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China Releases 'Fact Sheet' On US 'Interference' In Hong Kong

China on Friday released a "fact sheet" on alleged US interference in Hong Kong which has seen electoral and administrative changes since the 2019 anti-government demonstrations. Beijing called the US interference "support for anti-China, destabilizing forces". It declared the US Congress enacting Hong Kong-related acts as "vilifying", "meddling in Hong Kong affairs, and wantonly interfering ...

13:00 Et September 24, 2021

End Economic Sanctions On Afghanistan: China At G20

China has called for an end to economic sanctions on Afghanistan following the Taliban takeover. "Economic sanctions must be stopped. All kinds of unilateral sanctions or restrictions on ...

18:30 Et September 23, 2021

Australia disputes French version of submarine letter

Australia denied on Thursday an assertion by France that Canberra had re-committed to a $60 billion contract to buy French submarines in a letter sent just before it ...

14:10 Et September 23, 2021

US Behavior in Submarine Issue Shows Lack of Dialogue in NATO, French Minister Says

US behavior in the situation with submarines is a new illustration of the fact that there is no political dialogue in NATO, French Defense Minister Florence Parly said ...

20:00 Et September 22, 2021

Biden promises "relentless diplomacy" in UN debut amid rift with allies

U.S. President Joe Biden said in a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday that the United States is opening a new chapter of diplomacy after ending the ...

16:22 Et September 22, 2021

Australian documents showed French submarine project was at risk for years

France should not have been surprised that Australia cancelled a submarine contract, as major concerns about delays, cost overruns and suitability had been aired officially and publicly for ...

16:18 Et September 21, 2021

Biden to Hold Call With French President in ‘Coming Days’ - White House

US President Joe Biden will hold a telephone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in the coming days, White House spokesperson Jen Psaki said on Monday. "The ...

11:25 Et September 21, 2021

Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine works in kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon — a key ...

20:15 Et September 20, 2021

Thousands flee as volcano erupts on Spain's La Palma island, homes destroyed

The Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption in 50 years has forced the evacuation of about 5,000 people, including about 500 tourists, officials said on Monday, adding they were hopeful they would not need to evacuate more people. The volcano erupted on Sunday, shooting lava hundreds of metres into the air, engulfing houses and forests and ...

11:57 Et September 20, 2021

Australia defends scrapping of French submarine deal, Macron and Biden to talk

Australia on Sunday defended its decision to ditch a multi-billion-dollar order for French submarines and opt instead for an alternative deal with the United States and Britain, saying ...

16:19 Et September 19, 2021
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