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Major grain barn protects black soil with novel technologies

© Provided by Xinhua HARBIN, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) -- On a farm in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, technicians in the ...


Cross-border e-commerce brings opportunities to inland China city

Every day, Yan Xinhua sees off dozens of containers to the port of Tianjin, some 1,200 km away, where the ...


Taliban Claim Arrest of IS Gunman in Attack on Pakistan Envoy

ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban authorities said Monday they had arrested a foreign operative of the Islamic State militant group for ...


Jaishankar discusses Ukraine conflict, Indo-Pacific region with visiting German counterpart

New Delhi [India], December 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met visiting German foreign minister Annalena Baerbock on Monday ...


UNICEF announces cash aid for Afghanistan's poor families

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 5 (ANI): The United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has announced cash aid for 1,00,000 poor families ...


Update: China's Shenzhou-14 astronauts return safely

© Provided by Xinhua BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- Three Chinese astronauts on board the Shenzhou-14 manned spaceship returned to ...


Shenzhou-14 return capsule lands safely

BEIJING, Dec. 4 (Xinhua) -- The return capsule of the Shenzhou-14 manned spaceship, carrying astronauts Chen Dong, Liu Yang and ...


Afghanistan stares at fresh health emergency with rising pneumonia cases: Report

Kabul [Afghanistan], December 4 (ANI): Amid the perceived humanitarian crisis that has gripped Afghanistan since the Taliban's takeover last year, ...


Union Minister Jitendra Singh to visit UAE to attend Abu Dhabi Space Debate

New Delhi [India], December 4 (ANI): Union Minister for Space, Science and Technology Dr Jitendra Singh will visit the United ...


Pakistani Taliban Kill 3 Police Officers in Northern Pakistan

PESHAWAR, pakistan - The Pakistani Taliban on Saturday claimed responsibility for a gun ambush that killed three police officers in ...


VOA Immigration Weekly Recap, Nov. 27Dec. 3

Editor's note: Here is a look at immigration-related news around the U.S. this week. Questions? Tips? Comments? Email the VOA ...


I-League: Mumbai Kenkre, Gokulam Kerala seek return to winning ways

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 4 (ANI): Mumbai Kenkre FC will go up against defending champions Gokulam Kerala FC in the ...


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US: reject cable to Cuba to connect voice, internet

WASHINGTON D.C.: A U.S. government committee has urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deny an application to connect Cuba ...

UK sees half of free-range turkeys dead to bird flu before Christmas

LONDON, England: Richard Griffiths, chief executive of the British Poultry Council, said nearly half of all turkeys and geese in ...

Iran's morality police force disbanded in response to demonstrations

The country has been gripped by violent protests after the death of a woman who allegedly wore an "improper" hijab ...

Musk says Neuralink brain chip human trials to begin in 6 months

AUSTIN, Texas: Elon Musk has said that he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company, Neuralink, to begin ...

In major break from past, Egypt to build 21 desalination plants

CAIRO, Egypt: Ayman Soliman, CEO of Egypt's Sovereign Fund, said as part of the first $3 billion phase of a ...

Request made for fast-tracking promising Alzheimer's drug

WASHINGTON D.C.: According to trial data contained in a report presented this week, an experimental Alzheimer's drug from Eisai and ...

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U.S., stock markets kick off new week with significant losses

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks decelerated sharply on Monday in an ominous start to a new week. Bond ...

2022 will see historic high farm incomes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that as producers are benefitting from high global grain and oilseed demand ...

Pfizer to spend $2.5 bln to expand Belgium, Irish factories

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Pfizer is set to invest more than $2.5 billion in its drug manufacturing operations in ...

Manufacturers predict US baby formula shortage to continue

NEW YORK CITY, New York: The infant formula shortage that has persisted in the U.S. for nearly a year, is ...

Apple returns to Twitter after Musk meeting with Tim Cook

Apple has "fully resumed" advertising on the Twitter social media platform, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, citing CEO Elon Musk's comments ...

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Survey: Japanese manufacturing contracts for first time in 2 years

TOKYO, Japan: The results of a survey released this week showed that Japan's manufacturing activity contracted for the first time ...


China will have 1,500 nuclear warheads by 2035, Pentagon warns

WASHINGTON, D.C.: According to a Pentagon report, if China continues with its current nuclear buildup pace, it could have a ...


China seeks to dominate space, warns US general

SYDNEY, Australia: Lt. General Nina Armagno of the U.S. Space Force has said that rapid advancements in China's military capabilities ...


Russia asks Pakistan to honor commitment to lay Gas Pipes from Karachi to Lahore

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Russia refused to give Pakistan a 30-40 percent discount on Russian crude oil, claiming that all volumes ...


Pakistan: Russia to Sell 'Discounted' Petroleum Products to Islamabad

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan said Monday that Russia had decided to export crude oil, gasoline and diesel to the South Asian ...


FIFA WC: Brazil move to quarterfinals, thrash South Korea 4-1 in round of 16 match

Doha [Qatar], December 6 (ANI): Goals from Vinicius Junior, Neymar, Richarlison and Paqueta helped Brazil advance into the quarterfinals of ...


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