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Analysis | Iran-China pact not a cure-all for Tehran's economic woes

Iran's incoming hardline leadership is looking to China to provide economic relief for the country's flatlining economy. But so far, ...


'ndia has proposed to include Chabaha port in INSTC'

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): India has proposed to include the Chabaha port in the framework of the International ...


Taliban offensive spills over to Central Asia

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): The deteriorating situation in Afghanistan with an increase in offensives by the Taliban is ...


China-ASEAN trade skyrockets by 85 times in three decades

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Trade between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) ...


Zhang Yufei, China's rising butterfly queen

© Provided by Xinhua What China's rising butterfly queen Zhang Yufei believes -- keep smile despite difficulties in life.TOKYO, July ...


Cocaine worth $1 million washes up on Tonga beach

People in Tonga discovered cocaine worth more than $1 million.Police said they were searching areas of interest.Tonga is on the ...


Olympics preview: China aiming to write history in athletics

© Provided by Xinhua China hopes to make a breakthrough in athletics at Tokyo 2020.TOKYO, July 29 (Xinhua) -- Athletics ...


UNICEF Calls for World's Schools to Reopen

GENEVA - The UN children's fund is calling for an end to COVID-19 school closures which, it says, are harmful ...


Australia to return 'stolen' art to India

The Canberra gallery will return 14 artworks to India.The collection is worth about $2.2 million.13 of the works are connected ...


Sensex gains 209 points as global mood calms

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 29 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices closed in the green zone on Thursday as global mood stabilised ...


Noted Kazakh Theater Director, Outspoken Opposition Figure Dies At 69

ALMATY, Kazakhstan -- Bolat Atabaev, a noted Kazakh theater director and outspoken critic of the Kazakh government, has died at ...


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Palestinian boy, 12, dies after being shot by Israeli troops

PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - A 12-year old Palestinian boy has been shot dead by Israeli army soldiers in the West Bank, ...

Aussie troops to bolster NSW police enforcement of Covid restrictions

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Hundreds of Australian Army soldiers are to be deployed to the streets of Sydney in a ...

Bezos says Blue Origin will cover $2 billion lunar mission costs

SEATTLE, Washington: Blue Origin owner Jeff Bezos has offered to pay up to $2 billion in NASA costs if the ...

After Covid, parents opting for homeschooling for kids

WASHINGTON D.C.: Following the closing of the nation's schools during the Covid pandemic, more than 11 percent of all households ...

Eight dead, 10 injured in 20-car crash during Utah sandstorm

KANOSH, Utah: At least eight people were killed and ten injured in a 20-vehicle collision caused by a sandstorm Sunday ...

United says government needs to end congestion at Newark airport

WASHINGTON D.C.: United Airlines is asking the federal government to reduce congestion at Newark Liberty International Airport, even as runway ...

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Violence, women and militarisation

That there is an apprehension that Zahir Jaffer will be taken out of Pakistan by his influential family speaks volumes ...

Artificial Intelligence in reality

Artificial Intelligence is a fascinating technological development that is significantly impacting our present-day lives. Given AIs potential, there is a ...

White is not a colour

There is no such thing as race, none this is how master novelist Toni Morrison broke it down very simply ...

Letters to the Editor July 26, 2021

Vaccination driveCommerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is spot on when he says that the private sector is lagging behind ...

Lessons from Indias food security response

Government measures to tackle the food crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic were effective ...

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U.S. stock markets hit new record highs, second quarter GDP rises

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. economy is back at its pre-pandemic level, but for how long? U.S. investors ...


San Francisco bar-restaurant group calls for proof of vaccinations

SAN FRANCISCO, California: An organization representing bars and restaurants in San Francisco has announced that its members have agreed to ...


Armani sales jump 34%, recovery from Covid pandemic ongoing

MILAN, Rome: Business in China and the United States helped push up sales at Giorgio Armani by 34 percent in ...


Stocks in Asia record strong gains on China's relief for techs

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose across the board on Thursday after China said it will continue to ...


After initial optimism, summer travel season in Europe remains low

PARIS, France: With European countries scrambling to contain new virus outbreaks with a litany of constantly-changing and last-minute rules, the ...


Australia's Lynas sees high demand in minerals driving revenues

EAST PERTH, Western Australia: Lynas Rare Earths Limited reported its highest-ever quarterly revenues on July 26 due to demand for ...


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Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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