Category: Asia

covid-fueled-economic-slowdown-likely-to-starve-millions-of-children,-new-study-claims
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Dec
2020

COVID-Fueled Economic Slowdown Likely To Starve Millions Of Children, New Study ClaimsCOVID-Fueled Economic Slowdown Likely To Starve Millions Of Children, New Study Claims

The global economic downturn ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic could end up killing thousands of children around the world while leaving millions more malnourished, a new study has found.  Approximately 168,000 children are “likely” to be killed by starvation before the global economy recovers, according to the new study from the Standing Together for […]

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Sep
2020

Mr. Pashinyan and his entourageMr. Pashinyan and his entourage

Two years ago the political regime in Armenia was changed as a result of protest actions. Among the reasons for the protests in 2018 were: corruption, low living standards, high unemployment, Serzh Sargsyan’s ineffective leadership of the country as President of Armenia and his subsequent promotion to the post of Prime Minister. The so-called “Velvet […]

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the-reports-may-have-been-untrue,-but-still:-what-would-happen-if-kim-jong-un-suddenly-died?
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Apr
2020

The Reports May Have Been Untrue, But Still: What Would Happen If Kim Jong Un Suddenly Died?The Reports May Have Been Untrue, But Still: What Would Happen If Kim Jong Un Suddenly Died?

April 21, 2020 4:00 PM ET CNN reported Monday that North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was “in grave danger” following a cardiovascular surgery. Both South Korean and Chinese officials have since refuted the claims that Kim is in ill health, and the South Korean sources have reported that there has been no suspicious […]

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real-cold-war-is-yet-to-come.-billions-are-set-aside-for-global-collapse
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Mar
2020

Real cold war is yet to come. Billions are set aside for global collapseReal cold war is yet to come. Billions are set aside for global collapse

Recently, the world said goodbye to the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles. This hardly contributed to stability. Now another important document is at stake – START III. This agreement between the United States and Russia regulated the reduction of strategic offensive weapons. In less than a year, its action will cease, […]

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mother-of-cancer-diagnosed-daughter-pleads-for-passage-at-coronavirus-barricade-in-china
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Feb
2020

Mother Of Cancer-Diagnosed Daughter Pleads For Passage At Coronavirus Barricade In ChinaMother Of Cancer-Diagnosed Daughter Pleads For Passage At Coronavirus Barricade In China

February 05, 2020 10:39 PM ET A mother pleaded with police to let her cancer-diagnosed daughter cross a checkpoint set up to prevent the spread of a coronavirus in China. Lu Yuejin, 50, from a village in Hubei province wished for her 26-year-old daughter, Hu Ping, to cross the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge on Feb. […]

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china-says-it’s-building-two-hospitals-in-wuhan-to-fight-coronavirus
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Jan
2020

China Says It’s Building Two Hospitals In Wuhan To Fight CoronavirusChina Says It’s Building Two Hospitals In Wuhan To Fight Coronavirus

January 25, 2020 12:03 PM ET Chinese officials announced plans Saturday to build a second hospital in Wuhan within days to fight a coronavirus that originated in the central city. The government said Friday it would finish constructing a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital on Feb. 3. The second hospital to treat victims will have 1,300 beds […]

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russia’s-skilled-balancing-in-asia-and-elsewhere
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Jan
2020

Russia’s skilled balancing in Asia and elsewhereRussia’s skilled balancing in Asia and elsewhere

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Padraig McGrath, political analyst… During a parliamentary debate on January 22nd, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stated that 2019 had seen Russian-Japanese cooperative relations reach an “unprecedented” depth. He alluded to the implementation of joint economic projects in the formally disputed Southern Kuril Islands, and told Yukio Edano, the leader […]

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