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Pentagon chief stresses stronger alliances to counter China, Russia

Pentagon chief stresses stronger alliances to counter China, Russia

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper revealed a fresh drive to strengthen US alliances with ‘like-minded democracies’ in part through arms sales in an effort to curb the global influence of Russia and China.

 Lagos under 24-hour lockdown after protesters fired on

Lagos under 24-hour lockdown after protesters fired on

Lagos was under a round-the-clock curfew on Wednesday enforced by a heavy police presence, as smoke rose from a flashpoint area in Nigeria's biggest city where soldiers had opened fire on protesters the previous evening

Armenia, Azerbaijan ministers in Moscow for truce talks

Armenia, Azerbaijan ministers in Moscow for truce talks

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan were in Moscow on Wednesday for meetings with Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov as world powers seek to halt fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand welcomes first tourists since March

Thailand has welcomed its first group of tourists in seven months, as part of an experiment aimed at testing if a wider opening is possible as the coronavirus cripples the kingdom's economy.

Lucky baby anteater escapes birds, falls from tree into care of Australian zoo

Lucky baby anteater escapes birds, falls from tree into care of Australian zoo

A lucky echidna puggle, or baby spiny anteater, that survived an attack by birds and fell from a tree is taking its first steps as zoo keepers in Australia hand-feed the young mammal.

Late night shooting in Houston club kills three, fourth critical

Late night shooting in Houston club kills three, fourth critical

Nigerians were in shock on Wednesday after a deadly shooting of peaceful protesters in the biggest city Lagos that Amnesty International blamed on security forces.

Tropical storm Saudel threatens Vietnam after soaking Philippines

Tropical storm Saudel threatens Vietnam after soaking Philippines

Vietnam scrambled to evacuate thousands of people from their homes as tropical storm Saudel approached on Wednesday, bringing more misery for a country that has endured weeks of heavy rains and floods ...

Cathay Pacific to cut workforce by nearly a quarter

Cathay Pacific to cut workforce by nearly a quarter

Cathay Pacific announced plans Wednesday to cut its workforce by nearly a quarter and close one of its short-haul airlines in an effort to survive the "devastating" impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.

US goes nuts over flying squirrel thieves

US goes nuts over flying squirrel thieves

It was a high-flying scheme that landed with a thud: seven alleged flying squirrel traffickers were arrested in the US state of Florida after capturing thousands of animals worth more than $1 million.

Trump traverses US as Obama steps up support for Biden

Trump traverses US as Obama steps up support for Biden

Former president Barack Obama holds his first rally Wednesday in support of US election front runner Joe Biden, while Donald Trump campaigned frantically and accused his opponent ...

China offers  experimental vaccines, Brazil to use China's Sinovac

China offers experimental vaccines, Brazil to use China's Sinovac

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Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

Five South Koreans die after getting flu shots, sparking vaccine fears

Five people have died after getting flu shots in South Korea in the past week, authorities said, raising concerns over the vaccine's safety just as the seasonal inoculation programme is expanded

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