Chinese PresidentXi Jinping is currently under house arrest, several media reports claimed on Saturday, adding that the capital Beijing is currently under army control. The reports have not been confirmed by either Chinese credible media, or have been independently confirmed by India TV ...Army convoys leading to Beijing? ... Reports ... Also Read .�China.
NEW YORK — Looking to “reintroduce the Philippines" to the world, new PresidentFerdinand Marcos Jr. has ambitious plans for his nation on the international stage and at home — if, that is, the twin specters of pandemic and climate change can be overcome or at least managed. And if he can surmount the legacies of two people ... “It doesn’t help.
a rights group said, three days after president Vladimir Putin ordered the country’s first military draft since the second world war. The independent OVD-Info protest monitoring group said it was aware of detentions in 32 cities, from St Petersburg to Siberia... , according to Russian media reports ... The polls are due to run until Tuesday. ... .
Giorgia Meloni, leader of Fratelli d'Italia (Brothers of Italy), could become the first female prime minister in the history of Italy in an anticipated right-wing surge to the polls on Sunday ...Pollsters expect the Sunday vote to deliver a conservative coalition to parliament, with the government guided by Meloni as premier ... .
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The owner of 21 tropical islands off the coast of Papua New Guinea says he never threatened to sell them to China and his main aim is to save the turtles that nest there. Ian Gowrie-Smith, an Australian businessman and investor, bought the ConflictIslands, which lie less than 1,000km from the Australian coast, almost two decades ago ... Read more ... .
China has accused the United States of sending “very wrong, dangerous signals” on Taiwan after the US secretary of state told his Chinese counterpart on Friday that the maintenance of peace and stability over Taiwan was vitally important ...Joe Biden again says US forces would defend Taiwan from Chinese attack. Read more ... Stephen Wertheim. Read more ... .
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At least 14 people, including nine from the same family, were killed by armed insurgents in Burkina Faso’s Bam province, media reports said Saturday ... The victims were repairing a bridge connecting the two localities at the time of the attack ... Media reports indicate that on Sept ... Col ... 31. .
BY ROUBEN GALICHIAN. PresidentIlham Aliyev of Azerbaijan gave a speech on September 21 where he mentioned a few interesting points, which deserve to be clarified. A few of his claims and their answers are discussed below. First, Aliyev stated that “No one can speak to us with ultimatums and let them [Armenia] not place their hopes on others.