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China warns US against 'playing with fire' over Taiwan visit

"On issues involving China's core interests, some people in the US must not harbour illusions, those who play with fire will get burned," said foreign ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian at a regular press briefing. "I would also like to remind the Taiwan authorities not to be... subservient to others, to rely on the support of foreigners, and to be bent on pursuing independence, which is a dead end...

Sri Lanka's new cabinet sworn in

South Asia News: COLOMBO: Sri Lanka's new cabinet, including four members of the powerful Rajapaksa family, took oath on Wednesday with President Gotabaya Rajapaksa re.

Pakistan, US review bilateral relationship

Pakistan and the US have reviewed their bilateral relationship as top officials from the two countries took part in a virtual conference during which they also discussed the need for peace and stability in Afghanistan and South Asia.

Harris' experience, Obama's advice make Biden choose Indian-origin senator his running VP mate

Joe Biden's firm belief in the experience and his extensive discussions with many friends, including former president Barack Obama who served as "a sounding board" over the last three months, helped the Democratic presidential nominee zero-in on Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris as his vice-presidential running mate.

Women say they will fight sexism, 'ugly' attacks on Harris

In the weeks before Joe Biden named Sen. Kamala Harris his running mate, women's groups were readying a campaign of their own: shutting down sexist coverage and disinformation about a vice presidential nominee they say is headed for months of false smears and ``brutal'' attacks from internet haters.

Pro-democracy media tycoon freed on bail amid Hong Kong crackdown

When Lai left a police station he was swarmed by dozens of cheering supporters, some of whom waved copies of his Apple Daily in a show of support. A clampdown has gathered pace in Hong Kong since China imposed a sweeping security law in June, with opposition politicians disqualified and activists arrested for social media posts.

38 people killed in Pakistan in rain-related incidents

Pakistan News: KARACHI: As many as 38 people were killed in the recent spell of heavy rain and flash floods in Pakistan's Balochistan province and Karachi, the autho.

Police say 19 inmates, guards killed in Somalia prison riot

Rest of World News: NAIROBI: A Somali police officer says at least 19 people were killed during a riot in the central prison in Somalia's capital on Monday evening.

Coronavirus breaks out again in New Zealand after 102 days

Rest of World News: WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland househ.

Lebanon blast: political game changer or hollow blow?

Under pressure from all sides, Prime Minister Hassan Diab announcd his government's resignation on Monday but it remains to be seen whether new faces are brought in or the usual suspects brought back.

Turkey says it will license new Mediterranean areas this month

Rest of World News: ANKARA: Turkey will issue seismic exploration and drilling licenses in new areas of the eastern Mediterranean by the end of August and continue its op.

Hong Kong residents buy newspaper to support free press

China News: HONG KONG: Long lines of people bought up copies of the Apple Daily paper at Hong Kong newsstands Tuesday to support a free press in the semi-autonomo.

Volunteers rescue dozens of dolphins stranded on beach

Environment News: WELLFLEET: Nearly 50 dolphins were stranded on a beach on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, over the weekend and needed to be rescued by dozens of volunteers, .

Study: Black citizens "over-represented" in Toronto police arrests, shootings

Rest of World News: TORONTO: Black people in Toronto are disproportionately arrested and fatally shot by police, according to a government report released on Monday showi.
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