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    HARBIN, Sept 21 ― Spas, cinemas and mahjong salons in the Chinese city of Harbin were ordered to close today to prevent Covid-19 spreading in poorly ventilated spaces, state...

  • Philippines supports Australia nuclear sub pact to counter China

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    MANILA, Sept 21 ― The Philippines is backing a new defence partnership between the United States, Britain and Australia, hoping it can maintain the balance of power in the...

  • Australia PM says no opportunity for meeting with French president in New York

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    CANBERRA, Sept 21 ― Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said today he will not speak with the French president at the United Nations this week even though French anger over...

  • No ministers' meeting on Iran nuclear deal at UN, says EU's Borrell

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    NEW YORK, Sept 21 ― Ministers from Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia will not meet with Iran at the United Nations this week to discuss a return to nuclear deal talks,...

  • Pakistan calls for unfreezing of Afghan assets ahead of UN talks

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    NEW YORK, Sept 21 ― Pakistan yesterday called on world powers to unblock billions of dollars in Afghan assets frozen after the Taliban takeover but said it did not expect...

  • Hong Kong's new, patriots-only governance to prioritise housing issues, says Carrie Lam

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    HONG KONG, Sept 21 ― Solving Hong Kong's shortage of housing and increasing land supply will be key priorities for authorities under the new, “patriots only” political...

  • Covid-19 vaccination van seeks to avert super-spreader event at UN summit

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    UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 ― In a new take on vaccine diplomacy, a free mobile Covid-19 testing and vaccination station is welcoming world leaders and delegates at this week's UN...

  • Trudeau's Liberals on track to win Canadian election

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    MONTREAL, Sept 21 ― Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals were on track to win the Canadian election, the CBC and CTV television networks projected, as results trickled in...

  • White House condemns border guard use of whip-like cord against Haitian migrants

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    White House condemns border guard use of whip-like cord against Haitian migrants

    CIUDAD ACUNA (Mexico), Sept 21 ― The White House yesterday criticized the use of horse reins to threaten Haitian migrants after images circulated of a US border guard on...

  • Biden administration seeks to lift US refugee cap to 125,000

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    Biden administration seeks to lift US refugee cap to 125,000

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 ― President Joe Biden's administration wants to nearly double the number of refugees admitted to the United States to 125,000 in the upcoming fiscal year...

  • Covid-19: Regulators could OK Pfizer boosters for older Americans this week

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    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 ― US regulators could authorise a booster shot of the Pfizer Inc/BioNTech SE Covid-19 vaccine for older and some high-risk Americans early this week in time...

  • Prince Andrew is served accuser's sexual assault lawsuit in United States, say lawyers

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    Prince Andrew is served accuser's sexual assault lawsuit in United States, say lawyers

    NEW YORK, Sept 21 ― Britain's Prince Andrew has been served in the United States with a sexual assault lawsuit by a woman who said his conduct occurred around when his friend...

  • Protest erupts in Melbourne after Covid-19 worries shut down construction sites

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    SYDNEY, Sept 21 ― Hundreds demonstrated in locked-down Melbourne today after authorities shut down construction sites in the city for two weeks saying the frequent movement of...

  • Covid-19 vaccine sceptic Bolsonaro gets a pass at UN but not New York restaurants

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    Covid-19 vaccine sceptic Bolsonaro gets a pass at UN but not New York restaurants

    BRASILIA, Sept 21 ― Unvaccinated heads of state attending the United Nations General Assembly this week may have to settle for a piece of pizza on a sidewalk instead of fine...

  • More Americans lost to Covid-19 than 1918 flu pandemic, data shows

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    More Americans lost to Covid-19 than 1918 flu pandemic, data shows

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 ― Despite a century of medical advances, more Americans have now died from Covid-19 than the number who succumbed to the 1918 flu pandemic, according to new...

  • Biden calls on US Supreme Court to protect abortion rights

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    Biden calls on US Supreme Court to protect abortion rights

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 ― President Joe Biden's administration urged the US Supreme Court yesterday not to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalised abortion...

  • Massive uncut diamond unveiled in New York

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    Massive uncut diamond unveiled in New York

    PARIS, Sept 21 ― In a bid to drum up investor appetite for rough, natural diamonds, mining company Lucara Diamond Corp and manufacturer HB Antwerp yesterday unveiled a...

  • Two teens injured in US high school shooting

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    Two teens injured in US high school shooting

    WASHINGTON, Sept 21 ― Two 17-year-olds were injured in a shooting at a high school in the US state of Virginia yesterday, officials said, adding that the suspect had been...

  • Lawsuits against doctor to test constitutionality of Texas abortion law

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    Lawsuits against doctor to test constitutionality of Texas abortion law

    SAN ANTONIO, Sept 21 ― A San Antonio physician who announced he gave an abortion to a woman in defiance of a new Texas law was sued in Texas state court yesterday by two...