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US Eyes Closer Ties to Central Asia After New York Summit

Beijing News 23 Sep 2023
"And I think if there were any doubts about the level of interest on the part of the United States in Central Asia, hopefully today's summit has put those to rest." ... assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, who told VOA that the summit could become an annual event.

President Xi to inaugurate Asian Games today

Urdu Point 23 Sep 2023
Assad, making his first visit to China since the Syrian conflict began in 2011, will join leaders from ally nations like Cambodia, Kuwait, and Nepal at Hangzhou's Olympic stadium, according to state media ... Wei Jizhong, honorary life vice-president of the Olympic Council of Asia, emphasized the Games' inclusivity, stating, "We are open to all.

Eastern Florida State Women’s Volleyball Team to Host Daytona State in Battle of Ranked Teams Saturday

Space Coast Daily 23 Sep 2023
The Eastern Florida State College women’s volleyball team will host Daytona State College in a Citrus Conference match Saturday at 12 noon ... 19 Daytona State College at Titan Field House in the first meeting of the season ... 19 Daytona State College at Titan Field House in the first meeting of the season.

Which three Indian athletes has China barred from participating in the Asian Games 2023?

DNA India 23 Sep 2023
On Friday, Beijing defended its decision to refuse entry to the three Indian athletes by stating that they lacked valid documentation. However, a high-ranking official from the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) contradicted this claim, stating that the athletes had indeed been granted visas for the Hangzhou Asian Games and were not barred from entry.

G20 success, women’s reservation bill draws India accolades in New York

Hindustan Times 23 Sep 2023
Jaishankar told them about the special session of the parliament and how India had just passed a law reserving one-third of the seats for women in parliament and state assemblies ... When the UK’s minister of state for South Asia Tariq Ahmad stepped into the Kennedy Room in the same hotel to meet Jaishankar, he began by congratulating India for G20.

Canada's explosive claims against India put US in a pinch

The Hill 23 Sep 2023
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the U.S ... Biden has made closer ties with India a foreign policy priority in its efforts to counter China’s influence in Asia, inviting Modi for an official state visit in June, when he also addressed Congress.

Cambodia targets high-income country status by 2050: PM 23 Sep 2023
The RCEP agreement comprises 15 Asia-Pacific countries, including 10 ASEAN member states - Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam - and their five trading partners, namely China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.

China-Europe-US cross-cultural degree program launched in Rome 23 Sep 2023
The so-called ACE program is operated by the Renmin University in Beijing, the George Washington University in the United States, and the Rome-based LUISS University ... Under the program co-hosted by the participating universities, a group of students from Asia, Europe, and the United States will work together on the selected topics.

Cipher case: IHC fixes Imran Khan's post-arrest bail plea for hearing

The News International 23 Sep 2023
But a few days later, he named the United States and said that Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia Affairs Donald Lu had sought his removal ... The cipher case against the former premier became serious after his principal secretary Azam Khan stated before a ...

Editorial | Stamp out spotted lanternflies

Niagara Gazette 23 Sep 2023
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species from Asia that arrived in Pennsylvania in 2014 and has since spread across much of the state, including this region. The bugs do $324 million in damage to the agricultural industry each year, said Penn State Extension biosecurity educator Capri Stiles-Mikesell, as our David Hurst reported last week.

EAM Jaishankar meets counterparts from Brazil, Bahrain and South Africa

Beijing News 23 Sep 2023
In his post shared on X, formerly known as Twitter, Jaishankar stated, "So glad to meet Foreign Minister of Bahrain, Dr ... The Joint Communique demonstrates the strength of our South-South solidarity."Jaishankar held a meeting with the UK Minister of State for the Middle East, South Asia, and United Nations Lord Tariq Ahmad.

Quad ministers urge U.N. members not to trade weapons with North Korea

Kyodo 23 Sep 2023
The foreign ministers of Japan, the United States, Australia and India on Friday urged all U.N ... The ministers shared the view that their countries will oppose any unilateral changes to the status quo by force, apparently with Russia's aggression against Ukraine and China's growing maritime assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific region in mind.

U.S., China form economic groups

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 23 Sep 2023
The announcement comes after a string of high-ranking administration officials' visits to China this year, which sets the stage for a possible meeting between President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, in November at an Asia-Pacific economic conference in San Francisco.

Flamingos in Wisconsin? We've seen some other unusual animals, too

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 23 Sep 2023
The duck — native to eastern Asia, near China, Japan and the Koreas — was believed to be wild and likely escaped somewhere in the state from a zoo or private collection, or is a descendant of one that escaped, the DNR told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel at the time.A flame-colored tanager was spotted in Wisconsin for the first time ever in 2023.

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