China to Send Troops to Russia for 'Vostok' Exercise (6)
August, 17, 2022 - 16:25 TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Chinese troops will travel to Russia to take part in joint military exercises led by the host and including India, Belarus, Mongolia, Tajikistan and other countries, China's defense ministry said on Wednesday. China's participation in the joint exercises was "unrelated to the current international and regional situation", the ministry said in a statement, Reuters reported.
China and US spar over climate policy on Twitter (3)
The exchange, part of a longer back and forth on Twitter on the issue, is emblematic of a broader worry. 17th August 2022 04:25 PM Representational Image. (File Photo) By PTI BEIJING: The worldБ─(tm)s two biggest emitters of greenhouse gases are sparring on Twitter over climate policy, with China asking if the U.S.
2022-August-17 17:19 China Begins 3-Day Military Drills in Yellow Sea Amid Taiwan Tension (3)
TEHRAN (FNA)- Amid tensions in Taiwan Strait due to back-to-back trips by US lawmakers to Taiwan, China on Wednesday began three-day military drills in the Yellow Sea. Chinese Maritime Safety Administration (CMSA) said the entry of non- military vessels has been banned to the areas where the drills will be conducted.
Anne Heche's death ruled accidental after fiery car crash (10)
Entertainment Anne Heche's death ruled accidental after fiery car crash LOS ANGELES - Actor Anne Heche died from inhalation injury and burns after her fiery car crash and the death was ruled an accident, according to coroner's results released Wednesday. Heche, 53, also had a fractured sternum caused by "blunt trauma," according to information on the website of the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner- Coroner.
NATO stands ready to prevent escalation between Kosovo, Serbia: Alliance chief (5)
Stoltenberg calls on leaders of Serbia, Kosovo to show restraint, engage in dialogue Agnes Szucs | 17.08.2022 BRUSSELS NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that the alliance stands ready to prevent an escalation between Kosovo and Serbia over recent border tensions. Stoltenberg was speaking at a joint news conference following his meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic.
Chinese factories shut down after drought hits power supplies (1)
A dried riverbed is exposed in south-west China (Chinatopix Via AP) Wed, 17 Aug, 2022 - 09:46 Joe McDonald, Associated Press      Factories in China's south west have shut down and a city imposed rolling blackouts after reservoirs to generate hydropower ran low in a worsening drought. Companies in Sichuan province, including makers of solar panels and cement,
UN special envoy to Myanmar urges immediate halt to violence (4)
Aug. 17, 2022 at 9:41 am By Grant Peck The Associated Press BANGKOK (AP) - The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar, Noeleen Heyzer, met Wednesday with the head of its military-installed government and called for a halt to all violence on her first mission to the strife-torn country, her office said. In her talks with Senior Gen.
Which Electric Vehicle Models Qualify for the New Tax Credit? (2)
At least 31 new 2022 and 2023 EV models qualify for up to $7,500 in tax credits that could be used to defray the cost of purchasing an electric vehicle By By Tom Krisher and Fatima Hussein * Published 2 hours ago As part of the rollout of a huge new climate, tax and healthcare law, the U.S.
U.S carries out missile test (1)
Last updated Aug 17, 2022 The United States has carried out a test of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The U.S military said the missile test had been delayed to avoid escalating tensions with Beijing during China's show of force near Taiwan earlier this month. China deployed scores of planes and fired live missiles in the Taiwan Strait after U.S.
Dubai sees air travel surge, expects FIFA World Cup boost (1)
Thursday, August 18, 2022 Dubai International Airport saw a surge in passengers over the first half of 2022 as pandemic restrictions eased and the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar will further boost traffic to the city-state's second airfield, its chief executive said yesterday. Paul Griffiths, who oversees the world's busiest airport for international travel, told The Associated Press that the airport handled 160% more