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Britain reaffirms Asia ’tilt’ as new navy warship makes Singapore stop

By Chen Lin SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Britain's new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stop in Singapore on Monday, part of a move to reassert itself globally...

Nobel Prize 2021 in economics goes to 3 US-based economists

David Card, Joshua D. Angrist, Guido W. Imbens deemed worthy of prize for contributions to labor economics, analysis of causal relationships. ANKARA Three US-based economists jointly...

Russia registers highest number of new coronavirus cases for this year

Russia registered 29,409 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the highest number so far this year, taking the nationwide tally to 7,804,774, the official monitoring and response center said Monday. 

U.S. general calls Afghan war “strategic failure”

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said on Tuesday during a Senate hearing that it is a "strategic failure" with the Taliban...

Shanghai’s first China-Europe freight train service launched

Shanghai, China's economic hub, launched a freight train service to Hamburg, Germany on Tuesday, marking the first cross-border railway service between Shanghai and Europe. The "Shanghai Express" is loaded...

North Korea says it tested ‘hypersonic’ missile

North Korea has successfully tested a new hypersonic gliding missile, state media reported Wednesday, in what would be the nuclear-armed nation's latest advance in weapons technology. Tuesday's launch was...

Britain plans deeper defence ties with Japan in Pacific focus

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Tuesday it would begin formal negotiations with Japan to deepen their defence relationship, part of a shift in London's strategic focus towards the Indo-Pacific region that...

Turkey to deliver aid to Afghanistan via Pakistan: Çavuşoğlu

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Monday announced that humanitarian aid will be sent to Afghanistan by land via Pakistan, as it is faster and less costly. Çavuşoğlu answered the...

China ready to continue dialogue with NATO : FM

BEIJING, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday met with the Secretary-General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Jens Stoltenberg via video link upon...

EU approves 5 billion-euro fund to cushion impact of Brexit

BRUSSELS, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- The Council of the European Union (EU) on Tuesday green-lighted a 5-billion-euro fund designed to help member states cushion the negative impact of Brexit.