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Taiwan's foreign minister said Sunday that a new tropical fruit import ban by China was a “hostile move”, amid souring relations between the two states. Chinese customs authorities announced earlier Saturday that they would stop the import of custard and wax apples from Taiwan, citing pest concerns. “Following a series of military threats, the #PRC is weaponizing trade by announcing an immediate ban on #Taiwan’s custard & wax apples,” Taiwanese foreign minister Joseph Wu said on Twitter, referring to the mainland People's Republic of China by its common acronym.
Thousands of people including soldiers and diplomats marched peacefully through the Ukrainian capital on Sunday in an annual gay pride parade despite some opposition to an event called off last year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers said about 7,000 attended the Equality March this year, compared to 8,000 in 2019, which saw the biggest turnout since the event was initiated a decade ago despite opposition from religious and nationalist groups. Homophobia is widespread in Ukraine, according to a survey by the sociological group "Rating" published in August, which said 47% of respondents had a negative view of the LGBTQ+ community.
Paul Hollywood had shed more than a stone during lockdown, but being around so many cakes caused problems.
From favourite brands such as RUDSAK, Everlane, Nordstrom and Amazon, we've rounded up 10 of the best coats for fall that you'll be loving all season long.
Cash-strapped Main Street businesses have leaned in on technology to adjust to pandemic era demands, Salesforce data found.
England pace bowler Stuart Broad insists he will go on the Ashes tour of Australia this winter despite concerns over coronavirus restrictions.
The Carolina Panthers football team has now entered the world of augmented reality (AR).
President Emmanuel Macron will speak in the coming days with President Joe Biden in what will be their first contact since a major diplomatic crisis erupted between France and the United States over a submarine deal with Australia, an official said Sunday. The phone call is at the request of Biden, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said, adding that there was “shock” and “anger” at first. What the French now call a “grave crisis” erupted over the sudden, surprise end to a 2016 contract worth at least $66 billion between France and Australia to build 12 conventional diesel-electric submarines.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff called on political parties to agree quickly on who should succeed her after next Sunday's election and avoid the kind of protracted coalition talks that followed the last vote four years ago. The likelihood of long coalition talks after the vote means Merkel will not be leaving office any time soon. "My wish is for a swift government formation," Helge Braun told Reuters, adding that even though the current government would continue to govern during looming coalition talks there were certain limitations over the scope of leadership.
The ruling United Russia party is expected to win after a sweeping crackdown that crushed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's movement and barred opponents from the ballot.The expected win by United Russia party will be used by the Kremlin as proof of support for President Vladimir Putin despite malaise over years of faltering living standards.The party that backs Russia's 68-year-old leader faces a ratings slump, state pollsters say, but remains more popular than its closest rivals on the ballot, the Communist Party and nationalist LDPR party, which often back the Kremlin.United Russia holds nearly three quarters of the State Duma's 450 seats. That dominance last year helped the Kremlin pass constitutional reforms that allow Putin to run for two more terms as president after 2024, potentially staying in power until 2036.
Tottenham Hotspur’s record goalscorer Jimmy Greaves has died at the age of 81. The World Cup-winning striker scored 44 goals in 57 appearances for England.
Whether it’s childhood nostalgia or an easy lunch option, a nice bowl of macaroni and cheese is an American staple. Brands have stepped up their game over the years sometimes offering unique flavors or oddly shaped noodles. What defines the best boxed macaroni and cheese?
Thanks for watching Its Only Food w/Chef John Politte. In this video we are showing you how to make Braised Pork Tacos. Here is the recipe: Ingredients • 4 whole dried Ancho chilies • 4 whole dried Pasilla chilies • 1 quart chicken stock • 1 cup frozen OJ concentrate • 1 7 ounce can chipotle chilies in adobo • 2 Tablespoons white vinegar • 2 Tablespoons fish oil • 3-pound pork shoulder trimmed and cut into cubes • 2 Tablespoon vegetable oil • 2 onions • 2 Tablespoons minced fresh garlic • 2 teaspoons dried oregano • 3 bay leaves • Salt and pepper to taste Method 1. De-seed and trim off the stems of the dried chilies. 2. Over medium heat, place the chilies in a large Dutch oven or stock pot and toast until fragrant, stirring frequently, until slightly darkened-about 5 minutes. 3. Add the chicken stock, orange juice, chipotles, vinegar, and fish stock and bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer 4. Cook on simmer for about 15 minutes until the chilies are completely soft. 5. Remove the sauce and cool-then blend into a smooth puree. 6. Add the vegetable oil to the pot and heat. Add the diced pork and stir well. Add the onions, garlic. After onions have softened a bit, add the oregano and cumin. Continue to stir. 7. Add the pureed chili mixture to the pot, add the bay leaves and bring to a boil. 8. Reduce to a simmer, then cover and cook for about 2 hours, stirring frequently. 9. The sauce should be thick as a ketchup when it is finished, and the pork tender-season to taste with salt and pepper. 10. Serve with tortillas. Cilantro, limes, and radishes. 11. Cool properly and store in refrigerator for up to a week in an airtight container. Enjoy!
When Rambo the Cavalier King Charles and Samson, the Newfoundland are not playing, you can find them sleeping in the most adorable positions. Today, Rambo has his paw right on top of Samson’s as if they’re holding paws while napping. These two are so precious!
Nora loves her new food so much that she attempts to bury it in the carpet for later consumption. Too funny!
President Joe Biden goes before the United Nations this week eager to make the case for the world to act with haste against the coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. Biden plans to limit his time at the U.N. General Assembly due to coronavirus concerns. The president also has invited the prime ministers of Australia, India and Japan, part of a Pacific alliance, to Washington.
“ENOUGH with the redaction of truth.”This was the message of Fr. Jonathan Rubin to all media practitioners in Cebu during his homily for the opening Mass of the 29th Cebu Press Freedom Week (CPFW)
Coverage for low-income people locked out of Medicaid by ideological battles. The $3.5 trillion domestic agenda bill touches almost all aspects of American life, from taxes to climate change, but the health care components are a cornerstone for Democrats, amplified during the COVID-19 crisis. For the nearly 145 million Americans covered by government health programs, along with their families and communities, the investment in the nation's services could make a difference in the quality of life for decades.
"We need to restore confidence," United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says as about 100 world leaders are expected to attend the UN General Assembly in New York next week in a hybrid format as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Guterres says the world is "in a very dangerous situation" and adds that discrepancies in the rates of vaccination against Covid-19 between richer and poorer countries are "absolutely unacceptable."
Germany's Tony Martin will hang up his bike after the World Road Cycling Championships this week in Flanders, his Jumbo team announced on Sunday.