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Wang Yi: China's development is a growing force for global peace, stability

China's development is a growing force for peace and an increasing factor of global stability, Wang Yi, director of the Office of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the

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Israeli PM Netanyahu dismisses defense minister: statement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday dismissed Defense Minister Yoav Gallant after he said the government should delay moving forward with a highly-conte

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China issues measures for regulatory rating of foreign banks' branches

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) on Tuesday released trial measures for the comprehensive regulatory rating of foreign bank branches.In a n

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Monkeypox declared a 'global emergency' by World Health Organization

The monkeypox virus outbreak has officially been declared a ‘global emergency’ by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday, after the head of the UN organization

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European leaders meet Zelenskyy in Kyiv, affirm support for EU membership

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis, and Ukrainian President Volodym

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Over 123,000 petition Scholz to forgo Ukraine heavy weapons supplies

More than 123,000 people have signed a petition urging German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to refrain from sending heavy weaponry to Ukraine, according to Sputnik News Agency

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Chinese military to award August 1 Medal to outstanding personnel

Approved by Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission (CMC), the CMC will award the August 1 Medal to outstanding personnel on the occasion of the 95th an

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Biden urges Americans in Ukraine to leave

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday urged American citizens to leave Ukraine immediately, and warned about a potential major conflict with Moscow should U.S. and Russi

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Ukraine's NATO membership would hurt bloc's ties with Russia: Lavrov

Ukraine's admission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) would seriously undermine relations between Russia and the alliance, Russian Foreign Minister Serge

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New demonstrations begin in Sudan to demand civilian rule

New demonstrations began on Thursday in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to demand handing over the authority to a civilian government.Groups of protesters set out from Al

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China terms U.S. intelligence report on virus origins 'anti-science'

The U.S. intelligence report on coronavirus origins is "anti-science," "unreliable" and "contains predetermined conclusions," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said during a press bri

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NYC declares state of emergency as Hurricane Henri approaches

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency on Saturday, urging residents to stay at home and use public transportation on Sunday if they need to travel as the U.S. East Coast br

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Biden signs law honoring officers who fought U.S. Capitol attackers

U.S. President Joe Biden honored police officers who had defended the Capitol against insurrectionists on January 6 by signing legislation on Thursday that awarded them Congressional Gold Medals and

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UN rights body adopts resolution on tackling systemic racism

Demonstrators hold signs following the sentencing of former Minneapolis police office Derek Chauvin outside Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., June 25, 2021. /CFP

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Thousands of Cubans take to the streets in biggest protest in decades

01:16 Cuban authoritiesare urging residents on the island to take to the streets to fight against anti-government protesters. This comes after​​thousands ofdemonstrators turned out on S

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Sisi makes first Iraq visit by Egyptian leader in decades

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived in Baghdad on Sunday, marking the first visit by an Egyptian head of state to Iraq since Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait in

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Guterres appointed as UN secretary-general for a second term

The UN General Assembly unanimously elected Antonio Guterres to a second term as secretary-general on Friday, giving him another five years at the helm of the 193-member organization beginning on Jan