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    Why there are so many Japanese emoji

    bbc.com / Is there an emoji that represents your country? Say you’re British – or you’re not, but maybe traveling to the UK and texting a friend about it – why isn’t there a fish and chips emoji? Or one of Big Ben, a red phone booth, Stonehenge? Sure, there’s a Queen’s guard 💂, a…

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    Why there are so many Japanese emoji

    bbc.com / Is there an emoji that represents your country? Say you’re British – or you’re not, but maybe traveling to the UK and texting a friend about it – why isn’t there a fish and chips emoji? Or one of Big Ben, a red phone booth, Stonehenge? Sure, there’s a Queen’s guard 💂, a…

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    The Turkish city that lives for breakfast

    bbc.com / Turkish breakfast – a meal of epic proportions based around an often daunting array of cheeses, olives, egg dishes, jams, grilled sausage and cup after cup of black tea – is among the country’s finest culinary rituals. And while the most important meal of the day is cherished and taken seriously throughout the…

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    Multinational firms tremble as tariff tremors rock trade

    Chinadaily / Visitors view vehicles at the Daimler AG Mercedes-Benz booth during the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, the US, on Jan 15. Daimler called US tariffs “the decisive factor” that led it to lower its annual forecast. [Photo/Agencies] Global commerce conflict prompts profit warnings from giants such as Daimler AG…

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    IMF forecasts 6.6% growth for China

    Chinadaily / The International Monetary Fund has forecast that China’s economy will grow 6.6 percent in 2018 – which is unchanged from its April projection. It made the prediction in its latest World Economic Outlook, which was released on Monday. The outlook stresses that the risk that current trade tensions will escalate is the greatest…

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    Private firms race to build carrier rockets

    Chinadaily / Hyperbola-1S, i-Space’s carrier rocket, awaits its launch in April. [Photo/China Daily] The research and development of carrier rockets is a major sign of a space-faring nation’s capability and had been long dominated by government-backed giants around the world. However, in the wake of emerging business opportunities, the United States and China have realized…

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    With flags, song, pride

    Chinadaily / France’s Olivier Giroud lifts the trophy as they celebrate after winning the World Cup in Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow, Russia on July 15, 2018. [Photo/VCG] PARIS – It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate…

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    The world in photos: July 9 – 15

    Chinadaily / Here, we present some of the most striking images around the world this past week. US First Lady Melania Trump, from left, US President Donald Trump, Theresa May, UK prime minister, and her husband Philip May watch a live military performance by the bands of the Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards ahead of…

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    China’s fiscal revenue expands 10.6% in H1

    Chinadaily / China’s fiscal revenue expands 10.6 percent in H1. [Photo/VCG] BEIJING – China’s fiscal revenue climbed 10.6 percent year-on-year to 10.43 trillion yuan ($1.56 trillion) in the first half this year, according to the Ministry of Finance. The growth retreated from the 12.2-percent gain registered for Jan-May, according to the ministry. During the first half…

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    Beautiful grasslands enhance Hulunbuir, Inner Mongolia

    Chinadaily / The summer landscape in the Hulunbuir Grassland in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region offers pastoral views and an ideal pasture for cattle and sheep to graze, July 14, 2018. With delightful temperatures, the area also becomes a hot spot for tourists to experience authentic prairie life. [Photo by Xu Changjun/Asianewsphoto] 1 2…

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    Nation poised to climb the industry rankings

    Chinadaily / A student tries Hyphen’s AI-enabled learning system at a brand-upgrading conference in Beijing earlier this year. [Photo provided to China Daily] China may be ranked seventh globally when it comes to the number of professionals working in the cutting-edge industry of artificial intelligence, but the country is predicted to climb the rankings in…

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    DPRK, US in talks over remains

    Chinadaily / Honor guards carry caskets containing the remains of soldiers killed in the DPRK during the Korean War, during a repatriation ceremony at the Seoul National Cemetery on Friday. [Photo/Agencies] SEOUL?The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and the United States held talks on Sunday to discuss the repatriation of remains of US soldiers killed…

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    The sports culture in Croatia

    Chinadaily / There has hardly been a conversation during my five years in China in which my Chinese friends do not ask how a country with a little more than 4 million people can produce such good soccer players in the less than 30 years since independence. So, when I was asked to write something…

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    Xie wins 200m at inaugural Athletics World Cup

    Chinadaily / China’s Xie Zhenye celebrates winning the Men’s 200m at the inaugural Athletics World Cup at London Stadium on July 14, 2018. Xie clocked 20.25 seconds to win ahead of South Africa’s Luxolo Adams and American Ameer Webb (pictured), adding to the feel-good factor surrounding Chinese sprinting after Su Bingtian tied the Asian men’s 100m record…

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    China’s GDP growth hits 6.8% year-on-year in H1

    Chinadaily / A crane vehicle lifts a container to be shipped abroad from a truck on a quay at the Port of Qingdao in Qingdao city, East China’s Shandong province, on July 6, 2018. [Photo/IC] China’s GDP growth reached 6.8 percent year-on-year in the first half of this year, beating general market expectations, according to…

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    Heading for a holiday: Beaches or mountains?

    Chinadaily / Summer is a time for vacations, either lying on a white-sanded beach or walking on a green-covered mountain. [Photo/VCG; IC] In China, summer means icy plum juice, watermelons, hanging out with your friends and enjoying cold beer and hotpot in the evening. The season is also a time for vacations, either lying on…

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    Take a look at these delicate egg shell carvings

    Chinadaily / Egg carvings by Tai Xinchu. [Photo by Yao Daojun/for chinadaily.com.cn] Take a look at these delicate egg shell carvings! They are made by Tai Xinchu, a villager from Mingyue town of Antu county in Northeast China’s Jilin province. Attracted by pictures of egg carvings on the internet, he fell in love with the…

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    Ronaldo favored flavor as Turin tastes CR7 mania

    Chinadaily / Mister Leonardo, from Miretti’s ice-cream shop in downtown Turin, pose with the new ice-cream taste called CR7 on July 14, 2018. [Photo/VCG] TURIN, Italy – An ice-cream flavor in his honor, a pizza named after him, queues to buy his shirt: For some, Cristiano Ronaldo is as important as the Pope. Juventus made…

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    Innovation new driver of development

    Chinadaily / A Tesla Model X sits on display at the 2018 Beijing International Auto Show in Beijing on May 1, 2018. [Photo/VCG] TESLA SAID ON THURSDAY that it will establish a research and development center in Beijing, the first one outside of the United States. The electric carmaker also announced earlier that it will…

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    Intellectual property, not monopoly

    Chinadaily / Song Chen/China Daily “The copyright and patent laws we have today look more like intellectual monopoly than intellectual property,” wrote Brink Lindsey and Steven Teles in their recent book about the US economy. Concerns about overprotection of intellectual property acting as a barrier to innovation and its diffusion are not new. But they…

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    Trump acepta negativa de Putin sobre interferencia en elecciones

    La voz de america / HELSINKI –  La reunión del presidente de EE.UUU., Donald Trump y el presidente ruso, Vladimir Putin, fue el primer paso de un futuro más prometedor para las relaciones entre los dos países, dijo el líder estadounidense el lunes después del encuentro en Helsinki. Obtener el Flash Player de Adobe Embed…

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    Nicaragua: al menos 10 muertos en nuevos ataques 

    La voz de america / MANAGUA –  Al menos 10 personas murieron en varias ciudades de Nicaragua y un obispo fue agredido tras la represión policial y paramilitar contra personas que participaban en bloqueos viales usados como mecanismo de presión contra el gobierno de Daniel Ortega. "Tenemos contabilizadas por lo menos a 10 personas fallecidas…

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    Sindicato de metro en Washington convoca huelga

    La voz de america / WASHINGTON –  Los miembros del sindicato más grande del Metro de Washington han votado abrumadoramente para autorizar a su líder a convocar a una huelga en medio de una prolongada disputa laboral. La presidenta del sindicato local de tránsito, Jackie L. Jeter, dijo a los medios que 94 por ciento…

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    Comisión Europea: Potencias deben evitar guerras comerciales

    La voz de america / El presidente del Consejo Europeo, Donald Tusk, pidió a Donald Trump y Vladimir Putin, así como a China, que trabajen con Europa para evitar guerras comerciales e impedir el caos y el conflicto. Tusk habló el lunes en Beijing en el inicio de una cumbre entre China y la Unión…

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    EE.UU. arresta y acusa a mujer de ser agente encubierto de Rusia

    La voz de america / WASHINGTON –  Fiscales federales en Washington revelaron el lunes que arrestaron a una mujer de 29 años y la acusaron de actuar como agente encubierto de un alto funcionario del Kremlin en EE.UU. El anuncio del arresto de Maria Butina se produjo horas después de que el presidente Donald Trump…

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    Suspenden deportación de familias migrantes reunificadas

    La voz de america / SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA –  Un juez ordenó el lunes la suspensión temporal de la deportación de familias migrantes recientemente reunidas tras haber sido separadas en la frontera con México por las políticas migratorias del gobierno del presidente Donald Trump. La Unión Americana de Libertades Civiles (ACLU) había solicitado al juez…

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    Boricuas celebran el regreso de la electricidad con recelo

    La voz de america / ADJUNTAS, PUERTO RICO –  Por fin una noche con algo que celebrar en este pueblo encajado entre montañas en el centro de Puerto Rico. Los residentes presionaron los botones del control remoto de sus televisores, encendieron ventiladores y enchufaron refrigeradores aprovechando que la electricidad volvía a sus casas por primera…

  • #Romanovs100 finale: Centenary of Romanov family execution (LIVE UPDATES)

    RT / On this day 100 years ago, Russia’s last reigning monarch, Tsar Nicholas II, his wife and five children were murdered by the Bolsheviks. Follow #Romanovs100 Live Feed to find out what exactly happened on July 16th-17th, 1918. 16 July 2018 20:56 GMT When we are plundered and insulted, in days of mutinous unrest,…

  • Forensic experts confirm preliminary authenticity of last Russian royal family’s remains

    RT / Shortly before the centenary of the execution of the last Russian Tsar and his family, forensic experts have confirmed, in preliminary findings, that the remains found near Yekaterinburg in 1993 and 2007 belong to Romanovs. The experts used ” molecular-genetic tests ” to compare the remains found near Yekaterinburg and samples taken from…

  • Summitgate and the Campaign vs. ‘Peace’ – by Stephen F. Cohen

    RT / Not surprisingly, Trump’s meetings with NATO and Putin are being portrayed as ominous events by Russiagaters. As Cohen pointed out in previous discussions, US-Russian (Soviet and post-Soviet) summits are a long tradition going back to FDR’s wartime meeting with Stalin in Tehran in 1943. Every American president since FDR met with a Kremlin…

  • Trump: Russian, US militaries get along – perhaps better than our politicians (VIDEO)

    RT / Donald Trump thanked Russia for its help in eradicating Islamic State in Syria, and says that the two countries’ armies cooperate well, despite operating side-by-side in the crowded battlefield in the country. “Our militaries do get along. In fact our militaries get along better than our political leaders,” said the US president in…

  • BRICS development bank to finance infrastructure projects in Russia

    RT / Russia may borrow $1 billion from BRICS New Development Bank for infrastructure projects, Deputy Finance Minister Sergey Storchak told reporters on Monday. Read more Russia, China & India could isolate US over trade tariffs – expert “With the new BRICS development bank alone we are now preparing four new loans,” Storchak said. He…

  • Pamela Anderson: Americans are programmed to blame Russia when things go wrong

    RT / Baywatch icon turned activist Pamela Anderson says Americans are programmed to always blame Russia, and treatment of Julian Assange “represents everything America does when it comes to true information and freedom of speech.” The 51-year-old spoke to The Daily Beast about her association with Assange and Russian President Vladimir Putin – banishing the…

  • Putin laughs at suggestion that Russia collected dirt on Trump

    RT / Vladimir Putin laughed after being asked if Russia had compromising information about Donald Trump or his family, replying that it’s absurd to suggest that Moscow collects dirt on every American businessman who visits the country. Read more I wanted Trump to win – Putin (VIDEO) Jonathan Lemire, a White House reporter for the…

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Asia

  • Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio

    Casa Blanca pide a Suprema restituir el veto migratorio   El gobierno del Presidente Donald Trump pidió anoche a la Corte Suprema de EE.UU. que restablezca la prohibición temporal de viaje al país desde seis naciones de mayoría musulmana, luego de que fuera bloqueada por tribunales inferiores que la consideraron discriminatoria. Para decidir si se…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

  • Martin Lustgarten Acherman Waters ||// ¿Hacia la tercera guerra mundial?, por Francesco Tucci

    Actualmente, EE.UU. mantiene fuertes tensiones con Rusia, un mayor involucramiento en la guerra siria y una fuerte presión sobre Corea del Norte para que abandone su programa nuclear. Esta escalada preocupa a la opinión pública, pero ¿acaso estamos cerca de un nuevo conflicto mundial? Analizando fríamente los escenarios de crisis, estos evidencian riesgos de conflictos;…

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