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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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Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...

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 ...

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Military court sentences seven students to death for murdering retired officer

YANGON, Myanmar - According to a source close to the defendants, a military tribunal sentenced seven students to death on ...


Bangladesh police arrest 1,356 suspects in 24 hours as 15-day operation launched

DHAKA, Bangladesh - In the last 24 hours to Sunday night, police arrested at least 1,356 suspects as part of ...


Slum dwellers refuse to vacate area, pelt authorities, injure 21

KATHMANDU, Nepal - On Monday, at least 21 people were injured in a clash between Kathmandu Metropolitan City Police officers ...


Daesh claims attack on Pakistan embassy in Kabul

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - According to a statement issued by the Foreign Office on Sunday, Pakistan is verifying reports that the ...


Recovery in travel industry helps AirAsia limit 3rd quarter losses

SINGAPORE: Benefiting from a strong rebound in travel and the easing of pandemic-related restrictions in Southeast Asia, the parent company ...


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 ...


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