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US likely to add more Chinese companies to its economic blacklist over Xinjiang

US likely to add more Chinese companies to its economic blacklist over Xinjiang

Washington: The newly-elected Biden administration is all set to add at least 10 more Chinese companies and other entities to its economic blacklist over alleged human rights violations and high-tech surveillance in Xinjiang, as early as Friday, said two sources. The U.S. Commerce Department action will follow its announcement last

US may fail to meet July 4 COVID-19 vaccine target: White House

US may fail to meet July 4 COVID-19 vaccine target: White House

Washington: The United States is likely to achieve newly-elect President Joe Biden’s goal to deliver at least one COVID-19 vaccine to 70% of adults by July 4, officials said on Tuesday as they expressed worries over the Delta variant – first found in India – that can poses great threat

NASA shares ‘glowing’ image of Istanbul taken from space, goes viral

NASA shares ‘glowing’ image of Istanbul taken from space, goes viral

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recently shared an orbital photograph of Istanbul taken from the International Space Station (ISS), and the image has left netizens mesmerised. Taking to Instagram, the space agency shared the image, which has captured the night lights of Turkey’s most famous city, split by the

Israel ,Hamas agree Gaza truce to end 11 days of conflict

Israel ,Hamas agree Gaza truce to end 11 days of conflict

GAZA: Israel and Hamas will cease fire across the Gaza Strip border as of Friday, the Palestinian Islamist faction and Egyptian state TV said, bringing a potentially tenuous halt to the fiercest fighting in year. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said his security cabinet had voted unanimously in favour

Israel-Gaza conflict pushing region in “Wrong Direction”: S Arabia

Israel-Gaza conflict pushing region in “Wrong Direction”: S Arabia

The Israel-Gaza conflict is pushing the whole region “in the wrong direction,” Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan said Tuesday, calling for an end to the violence. “This all pushes us absolutely in the wrong direction. It means that we are making a path toward a sustainable peace more

Israel bombs Hamas Gaza chief’s home as fighting enters 7th day

Israel bombs Hamas Gaza chief’s home as fighting enters 7th day

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, blaming Hamas for starting nearly a week of hostilities by firing rockets at Israel, said on late Saturday Israel will continue to strike in Gaza as long as necessary and do its utmost to avoid civilian casualties. “The party that bears the guilt for this

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