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  • TWUHAN-Over 140 people are participating in a five-day training on the protection of intangible cultural heritage (ICH) in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, China Culture Daily reported Thursday.Participants of the courses are staff at local ICH centers and members of ICH representative ...

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  • TPolice in the southern Indian state of Telangana on Friday shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old woman veterinarian, officials said. The men,who were in police custody, tried to escape as they were taken back to the crime scene during the early hours of Friday as part of ...

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  • TA total of 1,301 fighters and families of the Islamic State (IS) outfit have laid down arms and surrendered to security authorities in the eastern Nangarhar province over the past one month, officials said Friday. Talking to reporters at a press briefing, Nangarhar's governor Shah Mahmoud Miakhil ...

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  • TAfghans from all walks of life have expressed sorrow over the killing of Japanese aid worker Tetsu Nakamura by unknown armed men and condemned it in its strongest term. Nakamura, head of aid agency Peace Japan Medical Services, had been badly injured and five of his local colleagues were killed in ...

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  • TLOS ANGELES       -          Chinese archaeologists have used new technology to ascertain the carbonized texture residue in an urn coffin buried in the Neolithic Yangshao Culture ruins in central China’s Henan Province as the world’s earliest ...

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  • TAir quality in Delhi has once again declined to "Very Poor" category, the government's air quality monitor agency "System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR)" showed on Thursday. According to the agency, Thursday was the second consecutive day when air quality continued to ...

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  • TA shooting on Wednesday afternoon in Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard left three dead, including the gunman, and one injured. According to Robert Chadwick, Navy Region Hawaii commander, the incident occurred at about 2:30 p.m. (0030 GMT Thursday). The gunman, who killed himself, was a sailor assigned to ...

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  • TA new all-cargo air service has been launched between Lanzhou, capital of northwest China's Gansu Province, and Lahore in Pakistan. Carrying nearly 20 tonnes of garment, electric appliances and construction materials, a Boeing B757-200F aircraft took off from Lanzhou Zhongchuan International ...

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  • TWASHINGTON-The U.S space agency NASA is going to send a “robot hotel” to the outside of the International Space Station with the upcoming SpaceX commercial resupply mission.The Robotic Tool Stowage (RiTS), a protective storage unit for critical robotic tools, will be launched on Dec. 4 ...

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  • TDUBLIN - An award ceremony of a painting competition aiming to promote a better understanding of China among Irish primary and secondary school students was held here on Sunday. Named “China in My Eyes Art Competition”, the event is co-organized by Confucius Institutes of University ...

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  • TTwo Iranian nationals were among four persons arrested by the Delhi Police on charges of posing as cops and robbing foreign tourists on their arrival at Delhi-based "Indira Gandhi International Airport", said media reports on Wednesday. The four arrested, including two Indians, were found to be ...

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  • TAt least two people were killed and seven others wounded Tuesday after troops of India and Pakistan exchanged heavy fire and mortar shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir, officials said. The two sides targeted each other's positions and civilian areas in Shahpur and Kirni sectors ...

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  • TThe Spokesman of the Iranian Judiciary Gholam-Hossein Esmaili said Tuesday that 300 people are in custody over their recent suspected involvement in the deadly "riots" in the capital Tehran, Press TV reported. The detainees who are found to have been among "saboteurs" will face imminent ...

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  • TIslamic State (IS) terrorists defeated in Syria and Iraq are actively moving to the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), Head of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center Andrei Novikov said on Tuesday. "There is a diffused penetration of militants, including in migration flows, as well ...

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  • TMore than eight civilians were killed and 10 others wounded on Monday in shelling by the Turkey-backed rebels in the countryside of Aleppo Province in northern Syria, state news agency SANA reported. The shelling, which targeted the city of Tal Rifat in the northern countryside of Aleppo, is part ...

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  • TAn indictment charging Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with corruption was officially submitted on Monday. Israeli Attorney General Avihai Mendelblit publicly released the indictment, allowing a period of 30 days during which the long-time leader may request the parliament to grant him ...

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  • TWith the recovery of two more bodies from the debris of collapsed houses, the death toll in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu rose to 17 on Monday, officials said. The houses collapsed Monday morning after heavy rains battered the area, triggering the fall of a 20-feet high compound wall on ...

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  • TAbout 62.2 percent of college students in China have difficulty getting up in the morning, according to a recent survey by the China Youth Daily. Only around 32.3 percent of the respondents do not have this problem and 5.5 percent said they have already overcome the difficulty, showed the survey ...

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  • TISTANBUL        -          Turkey’s blocking of a NATO defense plan for the Baltics in retaliation against the alliance’s failure to recognize the Kurdish YPG militia in Syria as a threat to Ankara is a wrong move that risks alienation from ...

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  • TBEIJING              -           The time-honored Mariinsky Ballet will present a triple bill at the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing on Sunday evening. The performance brings together selections from ...

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  • TIsraeli Defense Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Sunday that a new settlement neighborhood will be built in Hebron, a flashpoint city in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Bennett, leader of the pro-settler New Right party, ordered authorities to begin the planning work for a new Jewish ...

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  • TNo indications have yet been found that the suspect of the stabbing in The Hague on Friday had a terrorist motive, the police of The Hague said on Sunday. The suspect, a 35-year-old man without a permanent residence, was arrested around 5:40 p.m. local time on Saturday at a homeless shelter in the ...

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  • TThe Iraqi parliament on Sunday approved the resignation of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, as demonstrations continue in the country, the Iraqi official television reported. The parliament's lawmakers voted to accept Abdul Mahdi's resignation after reading his letter of resignation during the ...

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  • TAt least 10,000 residents were evacuated from their homes in the northern city of Turin as the Army's bomb squad worked to defuse a World War II explosive device that was discovered a couple of weeks ago, city authorities and local media said on Sunday. The unexploded bomb was found during ...

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  • TLONDON-A British audience had a rare chance Wednesday night to watch the fine art of Peking Opera on a London stage.The China National Peking Opera Company (CNPOC) invited by Sinolink Productions held a Peking Opera Gala show at the Sadler’s Wells theater in London.During the show, members of ...

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  • TUN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet on Friday condemned Israel for not renewing the work permit of Omar Shakir, the Israel and Palestine director of Human Rights Watch, and forcing him to leave. High Commissioner for Human Rights spokesperson Marta Hurtado said at a UN briefing that [Human ...

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  • TAt least 4,000 Albanians are unable to return to their homes due to the damages caused by the devastating earthquake that hit the country on Tuesday, Defense Minister Olta Xhacka said here on Friday at a press conference. Xhacka urged citizens across the country and mainly in the most affected ...

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  • TPakistan's Minister of Planning, Development and Reform Asad Umar said on Friday that the government is increasing focus on the development of special economic zones (SEZs) under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to accelerate industrialization and job creation in the country. The ...

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  • TTAIYUAN               -            China sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern China’s Shanxi Province at ...

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  • TChina and Pakistan will stage a joint maritime exercise in Pakistan in January 2020, China's Ministry of National Defense announced Thursday. The drill was scheduled according to the annual exchange plan between the two militaries, said the ministry's spokesman Ren Guoqiang at a press ...

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