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The Week In Russia: A Crackdown Changes The Landscape

The crackdown that intensified upon opposition leader Aleksei Navalny's return to Russia six months ago appears to be expanding ahead ...


Philippines to impose travel ban on Malaysia, Thailand

Manila [Philippines], July 23 (ANI/Xinhua): The Philippines will ban inbound travelers from Malaysia and Thailand from July 25 to 31 ...


Malaysia reports 13,034 new COVID-19 cases, 134 deaths

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], July 22 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported 13,034 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, bringing the ...


China walks the talk in making COVID-19 vaccines global public goods

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- China has always taken concrete actions to fulfill its commitment to ...


Why COVID-19 Is Rising Around Asia This Year After a Mild 2020

TAIPEI - Asian countries are reporting record COVID-19 waves this year compared to 2020, as vaccination drives fall short and ...


Asia Album: Malaysia ramps up vaccination drive

© Provided by Xinhua KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia has been ramping up its vaccination drive which started ...


Malaysia sees fresh high of 15,573 daily COVID-19 cases, 144 deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported 15,573 new COVID-19 infections in the highest daily spike since the outbreak, ...


Malaysia's inflation rises 3.4 pct in June

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia's inflation, as measured by consumer price index (CPI), rose 3.4 percent year on ...


Malaysia reports 13,034 new COVID-19 cases, 134 more deaths

KUALA LUMPUR, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Malaysia reported another 13,034 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Thursday, bringing ...


Market exchange rates in China -- July 22

BEIJING, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


DONE DEAL- Bungalow lot at Country Heights Damansara, Kuala Lumpur - EdgeProp.my

DONE DEAL: Bungalow lot at Country Heights Damansara, Kuala Lumpur EdgeProp.my ...


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Air pollution from western U.S. state fires seen in east coast cities

PORTLAND, Oregon: Wildfires across the United States and Canada, including Oregon's "monster" two-week-old Bootleg blaze, caused harmful air pollution as ...

U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...

Britain favors placing U.S. deep space radar station in U.K.

LONDON, England: A U.S. Space Force proposal to base a radar system in Britain to monitor spacecraft up to 22,400 ...

Texas man wins $1 million with free Covid vaccine lottery ticket

ARLINGTON, Texas: A Texas man has claimed a $1 million prize from a winning lottery ticket he received for free ...

U.S. life expectancy fell to 77.3 years in 2020

ATLANTA, Georgia: Life expectancy in the United States fell by 18 months in 2020 to 77.3 years.This is the lowest ...

New Russian stealth fighter jet to be on display at Russian air show

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia will unveil its new Sukhoi fifth-generation stealth fighter jet this week at an air show near Moscow.Show ...

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Record-breaking day for U.S. stocks; Dow, Nasdaq and S&P 500 soar

NEW YORK, New York - There is no holding back U.S. stocks. Despite the Covid-19 Delta variant sweeping the country, ...

GM to temporarily close Chevy Silverado HD and Sierra HD plants

DETROIT, Michigan: General Motors Company announced this week that it would reduce the manufacturing of trucks at its North American ...

Pfizer signs with Africa's Biovac to manufacture Covid vaccines

CAPE TOWN, South Africa: A South African pharmaceutical company will manufacture the Pfizer- BioNTech Covid vaccine for distribution in Africa. ...

Hong Kong's stock market takes a beating, Asian markets mixed

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Asian stock markets ended the week mixed on Friday. The U.S. dollar forged ahead.At the close ...

Chipotle says increased menu pricing will only cover new beef charges

NEWPORT BEACH, California: U.S. restaurant chain Chipotle Mexican Grill posted greater revenues for the current quarter on July 20, though ...

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U.S. targets Chinese officials following end of Hong Kong democracy

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The United States has imposed sanctions on seven Chinese officials, all deputy directors at the China-Hong Kong liaison ...


China's ascendancy putting pressure on relationships of U.S. allies

The economy of the People's Republic of China has been growing much faster than that of the United States for ...


South Korea-Japan summit canceled due to diplomat's remarks

SEOUL, South Korea: South Korean President Moon Jae-in has canceled his first summit with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga due ...


Wall Street Rallies to Record-breaking End of Turbulent Week

NEW YORK - Stocks rallied to records Friday on Wall Street, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above the ...


Indian athletes will script history in Tokyo Olympics: Hima

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 24 (ANI): Ace sprinter Hima Das on Friday wished all the best to the Indian athletes ...


At least 112 dead in India as rains trigger floods, landslides

Parts of India's west coast received up to 594 mm of rainfall over 24 hours.The torrential rain caused landslides and ...


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