Mon, 18 Nov 2019

Pope's Asian Agenda: Atomic Bombs, Martyrs, Family Reunion

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has agendas both pastoral and personal for his trip to Asia, where he'll appeal for ...

Students, Police Engage in Fiery Clash at Hong Kong University

HONG KONG - Student protesters in Hong Kong engaged in fierce clashes with police at a university campus into the ...

Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Camp Eyes Big Gains in Local Elections

HONK KONG - Over the past five months, millions have marched through Hong Kong, demanding democratic reform in the semi-autonomous ...

Lee Cheuk Yiu clinches Hong Kong Open

Hong Kong, Nov 17 (ANI): Honk Kong's Lee Cheuk Yiu lifted the men's singles title of the Hong Kong Open ...

Man United emerge as frontrunners for Bale signature

Cape Town - Manchester United are emerging as the frontrunners to take Gareth Bale off Real Madrid's hands in the ...

Hong Kong activists vow to 'squeeze economy' as city smoulders

Hong Kong police clashed on Sunday with pro-democracy activists who vowed to "squeeze the economy" as the increasingly divided city ...

Saudi Aramco to Sell 1.5% Stake, Raise up to $25.6 Billion

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Saudi Arabia's state-owned oil giant Aramco announced Sunday it will sell a 1.5% stake in ...

Leaked Chinese Government Documents Detail Xinjiang Clampdown

BEIJING - A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in ...

Hong Kong Police Train Water Cannons, Tear Gas on Protesters

HONG KONG - Hong Kong police water cannon trucks drove over bricks and nails strewn by protesters and sprayed them ...

Belarus Vote Held Amid Apathy And Growing Pressure From Russia

MINSK -- Belarusians voted in parliamentary elections with little question that candidates loyal to President Alyaksandr Lukashenka would dominate despite ...

Hong Kong Protesters, Police Trade Petrol Bombs, Tear Gas

HONG KONG - Fresh violence erupted around a besieged Hong Kong university campus Sunday morning, as protesters braced for a ...

Belarus Votes Amid Apathy And Growing Pressure From Russia

MINSK -- Voters in Belarus go to the polls on November 17 in parliamentary elections with little question that candidates ...

Chinese Troops Join Hong Kong Cleanup as Protesters Retreat

HONG KONG - Chinese troops came out of the barracks in Hong Kong on Saturday - not to quell protests ...

Ritu Phogat knocks out Nam Hee Kim on MMA debut

Beijing [China], Nov 16 (ANI): Wrestler Ritu Phogat made a successful Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) debut after defeating South Korea's ...

Hong Kong Open: Kidambi Srikanth loses to Lee Cheuk Yiu in semifinal

Hong Kong, Nov 16 (ANI): Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth was on Saturday knocked out of the ongoing Hong Kong Open ...

The purrfect crime: Chinese pet detective seeks lost animals

Private sleuth Sun Jinrong brings heat detectors, tiny surveillance cameras, and a blow dart loaded with a tranquiliser to his ...

Xi Warning May Prompt Harsher Crackdown in Hong Kong, Analysts Say

The Hong Kong government is probably considering measures to strengthen its crackdown on anti-government protesters after Chinese President Xi Jinping ...

Nadal bows out on top of the world

London - Rafael Nadal was unable to crown his season with a first ATP Finals title but he ends it ...

Inside Campus Fortresses, Hong Kong Students Prep for Battle

HONG KONG - Student protesters are barricading themselves at universities across Hong Kong, stockpiling makeshift weapons and turning campuses into ...

Hong Kong May Be Considering Emergency Measures to EndUnrest

The Hong Kong government is probably considering measures to strengthen its crackdown on anti-government protesters after Chinese President Xi Jinping ...

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Equinix opens 16th data centre in Australia

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Equinix has opened a new data centre in the heart of Sydney, Australia, costing $160 million.The ...

Hong Kong in crisis, economy in worst state since GFC

HONG KONG - Government data released on Friday shows Hong Kong is now officially in recession.For the first time in ...

The main problem with virtual reality? It's almost as humdrum as real life

Just a few years ago, virtual reality (VR) was being showered with very real money. The industry raised an estimated ...

K-pop fans protest against treatment of Monsta X lead singer

You may have recently seen K-pop trending worldwide on Twitter, especially hashtags such as #FightForWonho. Wonho, whose real name is ...

Serbia confident Djokovic will be fit for Davis Cup

Madrid - Serbia's Davis Cup captain Nenad Zimonjic was optimistic on Sunday that world number two Novak Djokovic will be ...

Pope's Asian Agenda: Atomic Bombs, Martyrs, Family Reunion

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has agendas both pastoral and personal for his trip to Asia, where he'll appeal for ...

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