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VOA: India, China Agree Not to Add Troops on Disputed Himalayan Border

India and China have agreed to not send more troops to a disputed border region in the Himalayas, where their respective troops...

CNN: Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny, discharged from hospital after poisoning, must now weigh his next moves

Russian opposition politician Alexey Navalny has been discharged from hospital after his near-fatal poisoning and could potentially make a complete recovery, according to the German hospital...

AP: Finland deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs at main airport

Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a four-month trial of an alternative testing method that...

BBC: Nepalese Ang Rita Sherpa: Everest record-breaker dies aged 72

A prominent Nepalese mountaineer, who became the first person in the world to climb Mount Everest 10 times without bottled oxygen, has...

VOA: Trump Tells UN to Hold China Accountable for Coronavirus

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump called on the United Nations to “hold China accountable for their actions” in a speech...

CNN: Chinese tycoon who criticized Xi Jinping’s handling of coronavirus jailed for 18 years

Beijing (CNN Business) A Chinese billionaire who criticized President Xi Jinping's handling of the coronavirus pandemic has been jailed for 18 years on corruption...

VOA: Australian Officials Scramble to Save Stranded Whales

Australian wildlife rescue teams said Tuesday they were able to free at least 25 of about 270 pilot whales stranded in a...

Reuters: Exclusive: China sharply expands mass labor program in Tibet

China is pushing growing numbers of Tibetan rural laborers off the land and into recently built military-style training centers where they are...

CNN: An entire village lost its broadband at the same time every day for 18 months. Now we know why

For 18 months, residents of a village in Wales have been mystified as to why their broadband internet crashed every morning.Now engineers have finally identified the...

CNN: 120,000-year-old footprints found in Saudi Arabia — and they might be human

Hundreds of fossilized footprints dating back 120,000 years have been discovered in Saudi Arabia, and they might point to the earliest evidence of human...

VOA: Pakistan Begins Phase 3 Trial of Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine

Pakistan began final-phase testing Tuesday of a Chinese-made vaccine against novel coronavirus, the first ever clinical trial of its kind in...

VOA: Chinese City Scheduled for Limited Re-opening  After COVID-19 Scare

A Chinese city on the border with Myanmar last week began testing thousands of residents for the coronavirus after two Myanmar migrants tested positive. 

Anouncement

[Champagin] C-U PRIDEFEST Sep. 25-27

Pride Fest is going virtual! Stay apart but rise united with LGBTQ+ community. Uniting Pride of Champaign County will be offering a full schedule...

COV-Course: A Free, Non-credit Course Open to Illinois Alumni

A new University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign course, COV-Course: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding the Pandemic, will offer a comprehensive, interdisciplinary understanding of...

Illinois enrollment remains above 50,000

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign’s 2020 enrollment is 52,331, surpassing last year’s record of 51,196, a status administration officials...

[Urbana] Take a Child Outside Week September 18 – 27

National Take a Child Outside Week begins September 18. The week encourages adults to take their children outside to explore and discover...