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Covid-19 Lockdowns Ripple Across China—'I Wonder How Long I Can Hang On'...
As the Delta variant puts China through one of its biggest Covid-19 outbreaks since it first closed off Wuhan in early 2020, new lockdowns and other strict controls are taking place across the country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-11-04 16:08 UTC
China factory activity falls for 2nd month...
Factory activity in China has contracted for a second straight month as the country's economy loses steam.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-31 02:20 UTC
Trump endorses Brazilian President Bolsonaro...
Trump endorsed his Brazilian ally Jair Bolsonaro for reelection, even as Bolsonaro's own government has recommended him for criminal charges over his handling of Covid-19.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-27 16:49 UTC
China to start vaccinating children as young as 3 against COVID-19...
China plans to begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to children as young as 3 years old.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-25 18:25 UTC
Russia suspends its mission to NATO, foreign minister says...
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Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the move is in response to last week's expulsion by NATO of eight members of Russia's mission to the military alliance.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-18 12:38 UTC
3 astronauts arrived at China's new space station, which it's building as it's banned from the International Space Station...
Three Chinese astronauts have arrived at the space station China is building. They will stay for six months to help the set up of the station, as China is
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-16 12:14 UTC
Russia is rolling out a facial recognition payment system for Moscow metro riders, sparking privacy concerns...
Moscow's metro has unveiled a facial recognition-based payment system, The Guardian reported. Riders can now pay at more than 240 stations without needing
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-16 04:37 UTC
Norway attack: Several dead and more injured by man with bow and arrows in Kongsberg...
Several people were killed and others injured by a man using a bow and arrows to carry out attacks in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg on Wednesday, local police said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-13 20:31 UTC
Poland plans to spend over $400 million on wall on Belarus border...
Poland plans to spend over 1.6 billion zlotys ($404 million) on building a wall on its border with Belarus, according to a draft bill lawmakers are due to discuss on Wednesday, in a bid to stem the flow of migrants trying to cross.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-13 14:33 UTC
Russia's Putin says U.S. involvement in Afghanistan led to tragedy...
The United States' involvement in Afghanistan has led to tragedy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday, one week before Russia is due to host the Taliban in Moscow.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-13 14:29 UTC
World's Top LNG Exporter Qatar: Gas Prices Have Hit Unhealthy Level...
Natural gas prices have reached unhealthy levels for both producers and consumers, Saad al-Kaabi, Qatar's Energy Minister and CEO of Qatar Petroleum, the world's top LNG exporter, said on Thursday
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-08 22:46 UTC
Taiwan thanks US for rock solid support against Chinas provocative actions...
"US remains concerned by China's provocative military act near Taiwan, which undermines regional peace,
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-07 02:18 UTC
Joe Biden says Xi Jinping has agreed to abide by 'Taiwan agreement'...
The US President's conversation with his Chinese counterpart follows Beijing sending 148 military aircraft into Taiwan's air-defence zone over four days, leading Taiwan's Defence Minister to say tensions are the "most serious" in more
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-06 15:14 UTC
China flies record 52 warplanes toward Taiwan...
China flew 52 fighter planes toward Taiwan on Monday in the largest show of force on record, continuing the three days of sustained military harassment against the self-ruled island.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-04 16:44 UTC
U.S. warns China to "cease" as record number of Chinese military flights test Taiwan's airspace...
Taiwan, a strategic U.S. ally claimed by Beijing as sovereign territory, says 145 Chinese military planes have violated its air defense zone in four days.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-04 16:43 UTC
Russia film crew set to blast off to make 1st movie in space...
In a historic first, Russia is set to launch an actor and a film director into space to make a feature film in orbit — a project the nation's space chief has hailed as a chance to raise the prestige of Russia's space program. Actor Yulia Per
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-04 16:43 UTC
Russia claims 1st successful test launch of "Tsirkon" hypersonic missile from a submarine...
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President Vladimir Putin has touted the advanced
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-04 16:42 UTC
Taiwan angered after Beijing flies 38 fighter jets into its airspace - the largest ever incursion...
More than three dozen Chinese fighter jets have flown into Taiwan airspace in the largest ever incursion by Beijing into the island nation's defence zone.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-03 14:04 UTC
Chinese warplanes fly toward Taiwan for 2nd straight day...
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China flew more than 30 military planes toward Taiwan on Saturday, the second large display of force in as many days.Taiwan's Defense Ministry said 39 aircraft entered Taiwan'...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-03 14:03 UTC
At 39 aircraft, China sets new high for Taiwan defence zone incursion...
TAIPEI : A total of 39 Chinese air force aircraft entered Taiwan's air defence zone on Saturday (Oct 2), the defence ministry in Taipei said, setting a new high for missions which have infuriated the island's government and further raised tensions
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-10-03 14:03 UTC
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