Malaysia conglomerate to sell budget carrier to AirAsia X

Malaysia Conglomerate to Sell Budget carrier to AirAsia X

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tue, January 9, 2024 In an effort to streamline operations, Malaysian conglomerate Capital A announced on Monday that it intends to sell its low-cost airline AirAsia to its medium-haul partner AirAsia X. The non-binding agreement said that AirAsia X would merge with AirAsia Malaysia and AirAsia businesses in Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, and […]

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Israeli forces attack north Gaza’s main city from both sides

October 30, 2023 | 22:08 PM GAZA/JERUSALEM – Israeli troops and tanks attacked Gaza’s main northern city from the east and west on Monday, three days after it began ground operations in the Palestinian enclave that have increased international pressure for civilians to be protected. As it increased ground operations in the Gaza Strip, where

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China has poured billions into Africa’s infrastructure. Is it now tightening the tap?

Wed | September 27, 2023 Hong Kong  —  The inauguration of two new electricity-generating units in Zimbabwe’s Hwange power station last month was not an unfamiliar scene when it comes to major infrastructure projects in Africa. There, in a remote region of the country of southern Africa, authorities and the Chinese ambassador came to cut

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Thailand alliance expands in new effort to form government

Bangkok | Thur, August 10, 2023 Thailand’s Pheu Thai party announced on Wednesday it had the support of six more parties in its attempt to form a government, still short of the required backing, as the country remained in political deadlock nearly three months after an election. After election winners Move Forward were prevented from

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Paris shooting: Unrest breaks out for second night after police kill teen

Thursday | June 29, 2023 | 23:05 PM PARIS – Protesters shot fireworks at police and set cars ablaze in the working class Paris suburb of Nanterre on Wednesday, in a second night of unrest following the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy during a traffic stop there. In the ethnically varied suburbs of France’s

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Xi Jinping tells China’s national security chiefs to prepare for ‘worst case’

Xi Jinping tells China’s national security chiefs to prepare for ‘worst case’ scenarios

Hong Kong | Wed May 31, 2023 Chinese leader Xi Jinping has called on his top national security officials to think about “worst case” scenarios and prepare for “stormy seas,” as the ruling Communist Party hardens efforts to counter any perceived internal and external threats. At a meeting of the party’s National Security Commission on

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President Joe Biden and his South Korean counterpart stated Pyongyang

China warns US, South Korea against ‘provoking confrontation’ with North Korea

Beijing, China | Thu, April 27, 2023 On Thursday, after President Joe Biden and his South Korean counterpart stated Pyongyang would face the “end” of its government if it used its nuclear arsenal, China urged Washington and Seoul against “provoking confrontation” with North Korea. According to Mao Ning, a spokeswoman for the Chinese foreign ministry,

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Putin ally Lukashenko meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing

Putin ally Lukashenko meets Chinese leader Xi Jinping in Beijing

Wednesday | March 1, 2023 Chinese leader Xi Jinping met with Belarusian counterpart Alexander Lukashenko – a close ally of Vladimir Putin – on Wednesday, in a state visit that comes as the West warns China against providing lethal aid for Putin’s war in Ukraine. According to Belarusian state media agency Belta, Xi welcomed Lukashenko

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Ukrainian ballet dancers in the Netherlands

After fleeing war, Ukrainian ballet dancers in Netherlands hope their culture alive

Tuesday | 28 February 2023 While Russia’s war in Ukraine rages on, a group of refugees in The Hague, Netherlands, have used their talents to help preserve Ukrainian culture and raise awareness for the dire situation in their country. Little over a year ago, just after Russia invaded Ukraine, the United Ukrainian Ballet was established.

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Sister shields sibling from dust during 36-hour

Sister shields sibling from dust during 36-hour wait for help after quake

Wed February 8, 2023 Two children wedged between concrete in the remains of their home in northern Syria have been rescued more than 36 hours after Monday’s quake trapped their family as they slept. The older child can be heard on film pleading with rescuers as they stand amid the ruins of the children’s home

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