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China says China, US and Europe should work together to uphold multilateralism

BEIJING: China, the United States and Europe should work together to uphold multilateralism, after US President Joe Biden called for democracies to coordinate their approach to China, foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said at a briefing on Monday. Biden on Friday drew a sharp contrast with the foreign policy of his predecessor, Donald Trump, and […]

Joe Biden introduces his climate team, says ‘no time to waste’

By KEVIN FREKING WILMINGTON: Just as the United States (US) has needed a unified, national response to COVID-19, it needs one for dealing with climate change, President-elect Joe Biden said Saturday as he rolled out key members of his environmental team. “We literally have no time to waste,” Biden told reporters as introduced his choices. […]

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shipments begin in historic US effort

By MATTHEW PERRONE, MIKE STOBBE and MORRY GASH KALAMAZOO:The first shipments of a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States headed Sunday from Michigan to distribution centers across the country, with the first shots expected to be given in the coming week to health care workers and at nursing homes. Shipments of the […]

India’s weapons procurement from the US jumps to $ 3.4 billion in 2020

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: India’s weapons procurement from the United States (US) jumped from a meagre USD 6.2 million to a whopping USD 3.4 billion in the final year of the Donald Trump’s administration, according to official data. As per the data released by the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), the jump in the […]

Chinese leader Xi Jinping takes jabs at US in Korean War commemoration

BEIJING: Chinese leader Xi Jinping condemned unilateralism, protectionism and extreme egoism in a jab at the United States made during a rally Friday to mark the 70th anniversary of China’s entry into the 1950-53 Korean War. China refers to the conflict, in which it sent troops to aid North Korean forces against a United Nations […]

Amazon to hire 100,000 more workers in its latest job spree this year

By Jeffrey Dastin Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it is recruiting 100,000 more workers – the fourth hiring spree it has announced for the United States this year – to keep pace with e-commerce demand that jumped during the pandemic. The world’s biggest online retailer said the positions are for full and part-time work in […]

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