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 2019-07-24 02:00 

China Post

Australian Parliament to ban extremists from coming home...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia is set to pass laws as early as Wednesday that would allow the government to prevent suspected extremists from returning home for up to two years while Australian supporters of the Islamic State group are demandi...

 2019-07-24 02:00 

China Post

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says...

With a profound understanding of their environmental surroundings, indigenous communities around the world are often cited as being pivotal to tackling climate change. During the 2015 Paris Agreement, the parties agreed to launch a working group to streng...

 2019-07-24 02:00 

China Post

Are Hong Kong protests a warning for Taiwan?...

Hong Kong's anti-extradition bill protest movement has plunged Hong Kong into its worst crisis in decades, with large-scale marches and violent clashes between protesters and police breaking out multiple times over the last three months. And it all st...

 2019-07-24 01:59 

Guangming Online

China, Angola agree to further intensify ties...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi(R) meets with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Domingos Augusto, who is also Angolan President Joao Lourenco's special envoy, in Beijing, capital of China, July 23, 2019....

 2019-07-24 01:59 

Guangming Online

China, Angola agree to further intensify ties...

Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi(R) meets with Angolan Foreign Minister Manuel Domingos Augusto, who is also Angolan President Joao Lourenco's special envoy, in Beijing, capital of China, July 23, 2019....

 2019-07-24 01:58 

Guangming Online

Chinese vice president attends reception marking 35th diplomatic anniversary between China, UAE(1)...

Wang said China and the UAE enjoy highly complementary cooperation and a solid foundation of public opinions, adding that bilateral relations are of great regional influence and has yielded abundant achievements since the establishment of diplomatic relat...

 2019-07-24 01:53 

Guangming Online

Tourists experience drifting in Nanchang City, China's Jiangxi(1)...

Tourists experience drifting at the Meiling Scenic Area in Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 23, 2019.Tourists experience drifting at the Meiling Scenic Area in Nanchang City, east China's Jiangxi Province, July 23, 2019. (Xinhua/...

 2019-07-24 01:52 

Guangming Online

Chinese scientists launch survey on depth of major lake in Tibet(1)...

Yamzhog Yumco along with Lake Namtso and Lake Manasarovar are regarded as the three holy lakes of Tibet.Lasting five to 10 years, the expedition will conduct a series of studies focusing on the plateau's glaciers, biodiversity and ecological changes, ...

 2019-07-24 01:50 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open higher...

Taipei, July 24 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened up 22.48 points Wednesday at 10,969.74 on turnover of NT$2.66 billion (US$85.42 million)....

 2019-07-24 01:49 

Guangming Online

Wang Jianjiahe wins bronze in women's 1,500m freestyle at FINA Worlds(1)...

Bronze medalist Wang Jianjiahe of China competes during the women's 1500m freestyle final at the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, July 23, 2019....

 2019-07-24 01:49 

NHK

UN: Global firms commit to net-zero emissions...

The United Nations says 28 large companies from 16 nations have committed to a climate change drive aimed at achieving net-zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050....

 2019-07-24 01:45 

China Post

Rammstein on Tour: Live at the Berlin Olympic Stadium...

After beginning their 22-city Europe Stadium Tour in Gelsenkirchen on May 27, Rammstein is scheduled to perform next in Paris on June 28 and 29, continuing on to Brussels, Frankfurt, Prague, Moscow, Stockholm and other cities before the final appearance o...

 2019-07-24 01:45 

China Post

Radicalization: How empathy fuels conflicts...

"The filthy swine got the mercy shot! Respect!" That was just one of many contemptuous comments on the internet after Stephan E. shot the German politician Walter Lbcke. The post was written by a user named Franz Brandwein on YouTube. Insults and ...

 2019-07-24 01:45 

Guangming Online

Xu Jiayu wins gold in men's 100m backstroke at FINA Worlds...

Gold medalist Xu Jiayu of China celebrates after the men's 100m backstroke final at the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, July 23, 2019.GWANGJU, South Korea, July 23 (Xinhua) -- Xu Jiayu of China won the gold medal in the ...

 2019-07-24 01:43 

Guangming Online

Sun Yang wins gold in men's 200m freestyle at FINA Worlds(1)...

Gold medalist Sun Yang of China celebrates after the men's 200m freestyle final at the Gwangju 2019 FINA World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, July 23, 2019.Gold medalist Sun Yang (R) of China celebrates with Clyde Lewis of Australia after the ...

 2019-07-24 01:37 

Guangming Online

Farmers harvest grapes in Shennong ecological garden in China's Jiangxi(1)...

Visitors take selfies at a grape garden of Shennong ecological garden in Luoting Township of Nanchang, capital of east China's Jiangxi Province, July 23, 2019....

 2019-07-24 01:35 

The Mainichi

Esper is sworn in as defense secretary to succeed Mattis...
 2019-07-24 01:35 

The Mainichi

Russian boxer, 28, dies after suffering brain injury in ring...
 2019-07-24 01:35 

The Mainichi

Another son says he should guide Aretha Franklin estate...
 2019-07-24 01:35 

The Mainichi

US stocks close higher following solid earnings results...
 2019-07-24 01:35 

The Mainichi

Justice Department launches antitrust probe of Big Tech...
 2019-07-24 01:35 

The Mainichi

Acting Spain PM fails in first chance to form government...
 2019-07-24 01:35 

The Mainichi

'Gal Mikoshi' portable shrine parade adds spark to Osaka summer festival 2019/7/24...
 2019-07-24 01:34 

Guangming Online

Scenery of Yamzbog Yumco Lake in SW China's Tibet(1)...

Bar-headed geese rest near the lakeside of Yamzbog Yumco Lake in Nagarze County of Shannan, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, July 22, 2019....

 2019-07-24 01:32 

Guangming Online

Scenery of Mapam Yumco Lake in southwest China's Tibet(1)...

Photo taken on July 21, 2019 shows a herd of cattle by the Mapam Yumco Lake in Burang County of Ngari Prefecture, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region....

 2019-07-24 01:30 

China Post

Climate research on the high, warming seas...

The sun burns down on the helicopter landing pad on board the Polarstern research vessel. A couple of crew members are taking a break, surrounded by an endless, sparkling ocean. On the work deck, a deep sea measuring device — called a CTD rosette &m...

 2019-07-24 01:30 

China Post

Finland: Euroskeptics vs. the flying squirrel...

With its big black eyes and mouth upturned into what looks like a smile, it's hard to imagine the cartoonishly cute Siberian flying squirrel provoking anger in anyone. Yet in Finland, the palm-sized critter is not only seen as a scourge by landowners ...

 2019-07-24 01:27 

Guangming Online

Activities held to introduce intangible cultural heritage in Shijiazhuang(1)...

Students from Xi'an Technological University view facial makeup artworks at an intangible cultural heritage museum in Shijiazhuang, capital of north China's Hebei Province, July 23, 2019....

 2019-07-24 01:24 

Guangming Online

Giant pandas fend off summer heatwave(1)...

Giant pandas Chu Xin (R) and Mu Yun stay at the panda hall of Siberian Tiger Park in Changchun, northeast China's Jilin Province, July 23, 2019....

 2019-07-24 01:20 

RTHK News

Protesters target Admiralty station at peak time...

Dozens of protesters have been seen disrupting MTR services at Admiralty station during rush hour on Wednesday morning - apparently in response to online calls to start a civil disobedience movement against the railway operator. Online posts say the prote...

 2019-07-24 01:16 

Yonhap News

Seoul checking N. Korea's stance on food aid amid reports of possible refusal...

SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) -- South Korea is trying to confirm the North's official stan......

 2019-07-24 01:15 

China Post

Berlin and Beyond: Time for Germany to ban plastic bags...

When I was but a slip of a girl, I recall my grandmother used to keep a small selection of plastic bags at the bottom of a wicker shopping basket. She'd refer to them as "carriers" and fold them in a way that made them seem special. Even then,...

 2019-07-24 01:15 

China Post

DW News Africa with Christine Mhundwa, 23 July 2019...
 2019-07-24 01:14 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

Extradition bill protesters cause rush hour chaos in Hong Kong as they block main rail line in city...

Rush hour train services were disrupted and delayed in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning after anti-government protests launched another campaign against rail operator MTR Corporation.The protest in Admiralty revolves around the violence in Yuen Long MTR sta...

 2019-07-24 01:14 

NHK

US Senate confirms Esper as defense secretary...

The US Senate has confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper as defense secretary, ending the longest period the Pentagon has gone without a confirmed leader....

 2019-07-24 01:13 

NHK

Japan moves to step up S.Korea export controls...

The Japanese government says it may step up export controls on South Korea by removing the country from a list of nations entitled to simplified export procedures....

 2019-07-24 01:02 

China Post

Man pleads guilty in brutal 1998 killing of Montana teen...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man pleaded guilty Tuesday to a pair of crimes that remained unsolved for two decades — the brutal murder of an 18-year-old video store clerk and the rape and attempted murder of a newspaper carrier. Zachary Da...

 2019-07-24 01:01 

China Post

Documents: $6 million to Armstrong family in wrongful death...

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio hospital paid the estate of astronaut Neil Armstrong $6 million in a confidential agreement to settle allegations that post-surgical complications led to Armstrong's 2012 death, according to court documents and a report...

 2019-07-24 01:01 

China Post

House opposes Israel boycott in bipartisan vote...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday opposing an international effort to boycott Israel, a rare bipartisan vote as Democrats try to tamp down increasingly heated political rhetoric over differences with the longti...

 2019-07-24 01:01 

China Post

Man with knife shot, wounded outside LA federal courthouse...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man with a knife has been shot and wounded outside a federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. Los Angeles police say a courthouse security officer wounded the man, who was wielding the weapon Tuesday afternoon...

 2019-07-24 01:00 

China Post

As rookies begin camp, Vikings face high expectations...

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Three seasons ago, when the Minnesota Vikings stumbled after a 5-0 start and finished just 8-8, one of their many problems was a negligible contribution by their collection of first-year players. The following summer, school star...

 2019-07-24 01:00 

China Post

1 Year: Tokyo Olympics unveil gold, silver, bronze medals...

TOKYO (AP) — Gold, silver, and bronze Olympic medals were to get their first public viewing on Wednesday as Tokyo organizers marked exactly a year until the games open. Fans, sponsors and politicians were celebrating the day around the Japanese capi...

 2019-07-24 01:00 

China Post

Dwight Gooden arrested in New Jersey on DWI charges...

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Ex-New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has been arrested again in New Jersey. Newark police says Gooden was pulled over Monday night after driving the wrong way down a one-way road and charged with driving while intoxicated. Last...

 2019-07-24 01:00 

China Post

In Peru, farmers find ways to grow food without burning down the forest...

Project aim: Creating productive agroforestry systems with local communities as a financially and environmentally sustainable alternative to conventional farming to halt deforestation Project implementation: Merging traditional Amazonian farming technique...

 2019-07-24 01:00 

South China Morning Post

[ Hong Kong ]

China's authorities can allay Hong Kong's worst fears by addressing its frustrated democratic dreams...

The night of July 21 will be remembered as the time law and order in Hong Kong broke down. The entire city watched on television as hooligans in white T-shirts attacked people in Yuen Long MTR station, especially targeting black-clad extradition-bill prot...

 2019-07-24 00:55 

Yonhap News

BTS nominated in 4 categories of MTV 2019 Video Music Awards...

SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) -- K-pop boy band BTS has been nominated for American TV channel M......

 2019-07-24 00:48 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) U.S. voices strong support for S. Korea, Japan after 'airspace incursions' by Russia, China...

(ATTN: UPDATES with more info throughout)By Lee Haye-ah WASHINGTON, July 23 (Yonhap) -- ......

 2019-07-24 00:47 

NHK

Young eco-activist meets French lawmakers...

Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has called on lawmakers in France to act quickly on global warming....

 2019-07-24 00:45 

Yonhap News

Doosan breaks ground for copper foil plant in Hungary...

SEOUL, July 24 (Yonhap) -- Doosan Corp., the holding company of Doosan Group, said Wednesd......

 2019-07-24 00:45 

China Post

Summer reading: Environment books that changed the world...

From Rachel Carsen's seminal literary depiction of a poisoned world in the early 1960s, Silent Spring, to David Wallace-Wells' profound climate crisis treatise, The Uninhabitable Planet (2019), here are six essential cautionary eco tales and nonfi...

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