EU agrees to sanctions on Myanmar coup, Russia crackdown

BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers on Monday (Feb 22) agreed to impose sanctions on Russian officials for the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and to target Myanmar's military over its seizure of power, the bloc's top envoy said. The EU will press on with sanctions against ...

EU agrees to sanctions on Myanmar coup, Russia crackdown
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Commentary: Major countries are concerned about implications of China's rise. So is China

Commentary: Major countries are concerned about implications of China's rise. So is China
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This is the first time in six decades that China and the West hold ...

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US House budget panel approves US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid Bill

US House budget panel approves US$1.9 trillion COVID-19 aid Bill
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The United States House of Representatives Budget Committee on Monday (Feb 22) approved legislation with ...

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Commentary: SIA's resumption of daily non-stop flights to key US cities - how necessary are they?

Commentary: SIA's resumption of daily non-stop flights to key US cities - how necessary are they?
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SIA’s decision to resume daily non-stop flights to three US destinations seems excessive, writes ...

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US COVID-19 deaths fall for third week as cases see steep drop

US COVID-19 deaths fall for third week as cases see steep drop
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Deaths from COVID-19 in the United States fell for a third straight week last ...

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Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed

Khamenei says Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed
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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday (Feb 22) that Iran might ...

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EU agrees to sanctions on Russia crackdown, Myanmar coup

EU agrees to sanctions on Russia crackdown, Myanmar coup
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BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers on Monday (Feb 22) agreed to impose sanctions on Russian ...

  • Tue, 23 Feb 2021 05:00:49 +0800

US mourns 500,000 lives lost to COVID-19

US mourns 500,000 lives lost to COVID-19
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The United States on Monday (Feb 22) crossed the staggering milestone of 500,000 COVID-19 ...

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UK court blocks Epic Games from contesting Apple's Fortnite ban

UK court blocks Epic Games from contesting Apple's Fortnite ban
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The United Kingdom antitrust tribunal ruled on Monday (Feb 22) that Epic Games, the ...

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Rockets target US embassy in Iraqi capital: Military

Rockets target US embassy in Iraqi capital: Military
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BAGHDAD: A volley of rockets on Monday (Feb 22) targeted the high-security zone in the ...

  • Tue, 23 Feb 2021 02:10:37 +0800

Italy's ambassador to DR Congo killed in attack on UN convoy

Italy's ambassador to DR Congo killed in attack on UN convoy
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Italy's ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, his bodyguard and a driver ...

  • Tue, 23 Feb 2021 01:13:43 +0800

Shops, haircuts return in April as UK lifts COVID-19 lockdown slowly

Shops, haircuts return in April as UK lifts COVID-19 lockdown slowly
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Shops, haircuts return in April as UK lifts COVID-19 lockdown slowly

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Google to resume accepting political ads in US

Google to resume accepting political ads in US
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Alphabet Inc's Google will resume accepting political advertisements in the United States from Wednesday ...

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US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax returns

US Supreme Court allows release of Trump tax returns
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The United States Supreme Court on Monday (Feb 22) paved the way for a New ...

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UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine program

UN to rich nations: Don't undermine COVAX COVID-19 vaccine program
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BERLIN: The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) pleaded with rich countries on ...

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Britain denounces abuses 'on industrial scale' in China's Xinjiang

Britain denounces abuses 'on industrial scale' in China's Xinjiang
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Britain's foreign secretary Dominic Raab on Monday denounced torture, forced labour and sterilisations that ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 21:17:02 +0800

GSK and Sanofi start with new COVID-19 vaccine study after setback

GSK and Sanofi start with new COVID-19 vaccine study after setback
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GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi on Monday said they had started a new clinical trial of ...

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Boeing confirms grounding of all 777s with same engine as plane that shed debris over Denver

Boeing confirms grounding of all 777s with same engine as plane that shed debris over Denver
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The US Federal Aviation Administration ordered extra inspections Sunday of some Boeing 777 passenger ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 19:52:27 +0800

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight

Bone cancer survivor to join billionaire on SpaceX flight
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CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida: After beating bone cancer, Hayley Arceneaux figures rocketing into orbit on ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 19:21:34 +0800

UK's PM eyes end to COVID-19 lockdown as vaccines reach one-third of adults

UK's PM eyes end to COVID-19 lockdown as vaccines reach one-third of adults
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LONDON: Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set on Monday (Feb 22) to start unwinding ...

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Boeing 747 cargo plane drops engine parts in Netherlands, investigation launched

Boeing 747 cargo plane drops engine parts in Netherlands, investigation launched
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AMSTERDAM: An incident involving a Boeing 747-400 cargo plane that dropped engine parts shortly ...

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EU prepares measures against Myanmar coup leaders

EU prepares measures against Myanmar coup leaders
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BRUSSELS: European Union foreign ministers on Monday (Feb 22) tasked the bloc's top diplomat ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 18:12:07 +0800

UN chief demands immediate halt to Myanmar 'repression'

UN chief demands immediate halt to Myanmar 'repression'
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GENEVA: United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Monday (Feb 22) condemned the "brutal force" used ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 17:36:12 +0800

Top Chinese official outlines plan to ensure only 'patriots' run Hong Kong

Top Chinese official outlines plan to ensure only 'patriots' run Hong Kong
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A top Chinese official on Monday outlined plans to ensure only "patriots" run Hong ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 17:09:03 +0800

UN chief Guterres tells Myanmar military: 'Stop the repression'

UN chief Guterres tells Myanmar military: 'Stop the repression'
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GENEVA: United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday (Feb 22) urged Myanmar's military, which ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 16:58:53 +0800

Mogul vs mogul: Australia's tech law pits Murdoch against Zuckerberg

Mogul vs mogul: Australia's tech law pits Murdoch against Zuckerberg
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SYDNEY: Australia's push to regulate tech giants has become a power struggle between two ...

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Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s after Denver engine fire

Boeing calls for grounding of some 777s after Denver engine fire
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The US Federal Aviation Administration ordered extra inspections Sunday of some Boeing 777 passenger ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 16:13:29 +0800

EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns

EU set to agree sanctions over Russia, Myanmar crackdowns
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EU foreign ministers are expected Monday to approve sanctions against those behind Russia's crackdown ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 13:12:41 +0800

Australia health chiefs freeze Facebook ads

Australia health chiefs freeze Facebook ads
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Australia's health department will no longer advertise on Facebook, it has announced, the latest ...

  • Mon, 22 Feb 2021 12:42:03 +0800

Trump 'offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One'

Trump 'offered Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air Force One'
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Donald Trump offered North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a ride home on Air ...

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Australia promises quick, independent probe after third rape accusation

Australia promises quick, independent probe after third rape accusation
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CANBERRA: Australia will quickly deliver the result of a planned independent inquiry into parliament's ...

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New Zealand remembers 185 who died in Christchurch quake 10 years ago

New Zealand remembers 185 who died in Christchurch quake 10 years ago
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New Zealand remembers 185 who died in quake 10 years ago

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Japan requests airlines avoid Boeing 777 with certain engines as US aviation authority issues new directive

Japan requests airlines avoid Boeing 777 with certain engines as US aviation authority issues new directive
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A United Airlines 777 with Pratt & Whitney 4000 engines landed safely at Denver ...

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Britain to challenge China at UN over access to Xinjiang

Britain to challenge China at UN over access to Xinjiang
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Britain will on Monday (Feb 22) call for the United Nations to be given ...

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