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VOA: Trump, Xi Join Virtual Asia Pacific Summit as Trade Spat Endures

A virtual summit of Asia Pacific leaders started Friday with U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in...

CNN: Archaeologists in Spain find 400 tombs in ancient Islamic necropolis

An ancient Islamic necropolis containing over 4,500 bodies has been uncovered in northeastern Spain, with archaeologists excavating more than 400 tombs in the...

CNN: Azerbaijani Troops Enter Disputed Territory Handed Over By Armenia

The Azerbaijani military has entered Aghdam, the first of a cluster of districts around the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh to be ceded...

VOA: China Pushes Xi Jinping Thought as Part of College Education

 As Chinese leader Xi Jinping continues to consolidate power, the Chinese Communist Party is working to include more of his writings and opinions...

NPR: Trump Administration Labels Movement To Boycott Israel ‘Anti-Semitic’

With just two months remaining on its time in power, the Trump administration is capping its revisions of U.S. Middle East policy...

BBC: President Xi at Apec: China pledges to open up its ‘super-sized’ economy

Chinese president Xi Jinping has said China will open up its "super-sized" economy to import more high-quality goods and services.

BBC: Vietnam economy is Asia’s shining star during Covid

Vietnam has minimised the economic damage from Covid-19 and is the only country in South East Asia on track for growth this...

CNN: India’s attitude to arranged marriage is changing. But some say not fast enough

Ananya was 15 when she watched her older sister marry a man she barely knew.Her sister was 19 years old at the...

VOA: IAEA Confirms Reports That Iran Has Been Operating Nuclear Centrifuges

The United Nations’ atomic watchdog agency has confirmed reports that Iran has begun operating centrifuges installed at an underground site but says...

VOA: Taiwan Grounds F-16s After Second Fighter Accident in Less Than a Month

Taiwan's air force has grounded its F-16 fleet after losing a plane on a training mission, President Tsai Ing-wen said on...

Reuters: U.S. imposes sweeping sanctions on Iran, targets Khamenei-linked foundation

The United States on Wednesday imposed broad sanctions targeting Iran, blacklisting a foundation controlled by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and...

VOA: In Bid to Rely Less on US, China Firms Stockpile Taiwan Tech Hardware

Regional analysts say Taiwan’s recent surge in exports despite a global economic downturn is most likely due to an increase in...

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[Illinois] Enrollment open for study comparing COVID-19 testing methods

Students, faculty members and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are asked to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure or a...

[Illinois] SOMI: IN THE ABSENCE OF THINGS | Dec 1-8

A Short Film Written and Performed by SomiDirected by Mariona LloretaTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7pm CT/8pm ETPresented also in partnership...

[Champaign] Hometown Holiday Shop & Stroll

Dec. 1 - 20Sponsored by Christie Clinic Shop local this holiday season during our Hometown Holiday Shop &...

[Urbana] Candy House Creations at Home!

Saturday, December 5, 1-4pmMake at your house!All Ages - Under 15 with adult Get into the...