Friday, January 15, 2021

Capitol Police rejected offers of federal help to quell mob

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Capitol Police had planned for a free speech demonstration and didn't need more help, those three told The Associated Press. The police weren't expecting...

China’s Baidu plans to start smart EV company

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The venture will revamp some of Geely's existing car manufacturing facilities to make the vehicles, with in-car software input from Baidu and engineering know-how...

Ethnic fusion: China to combine all ethnic minorities into singular national identity | World...

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New Delhi: In an attempt to become a dominant power in the world, Chinese President Xi Jinping wants to combine all the different ethnic...

Seven suspected terrorists from banned Shia militant group arrested in Pakistan

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Pakistan's counter-terrorism police raided hideouts of an outlawed Shia militant group in the eastern Punjab province and arrested seven suspected terrorists who were...

Won’t be silenced: Trump after Twitter ban

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The outgoing U.S. President floated the idea of building a platform for his supporters. Outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump has slammed Twitter for...

UN fears ‘massive’ COVID-19 transmission in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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“Only five out of 40 hospitals in Tigray are physically accessible,” the U.N. report says. The United Nations fears “massive community transmission” of coronavirus...

Google suspends Parler from Play Store, Apple threatens to ban it

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Internet giant Google has suspended U.S.-based microblogging platform Parler — where most of the supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump are shifting their base...

North Korea threatens to build more nukes, terms U.S. ‘main enemy’

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The fate of Pyong Yang-Washington relations depends on whether the latter abandons the its hostile policy, says Kim Jong Un North Korean leader Kim...

Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir boils in anger, inefficient administration plunges region in inflationary...

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New Delhi: Pakistan occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) has witnessed mass protests for the past few months over the skyrocketing prices in the region....

Pak court sentences Lakhvi to 15 years in terror financing case

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Mumbai attack mastermind and Lashkar-e-Taiba operations commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi was sentenced to 15 years of imprisonment by a Pakistani anti-terrorism court here in...