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Pelosi praises Taiwan, says Asian trip wasn’t to change status quo

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised Taiwan, pledged US solidarity and said her trip through Asia, which led to unprecedented military drills by an angry China, was never about changing the regional status quo. Pelosi and a congressional delegation were in Japan on the last stage …

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China’s top diplomat told of possible Pelosi Taiwan trip in July, US official says

Pelosi trip should not be an excuse for escalation – official No plan for Blinken to meet Russia, China counterparts US hopes for sustained and increased pressure on Myanmar 27 countries to meet this week at ASEAN forum TOKYO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – The possibility of US house speaker Nancy Pelosi visiting Taiwan was raised …

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On navy day, Putin says United States is main threat to Russia

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends a parade marking Navy Day in Saint Petersburg, Russia July 31, 2022. REUTERS / Maxim Shemetov Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ST PETERSBURG, Russia, July 31 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia’s main …

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US will not lift travel restrictions, citing Delta variant, White House says

WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – The United States will not lift any existing travel restrictions “at this point” due to concerns over the highly transmissible COVID-19 Delta variant and the rising number of US coronavirus cases, the White House confirmed on Monday . The decision, which was first reported by Reuters, comes after a senior …

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China’s easing of COVID curbs spark travel inquiry surge, and caution

Travelers walk at a terminal hall of the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China March 23, 2022. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, June 29 (Reuters) – Online searches for Chinese airline tickets on domestic and international routes surged on Wednesday, after Beijing said it would slash COVID-19 …

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