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Chinese mainland 'highly concerned' by Taiwan quakes: spokesperson

The Chinese mainland is highly concerned by the strong earthquakes that jolted the Taiwan region over the weekend, Zhu Fenglian, a spokesperson for the State Council Ta

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South Africa's parliament fire contained

A fire that has raged at South Africa's parliament for two days was finally contained on Tuesday, reported AFP citing firefighters.The parliament fire, which started early Sunday, was initially decla

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Tear gas fired at protesters in Sudan's capital

Sudanese security forces fired tear gas canisters on Sunday at a thousands-strong rally outside the presidential palace in Khartoum demanding civilian rule, AFP reported citing its local reporter.

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Kenya's Central Bank raises 2021 growth prospects

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) expects the Kenyan economy to now grow by 6.4 percent this year from a lower 6.1 percent earlier.This is after the receipt of a strong o

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Japan's ruling LDP-Komeito coalition retains majority of lower house seats

Japan's ruling coalition of Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and Komeito has retained a majority of the lower house seats following Sunday's general election, according t

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Biden declares emergency in California due to the Caldor fire

U.S. President Joe Biden has approved a declaration of emergency for the state of California and federal assistance to help the state combat the Caldor Fire which contin

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Melting of floating Icelandic glacier shows effects of global warming

Ice from Svinafellsjokull glacier floats in a meltwater lake as the glacier looms behind near Svinafell, Iceland, August 13, 2021. /CFP Iceland is feeling a strong impact from global wa

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