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Microsoft's takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants - not users

In what seems to be a common occurrence, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is once again in the headlines.After months of ...


5 talking points: Super Rugby Aotearoa Week 8

Chiefs, Gatland in a world of hurtThe Chiefs' home loss to the Crusaders was their seventh on the trot in ...


Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Aug. 3

GENEVA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) will launch a mask challenge this week with partners from around the world ...


Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, Aug. 3

NEW DELHI -- India's health ministry announced on Monday that the country's COVID-19 cases have surpassed 1.8 million, reaching 1,803,695. ...


Market exchange rates in China -- Aug. 3

BEIJING, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, ...


New Zealand reports 3 new cases of COVID-19

WELLINGTON, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- There were three new cases of COVID-19 to report in managed isolation in New Zealand ...


New Zealand extends Middle East and Africa peace support deployments

The Coalition Government has extended three New Zealand Defence Force deployments to the Middle East and Africa by two years, ...


Govt progress on climate change essential, risk assessment shows

The release of the National Climate Change Risk Assessment shows that the progress this Government has made to solve the ...


Three seriously injured after Auckland police pursuit hub

Three seriously injured after Auckland police pursuit Newshub ...


Seasonal outlook- Why Auckland may keep missing out on rain

Seasonal outlook: Why Auckland may keep missing out on rain New Zealand Herald ...


Customs arrest Auckland man for attempting to smuggle 2.2 million cigarettes into New Zealand hub

Customs arrest Auckland man for attempting to smuggle 2.2 million cigarettes into New Zealand Newshub ...


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Prison in eastern Afghanistan under ferocious attack by ISIS fighters

KABUL, Afghanistan - An attack on a prison in eastern Afghanistan by ISIS fighters which began on Sunday has continued ...

Rescue mission for 8 U.S. service members ends, recovery initiated

The seven Marines and sailor missing after their amphibious assault vehicle sank off the California coast are presumed dead as ...

Republicans ratchet up anti-China rhetoric with TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump is banning the use of the TikTok app, widely used by Americans particularly ...

Mexico governors call for Covid czar to resign as death toll soars

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Mexico has recorded more coronavirus-related deaths than the UK, and as the figure rose above 47,000 ...

Israelis now flying directly to Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Qatar

Business and private jets flying from Israel's Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although ...

U.S. decision to dump WHO dangerous and irresponsible

Microbes do not recognize borders. We are all safe only when everybody is safe. In a pandemic, to attack the ...

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Dwayne Johnson takes 50% stake in XFL

Former World Wrestling Entertainment star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has reportedly teamed up with an investment firm to purchase the ...

Asian stocks take breather as dollar roars back

SYDNEY, NSW, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday as the U.S. dollar attempted a comeback, after weeks ...

Former Bausch Health CEO, CFO and FC sanctioned over SEC disclosures

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Friday that Bausch Health, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in ...

Twenty-six airlines now operating at Dublin Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland - Good news for the tourism industry in Ireland. A total of twenty-six airlines have now resumed operations ...

Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...

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Three people including a minor face charges over Twitter attack

SAN FRANCISCO, California - Three people, including a teenager and a juvenile, were charged on Friday for their alleged roles ...


Responses of users and media to Trump threatening a TikTok ban

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) -- What happened to TikTok in the United States? What are the responses of users and ...


Microsoft's takeover would be a win for TikTok and tech giants - not users

In what seems to be a common occurrence, Chinese video-sharing app TikTok is once again in the headlines.After months of ...


5 talking points: Super Rugby Aotearoa Week 8

Chiefs, Gatland in a world of hurtThe Chiefs' home loss to the Crusaders was their seventh on the trot in ...


The Australian republic must enshrine rights for all

The republic proposal must include substantive protections for the disadvantaged, writes Dr Robert Wood.WHEN WE TALK about the republic, we ...


Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, Aug. 3

GENEVA -- The World Health Organization (WHO) will launch a mask challenge this week with partners from around the world ...


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