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World - International
9/28/2022 1:52:39 PM
Japan and China on Thursday mark the 50th anniversary of the 1972 normalization of their ties, but there isn't much of a celebratory mood. Improved ties between Asia's two biggest economies are considered vital to the region's stability and prosperity, but they remain at odds over disputed East China Sea islands and China's growing military and economic assertiveness in the region.

COP27 - Climate change
9/24/2022 1:04:59 PM
Egypt understands the seriousness of the losses and damages suffered by small island developing nations due to climate change and will make the issue key in discussions at the COP27, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told a meeting of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) ) on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UNGA in New York on Saturday.

World - Region
9/20/2022 4:17:17 PM
Cyprus has assisted in rescue of a small wooden boat crammed with more than 300 migrants that was floating adrift 203 kilometers (126 miles) west of the island nation, a Cypriot official said Tuesday.

World - International
9/20/2022 10:44:31 AM
A strengthening Hurricane Fiona barreled toward the Turks and Caicos Islands on Tuesday as it threatened to strengthen into a Category 3 storm, prompting the government to impose a curfew.

World - International
9/19/2022 9:41:02 AM
Hurricane Fiona smashed into Puerto Rico on Sunday, knocking out the US island territory's power while dumping torrential rain and wreaking catastrophic damage before spinning off towards the Dominican Republic.

World - International
9/18/2022 10:12:01 PM
Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico's southwest coast on Sunday after causing an island-wide power blackout and threatening to dump ``historic'' levels of rain.

World - International
9/18/2022 10:00:49 AM
A strong earthquake shook Taiwan on Sunday as a series aftershocks hit the self-governing island off China's east coast.

World - Region
9/7/2022 5:58:13 PM
A group of French lawmakers landed in Taiwan on Wednesday, the first high-level European delegation since China conducted huge war drills to protest a visit to the island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

World - International
9/6/2022 7:47:25 PM
Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Tuesday that China is conducting "cognitive warfare'' by spreading misinformation in addition to its regular military incursions into nearby waters and airspace intended to intimidate the self-governing island.

World - International
9/3/2022 10:47:24 AM
The Biden administration on Friday announced a more than $1 billion arms sale to Taiwan as U.S.-China tensions escalate over the status of the island.

World - International
9/1/2022 4:16:39 PM
Taiwanese soldiers on a tiny islet just off China's mainland shot down an unidentified commercial drone on Thursday as a local tycoon vowed to train millions of "civilian warriors" to defend the island.

World - International
9/1/2022 11:06:25 AM
Bankrupt Sri Lanka will receive a conditional $2.9 billion bailout to repair its battered finances, the International Monetary Fund said Thursday, following a bruising economic crisis that saw the island nation's president chased from the country.

World - International
8/31/2022 11:53:07 AM
Taiwan's military fired warning shots at drones from China flying over its outposts just off the Chinese coastline, underscoring heightened tensions and the self-ruled island's resolve to respond to new provocations.

World - International
8/23/2022 3:01:48 PM
Taiwan's president invoked an armed conflict in 1958 as an example of the island's resolve to defend itself as she met Tuesday with more foreign visitors amid the highest tensions with China in decades.

World - International
8/22/2022 5:49:47 PM
Indiana's Republican governor met with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, following two recent high-profile visits by U.S. politicians that drew Beijing's ire and Chinese military drills that included firing missiles over the island.

Egypt - Urban & Transport
8/19/2022 7:32:39 PM
Minister of Housing and Urban Communities Assem El-Gazzar denied reports that Cairo's El-Warraq Island had been forcibly evacuated as part of the government’s plan to develop the 1,295-feddan Nile island, which he said being carried out “consensually."

World - International
8/17/2022 3:21:20 PM
Taiwan displayed on Wednesday its most advanced fighter jet, the missile-equipped F-16V, in a rare nighttime demonstration in the wake of China's unprecedented military drills around the island.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Cinema
8/16/2022 9:41:22 PM

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
8/16/2022 8:47:52 PM
Egypt's Foreign Minister and President-Designate of the UN Climate Change Conference 2022 (COP27) Sameh Shoukry asserted on Tuesday the importance of providing climate finance to developing countries, including island countries, to enable them to fulfil their commitments toward the climate.

World - International
8/15/2022 10:03:26 AM
China said Monday it had organised fresh military drills around Taiwan, as a delegation of visiting United States lawmakers were set to meet the island's leader just weeks after a similar trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heightened fears of conflict.

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