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S. Korea's submarine-launched ballistic missile called 'game-changer'

SEOUL, South Korea: Described by analysts as a "game-changing" move, South Korea has developed a conventional submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) ...


The 14th National Games is held in Xi'an, the thousand-year ancient capital city

On September 15, the 14th National Games, the largest premier multi-sport competition in China, officially kicked off in Xi'an, the ...


ISL club Bengaluru FC to enter in women's football

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 17 (ANI): Indian Super League club Bengaluru FC, on Friday, announced their plans to start under-11, ...


Elite Men's National C'ships: Pugilist Sachin stuns Bidhuri

Ballari (Karnataka) [India], September 17 (ANI): Haryana boxer Sachin made a spectacular start to his campaign at the 5th Elite ...


State of the EU: tech and defence challenges cloud COVID success

In her second "state of the European Union" speech, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen used the political momentum ...


Russian natural gas reserves to last another century Gazprom

Russia's state-run energy giant Gazprom estimates the country's reserves of natural gas will last 100 years with some deposits capable ...


Asian Granito targets exports of Rs 400 crore in FY22

Ahmedabad (Gujarat) [India], Sep 17 (ANI): Home decor major Asian Granito Ltd (AGL) plans to clock export business of Rs ...


U.S., biggest saboteur of post-WWII global peace (Part 3)

© Provided by Xinhua DISRUPTION TO INTERNATIONAL ORDERWith its great power, the United States has been using "American exceptionalism" as ...


U.S., biggest saboteur of post-WWII global peace (Part 2)

© Provided by Xinhua ADDICTION TO INTERVENTIONISMTo maintain and consolidate its hegemony, the United States has resorted to all means, ...


India's win 2nd game in Asian Volleyball, beat Uzbekistan

Funabashi Arena [Japan], September 17 (ANI): The Indian men's volleyball team defeated Uzbekistan 3-0 (25-19, 25-13, 25-22) in the Asian ...


Detained Tibetans denied proper food, medical care

Tibet [China], September 17 (ANI): Over a hundred Tibetans, who were detained in recent time by Chinese authorities in Sichuan's ...


Australia shares challenging environment with India

By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi [India], September 17 (ANI): Australia has said that it shares a challenging strategic environment in the ...


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Next Norway prime minster a wealthy leader of Labor Party

OSLO, Norway: The man expected to become the next prime minister of Norway, 61-year-old Jonas Gahr Stoere, was born into ...

China, climate on agenda for meeting of Australia, Japan, India, U.S.

WASHINGTON D.C.: The leaders of Australia, India, Japan and the United States will meet on 24th September to discuss issues ...

First SpaceX tourist flight begins 3 day journey

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: A rocket carrying four tourists and no professional astronauts on board blasted off into Earth orbit on ...

Trial begins for parents in college admissions bribery scandal

BOSTON, Massachusetts: The first trial in a wide ranging college admissions corruption case is underway in Boston's federal court, more ...

U.S. study finds Covid vaccine prevents hospitalizations, deaths

WASHINGTON D.C.: COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, even against the highly contagious Delta variant, according ...

Wildfires threaten popular Spanish resort of Estepona

ESTEPONA, Spain: Spain sent in its military to help fight a wildfire that is continuing to threaten the popular Costa ...

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Bullying of reporters in Australia accelerating rapidly

To be a political journalist, you have always needed to be able to resist bullying aimed at making you second-guess ...

Hong Kong Readers Scramble to Preserve Apple Daily's Legacy

Hong Kong Readers Scramble to Preserve Apple Daily's Legacy The New York Times ...

Soviet memories (Part VI)

As 1989 proceeded, the Soviet Communist Party faced more problems. Gorbachev was pushing it into a direction from where the ...

Letters to the Editor September 13, 2021

Commemorating 9-11The wound the world suffered 20 years ago is still festering (Page 1, Unity the central lesson from 9-11 ...

The pathology of motivational speakers

The last decade has seen a tremendous rise in the number of motivational speakers around the globe. This is not ...

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Intuit announces purchase of Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California: California-based Intuit, known for its small-business accounting and DIY tax-filing software, including TurboTax and QuickBooks, announced that ...


Ireland investigates TikTok transferring children's data to China

DUBLIN, Ireland: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC) said it has opened two investigations into video sharing platform TikTok.The first investigation ...


Freefall in iron ore price pressures Australian stock exchange

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Most Asian stock markets rose on Friday, however, the ASX fell sharply as the Australian market ...


Britain's inflation up 3.2 percent, greatest jump on record

LONDON, England: August saw inflation rates in the U.K. soaring to the highest-ever recorded rate, official figures show.Inflation rose to ...


South Korea fines Google $177M for antitrust violations

SEOUL, South Korea: In what could be one of South Korea's largest-ever antitrust cases, Google has been fined at least ...


Rise in retail sales in August fails to lift U.S. stocks

NEW YORK, New York - Strong economic data failed to boost Wall Street Thursday.Stocks meandered in and out of positive ...


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