China names ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomat as new ambassador in Washington

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China names ‘Wolf Warrior’ diplomat as new ambassador in Washington

One of China's most prominent "Wolf Warrior" diplomats was on Wednesday announced as his nation's new ambassador to the United States.
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World

France’s 1960s nuclear tests in Algeria still poison ties

More than 60 years since France started its nuclear tests in Algeria, their legacy continues to poison relations between the North African nation...
Politics
Politics

Tunisia in political turmoil as president sacks more officials

Tunisia lurched further into political uncertainty Wednesday as President Kais Saied dismissed more officials, days after he suspended parliament...
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World

Peru’s new president promises constitution change

Leftist Pedro Castillo was sworn in as Peru's fifth president in three years Wednesday on the 200th anniversary of the country's independence,...
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From grey to green : world cities uprooting the urban jungle

From lettuces farmed on New York's skyline to thick corridors of trees occupying once desolate Colombian roadsides, green initiatives are running...
Politics
Politics

Tunisian presidency sacks head of national TV channel

The Tunisian presidency fired the head of the national television channel on Wednesday after two guests were briefly banned from entering its...
Business
Business

US Senate votes to advance huge infrastructure bill

The US Senate voted to advance a historic, trillion-dollar infrastructure package late Wednesday, a breakthrough after weeks of often-bitter...
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World

Samsung reports 73.4% surge in profit in Q2 

Samsung Electronics' net profits surged more than 70 percent in the second quarter thanks to higher chip prices on the back of continuing pandemic-led...
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UNESCO awards Gabon’s Ivindo park World Heritage status

Gabon's Ivindo National Park was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on Wednesday in recognition of the nation's success in defending biodiversity...
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World

US, Russia see business-like talks on tensions

The United States and Russia said Wednesday they had business-like and substantive talks in Geneva in their second effort in as many months to...
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World

France to introduce anti-Covid pass for cafes, trains from Aug 9

France will from August 9 enforce new legislation that will make a health pass compulsory to visit a cafe, board a plane or travel on an inter-city...
World
World

Biden meets Belarus opposition leader, vowing support for democracy

US President Joe Biden met Wednesday with Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at the White House, in a strong show of support for...
Politics

Nigerian cleric held since 2015 regains freedom

Shiite Muslim leader Ibrahim Zakzaky and his wife detained for murder since 2015 in Nigeria have on Wednesday been discharged, lawyers said.
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World

Biden meets Belarus opposition leader, backs democracy push

US President Joe Biden met Wednesday with Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya at the White House, where he expressed support for...
World
World

Two held after Paris jeweller e-scooter robbery

French police arrested two suspects on Wednesday after a robbery at famed Parisian jeweller Chaumet where a thief made off with up to three million...
Health
Health

England to allow unquarantined travel from US and EU if jabbed

People fully vaccinated in the United States and European Union -- except France -- will be allowed to travel to England without having to quarantine...
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Greece, Cyprus win Jordan backing against Erdogan ‘ghost town’ plan

Greece, Cyprus and regional ally Jordan on Wednesday called for a "comprehensive and viable settlement of the Cyprus problem" after Turkey said...

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