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Xi urges more ‘political trust’ with Turkey

President Xi Jinping met his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday, urging "political mutual trust" between the two sides during a regional security meeting in Central Asia.Xi and Erdogan met on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation ..

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‘What greater woman can you think of at this present moment?’ Canadians remember their Queen

A bronze statue of Queen Elizabeth II sitting astride a horse marks the entrance to Ottawa's Rideau Hall, a nod to a head of state and equestrienne who continued to ride well into her tenth decade. Canada was one of 15 sovereign states of which ..

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Biden planning to attend Queen’s funeral – but Putin not expected after sending note to King

US President Joe Biden has confirmed he is planning to attend the Queen's funeral when it takes place in the UK. While no formal plans for Her Majesty's funeral have been announced yet, the ceremony is expected to take place within 10 days ..

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Xi sends condolences to UK on death of queen

President Xi Jinping sent a message of condolences on Friday to British King Charles III over the death of Queen Elizabeth II.On behalf of the Chinese government and people and in his own name, Xi expressed deep condolences over the death of Queen El..

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Woken at 5am by police at the bedroom door: How Commonwealth leaders heard the Queen had died

The prime minister of New Zealand has told how she was woken at 5am by a police officer shining a torch into her bedroom to tell her the news of the Queen's death. Jacinda Ardern's anecdote, and subsequent heartfelt tribute to Her Majesty, ..

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Chengdu lockdown extended in most areas

Chengdu has extended a Covid-19 lockdown in most areas, hoping to stem the spread of the virus.The provincial capital of Sichuan had been under lockdown in the past week, and the measure was expected to be lifted on Wednesday. But officials said the ..

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Roads to Sichuan earthquake epicentre cleared

A total of 74 people have died and 26 remain missing after a 6.8-magnitude earthquake jolted Luding County in southwest Sichuan Province on Monday, local authorities said on Wednesday.In addition, 259 people have been injured in the disaster as of Tu..

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‘No one came here to help’: Pakistan’s massive floods reveal the cost of global apathy

It's easy to lose sight of the scale of loss in Pakistan. Even as we travel by boat through the heavily-hit Dadu district in Sindh Province, I struggle to comprehend what lies beneath the water. But we soon hear the horrendous stories of a comm..

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The ‘seven pillars’ used to assess the safety of Ukraine nuclear plant as war rages on

UN nuclear experts have given their assessment of the safety situation at the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia power plant - and say its "physical integrity" has been "violated" amid weeks of fighting nearby. Both Russia and Ukraine blame each other f..

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Russia’s Gazprom says gas flows to Europe will stay shut after G7 agreed price cap to choke Putin’s war machine

Russia's Gazprom has said natural gas supplies to Europe via the Nord Stream 1 pipeline will remain shut off. It comes after G7 finance ministers agreed to impose a price cap on Russian oil exports in an effort to limit funding for President Vla..

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More Covid cases in Sichuan amid Chengdu lockdown

Sichuan province accounted for 128 of the 318 locally-transmitted Covid-19 cases reported on the mainland on Thursday.The provincial capital of Chengdu on Thursday announced a lockdown of its 21 million residents and four days of citywide testing. Re..

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First spacewalk for Shenzhou-14 crew

Astronauts of the Shenzhou-14 spaceship have conducted extra-vehicular activities for the first time.According to the China Manned Space Agency, astronauts Chen Dong and Liu Yang exited the space station lab module Wentian for their first spacewalk, ..

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