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Checkout this section for curated World News, Articles & Videos reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

AP Interview: HK lawmaker says democracy fight needs rethink

After nearly three decades in politics, the chairman of Hong Kong’s largest pro-democracy party is stepping down


China's manufacturing accelerates in November

A survey shows China’s manufacturing activity accelerated in November as its rebound from the pandemic gained strength while the United States and Europe struggled with rising infections and renewed controls on business


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Australia demands apology from China after fake image posted o...

SYDNEY: Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday (Nov 30) Canberra is seeking an apology from Beijing about a tweet containing a false image of an Australian soldier holding a knife to the throat of an Afghan child. Morrison said ...


World  /  Asia

Support for Japan PM Suga falls following travel campaign reve...

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's approval ratings fell five percentage points to 58per cent, with many unhappy with his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a poll taken over the weekend by the daily Nikkei newspaper.


World  /  India

Amit Shah, Top BJP Leaders Meet, Say Sources; Farmers' Protest...

Rejecting the Centre's offer to hold talks once they move to the Burari ground, the farmers who are protesting at Delhi's borders for four days against the new farm laws on Sunday said they will not...


World  /  Asia

‘Exterminating the Japanese race’: baseless QAnon conspiracy t...

QAnon’s days as a solely US phenomenon are over. The conspiracy theory’s foothold in Japan – home to one of its most active networks outside the US – shows how the movement can be made palatable in a range of countries as it gains popularity from ...


World  /  India

China To Build Major Dam On Brahmaputra River: Report

China will build a major hydropower project on Brahmaputra river in Tibet and a proposal for this has been clearly put forward in the 14th Five-Year Plan to be implemented from next year, the official...


World  /  Asia

Sri Lanka: Six die in prison riot over Covid panic

Pandemic-related unrest has been growing in Sri Lanka's prisons as the number of virus cases surge.


World  /  Asia

As Japan searches for nuclear waste dump, needy Hokkaido villa...

In defiance of dire warnings from environmental groups, pleas for a rethink from the prefectural governor and the anger of local people, preliminary surveys have commenced in two tiny communities in Hokkaido to determine their suitability for a va...


2020 Elections Was Probably Least Secure Ever, Says Donald Trump

The November 3rd presidential elections were probably the least secure American polls ever, US President Donald Trump alleged Sunday, a repeated claim which has found very few takers and has, so far,...


California governor denies parole for Manson family member Les...

Leslie Van Houten, a Charles Manson follower convicted in a 1969 killing spree, was denied parole for a fourth time in four years on Friday.


World  /  India

Guru Nanak Gurpurab 2020: Facebook Wishes And Prakash Utsav Me...

Guru Nanak Dev Jayanti 2020: Today is Guru Nanak Birth Anniversary also known as Guru Nanak's Prakash Utsav. Here are Greetings, WhatsApp Status, Gurpurab Facebook Wishes to share on Guru Nanak...


Hong Kong court acquits Roy Cho and two associates of fraud ch...

Three executives were cleared of charges of attempting to defraud Convoy Global Holdings in Hong Kong, dealing a blow to financial regulators’ crackdown on white-collar crime in the world’s fourth-largest capital market.District Court Judge Ernest...


World  /  India

Amit Shah, Top BJP Leaders In Late Night Meet After Farmers Re...

Home Minister Amit Shah, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar met last night at BJP chief JP Nadda's Delhi house, sources said, hours after the farmers...


World  /  Asia

Japan October factory output rises for 5th month, retail sales...

TOKYO: Japan's industrial output rose for the fifth straight month in October, fuelled by stronger machinery and car production, suggesting the economic is recovering further from the damage caused by the COVID-19 crisis. The world's third-larges...


World  /  UK

Covid: PM agrees to publish data behind England's new tier system

Boris Johnson is hoping to quell a rebellion in his party ahead of the vote on England's new rules.


World  /  Asia

Tennis: Japan's Osaka inspires own manga character

TOKYO: Japan's three-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka has inspired a new manga character to appear in an issue of Nakayoshi magazine next month, the publishers announced on Sunday (Nov 29). Osaka, who is the world's highest paid female athlete,...