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RCEP Asia-Pacific free trade agreement comes into force

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the world's largest free trade agreement, officially came into force on Saturday.

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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala makes history as first female African to lead WTO

Nigeria's former finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala officially became the new director-general of the World Trade Organization.She made history by becoming the first woman and the first African to

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Italy's Mario Draghi sworn in as prime minister

Mario Draghi, former European Central Bank chief, was officially sworn in as Italy's new prime minister on Saturday.

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India approves Oxford-AstraZeneca, Bharat Biotech's vaccines

India's drugs regulator on Sunday officially approved the emergency use of Covishield, Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, as well as Bharat Biotech's Covaxin.

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Tai Chi inscribed on World Heritage List

China's Tai Chi was officially inscribed on UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage on Thursday.

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U.S. Democrats formally nominate Biden for president

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- The ongoing U.S. Democratic National Convention on Tuesday voted to officially nominate Joe Biden as the party's presidential candidate. Enditem

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Joe Biden clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has officially clinched the Democratic presidential nomination after securing 1,991 delegates, setting him up to challenge incumbent Donald Trump in the 2020 pres

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