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Explainer: Why is Taiwan-China tension rising and what are the risks?

Monday  12:22,   21 september 2020

Explainer: Why is Taiwan-China tension rising and what are the risks?WHY IS TENSION RISING... >>>

Japan's Suga holds 1st phone talks with Trump as leader

Monday  12:22,   21 september 2020

Suga was elected as Japan’s new prime minister last Wednesday, replacing Shinzo Abe, who forged close personal ties and regularly held meetings and phone calls with Trump. Suga was elected as Japan’s new prime minister last Wednesday, replacing >>>

Indonesian gravediggers under strain as COVID-19 burials surge in Jakarta

Monday  12:06,   21 september 2020

Indonesian gravediggers under strain as COVID-19 burials surge in JakartaJAKARTA (Reuters) - Gravedigger Junaedi Bin Hakim toils until nearly midnight almost every day in a Jakarta cemetery, preparing plots for fellow Indonesians amid a renewed... >>>

Britain overhauls virus-hit privatised rail sector

Monday  11:41,   21 september 2020

Britain launched Monday a radical overhaul of its coronavirus-plagued privatised rail sector that will see franchises replaced with concessions subject to tougher scrutiny and greater state involvement. Train services will no longer be managed by... >>>

Several Children Dead, Dozens Feared Trapped After Building Collapses in India

Monday  11:40,   21 september 2020

The residents of the three-storey building in Bhiwandi had been told to vacate the property as it was in a dangerous condition. The building is believed to be at least 40 years old. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Nebra sky disc: Its age could be off by a millennium, recent study says

Monday  11:40,   21 september 2020

The Nebra sky disc, one of Germany's most heralded prehistoric artifacts, is often considered the world's oldest depiction of the cosmos. For a relatively small object, it has produced a large amount of controversy. © Hildegard Burri-Bayer... >>>

Myanmar Locks Down Biggest City as Cases Soar Ahead of Elections

Monday  11:35,   21 september 2020

Myanmar locked down most of Yangon province, home to its largest city, for two weeks to contain a record surge in coronavirus infections ahead of the general elections scheduled for November. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Joe Biden is threatening Britain over a complete nonissue

Monday  11:35,   21 september 2020

No country has more to lose from resumed terrorism in Northern Ireland than the United Kingdom. More than 1,000 members of the British security forces lost their lives protecting civilians there from paramilitary violence. All in all, 3,500 people... >>>

Middle East agreements brokered by Trump present opportunity for Biden if he wins election

Monday  11:35,   21 september 2020

The moment the pens went to paper to sign the Abraham Accords, normalizing relations between two Sunni-led Gulf Arab nations and the Jewish State while the Palestinians seethed off stage, Joe Biden must have pumped his fist in triumph. © Patrick... >>>

Bulgaria court to rule in 2012 Israeli bus bombing trial

Monday  11:10,   21 september 2020

A Bulgarian court is due to deliver its verdict Monday in a trial over a deadly 2012 bus bomb attack on Israeli tourists at the country's Burgas airport. Judge Adelina Ivanova will deliver the verdict and hand down the sentences on Monday. The... >>>

Australia's coronavirus lockdown strategy worked. Could this be a model for the US?

Monday  11:10,   21 september 2020

When Daniel Andrews, premier of the Australian state of Victoria, declared a lockdown over the coronavirus, some detractors on the right labeled him a "dictator" and said he was trying to build "a gulag."But Andrews -- a Labor Party politician who... >>>

UK says report on PM Johnson trip to Italy is 'completely untrue'

Monday  11:00,   21 september 2020

UK says report on PM Johnson trip to Italy is 'completely untrue'Italian newspaper La Repubblica said Johnson was seen in Perugia from Sept. 11 to 14, citing a statement from the city's airport. It reported that he had travelled there to... >>>

UK could see 'mini' national lockdown as coronavirus infections rise

Monday  11:00,   21 september 2020

The U.K. could be headed for a second, shorter "mini" lockdown for two weeks to counter a resurgence in coronavirus cases.Prime Minister Boris Johnson is reportedly considering another national lockdown to act as a "circuit-breaker" to stop the... >>>

India Opposition Lawmakers Suspended Amid Row Over Farmers’ Bill

Monday  10:46,   21 september 2020

Eight opposition lawmakers in India’s upper house of parliament were suspended for a week for “unruly behavior” that allegedly took place while the house passed two controversial agriculture-related bills on Sunday. © Bloomberg A farmer walks round... >>>

Taiwan military says it has right to counter attack amid China threats

Monday  10:46,   21 september 2020

Taiwan military says it has right to counter attack amid China threatsTensions have sharply spiked in recent months between Taipei and Beijing, which claims democratically run Taiwan as its own territory, to be taken by force if... >>>