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US nominee for ambassador to China Burns says Xinjiang 'genocide' must stop

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US blasts China's harmful industrial policies in WTO review

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Britain fines Facebook $93m for breaching order in Giphy deal

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Senate examines Biden's ambassador picks to Singapore, China, Japan

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US says delivering on Covid-19 vaccine pledge to Asia is key to Quad credibility

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What you need to know about the new Covid-19 Delta Plus variant AY.4.2

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Microsoft leaders warned Bill Gates over 'inappropriate' e-mails

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900-year-old sword from the crusades discovered off Israel coast

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Israel detects first case of Covid-19 Delta variant 'AY4.2'

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Britain monitoring 'subvariant' of coronavirus Delta strain

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New study shows even college campuses with 100% vaccine rates need Covid-19 tests

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