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Why Xi leading way back to socialism

BEIJING, Sept 23 (BBC): For decades life in China had evolved around its home-grown version of let-it-rip capitalism.Despite being technically a "communist" country, the government had put its faith in trickle-down economics, believing that allowing some people to become extremely rich would benefit all of society by dragging it out...

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Biden holds phone talks with Macron

PRIS, Sept 23 (BBC): France and the US have made efforts to end a row which started last week with the announcement of the Aukus defence pact between the US, UK and Australia.The pact cost France a deal worth $37bn (£27bn) to build submarines for Australia.Paris said it found out...

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Pak FM details Taliban plan

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 23 (AP/Xinhua): Be realistic. Show patience. Engage. And above all, don't isolate. Those are the pillars of an approach emerging in Pakistan to deal with the fledgling government that is suddenly running the country next door once again - Afghanistan's resurgent, often-volatile Taliban.Pakistan's government is proposing that...

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Haitian migrants seek asylum in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Sept 23 (Reuters): Hundreds of Haitian asylum seekers congregated outside Mexico's refugee agency in the capital and in shelters in the northern city of Monterrey on Wednesday, as migrants deterred by a crackdown at the US border sought legal status in Mexico.Nearly 10,000 migrants, mainly Haitian, remain in...

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Indian man on bail must wash women's clothes

PATNA, Sept 23 (AFP): An Indian man accused of attempted rape has been given bail on condition that he wash and iron the clothes of all women in his village for six months.Lalan Kumar, 20, will have to buy detergent and other items needed to provide six months of free...

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News in Brief- (24-09-2021)

Researchers discover galaxiesSYDNEY, Sept 23: An international team of researchers have discovered two ancient galaxies previously hidden by cosmic dust, which could provide a more complete picture of the universe. The study, published in the Nature journal on Wednesday, involved a team of researchers, including two astronomers from Australia's Swinburne...

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