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 2021-08-02 09:56 

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Hong Kong Announces Compulsory Vaccines For Key Sectors...

Hong Kong civil servants, teachers and healthcare workers must get vaccinated against the coronavirus or pay for regular testing, the city's leader announced Monday, as her administration adopted a push into mandatory inoculations.The finance hub is o...

 2021-08-01 22:15 

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Top Republican Says 'Will Be Hard Not To Hit' Nancy Pelosi With Gavel If He Becomes Speaker In 2022...

Appearing at a Tennessee Republican fundraising event on Saturday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy joked that it "will be hard not to hit" House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with the gavel if he were to become the new speaker should Republicans take ...

 2021-08-01 21:04 

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North Korea News: Kim Jong Un's Sister Warns Seoul, Drill With US Could Harm Relationship...

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Kim Yo Jong, warned South Korea on Sunday that if its joint military plan with the U.S. goes through that it will increase tensions on the Korean Peninsula.North and South Korea have been talking about holdin...

 2021-07-31 00:09 

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US Seizes Tanker Used To Deliver Oil To N.Korea...

The United States on Friday seized a Singapore-owned oil tanker that was used to make illegal oil deliveries to North Korea, the Justice Department said.A New York federal judge issued a judgment of forfeiture authorizing the United States to take ownersh...

 2021-07-30 11:40 

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Pregnant Woman Suffers Miscarriage After Husband Kidnaps, Savagely Beats Her With Iron...

A pregnant woman in Russia suffered a miscarriage after her husband allegedly abducted and brutally thrashed her for trying to leave him. Dmitry Trapeznikov, 39, was arrested by the police for the brutal assault and kidnapping. He faces up to 12 years if ...

 2021-07-30 10:11 

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US Swimmer Accuses Russia's Rylov Of Doping In Olympics Row...

American Ryan Murphy accused Evgeny Rylov of doping after he was beaten by the Russian in the Olympic 200m backstroke on Friday, sparking an angry denial from Moscow.Murphy raised doubts about the result when he claimed he was "swimming in a race that...

 2021-07-30 09:49 

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Hong Kong GDP Up 7.5% In Q2 As Post Recession Recovery Continues...

Hong Kong's economy is continuing to recover, advanced figures showed Friday, albeit at a slightly slower than expected pace with little sign that the international finance hub's coronavirus pandemic isolation will end any time soon.Gross-domestic...

 2021-07-30 07:50 

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First Hong Konger Convicted Of National Security Crime Jailed For Nine Years...

A Hong Kong waiter was jailed for nine years on Friday after he became the first person convicted under a sweeping new national security law that Beijing imposed on the city to stamp out dissent.Tong Ying-kit, 24, was found guilty on Tuesday of terrorism ...

 2021-07-30 07:30 

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First Hong Konger Convicted Of National Security Crime Jailed For Nine Years...

A Hong Kong waiter was jailed for nine years on Friday after he became the first person convicted under a sweeping new national security law that Beijing imposed on the city to stamp out dissent....

 2021-07-30 05:46 

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Watch: Grandma Catches Baby Who Fell From Second-Floor Window...

An elderly woman from southern Russia was caught on camera saving an 18-month-old baby boy that had fallen from the second-floor window of his home over a week ago.Svetlana Sanarova, 64, had been walking home from a supermarket in the city of Novokuznetsk...

 2021-07-30 02:39 

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Hong Kong Police Investigate Olympic Chants, China Anthem Booing...

Hong Kong police on Friday said they had launched an investigation into Olympic Games fans who booed China's national anthem and drowned it out with chanting during a public screening at a mall.The Chinese international finance hub has had its best Ga...

 2021-07-29 22:08 

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Russia's Nauka Science Module Docks With ISS...

Russia said it successfully docked the Nauka laboratory module with the International Space Station on Thursday -- though the troubled unit caused yet another fright after accidentally firing and briefly throwing the entire station out of position.The mis...

 2021-07-29 08:04 

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Hong Kong Radio Host In First 'Sedition' Trial Since China Handover...

A pro-democracy Hong Kong radio host went on trial Thursday for sedition in the first use of the colonial-era law since the city's handover to China as authorities broaden their criminalisation of dissent.Tam Tak-chi, 48, is among a growing number of ...

 2021-07-29 07:30 

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Asian Markets Rally After Fed Meeting, Led By Hong Kong Surge...

Asian markets rose Thursday as the Federal Reserve acknowledged the US recovery was well on track but it would not taper monetary policy just yet, while Hong Kong was lifted after China sought to reassure investors over its latest regulatory crackdown.Tra...

 2021-07-29 06:29 

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Hong Kong DJ In First 'Sedition' Trial Since Handover To China...

A pro-democracy Hong Kong DJ went on trial Thursday for sedition in the first use of the colonial-era law since the city's handover to China as authorities broaden their criminalisation of dissent.Tam Tak-chi, 48, is among a growing number of activist...

 2021-07-29 03:51 

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China's Crackdown On Its Biggest Companies...

With market-trembling new rules and investigations, Beijing's crackdown on its most prominent companies has seeped into nearly every aspect of modern life, wiping billions of dollars from Chinese and Hong Kong-listed stocks and bamboozling investment ...

 2021-07-29 03:34 

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Asian Markets Advance After Fed Meeting, Hong Kong Rebounds...

Asian markets rose Thursday as the Federal Reserve acknowledged the US recovery was well on track but it would not taper monetary policy just yet, while Hong Kong was lifted after China sought to reassure investors over its latest regulatory crackdown.Tra...

 2021-07-29 02:36 

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New Round Of Windfall Tax Refunds On The Way For 1.5M Americans: Who Will Get One?...

About 1.5 million taxpayers who are struggling from the economic devastation caused by the pandemic are in for a windfall this week as the IRS has started sending them surprise tax refunds....

 2021-07-28 20:48 

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US, Russia See Business-like Talks On Tensions...

The United States and Russia said Wednesday they had business-like and substantive talks in Geneva in their second effort in as many months to bring stability to a fraught relationship.The closed-door talks were a follow-up to last month's summit, als...

 2021-07-28 19:52 

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North Korea Reopens Communication With South Korea After 14-Month Silence...

North Korea on Tuesday reopened communications lines with South Korea after a 14-month-long hiatus, the two countries separately announced. North Korea leader Kim Jong Un's re-engagement with its neighbor came on a symbolic day — the 68th annive...

 2021-07-28 15:49 

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US Sees 'Substantive' Talks With Russia Amid Tensions...

The United States said Wednesday it had held "professional and substantive" talks with Russia focused on arms control, as the two powers met in Geneva in a fresh bid to bring stability to a fraught relationship.The closed-door talks were a follow-...

 2021-07-28 13:16 

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Iran's Khamenei Warns To Not Trust West As New Government Expected...

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that experience has shown "trusting the West does not work", as the Islamic republic prepares for a new administration to take power.Khamenei also blasted the US, which is indirectly ...

 2021-07-28 11:28 

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Iran's Khamenei Says Experience Shows 'Trusting West Does Not Work'...

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that the outgoing government's experience of engaging with world powers including the United States shows that "trusting the West does not work".President Hassan Rouhani's sig...

 2021-07-28 10:58 

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Afghanistan Will Become 'Pariah State' If Taliban Seize Power, Says US...

Afghanistan would become a "pariah state" if the Taliban take control by force, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Wednesday, as a top-level delegation from the insurgent group visited China to assure officials of their international obliga...

 2021-07-28 08:16 

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Taliban Tell China Afghanistan Will Not Be Base For Separatists...

A top-level Taliban delegation visiting China assured Beijing the group will not allow Afghanistan to be used as a base for plotting against another country, an insurgent spokesman said Wednesday.The delegation is in China for talks with Beijing officials...

 2021-07-28 04:43 

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India To Press Blinken On Afghanistan, China...

Indian officials were expected Wednesday to express alarm over Taliban gains in Afghanistan and to press for more support against China in talks with visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.Blinken, in his first trip to India as America's top di...

 2021-07-28 03:16 

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Hong Kong's Civil Society 'Withers' Under National Security Purge...

Hundreds of elected community leaders in Hong Kong have resigned and dozens of civil society groups have disbanded as China remoulds the finance hub in its own image.Just days before Beijing imposed a sweeping national security law on the city last year, ...

 2021-07-27 22:43 

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Biden Accuses Russia Trying To Disrupt 2022 Elections...

US President Joe Biden on Tuesday accused his Russian counterpart of seeking to disrupt the 2022 congressional elections by spreading "misinformation.""Look at what Russia is doing already about the 2022 elections and misinformation," Bide...

 2021-07-27 21:27 

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Global Stocks Retreat Ahead Of Fed, Tech Earnings...

US and European stock markets pulled back on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and earnings reports by top tech firms.Analysts attributed the US retreat to profit taking after prices surged in recent days.Meanwhile, Hong Kong led a sell-of...

 2021-07-27 17:28 

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Talks Stall On Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal As August Recess Draws Closer...

Talks have stalled on President Biden's infrastructure bill that he and Senate Majority leader Chuck Schumer had both been eager to pass prior to Congress' August recess....

 2021-07-27 16:07 

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Stocks Retreat Ahead Of Fed, Tech Earnings...

US and European stock markets pulled back on Tuesday ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and earnings reports by top tech firms.Meanwhile, Hong Kong led a sell-off across most Asian stock markets, extending the previous day's losses as traders w...

 2021-07-27 13:44 

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Blinken In India For Talks Dominated By Afghan Turmoil, China...

Top US diplomat Antony Blinken arrived Tuesday in India for talks dominated by turmoil in Afghanistan and common worries about China, while also touching on New Delhi's rights record.Blinken, in his first India visit as secretary of state, was due to ...

 2021-07-27 13:00 

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Afghans Flock To Kandahar City Camp As Fighting Rages In The Countryside...

Mohammad Sadeq returned to his home on the outskirts of Kandahar city this week to discover it had new occupants -- the Taliban."They didn't even allow me to enter," he told AFP Tuesday at a camp for displaced people inside Afghanistan's s...

 2021-07-27 11:37 

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Stocks Retreat As Fed Kicks Off Policy Meeting...

European stock markets fell Tuesday after a mixed Asian session, as attention turned to the Federal Reserve and the start of the US central bank's policy meeting.Bitcoin, which briefly topped $40,000 on Monday, dropped under $38,000 after Amazon denie...

 2021-07-27 08:43 

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Hong Kong Leads Most Asia Markets Down As China Rattles Nerves...

Hong Kong led a sell-off across most Asian markets Tuesday, extending the previous day's losses as traders were spooked by China's latest crackdown on a range of industries.New regulations on China's tutorial sector -- which has decimated priv...

 2021-07-27 07:40 

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Hong Kong Court Convicts Man In First National Security Trial...

A Hong Kong court convicted a former waiter of terrorism and inciting secession on Tuesday in the first trial conducted under a national security law that was imposed by China to stamp out dissent.The watershed ruling lays down a new marker in the city...

 2021-07-27 07:29 

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Hong Kong Sinks In Mixed Asian Trade As China Rattles Confidence...

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday with confidence at a premium after the previous day's sell-off, with Hong Kong suffering another hefty loss as investors kept a wary eye on China following its latest crackdown on a range of industries.The announcement...

 2021-07-27 04:23 

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Hong Kong Court To Give First National Security Trial Verdict...

A Hong Kong court will lay down a marker on the city's future legal landscape Tuesday when it delivers its verdict in the first trial using a national security law imposed by China to stamp out dissent....

 2021-07-26 23:17 

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Amazon Eyes Cryptocurrency But Not Poised For Bitcoin...

Amazon on Monday denied a report that the e-commerce giant planned to begin accepting Bitcoin payments by the end of this year, but acknowledged an interest in cryptocurrency.City AM cited as unnamed insider as saying Amazon would start taking cryptocurre...

 2021-07-26 22:12 

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Volatile Trading Day Ends With Bitcoin, Wall Street Up, Asia Down...

Financial markets kicked off the week on a volatile note Monday, with bitcoin soaring and Wall Street reaching all-time highs while Asian stocks tumbled.The three major US indices again closed at records as big earnings announcements overcame fears that t...

 2021-07-26 20:04 

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Biden Announces 'New Phase' In Iraq Relations, End Of 'Combat Operations'...

President Joe Biden opened talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi on Monday saying relations were in a "new phase" that would include the end of US combat operations in the country.With Kadhemi at his side in the White House, Biden sai...

 2021-07-26 12:38 

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Biden To Meet Iraq PM, Announce 'New Phase' Of US Deployment...

President Joe Biden, who will host Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi Monday, is expected to launch a "new phase" of the US military presence in Iraq, formally ending combat operations but stopping short of announcing a full withdrawal.The US...

 2021-07-26 11:59 

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Serbia Fumes Over Croatia's Plan To Put Tesla On Euro Coins...

Croatia's plan to put famous inventor Nikola Tesla on its euro coins has sparked criticism in Serbia, whose central bank said Monday it would take the issue to the EU.Tesla, an ethnic Serb born in present-day Croatia in 1856 when the country was part ...

 2021-07-26 11:27 

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Bitcoin Climbs Over $39,000 As Talk Of Amazon Acceptance Swirls, Other Cryptocurrencies Rally...

Bitcoin's price reached over $39,000 early Monday morning as speculation that Amazon may be looking to start accepting the cryptocurrency....

 2021-07-26 07:24 

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Hong Kong Stocks Lead Asia Sell-off As China Tuition Reforms Bite...

Markets in Asia mostly fell Monday morning, led by Hong Kong after Beijing at the weekend further cracked down on China's tech firms, while education companies were hammered as the government unveiled sweeping reforms of the sector.The broad losses ac...

 2021-07-26 03:06 

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Most Asian Markets Fall As Traders Struggle To Track Wall St Record...

Markets in Asia mostly fell Monday morning, led by Hong Kong after Beijing at the weekend further cracked down on China's tech firms, while education firms were hammered as the government unveiled sweeping reforms of the sector.The broad losses across...

 2021-07-25 11:01 

International Business Times

Why Afghanistan is Another Vietnam And Why It Is Different...

As the Taliban makes rapid gains across Afghanistan in the wake of the American military withdrawal amidst fears of a "high-speed Saigon" evacuation, there are several key differences between Afghanistan and Vietnam.For one, South Vietnam did not ...

 2021-07-24 02:47 

International Business Times

Iraqi PM To Focus On US Troop Withdrawal In Biden Meeting...

Weakened by pro-Iran factions at home, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi will meet with US President Joe Biden on Monday to discuss a possible full US troop withdrawal from his country.The White House talks between the two allies come just a week af...

 2021-07-24 00:12 

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Blinken To Pay First Trip To India Amid Afghanistan Withdrawal...

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will speak next week in India about supporting Afghanistan as worries grow in New Delhi about Taliban gains amid the end of the two-decade US military mission, officials said Friday.On his first visit to the emerging U...

 2021-07-23 20:39 

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US, Russia To Hold New Talks To Encourage Stability...

The United States and Russia will hold high-level talks next week in the second bid in as many months to encourage stability in the tense relationship, officials said Friday.The so-called Strategic Stability Dialogue, set up during a June 16 summit betwee...

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