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Myanmar Villagers Destroy Chinese Fence Amid Border Dispute

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:48
Residents of Myanmar's northern Shan state have destroyed a fence built by Chinese authorities they say encroaches on their country's territory, prompting observers to warn that if the dispute goes unresolved it could seriously damage relations between communities living along the two nations' shared border.
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Russia completes tests of S-500 air defense system, starts supplying equipment to forces

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:48
Russia has successfully completed tests of its new S-500 air defense missile systems and started supplying the advanced antiaircraft equipment to the country's armed forces, according to Russian media.
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Russia-led alliance to hold massive military exercises on Afghan border

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:48
A Russia-led military alliance plans to hold large army drills in October in Tajikistan, near the border of Taliban-held Afghanistan, where the humanitarian situation has been described by the United Nations as alarming.
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Russia Needs Strong, Influential Parliament - Putin

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:47
Russia needs a strong authoritative parliament so that new State Duma members act in the interests of the country and its people, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
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Kremlin Regrets European Parliament's Russia Report

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:47
The Kremlin regrets the European Parliament's report on Russia which contains no plans for a dialogue with Moscow, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on 16 September, mentioning that the document is only a recommendation.
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Russia Threatens to Take Measures Against US Over Interference in Elections, Foreign Ministry Says

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:47
Moscow has repeatedly voiced concerns regarding what it sees as interference by western nations in its upcoming parliamentary elections.
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Russia Uses 'Best Suited' Internet Regulation, Kremlin Says

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:47
As a sovereign country, Russia uses the kind of internet regulation that suits it best, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on 16 September, commenting on China's internet regulation practices.
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A 'Single Voting Day' In Russia...Held Over Three Days

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:47
As the old joke goes, the Soviet Union was heralded for producing the world's largest microchips and the fastest watches. But Russia alone can lay claim to having a "single voting day" over a span of three days.
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Watchdogs Say Google Docs Temporarily Blocked In Russia After Navalny Releases Smart Voting List

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:47
Independent Internet monitors say access to Google Docs has been restored after a temporary outage that coincided with the publication by associates of jailed opposition politician Aleksei Navalny of a list of election candidates voters should cast ballots for to topple ruling party incumbents in elections later this week.
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UK set to launch post-Brexit review of EU laws

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:45
The UK government is set to carry out a far-reaching review of the EU-era legislation which it plans to abandon in the post-Brexit period.
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British PM Continues Shake-up of Cabinet with Reassignment of Junior Ministers

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson continued reshuffling his Cabinet Thursday with two junior ministers taking on new roles.
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UK PM reshuffles cabinet with Raab removed as foreign secretary

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson carried out a reshuffle of his cabinet ministers on Wednesday, with Dominic Raab removed as foreign secretary among other changes.
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UK prime minister demotes foreign secretary in cabinet revamp

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
Lizz Truss has replaced Dominic Raab as the new foreign secretary as part of a sweeping cabinet reshuffle by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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Mainland vows countermeasures against "Taiwan independence" moves

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
A Chinese mainland spokesperson on Wednesday voiced resolute opposition to any attempt to seek "Taiwan independence" through so-called "constitutional amendments."
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U.S. attempts to make issue out of Taiwan futile: mainland spokesperson

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
U.S. attempts to make an issue out of Taiwan so as to contain China would be futile, said a Chinese mainland spokesperson Wednesday, criticizing the United States' cold-war mentality and obsession with a zero-sum game.
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Nationwide anti-landing drills held on Day 4 of annual wargames

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
Anti-landing drills were held at beaches across the country on Thursday during day four of the live-fire component of the Han Kuang exercises, to test the ability of local armed forces to repel an enemy invading by sea.
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Cabinet approves special bill for domestic arms procurement

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:44
Taiwan's Cabinet on Thursday approved a draft defense bill that would authorize a special allocation of up to NT$240 billion (US$8.66 billion) for the purchase of indigenous weapons over a five-year period.
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European Parliament voices support for EU-Taiwan investment agreement

Fri, 17/09/2021 - 05:43
The European Parliament adopted a resolution during a plenary session on Thursday in which it urged the European Union to negotiate a bilateral investment agreement (BIA) with Taiwan.
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