At UN, China's Xi says no intention to fight 'a cold war or hot one' with any country

Posted In: News Date:Sep 22nd, 2020

UNITED NATIONS: Chinese President Xi Jinping told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that Beijing has "no intention to fight either a cold war or a hot one with any country," as tension ...

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Kashmir a 'burning issue', Erdogan tells world leaders

Posted In: News Date:Sep 22nd, 2020

Turkey told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan was a “burning issue”, and called for resolving it through dialogue.’

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's son Archie virtually reunites with royal family

Posted In: News Date:Sep 22nd, 2020

Baby Archie reportedly joined Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to video call royal family on The Duke of Sussex's big day.

The pleasant moment came when the Prince Charles and other royals ap ...

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You're no Mother Teresa, Shaniera Akram schools Kangana Ranaut

Posted In: News Date:Sep 22nd, 2020

If Bollywood itself was a film, Kangana Ranaut would be the tech-savvy villain owning an underground den full of various screens, with tabs of Twitter open on them.

The Queen actor recently ...

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Trump says UN must 'hold China accountable' for Covid-19

Posted In: News Date:Sep 22nd, 2020

US President Donald Trump told the UN General Assembly on Tuesday that China must be held accountable by the world for its actions over the Covid-19 pandemic.

In a recorded message played t ...

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Canada nails down 5th deal for potential COVID-19 vaccine

Posted In: News Date:Sep 22nd, 2020

Canada has now committed more than $1 billion to buy doses of COVID-19 vaccines after securing a fifth deal with Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline Tuesday.

Procurement Minister Anita Anand said Tu ...

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Biden blasts Trump's plan for US Supreme Court vacancy

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2020

In the US, the political battle continues over who will replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg who died on Friday.
President Donald Trump wants to rush through the process ...

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OIC contact group seeks UN intervention in stopping rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2020

NEW YORK: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Contact Group on Jammu and Kashmir has urged the United Nations (UN) to call upon New Delhi and ask them to halt human rights violations in I ...

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Trump to block any TikTok deal allowing Chinese parent firm to retain control

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2020

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Monday — throwing into doubt a deal to restructure ownership of the popular video app TikTok — vowed to block any deal that allows its Chinese p ...

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Emmys 2020 Winners: Schitt’s Creek makes clean-sweep, Regina King, Mark Ruffalo, Zendaya accept awards virtually

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2020

Schitt's Creek made a clean sweep in the comedy categories as Stars Dan Levy, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, and Annie Murphy took home awards virtually from Canada. Regina King and Yahya Abdul-Mat ...

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China Prepares to Count 1.3 Billion People as Date for New Population Census Announced

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2020

How do you count 1.3 billion people amid a pandemic? China will be finding out as the world's most populous country launches its seventh national census on November 1.

According to state-ru ...

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Election debrief: After all that and we still don't know who's in charge

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 2020

The Progressive Conservatives are claiming victory after winning 22 seats, one more than the Liberals. Both leaders said they intend to govern. Things get murky from there, but fortunately provinci ...

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

Posted In: News Date:Sep 21st, 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 ...

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Virtual edition of UN General Assembly to see record participation of world leaders: Antonio Guterres

Posted In: News Date:Sep 20th, 2020

The virtual edition of the United Nations General Assembly will see a record number of Heads of State and Government address the high-level week through pre-recorded video statements, UN chief Anto ...

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US defies world to say Iran UN sanctions back in force

Posted In: News Date:Sep 20th, 2020

The United States unilaterally proclaimed on Saturday that United Nations sanctions against Iran were back in force and promised to punish those who violate them, in a move other major countries &m ...

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