales witnessed a record ...

To boost tourist spending, Philippines to refund VAT starting in 2024

MANILA, Philippines: In an effort to attract more tourists, President Ferdinand Marcos has approved a value-added tax refund program for ...

Did China's balloon violate international law?

Was the balloon that suddenly appeared over the US last week undertaking surveillance? Or was it engaging in research, as ...

What's the safest seat on a plane? We asked an aviation expert

When booking a flight, do you ever think about which seat will protect you the most in an emergency? Probably ...

BGT: Ashwin is a gun, he's got lot of tricky little variations, says Australia's Usman Khawaja

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 6 (ANI): Australia batter Usman Khawaja believes India's star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is a very experienced ...

Pakistan regime busy with petty issues as country faces crises: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 6 (ANI): Pakistan's political class is busy with non-important issues when the entire country is facing a ...

Shane Watson shares this tip for Australia's batters to thrive against Indian spinners

New Delhi [India], February 6 (ANI): As both India and Australia gear up for the first Test of the Border-Gavaskar ...

Australian volunteer forms blood bond with Chinese

© Provided by Xinhua TIANJIN, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- After finishing a physical examination and giving a blood sample, Peter ...

Demonstrations held in Istanbul over Chinese atrocities against Uyghurs

Istanbul [Turkey], February 6 (ANI): Commemorating the Ghulja Massacre, people took to the streets in huge numbers in Istanbul and ...

After worst loss of season, Kings eye redemption vs. Rockets

Prior to a surprising 18-point home loss to the Toronto Raptors on Jan. 25 that preceded their current seven-game road ...

Why are wealthy Indians, foreigners opening family offices in Singapore

By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, February 6 (ANI): Singapore has seen tremendous growth as a wealth management centre in recent years. ...

Hoping momentum stuck around, Ducks visit Stars

The Anaheim Ducks sit at the bottom of the Pacific Division standings coming out of the All-Star break, but they're ...

Jack Hughes, Devils ready for new-look Canucks

Jack Hughes got a glimpse at the previous era of the Vancouver Canucks during NHL All-Star Game festivities from Thursday ...

24 Dead in Chile as Wildfires Expand; Foreign Help Coming

SANTIAGO, CHILE - Firefighters were battling dozens of raging wildfires in Chile on Sunday, seeking to gain control of one ...

Confidence sky-high as Rangers meet Flames

When they face off Monday in the heart of New York City, it will have been 10 days since both ...

US: Republican lawmakers criticize Biden's handling of suspected Chinese spy balloon

Washington [US], February 6 (ANI): Republican lawmakers on Sunday criticized US President Joe Biden for waiting days to shoot down ...

Confidence sky high as Rangers meet Flames

When they face off Monday in the heart of New York City, it will have been 10 days since both ...

NaVi, G2 advance to upper-bracket final in IEM Katowice Group A

Natus Vincere and G2 Esports swept their semifinal opponents Sunday to reach the upper-bracket final of Group A at the ...

China's fishing trawlers endangering marine life of South America: Report

Beijing [China], February 6 (ANI): Chinese Distant Water Fishing Fleet (DWF) vessels have been spotted fishing rare and protected species ...

Hong Kong's Largest National Security Trial to Begin With 47 in Dock

Hong Kong - The trial of 47 of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy figures begins Monday, in the largest prosecution ...

Albanese's Newspoll ratings drop but Labor maintains big lead

A federal Newspoll, conducted February 1-4 from a sample of 1,512, gave Labor a 55-45 lead, unchanged on the previous ...

EU Bans Russian Diesel, Other Oil Products Over Ukraine

Frankfurt, Germany - Europe imposed a ban Sunday on Russian diesel fuel and other refined oil products, slashing energy dependency ...

"US Senate will have larger and full China briefing next week": Chuck Schumer

Washington [US], February 6 (ANI): US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday said that the full Senate will get ...

Major blaze hits Buddhist temple in Australia

Dozens of firefighters have been deployed to the popular place of worship in MelbourneA Buddhist temple in Melbourne, Australia was ...

Translated Chinese books gain popularity at Egypt's largest book fair

© Provided by Xinhua by Mahmoud FoulyCAIRO, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Decorated with Chinese-style red lanterns, the pavilion of translated ...

Tourists in our own reality: Susan Sontag's Photography at 50

This year marks 50 years since Susan Sontag's essay Photography was published in the New York Review of Books. Slightly ...

You can't fix school refusal with 'tough love' but these steps might help

School attendance levels in Australia are a massive issue according to Education Minister Jason Clare.As he told reporters last week, ...

Which seat on a plane is the safest? We asked an aviation expert

When booking a flight, do you ever think about which seat will protect you the most in an emergency? Probably ...

A US Political Divide on Shoot-down of Chinese Spy Balloon

A political partisan divide quickly emerged Sunday over the U.S. shoot-down of a Chinese spy balloon, with the Biden administration ...

Union Budget laid foundation to make India developed nation in next 25 yr: GVL Narasimha Rao

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], February 5 (ANI): Rajya Sabha member G.V.L. Narasimha Rao on Sunday said that the Union Budget ...

WTA roundup: Alycia Parks, Lin Zhu win first singles titles

Alycia Parks won her first WTA singles title, defeating No. 1 seed Caroline Garcia 7-6 (7), 7-5 at the Open ...

Japan to amend export regulations of semiconductor technology: Report

Tokyo [Japan], February 5 (ANI): Japan's current regime will soon be introducing export regulations to control the use of semiconductor ...

China committed to expand dealings with Taliban in Afghanistan: Report

Beijing [China], February 5 (ANI): China is one of the few countries that are committed to expanding dealings with the ...

China trying to increase influence on journalists in Southeast Asia through training programs: Report

Beijing [China], January 5 (ANI): China has been trying to increase its influence on journalists in Southeast Asia and other ...

76ers G League team acquires rights to Jahlil Okafor

In 2015, the Philadelphia 76ers selected 6-foot-10 center Jahlil Okafor of Duke with the No. 3 overall pick of the ...

Border-Gavaskar Trophy: From 2011 to 2020, a tale of two Virat Kohlis against Australia

New Delhi [India], February 5 (ANI): Over the years, star Indian batter Virat Kohli has made a name for himself ...

Homegrown jetliner brings aviation fever, prosperity to mountainous area

© Provided by Xinhua YINCHUAN, Feb. 5 (Xinhua) -- Ma Zhijun will never forget the day he watched the C919, ...

Serghei Spivac makes statement in win at UFC Fight Night

Serghei Spivac made relatively short work of Derrick Lewis in a battle of heavyweights in the main event of UFC ...

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Ex-military ruler Musharraf dies in Dubai after prolonged illness

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Former President General (retd) Pervez Musharraf died in a Dubai hospital on Sunday at the age of ...

Up to 2,000 Israelis to be housed in new town on Gaza border

JERUSALEM - Israel on Sunday announced plans to build a new town on the Gaza border .The town, temporarily named ...

US cancels over 1,800 flights due to ice storm

CHICAGO, Illinois: After an ice storm ravaged states from Texas to West Virginia, this week, airlines canceled over 1,800 flights ...

Czech parliament speaks repeats support for Taiwan

PRAGUE, Czech Republic: Ahead of her visit to Taipei, Marketa Pekarova Adamova, Speaker of the Czech Lower House, reiterated to ...

Courts declare New Jersey anti-gun law cannot be enforced

TRENTON, New Jersey: A federal judge has blocked a New Jersey law allowing the state's attorney-general to sue gun manufacturers ...

US ending Covid emergency programs on May 11

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration said this week that it will end US COVID-19 emergency declarations on 11th May, nearly ...

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