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Manila: As China continues its aggressive stance against its neighbours at a time when the world is witnessing COVID-19 outbreak,  the Philippines has publicly called on China to comply with the 2016 arbitral ruling which said China has no 'historic rights over the waters of South China Sea'. more
China using corrupt leaders to make inroads into economically weaker nations like Nepal: Reports

A report has suggested that China makes inroads into economically weaker nations by using its corrupt leaders.

Family of Canadian child stranded in Syria files lawsuit against Government

Ottawa/Sputnik: A Canadian family on Wednesday sued the federal government for failing to repatriate their child from a Syrian refugee camp, court documents revealed.

US President Donald Trump signs order ending Hong Kong's preferential treatment

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an order ending the preferential treatment enjoyed by Hong Kong, as his administration adopts an increasingly tough stance on Chi ...

Cities and local government must focus on well-being of people in developing countries

New York: While the scale and severity of the COVID-19 pandemic is being felt in developing and developed countries alike, the President of the UN General Assembly maintained on Monday th ...

‘Don’t make schools a political football’: senior WHO official calls for data-based COVID-19 strategies

New York: A senior World Health Organization (WHO) official on Monday, called for the question of school reopenings to be included as part of comprehensive, data-driven COVID-19 public he ...

UK plans to send aircraft carrier to Asia Pacific as tensions with China rising - Reports

Moscow/Sputnik: The UK military intends to send new aircraft carrier Queen Elizabeth to the Asia Pacific as tensions with Beijing continue to rise, The Times newspaper reported, citing so ...

Tibetan diaspora calls out Beijing over Covid-19, after NY, protests outside Chinese consulate in San Francisco

San Francisco: As the Covid-19 count soars across the globe, protestors are finding new ways to exhibit their dissent against the Xi Jinping-led Chinese government, as they accuse Beijing ...

U.S. COVID-19 cases surging because nation never "shut down entirely," says Fauci

Washington/Xinhua: U.S. top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci said on Monday the United States is seeing a surge in new COVID-19 infections because the country never shut down enti ...

Chinese Embassy Slams US' Statements on South China Sea as 'Completely Unjustified'

Washington/Sputnik: The Chinese Embassy in the United States has slammed Washington's statements on the threats supposedly inflicted by Beijing in the South China Sea as "complet ...