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China sanctions 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs

BEIJING -China on Monday announced sanctions against 11 U.S. officials with egregious records on Hong Kong affairs, according to Chinese ...

Over 100 bln USD to be needed to ensure access to COVID-19 vaccines: WHO chief  

GENEVA-  For the vaccines alone, over 100 billion U.S. dollars will be needed to ensure everyone everywhere can access the ...

China sanctions 11 Americans in retaliation for US move  

BEIJING-   China on Monday sanctioned 11 Americans, including senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, in retaliation for similar US moves ...

U.S. “sanctions” do no good to China-U.S. relations  

HONG KONG- Strained China-U.S. relations were dealt another blow as the U.S. Treasury Department announced the so-called sanctions against heads ...

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s PM after record victory

COLOMBO – Leader of Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna party Mahinda Rajapaksa took his oath as the nation’s new prime minister ...

China’s State Council asks NPC Standing Committee to decide on HKSAR LegCo matters

BEIJING (Xinhua) -China’s State Council on Saturday submitted a bill to an ongoing session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) ...

Beirut blasts death toll rise to 135, state of emergency announced  

BEIRUT, Aug. 6 – The Lebanese cabinet announced on Wednesday a state of emergency in Beirut for two weeks, while ...

Beirut explosion: All Nepalis safe  

Kathmandu-  No Nepali national has been injured in the explosion at the main dry port of Beirut in Lebanon, said ...

EasyJet dives into loss but upbeat on recovery  

LONDON, Aug. 4 :   (AFP) – EasyJet flew into an expected loss during its third quarter as the coronavirus ...

S.Korea reports 34 more COVID-19 cases, 14,423 in total  

SEOUL, Aug. 4 :  (Xinhua) — South Korea reported 34 more cases of the COVID-19 as of midnight Tuesday compared ...