China's Xinjiang denies UN report of terror attacks
Local residents walk in a street at a scenic spot in the old city of Kashgar, Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, on May 16, 2020. Local residents walk in a street ... ... that intensified and continuous efforts were made to protect the rights of people from non-Han groups. Xinjiang has clearly stated the definition and conduct of terrorism and extremism in law, which has prevented human rights violations in law enforcement,...
Updated: 09/26/2022
Chinese State Councilor Wang meets top African diplomats in UNGA
... are good friends with a high-level strategic partnership. Wang met Equatorial Guinean Foreign Minister Simeon Oyono Esono Angue and said that the Chinese-Equatorial Guinea relations have developed healthily and smoothly under the joint direction of the two heads of state, and have become a model for large and small countries to unite and help each other, and be sincere and friendly. He said that China is ready to work with Equatorial Guinea to carry forward traditional friendship, strengthen the synergy of development strategies and bring benefits to the people of the two countries....
Updated: 09/26/2022
U.S. warns Russia of damage if it uses nuclear weapons
U.S. President Joe Biden's national security adviser said on Sunday that the United States had warned Russia that if Moscow used nuclear weapons in its increasing desperation to hold onto territory in Ukraine, the country would be harmed by the United states' private conversations with Russian officials. U.S. President Joe Biden 's ...
Updated: 09/26/2022
Japan's McDonald's to raise prices on Big Mac
... fluctuations. McDonald's Holding Company Japan Ltc said that the cost of the signature Big Mac hamburger will increase to 410 yen $2.85 from 390 yen from Friday. According to the Economist magazine's index of prices worldwide, a Big Mac costs $5.15 in the United States. According to a survey released by Tokyo Shoko Research , the yen's slide to a 24 year low has spurred price increases by 60% of major Japanese restaurants. Mister Donut shops in Japan are going to raise prices by 7.4% from Nov. 25, according ...
Updated: 09/26/2022
Iran urges US to prove its goodwill on nuke deal
... Raisi and his French and Swiss counterparts Emmanuel Macron and Ignazio Cassis on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly. As part of the visit, Jalalzadeh said that if Iran adopts certain methods, Europe will be able to persuade the United States to revive the nuclear deal, and that Macron expressed interest in the continuation of the negotiations on the resumption of a 2015 nuclear deal. Jalalzadeh said that Raisi told Macron that Iran has suffered losses by trusting the United States ...
Updated: 09/26/2022
Spain's Pedro Sanchez tests positive for COVID19
... GUM , State Department store in Moscow on January 31, 2022. Russia has registered 46,758 new COVID 19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the national tally to 20,792, 921, the official monitoring and response center said on Sunday. The death toll in the United States increased by 95 to 386,757, while the number of recoveries increased by 45,908 to 19,756, 507, the center said. Moscow reported 3,409 new cases, bringing its total to 3,180, 423. READ MORE: US roll out of new COVID 19 boosters off to a slow start....
Updated: 09/26/2022
Japan likely won't intervene in currency market, former diplomat says
... The most authorities can do is to soothe markets when currency moves become very volatile. After Thursday's intervention, the dollar fell to near 140 yen but bounced back above 143 yen by Friday. It stood at 143.320 yen in early Asia trade on Monday. The United States likely did not criticise Japan's action on Thursday, because Tokyo described it as countering excess volatility, which the G 7 agrees could hurt growth, he said. Shinohara , who served as deputy managing director at the International Monetary Fund ...
Updated: 09/26/2022
U.S. warns Russia it will face catastrophic consequences if it uses nuclear weapons
... in Ukraine. "We have spoken directly privately to the Russians at very high levels that there will be catastrophic consequences for Russia if they use nuclear weapons in Ukraine," Sullivan said on the ABC News show This Week. He said that the United States will respond decisively alongside our allies and partners, because they have been clear with them and emphatic with them. We have been careful in how we talk about this publicly, and we have communicated to the Russians what the consequences would ...
Updated: 09/25/2022
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