Beijing's latest annual income data from the National Bureau of Statistics tell a tale of two Chinas, revealing an income gap that is the widest it has been since data collection began in 1985. Two lives, briefly told, illustrate the divide ... He told VOAMandarin he pays no rent and spends less than 100 yuan a day, or about $14, on food ... .
At least 18 US soldiers and two civilian women are under investigation for alleged drug smuggling in South Korea... They have been sent for indictment ... They have been transferred to the prosecution for the purpose of indictment ... .
Poland has said it will no longer arm Ukraine and instead focus on its own defense, as the two allies clashed at a key moment in Kyiv's fightback against invasion by Russia. In a mounting row over grain exports from Ukraine, Poland summoned the Ukrainian ambassador to protest remarks at the UN by President Volodymyr Zelensky... EU transit route ... .
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Poland rejects EU's proposals to transfer migrants from the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa across member states, a minister said on Wednesday. “Nobody can force us to do this. We will act in such a way as not to accept immigrants. The EU is preparing to introduce such coercion ... 15 ... "None." ... .
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said Tuesday that Russia is “weaponizing” everything from food and energy to abducted children in its war against Ukraine — and he warned world leaders that the same could happen to them. “When hatred is weaponized against one nation, it never stops there," he said at the U.N ...The U.S.
India has warned its citizens against visiting parts of Canada, the latest salvo in a diplomatic row over Ottawa’s allegations that New Delhi was involved in the killing of a Sikh separatist leader this year ... list of 4 itemslist 1 of 4Canada investigating possible link between India, killing of Sikh activist ... end of list ... ‘Not looking to provoke’ ... .
A Southern Scandal premiered this past February, Alex Murdaugh was in the midst of standing trial for the homicides of his wife Maggie and younger son Paul... Maggie and Paul were killed with two different firearms, neither of which were recovered, and Alex owned both types of guns (a shotgun and a rifle).