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Israeli songs used in Taiwanese folk dance

Rickey Holden, a prominent choreographer and folk dance teacher, brought songs such as “Mayim Mayim” (from Israel), “Shibolet Basadeh” (Israel), and “Wooden Shoes” (Lithuania) to Taiwan.

By Jordyn Haime/JTA
30/06/2022

Putin to make first foreign trip since launching Ukraine war

Putin's last known trip outside Russia was a visit to Beijing in early February, where he and Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled a "no limits" friendship treaty.

By REUTERS
26/06/2022

US, Japan and allies form new Pacific group to blunt China’s influence

The group will seek to support Pacific regionalism and strengthen economic ties between the Pacific islands and the rest of the world.

25/06/2022

How China's oil imports are helping Iran withstand sanctions - analysis

Beijing had received a shipment of nearly 2 million barrels of Iranian oil in the past week alone, in an effort to pressure Tehran back into the 2015 JCPOA.

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China imports 2m. barrels more of Iran oil, likely for reserves - source

Previous imports of Iranian oil for China's state reserves have also been facilitated by NITC vessels and discharged at Zhanjiang.

By REUTERS
22/06/2022

South China provinces raise alerts as flooding breaks records

Authorities asked residents of communities along river banks and in low-lying neighborhoods to move to higher ground after floodwaters hit a 50-year high.

By REUTERS
21/06/2022

Leaked recordings show Chinese TikTok employees accessed US data

The social media company accessed the private data of American users on multiple occasions, recordings reveal.

21/06/2022

China air defense tests matter to the Middle East - analysis

Reference to 'nuclear blackmail' and other tie-ins with US-China tensions, showcase their ramifications.

China tests missile-interception system

The ministry said in a brief statement late on Sunday that the "ground-based midcourse anti-missile intercept technology" test had been carried out that night.

By REUTERS
20/06/2022
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