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Iran to unveil new edition of Bavar-373 at higher level than S400

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Iranian deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Mahdi Farahi announced that new edition of home-grown Bavar-373 missile system is being designed and the system which is at the higher level than S400 will be unveiled soon.
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MARITIME PARTNERSHIP EXERCISE BETWEEN INDIAN NAVY AND THE PHILIPPINE NAVY – 23 AUGUST 2021

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Two ships of the Indian Navy, namely INS Ranvijay (Guided Missile Destroyer, D55) and INS Kora (Guided Missile Corvette, P61), on deployment to the Western Pacific, carried out a Maritime Partnership Exercise with BRP Antonio Luna (Frigate, FF 151) of the Philippine Navy on 23 Aug 21 in the West Philippine Sea.
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Indian Navy Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt Arrive at Guam to participate in Multilateral Maritime Ex Malabar

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived at Guam, an Island Territory of the USA on 21 Aug 21 as part of their on-going deployment to nations in South East Asia and the Pacific Ocean.
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Latest Figures Show China's Millennials Aren't The Marrying Kind

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:18
Young people in China are increasingly ruling marriage out of their plans for the future, putting further pressure on the government's attempts to get them to have more children, according to recent official figures.
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Thousands Leaving Hong Kong, Teachers Quit Amid Security Law and Pandemic

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:17
Hong Kong has seen an alarming reduction in its population over the last 12 months, as people leave in the wake of the pandemic and the city's political turmoil.
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Candidate Withdraws From Hong Kong Law Society Elections, Citing Intimidation

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:17
A lawyer standing for election to a Hong Kong professional body reported intimidation and withdrew his candidacy, as the ruling Chinese Communist Party stepped up pressure on civil society groups in the city.
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National Security Law Seen Threatening Hong Kong's Financial Role

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:17
Implementation of last year's highly contentious national security law could cost Hong Kong its international luster as a financial hub, experts have told VOA.
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Desperate Rohingya Drown While Fleeing Remote Bangladesh Island

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:17
More than two dozen Rohingya are missing and feared drowned after their boat sank August 14 in the Bay of Bengal while they were fleeing a refugee settlement located on a remote Bangladeshi island.
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Merkel Says In Kyiv That Natural Gas Should Not Be 'Geopolitical Weapon'

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:16
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said natural gas should never be used as a geopolitical weapon and backed extending an energy partnership deal with Ukraine once it expires in 2024.
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In Fertile Ukraine, A 20-Year Freeze On The Sale Of Farmland Is Lifted - With Uncertain Consequences

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:16
For small farmers in Ukraine, a traditional "breadbasket" that boasts some of the world's richest soil, there's something new under the sun this summer: They can sell their land if they want to.
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Ukraine Opens International Summit on Crimea

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:16
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy opened the Crimean Platform summit in Kyiv Monday to build pressure on Russia over its annexation of the Crimea territory, which is viewed as illegal by most of the world.
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Zelenskiy Looks To International Forum To Return Russia-Annexed Crimea

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:16
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has vowed to do "everything possible" to return Russia-annexed Crimea to Ukraine as an international forum on the issue looked to rally international support.
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Defending Taiwan requires national unity: Tsai says on military anniversary

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
Defending Taiwan against potential enemy invasion cannot be accomplished by one party alone, it requires a joint effort, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Monday as she commemorated the 63rd anniversary of the Artillery Bombardment of Kinmen, also called the Second Taiwan Strait Crisis.
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United States and Singapore Expand Cooperation on Cybersecurity

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
The United States and Singapore have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand cooperation on cybersecurity. The MOU was signed by Jen Easterly, Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and David Koh, Chief Executive of the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA).
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Taiwan reports 4 new domestic COVID-19 cases, all in New Taipei

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
Taiwan on Monday reported six new cases of COVID-19, including four domestic infections and two imported cases, according to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC).
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DOD Intends to Mandate Pfizer Vaccine, Pentagon Official Says

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
Since the Food and Drug Administration today granted full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, it's very likely the vaccine will soon become mandatory for Defense Department personnel, the Pentagon press secretary said.
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Iran's imports of COVID-19 vaccine top 26m doses

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
Iran has imported more than 26 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in less than seven months, according to Vice Chairman of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) Mehrdad Jamali.
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COVID-19 kills 610 more Iranians over past 24 hours

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran increased to 102,648 with 610 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Monday.
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Domestic COVID-19 vaccine a manifestation of Iran's sanctions-proof power

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
Despite recent controversies over the slow supply of Iranian COVID-19 vaccines, the fact that Iran managed to even produce a vaccine while under harsh sanctions by the US manifests the country's level of knowledge and capacity in medical science.
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FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine

Tue, 24/08/2021 - 02:15
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for people 16 and older.
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