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How has China used the Winter Olympics to shape its image?

February 21, 2022 9:09 pm

Experts say China has used the Olympics to reinforce political ties and influence its global and domestic reputation. Beijing says it is the boycott that has politicized the games.

Putin: Russia ready to discuss confidence-building measures

February 15, 2022 8:21 pm

The statement followed the Russian Defense Ministry's announced a partial pullback of troops after military drills, adding to hopes that the Kremlin may not be planning to invade Ukraine imminently.

Trucker protests: Canada's Ontario province declares state of emergency

February 11, 2022 10:14 pm

Premier Doug Ford pledged new legal action against protesters, including fines and potential jail time for non-compliance with the government's orders.

Explained: A mediating role for Turkey’s President Erdogan in Ukraine crisis?

February 04, 2022 2:52 pm

Ankara has close ties to both Kyiv and Moscow, and Erdogan believes his country can play a key role in defusing the tensions. He has suggested in the past that Turkey could be a venue for possible peace efforts.

Ukrainian rebel region residents can join Russian military

January 29, 2022 10:07 pm

Deputy chairman of parliament committee on relations with neighbors, Viktor Vodolatsky said the recruits would serve in Russia — but that leaves open the option that they could join any future invasion force.

PM summit with 5 Central Asian heads calls for joint group on Afghanistan, stronger ties

January 28, 2022 6:44 am

China held a summit with the leaders of Central Asian countries on January 25, at a very short notice, after India had announced its summit.

Jordanian military kills 27 in shootout with Syria smugglers

January 27, 2022 8:00 pm

Jordan is home to more than 650,000 Syrian refugees who fled the civil war that has raged there for more than a decade.

WHO chief makes case for 2nd term as Ethiopia criticizes him

January 25, 2022 10:09 pm

Tedros, who like many Ethiopians goes by his first name, is running unopposed for a second term as WHO director-general.

PM Modi to host India-Central Asia Summit virtually on January 27

January 20, 2022 2:07 am

Presidents of five central Asian countries, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, will be present in the virtual meeting.

A botched drone strike in Kabul started with the wrong car

September 22, 2021 11:10 am

Military officials have declined to release the strike cell commander’s name, rank or organization, but say he is an experienced operator who has carried out drone strikes in multiple theaters.

WORLD VIDEOS

Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

Will Ex-PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi be the World Bank's next CEO?

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.

Pakistan attack: Militants storm Bacha Khan University; at least 21 dead, all attackers killed, say police

January 20, 2016 5:01 pm

Taliban militants attacked Pakistan's Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, early today. At least six people have been killed and over 50 injured.

21st Century will be Asian Century: Rijiju in Tokyo

January 20, 2016 7:13 am

Tokyo, Jan 20 (ANI): Addressing a symposium in Tokyo, Japan, Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Kiren Rijiju said the 21st century will be the Asian Century as the world look to countries in Asia the for upliftment of the global economy.He said Asia would provide ideas and leadership for a harmonious global relationship.The theme of the symposium was 'Shared Values and Democracy in Asia'.

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