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Ethnic Mongolians stage protests in Northern China

Ethnic Mongolians stage protests in Northern China

Ethnic Mongolians held protests in northern China this week condemning the country’s new policy to gradually replace their native language with Mandarin in several school subjects. The latest policy from Beijing will affect politics, history, and language and literature subjects taught in schools throughout China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, the BBC reported. Many of the...

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Ed Sheeran and wife Cherry Seaborn  welcomes birth of daughter Lyra

Ed Sheeran and wife Cherry Seaborn  welcomes birth of daughter Lyra

Popstar Ed Sheeran together with his wife Cherry Seaborn recently announced the birth of their first child. The couple announced on September 1 via Instagram naming their daughter Lyra Antarctica Seaborn Sheeran. The singer said the couple was on “cloud nine” after their daughter’s arrival last week. Sheeran returned to Instagram for the first time...

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NATO: Russian jet violated airspace while intercepting US B-52 bomber

NATO: Russian jet violated airspace while intercepting US B-52 bomber

NATO’s Allied Air Command recently called out a Russian military jet’s attempt to intercept a US B-52 bomber flying near the Danish island of Bornholm as a violation of the NATO airspace by calling the case a “significant violation of international law.” “The Russian Su-27, flying from Kaliningrad, followed the B-52 well into Danish airspace...

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Global superstar Mariah Carey team up with Apple for “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special”

Global superstar Mariah Carey team up with Apple for “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special”

Apple announced on Monday an exclusive holiday event from multi-platinum and multi-Grammy award-winning artist Mariah Carey which will debut globally on Apple TV+ this holiday season. The new special called “Mariah Carey’s Magical Christmas Special” is set to premiere on the heels of the 25th anniversary of Carey’s iconic No. 1 holiday anthem “All I...

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Australian news journalist Cheng Lei detained in China

Australian news journalist Cheng Lei detained in China

An Australian journalist who works as a news anchor for a Chinese state-controlled TV broadcaster has been detained in China amid rising tensions between Canberra and Beijing. Australia’s foreign minister, Marise Payne said the Australian government was notified on August 14 that Cheng Lei, an anchor for a business show on the China Global Television...

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Expert says ‘single-digit’ Covid-19 cases in Victoria by the weekend

Expert says ‘single-digit’ Covid-19 cases in Victoria by the weekend

Victoria will record single-digit Coronavirus cases by next weekend, an Australian epidemiologist forecasted. The state of Victoria dropped to double digits last Monday when 116 new coronavirus cases announced but 17 of those were “reclassified largely due to duplication”, making the overall total increase 99, the Department of Health and Human Services said. Professor Adrian...

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Stock exchange investigated in New Zealand due to ‘severe cyberattack’

Stock exchange investigated in New Zealand due to ‘severe cyberattack’

New Zealand authorities have ordered one of its spy agencies to investigate a cyberattack originating from overseas that caused disruption to the country’s financial markets. On Friday, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said the Government Communications Security Bureau (GCSB) has been instructed to help New Zealand’s Exchange (NZX), which has suffered periodic outages since Tuesday. The...

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Huawei quits as Canberra Raiders’ major sponsor

Huawei quits as Canberra Raiders’ major sponsor

After nine years of major sponsorship, Chinese tech giant Huawei is pulling the plug on its deal of sponsoring the NRL’s Canberra Raiders. Huawei said it has been financially crippled by the Federal Government’s 5G ban. Huawei Australia has been the Raiders’ major sponsor for a decade, and last year signed a new deal which...