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Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

Due to Covid, no foreigners to be allowed at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Japan: The Tokyo Olympic Committee met on Monday to announce that due to the ongoing Covid pandemic in Japan, ...

AirAsia says industry could return to normal in 2 years

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: The founder of AirAsia Group has said the aviation industry could return to normal within two years. ...

With infections rising, Taiwan thanks U.S. for Covid vaccines

TAIPEI, Taiwan: Taiwan received 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from the United States on Sunday, more than doubling the nation's ...

HMS Defender incident: what the law of the sea says

There are conflicting accounts from the UK and Russia about an incident off Cape Fiolent on the Crimean peninsula on ...

Japan rely on World Cup heroes to face Lions

Japan rugby boss Jamie Joseph placed his faith in his 2019 World Cup heroes as he named an experienced team ...

Former Bok mentor Allister Coetzee appointed head coach of Namibia

Former Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is back in international rugby limelight after he was announced as the senior national head ...

US pullout from Afghanistan marches ahead - for now

The Pentagon is committed to withdrawing from Afghanistan.US President Joe Biden set a deadline of 11 September.There are about 2 ...

'Chinese actions disturbed peace in border areas in Ladakh'

New Delhi [India], June 24 (ANI): The Chinese actions over the last year, including amassing a large number of troops ...

China wary of security vacuum emerging in Afghanistan as US

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): China is growing increasingly concerned over a security vacuum forming in Afghanistan as foreign forces ...

Mainland scientists encourage HK youth to chase space dreams

© Provided by Xinhua Four space experts delivered speeches for Hong Kong youth on Thursday, as a "star team" comprised ...

US cautions Taliban, says won't accept forced govt in Kabul

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): Amid intelligence reports that the current government in Kabul could collapse within six months after ...

Andy Murray to defend gold medal in Tokyo

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray will defend his title in Tokyo this summer. The 34-year-old former World No. 1 ...

Japan emperor 'concerned' about Olympics, virus spread

Japan's Emperor Naruhito is concerned that holding the Olympics and Paralympics in Japan this summer will lead to an increase ...

Update: Xi says China to continue supporting Fiji's COVID-19 fight

© Provided by Xinhua Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, China and Fiji have worked together through thick and ...

Update: Xi says China ready to consolidate friendly ties with Serbia

© Provided by Xinhua Noting that the Serbian people attach great importance to friendship, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the ...

'China not likely to attempt Taiwan take over'

Washington [US], June 24 (ANI): China is not likely to attempt to take over Taiwan militarily within the next "one ...

Hong Kongers in US Lament Changes to Island Since 1997

LOS ANGELES - From the outside, skyscrapers still loom over Hong Kong as a reflection of the bustling global financial ...

Why it's such a big deal that the NFL's Carl Nassib came out as gay

The video was short and simple, but for America's gay community it was a blockbuster event.In an Instagram post, Las ...

Japan plans to set up bureau to respond to state-sponsored

Tokyo [Japan], June 24 (ANI): Japan on Thursday said it plans to set up a new bureau to respond to ...

Kiwi joy as long-suffering 'nice guys' crowned Test champions

New Zealand cricket fans on Thursday hailed a "David and Goliath" win over India in the inaugural World Test Championship, ...

Just in: Xi says China ready to consolidate friendly ties with Serbia

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that China stands ready to ...

Just in: Xi says China to continue supporting Fiji's COVID-19 fight

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that China is ready to ...

Warne applauds 'terrific' WTC final pitch

Southampton [UK], June 24 (ANI): Spin legend Shane Warne lauded the pitch curator for producing a terrific wicket for the ...

China's Xi Jinping app targets women in romance scams

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): In recent months, local media and public security bureaus across China have reported a surge ...

Ajit Doval meets Russian counterpart in Tajikistan

Dushanbe [Tajikistan], June 24 (ANI): National Security Advisor Ajit Doval met Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev on the sidelines of the ...

China contributes a quarter of world's newly forested land: white paper

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Satellite images show that from 2000 to 2017, China contributed a ...

Ambani announces launch of JioPhone Next smartphone

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Thursday announced the ...

China participates in about 30 UN peacekeeping missions: white paper

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China has sent more than 40,000 military personnel to participate in ...

China provides anti-epidemic assistance to 151 countries: white paper

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China had already provided or was offering anti-epidemic assistance to 151 ...

China treats all ethnic groups equally: white paper

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, June 24 (Xinhua) -- China maintains that all ethnic groups are equal, and ensures that ...

China deleted COVID-19 data in possible cover-up: Report

Washington DC [US], June 24 (ANI): Amid the resurgence of lab leak theory of COVID-19, a new report has revealed ...

Irish prop Furlong replaces Fagerson for Lions' Japan clash

Irish prop Tadhg Furlong has replaced Zander Fagerson in the starting line-up for the British & Irish Lions' match with ...

China Says It's Challenging Australia Anti-dumping Measures at WTO

China said on Thursday it had filed a lawsuit at the World Trade Organization challenging Australia's anti-dumping measures on a ...

Can Russia become a major player in helium markets

With the launch of new large helium capacities in Russia, the risk of any global helium shortage will cease to ...

Star Sports' jury name Steve Waugh as GOAT captain

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 24 (ANI): Former Australia captain Steve Waugh was chosen as the Greatest Of All Time (G.O.A.T) ...

Septuagenarians of Lalitpur in Nepal get their final shot

Lalitpur [Nepal], June 24 (ANI): Many septuagenarians of Lalitpur were on Wednesday administered their final shot of Covishield after a ...

Japan:Over 17,500 people with dementia went missing

Tokyo [Japan], June 24 (ANI): More than 17,500 people with dementia were reported missing in Japan last year which is ...

1.05 million Korean millionaires last year

Seoul [South Korea], June 24 (ANI/Global Economic): The number of adult Koreans who owned net worth more than $1 million ...

Indonesia to set up its own bullion bank to boost domestic gold trade

The government of Indonesia is planning to establish a national bullion bank that will allow trading of gold domestically as ...

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WHO to teach countries to manufacture Covid vaccine in South Africa

PARIS, France: The World Health Organization will establish a hub in South Africa where scientists from low- and middle-income countries ...

Two men in Western Australia alleged to have imported $1.6m in cocaine

PERTH, Western Australia - A man appeared in a Perth court on Thursday charged with smuggling nearly four kilograms of ...

Lightning sparks fires in south west U.S. amidst drought, extreme heat

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Young Americans resisting Covid vaccination, says U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: U.S. health officials have said that younger people are not seeking out Covid vaccinations at the rate of ...

Republicans transfer millions to candidates prior to 2022 elections

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Republican Party spent millions of dollars in May, in its attempt to regain a majority of seats ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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