Wed, 28 Oct 2020

State of Victoria in Australia relaxes coronavirus restrictions

CANBERRA, Australia, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has welcomed the easing of strict coronavirus restrictions in ...

Australian law enforcement officers intercept huge cocaine shipment

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - A 45-year-old Sydney man has been charged for allegedly importing approximately 144 kilograms of cocaine hidden ...

India-US ties based on shared principles, common interests: PM Modi

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): India and the US held a "productive" and "successful" third round of 22 dialogue ...

FCC Proposes New Rules for Foreign-Sponsored Broadcasts

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is proposing a rule change that would require television and radio broadcasters to publicly ...

England's Wood considers playing white-ball cricket only

England fast bowler Mark Wood has said he could yet become a white-ball specialist even though Test captain Joe Root ...

PM Modi to innagurate first seaplane service in Gujarat on October 31

By Amit KumarNew Delhi [India], October 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the first seaplane service in Gujarat ...

Total Recall at 30: why this brutal action film remains a classic

People often roll their eyes when they hear about a major Hollywood studio re-releasing a film from its back catalogue ...

Pandemic slashes international tourism by 70% - UN

International tourists arrivals plunged by an annualised 70% during the first eight months of 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, ...

New Storm Bears Down on Flood-Damaged Central Vietnam

QUANG TRI, VIETNAM - The third typhoon in a month is bearing down on Central Vietnam, where residents are still ...

With Eye on China, India and US Sign Landmark Military Agreement

NEW DELHI - India and the United States have signed a landmark agreement to share military information and vowed to ...

China refutes U.S. accusations over cooperation with UN

Photo taken on Sept. 14, 2020 shows the United Nations (UN) flag flying outside the UN headquarters in New York, ...

Varmora Granito to Invest in Two State-of-the-art Plants

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Oct 27 (ANI/NewsVoir): Varmora Granito Pvt. Ltd. one of the India's leading tile and bathware brand is ...

India, US say code of conduct in SCS should not prejudice rights

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): India and US on Tuesday welcomed the growing understanding on the Indo-Pacific among like-minded ...

US election: how voting works for Americans overseas

As early voting continues ahead of the US elections on November 3, many Americans are waiting in long lines to ...

Why all human rights depend on a healthy environment

Recent revelations about the speed and scale of nature's decline are hard to truly comprehend. Not since the dinosaurs disappeared ...

In Hong Kong, Teen Pro-Democracy Activist Awaits Word of His Fate

HONG KONG - At only 19 years old, Tony Chung should be focusing on his college studies or choosing a ...

Signing of BECA was significant: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): The signing of the Basic Exchange and Cooperation Agreement (BECA) during the 22 Ministerial ...

Doval held constructive talks with Pompeo, Esper

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): Ahead of the India-US 22 ministerial dialogue, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval had a ...

Pompeo says US will stand with India as it confronts threats

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): The United States will stand with India as it confronts threats to its sovereignty ...

China urges U.S. to cancel arms sales plan to Taiwan: spokesperson

Photo taken on Aug. 10, 2020 shows the White House in Washington, D.C., the United States. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)BEIJING, Oct. 27 ...

Opinion: U.S. overbearing meddling shows hegemonic bigotry

The Marine One carrying U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, D.C., the United States, on ...

Economic Watch: China's industrial profits restore as economy perks up

An employee works on a Hongqi sedan at an assembly workshop of China FAW Group in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin ...

Giant pandas celebrate International Panda Day at park in south China

Giant panda Shunshun takes a walk at Hainan Tropical Wildlife Park and Botanical Garden in Haikou, capital city of south ...

Xinhua Photos of the Day (Oct. 27)

BEIJING, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) -- The world in the past 24hrs. A selection of the best daily press photos from ...

Korean manufacturing industry collaborates with TradeIndia

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI/BusinessWire India): In a remarkable display of international camaraderie and business cooperation, TradeIndia, one of ...

Tokyo stocks close lower on US falls

Tokyo stocks edged lower on Tuesday as bargain-hunting purchases failed to fully offset losses in early trade following a rout ...

The Conversation launches 2020: The Year That Changed Us

Today we're launching 2020: The Year That Changed Us, a collection of essays written by Australia and New Zealand's leading ...

Climate explained: did atomic bomb tests damage our upper atmosphere?

Climate Explained is a collaboration between The Conversation, Stuff and the New Zealand Science Media Centre to answer your questions ...

Son and Kane to the rescue for lacklustre Spurs

Son Heung-min pounced to steal a 1-0 win for lacklustre Tottenham over Burnley on Monday, linking up with Harry Kane ...

Jones eager to see if 'apprentice sushi chef' Umaga makes the grade

Eddie Jones likened England newcomer Jacob Umaga to a trainee sushi chef ahead of the Wasps flyhalf's possible Test debut ...

Pentagon: State Department OKs Potential Arms Sales to Taiwan

The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan in a ...

India-US 22 Ministerial Dialogue underway at Hyderabad House

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): The India-US 22 Ministerial Dialogue is underway at the Hyderabad House in the National ...

Pompeo, Esper attend wreath laying ceremony at National War Memorial

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper on Tuesday ...

88-carat black diamond to be showed during CIIE in Shanghai

A black diamond weighing 88 carats is pictured in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 26, 2020. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe)SHANGHAI, Oct. 27 (Xinhua) ...

India, US third 22 inter-ministerial dialogue today

New Delhi [India], October 27 (ANI): With a focus on regional security cooperation, India and the United States are set ...

Turkey confirms 2,198 new COVID-19 cases, 75 deaths

Ankara [Turkey], October 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkey reported 2,198 new COVID-19 patients on Monday, increasing the total diagnosed patients to 363,999. ...

What would a Biden presidency mean for Australia?

American presidential elections do not, as a rule, change the calculus much for Australian foreign policy. Elections come and go, ...

Cool discovery: new studies confirm Moon has icy poles

Water is more abundant on the Moon than we might have suspected, according to two papers published today in Nature ...

UN Says Poor Countries a Dumping Ground for Used Cars

GENEVA - A United Nations report finds millions of substandard cars that pose safety, health and environmental hazards are exported ...

Interview: Serbia looks to broaden trade links with China at upcoming CIIE

Beams of light are projected from the Sinar Mas Plaza in Shanghai, east China, Oct. 26, 2020. A light show ...

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Acute malnutrition among children in Yemen at highest level ever

Yemeni children are suffering acute malnutrition at unprecedented rates as the world's worst humanitarian crisis grinds on and funding falls ...

27% of passengers on Mideast flight to Dublin diagnosed with Covid-19

An outbreak of coronavirus in Ireland has been attributed to a flight from a country in the Middle East into ...

NASA says water on moon far more widespread that previously thought

The U.S. space agency, NASA, reported Monday it has confirmed water can be found in sunlit areas of the moon, ...

America, damaged and divided, prepares to go to the polls

US President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling for the presidency of a deeply divided country, ...

20 year prison term for Californian man convicted of terrorism

RIVERSIDE, California - A U.S. man has been sentenced to twenty years in federal prison for conspiring to commit terrorist ...

U.S. vice president's chief of staff diagnosed with coronavirus

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's Chief of Staff Marc Short is the latest White House official to ...

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