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India deploys 12 drones to track movement of locusts, spray insecticides

Tuesday, 30 June 2020

India on Tuesday deployed a helicopter and a dozen drones spraying insecticide to stop desert ......

US intelligence says Russia ordered killing of American troops in Afghanistan: Report

Friday, 26 June 2020

US intelligence has concluded that the Russian military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants ......

China is in every capital, Pompeo warns in scathing attack

Friday, 19 June 2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday warned Europeans they are abandoning democracy if they ......

Trump signs bill aiming to sanction China officials for crackdown on Uighur Muslims

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

US President Donald Trump signed legislation Wednesday that seeks to punish China for a crackdown on ......

China, India vow to end impasse after deadliest conflict in 45 years between the two

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

China and India accused each other Wednesday of instigating deadly border clashes between their ......

North Korea blows up liaison office amid rising tensions

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

North Korea blew up an inter-Korean liaison office building just inside its border in an act Tuesday ......

Two new coronavirus cases in Beijing, second consecutive day of reported new cases

Friday, 12 June 2020

Beijing city government on Friday reported two new confirmed COVID-19 cases, marking the second ......

Coronavirus vaccine from China shows promise in animal tests

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

A potential COVID-19 vaccine being developed by Chinese researchers showed promise in trials in ......

China says US trade sanctions on Hong Kong violate WTO rules

Thursday, 04 June 2020

Washington’s decision to strip Hong Kong of its special trading status violates rules of the World ......

Hong Kong legislature votes on law to ban national anthem insults

Thursday, 04 June 2020

Hong Kong’s legislature voted for a Beijing-backed law banning insults to China’s national anthem on ......

Seven civilians killed in Afghanistan roadside bomb

Tuesday, 02 June 2020

Seven civilians were killed by a roadside bomb linked to the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, ......

Thailand looks to possible coronavirus vaccine as way to boost medical tourism

Monday, 01 June 2020

Momentum is building behind Thailand’s push to create its own coronavirus vaccine, with more ......

Locust invasion hits Pakistan's crops, orchards

Friday, 29 May 2020

An invasion of locusts has spread across Pakistan, officials said Friday, causing damage to crops ......

Desert locust swarms threaten India's summer crops

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

An invasion by swarms of desert locusts has devastated crops in India’s heartland, threatening an ......

Airbus opens probe into Pakistan plane crash that killed 97

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Pakistan announced Tuesday that Airbus experts have opened a probe into last week’s plane crash that ......

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