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US suspends flights by Chinese airlines in new spat with Beijing

By AFP
Washington on Wednesday ordered the suspension of all flights by Chinese airlines into and out of the United States after Beijing failed to ...

Searching ‘racist’ on Twitter brings up Trump as top result

By AFP
US President Donald Trump appears as the first result of suggested accounts when users type “racist” into Twitter’s people ...

Weak demand pushing oil, gas toward ‘terminal decline’: report

By AFP
Falling fossil fuel demand coupled with mounting risk for investors could slash the value of oil, gas and coal reserves by two thirds, sending ...

Snapchat curbs Trump for inciting ‘racial violence’

By AFP
Snapchat on Wednesday became the latest social network moving to curb the reach of US President Donald Trump, claiming the president has been ...

China to allow limited US passenger flights

By AFP
China on Thursday said foreign airlines blocked from operating in the country over virus fears would be allowed to resume limited flights, ...

Trump trying to ‘divide’ America: ex-Pentagon chief Mattis

By AFP
Former Pentagon chief Jim Mattis issued a stinging rebuke of his erstwhile boss Donald Trump on Wednesday, accusing the president of trying to ...

1st clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccine in S. Korea to kick off this month

by BERNAMA/ pic by BERNAMA
A SEOUL-BASED international vaccine research institute said Thursday that it will start clinical trials of a vaccine for the ...

White House race becomes digital dogfight

Biden and an array of progressive organisations have been working to flood the Internet with messages to neutralise Trump and his supporters
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Lion Air to stay grounded indefinitely due to travel curbs

The airline made the decision after evaluating flight operations in which many customers were unable to carry out air travel due to lack of documents
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Fashion jumps on Black Lives Matter bandwagon

ZURICH • Fashion brands such as Gianni Versace Srl, Yves Saint Laurent SAS and Gucci have posted messages pledging solidarity with the Black Lives Matter ...

Automakers warned by EU to significantly cut emissions

BRUSSELS • The European Union (EU) told automakers to do more to meet stringent emission targets after a new report showed CO2 pollution from cars ...

Australia heading for 1st recession since 1991

Millions of Australians have lost their jobs or seen hours slashed and economy may shrink 8.4% in the next 3 months
SYDNEY • Australia is heading for ...