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China cancels bilateral meeting with Japan after G7 Taiwan statement
The Chinese foreign ministry said on Thursday that a meeting between China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Japanese counterpart on the sidelines of ASEAN events in Cambodia had been cancelled.
The Chinese side is strongly displeased with the joint statement put out by the Group of Seven nations about Taiwan, said Hua Chunying, spokesperson at the ministry, at a regular media briefing.
The foreign ministers of G7 nations - including Japan - called on China on Wednesday to resolve tension around the Taiwan Strait in a peaceful manner.
"Refusal To Be...": Joe Biden Condemns Attack On Author Salman Rushdie
Attack On Salman Rushdie: US President Joe Biden said that he and his wife, Jill, "together with all Americans and people around the world, are praying for his health and recove...
South Korea pardons Samsung's Jay Y Lee in bid to revive the economy
The de facto leader of Samsung, Lee Jae-yong, was pardoned by South Korea's president on Friday for crimes including bribery, allowing him greater freedom to run the smartphone ...
WhatsApp is going to stop letting everyone see when you're online
WhatsApp announced several new privacy updates on Tuesday, including the ability for users to check their messages without other people knowing.
How Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret and Vitamin Shoppe use smell to get you to spend more
Have you ever stepped into an Abercrombie, Victoria's Secret, Vitamin Shoppe or another store and wondered: "What's that smell?"
Snapchat rolls out option to let parents see who their teens are messaging
Snapchat on Tuesday introduced its first parental control center, nearly 10 months after an executive from the company told Congress it was developing tools aimed at helping par...
Judge denies Trump Org and former CFO's motion to dismiss tax fraud indictment
A New York state judge denied the Trump Organization and its former chief financial officer Allen Weisselberg's motions to dismiss tax fraud charges during a hearing Friday.
How can countries protect themselves against cyber warfare?
Cybersecurity has become a top priority for governments, businesses and critical infrastructure operators, especially since the start of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine which has b...
Amazon, eBay and AliExpress found to be selling illegal weapons
Amazon, eBay, Wish and AliExpress are under fire after an investigation found illegal weapons such as knives, swords and batons were being sold on the online platforms.
‘They’d come to kill me’: The Afghan tax reformer hunted by the Taliban and abandoned by the Britain he served
A year after the fall of Kabul, Abdullah Sayyid is in hiding, his wife has been murdered and the Home Office appears to have lost his case file
Why politicians can’t resist striking a pose in Vogue
British prime minister-in-waiting Liz Truss is said to want to appear in the fashion glossy, but she should be careful what she wishes for
WHO Announces New Names For Monkeypox Variants To Avoid Causing Offence
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced new names to avoid causing any cultural or social offence.
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