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China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...


Cross-border e-commerce brings opportunities to inland China city

Every day, Yan Xinhua sees off dozens of containers to the port of Tianjin, some 1,200 km away, where the ...


Russia asks Pakistan to honor commitment to lay Gas Pipes from Karachi to Lahore

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Russia refused to give Pakistan a 30-40 percent discount on Russian crude oil, claiming that all volumes ...


Raids begin in Tokyo Olympics corruption investigation

TOKYO, Japan: Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of advertising company Dentsu, as part of a widening investigation into corruption during ...


India is realising importance of women in sports: Sravya Shivani

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): At the age of six, young Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi was introduced to the sport ...


Slowdown in realty market adds to China's economic woes: Report

Beijing [China], December 3 (ANI): The risk of the Chinese ecnomy going into a tailspin has increased, with the country's ...


US designates 4 Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan members as global terrorists

Washington [US] December 3 (ANI): The United States declared four leaders of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), also known as Pakistani Taliban, ...


Advice to prevent Heart Disease wrongly differs between the two genders: Study

Brussels [Belgium], December 3 (ANI): Studies conducted over time have proven that women with cardiovascular diseases have been given milder ...


Asia Junior Championships: Unnati scripts history, becomes first Indian to enter U-17 singles final

Nonthaburi [Thailand], December 3 (ANI): Rising shuttler Unnati Hooda created history at the Badminton Asia U-17 and U-15 Junior Championships ...


China's lockdown policy affects export-fuelled industries, pushes Beijing towards WANA region: Report

Beijing [China], December 3 (ANI): China's lockdown policy has affected its export-fuelled industries and brought them to a "grind", forcing ...


Check out 10 most expensive cities in the world

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): According to a new index, the Russian war in Ukraine and the pandemic's aftereffects ...


Real wages drop globally UN

A report has warned that inflation is hitting the poorest households hardestReal wages across the world dropped in 2022 for ...


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China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...

China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...

William, Kate plan US trip in bid to tamp down royal controversies

LONDON, England: Prince William and his wife Kate, the new Prince and Princess of Wales, will travel to the U.S. ...

Citing lessening risks, Australia lowers threat levels

SYDNEY, Australia: For the first time in eight years, Australia lowered its terrorism threat level from "probable" to "possible," due ...

Some protest plan to thin New Jersey forest to protect from fire

TRENTON, New Jersey: As part of a project to prevent major wildfires in a federally protected New Jersey forest, up ...

Failed negotiations results in 1 day rail strike in Austria

VIENNA, Austria: During a 24-hour strike by Austrian rail workers held this week over issues related to pay, rail traffic ...

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G20 to focus on food and energy security under Indian presidency

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): As India formally assumes the Presidency of the Group of Twenty (G20), the issues ...

China blasts US for coercive diplomacy

Beijing responded after Washington's top diplomat accused China of preparing a military build-upChina has called on the US to drop ...

China scoops up cheap Russian oil Bloomberg

Refiners have reportedly increased purchases as latest EU sanctions are about to kick inChina's oil refiners have started to snap ...

OPEC+ mulling deeper output cuts analysts

The EU's looming restrictive measures against Russian supply may force the energy alliance to slash production furtherThe Organization of the ...

VOA Interview December 2: John Kirby

white house - VOA White House correspondent Paris Huang spoke with John Kirby, National Security Council (NSC) Coordinator for Strategic ...

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US single-family home prices fall in September

CHICAGO, Illinois: Amidst higher mortgage rates, which are curbing demand, several surveys showed that U.S. single-family home prices slowed again ...


U.S. stock markets take a back seat, Nasdaq Composite retreats 21 points

NEW YORK, New - U.S. stocks were little changed at the close Friday after a volatile week.A labor report released ...


HSBC sells holdings to Royal Bank of Canada

HONG KONG: Paving the way for a potential bumper payout to shareholders, HSBC has agreed to sell its business in ...


US set Thanksgiving weekend record with 197 million shoppers

WASHINGTON D.C.: The National Retail Federation (NRF) has reported that even as inflation has negatively affected many household budgets, heavy ...


Exxon Mobil closing oil division in Equatorial Guinea in 2026

IRVING, Texas: Exxon Mobil Corp will wind down oil production in Equatorial Guinea in West Africa after its license expires ...


U.S. stock markets divided over Fed chair, jobs reports, U.S. dollar dives

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were mixed on Thursday as investors continued to digest remarks from Fed Chair ...


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