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India and China agree to stop sending troops to disputed Himalayan border

Indian and Chinese senior military commanders met on Monday to discuss stabilizing tensions along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the loosely defined demarcation line that separates the two countrie

Chinese propaganda network on Facebook used AI-generated faces – TechCrunch

Facebook removed two networks of fake accounts spreading government propaganda on the platform Tuesday, one originating in China and one in the Philippines.In its latest report on this kind of coordin

U.N. Live Updates: Trump Blasts China at General Assembly

Trump again calls it ‘the China virus,’ on a global stage.Defending his record on the coronavirus response and range of other issues, President Trump assailed China on Tuesday in his prerecorded s

U.K. Opposition Leader Says Boris Johnson Is ‘Just Not Up to the Job’

LONDON — In his first major address since becoming the leader of the opposition Labour Party in Britain, Keir Starmer took aim at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s handling of the coronavirus crisis,

Ren Zhiqiang: Chinese tycoon who criticized Xi Jinping’s handling of coronavirus jailed for 18 years

Ren Zhiqiang, a retired real-estate tycoon with close ties to senior Chinese officials, disappeared in March after he allegedly penned a scathing essay that month criticizing Xi's response to the coro

Indian man accused of slashing pregnant wife’s stomach ‘to check gender’

The attack, which took place on Saturday, caused the baby's death and left the mother in critical condition.Some couples will keep trying until a boy is born, leading to the birth of tens of millions

China Sentences Ren Zhiqiang, Tycoon Who Criticized Xi, to 18 Years in Prison

A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced an outspoken Chinese property tycoon who had denounced the Communist Party leader, Xi Jinping, to 18 years in prison for corruption, a harsh punishment aimed at qu

Nepal’s Ang Rita Sherpa, first to climb Mount Everest 10 times, dies at 72

All the ascents to the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) summit of the world's tallest mountain between 1983 and 1996 by Ang Rita, who went by his first name, like many Sherpas, were made without bottled oxyg

South Australian food and wine tracing platform teams up with Hedera

The Australian government-backed agricultural supply chain platform Entrust has announced it will operate on Hedera Hashgraph — a distributed ledger platform claiming a transactional throughput of 1

Taiwan led the world in closing down for Covid-19, now it wants to do the same with opening back up

On the streets of the island's capital, Taipei, pedestrians appear more concerned with staying out of the hot midday sun than maintaining any semblance of social distancing.The island's leaders were q

No, you can’t buy Venezuela’s Petro on any overseas exchanges

A New York-based crypto exchange has listed a token with the same name as the Venezuelan state-issued asset, the Petro (PTR).Exchanges such as BitMart have recently begun listing this similarly named

WWII German Navy wreck with Nazi symbol discovered

A German warship that was sunk during World War II has been identified off the coast of Norway.The cruiser Karlsruhe was sunk on April 9, 1940, during the invasion of Norway.The mysterious wreck was